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Agewell Foundation
Estd: 1999
Used for Beneficiaries: 91% *
Address : M-8A, Lajpat Nagar II, New Delhi 110024. Delhi
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 11 29836486
Donor Contact : Mr. Narendra Negi / +91 9810030979 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources2,850,000650,0000
Institutional Sources000
Foreign Sources110,09813,4290
Other Income000
Total Income (A)12,230,19812,226,15212,890,207
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities7,390,1488,091,7358,750,982
Programme Staff Cost2,776,7682,468,242707,964
Travel Expenses291,593875,838555,226
Direct Programme Expenses10,458,50911,435,81510,014,172
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost00981,817
Overhead Expenses607,2501,152,181719,867
Other Expenses/Transfer1,834,5301,812,7621,893,249
Total Expenditure (B)12,922,59314,436,81213,635,720
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)-692,395-2,210,660-745,513
Balance Sheet201320142015
Fixed Assets1,139,8241,348,0791,328,209
Current Assets (excl. Cash)108,605415,6461,005,343
Cash/Bank 1,775,683458,7971,513,797
Accumulated Deficits0397,8980
Total Assets3,024,1122,620,4203,847,349
Corpus / Share Capital1,189,8902,332,0241,894,176
General Funds1,142,13401,147,736
Earmarked Funds000
Current Liabilities692,088288,396805,437
Total Liabilities3,024,1122,620,4203,847,349
Other Details201320142015
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)233,902292,522208,287
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)995,339973,848964,091
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Actual474356
Number of Staff74439
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)180,000168,000168,000
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)96,00096,00096,000
Note: * Adjusted. Transfers to Reserves have been excluded from total expenses to calculate the proportion of expenses 'Used for Beneficiaries'
Regd. under : The Indian Trust Act, 1882
Auditor : A. K. Nair & Co.
Bankers : Axis Bank
Standard Chartered Bank

Donor tax benefits : 80G 50%
Eligible for foreign donations : Yes

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Mr. Himanshu Rath, Founder Chairman
Mr. Narendra Singh Negi, Member
Mr. Jayant Patwardhan, Member

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : 1) In FY13 and FY14, income from Government Sources includes money donated by Rural Electrification Corporation. 2) Donation in kind is 61% of total income in FY13, 72% in FY14, and 59% in FY15. 3) Awareness and advertisement expenses relating to their Helpline for the Elderly have been included in Direct Programme Activities in FY13, FY14 and FY15 (29%, 21% and 19% of total expenses respectively). Administration Expenses (postage, printing, etc.) related to the programmes have been included in Direct Programme Activities. 4) Transfer to Reserve Fund to the extent permitted (15%) has been taken in Other Expenses/Transfers.

NGO Profile :
Agewell Foundation is a non-profit working in New Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) for the welfare and empowerment of the elderly since 1999. They endeavour to bring about a change in society's perceptions of older persons, while promoting improved interactions between generations. In addition to their work in Delhi, Agewell has set up a two-tier network of over 7,500 primary and 80,000 secondary volunteers spread over 640 districts in India. Agewell Foundation has been recognised for its efforts and the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has granted it Special Consultative Status at the United Nations.

Their programmes include:

  • Helpline for Older Persons: With the help of trained counsellors, Agewell reaches out to around 25,000 elderly on a daily basis. These counsellors identify and assist the elderly with family and social problems, financial and health related issues, etc. It works as a bridge between the assistance seekers and assistance providers. In FY15, nearly 21,400 older persons benefitted through this Helpline service.
  • Holistic healthcare: A healthcare campaign was initiated to provide healthcare equipment (walkers, wheel chairs, spectacles, medicines, diapers, etc.) free of cost to the destitute elderly. Agewell organises camps for distribution of healthcare equipment (around 5,000 people benefitted in FY15) and also free hearing screening camps (over 1,400 people benefitted in FY15).
  • Research and Advocacy Centre: Agewell conducts studies in areas relating to ageing and uses these findings to advocate on issues concerning the welfare of the elderly with the government, international agencies and others. It also carried out a nationwide survey to study the issues related to gender discrimination faced by the elderly in India.
  • Share the Warmth campaign: Agewell set up collection points at locations throughout Delhi to collect donations (monetary or clothing) and sensitizing the youth on their responsibilities. In FY15, they distributed more than 275,000 woollens to around 175,000 destitutes.
  • Employment Exchange: Agewell helps provide opportunities to the retired elderly in areas such as consultancy, accountancy, tuitions and training.
  • Family Membership Scheme: It aims at providing family support to the elderly living alone in Delhi. A team of trained counsellors spend time with the elderly, provide medical support, guide on legal matters and help them pay their bills.