Snapshot
Agewell Foundation
SECTOR: Elderly
SUB SECTOR: Advocacy
% Spent on beneficiaries
91%
Financial Score:
Age: 18 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): All States
Issues Addressed:
Ensure respectful and comfortable life for old people; Provide Institutional care for the elderly; Advocate for needs and rights of senior citizens; Catalyst for bridging the gap between generations
Supported by:
Mercer; Oracle; Squalor to Scholar (US Charity); Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC); Indian Oil Corporation Engineers India Ltd.; Indian Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO); Artemis Hospitals
Key Trustees:
Himanshu Rath; Narendra Singh Negi
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 73.2% Highest: 98.4% Lowest: 40.0%
Income:
Average: Rs5 cr Highest: Rs80 cr Lowest: Rs2 lac
How much to donate
  • Rs500 for adult diapers & bed pan for bedridden person.
  • Rs700 for walkers to help two elderly to walk independently.
  • Rs1,250/month for food rations for a destitute elderly.
  • Rs2,500/month for adult diapers for destitute bedridden elderly person.
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Warmth and Dignity to the Elderly
  • Agewell Foundation aims to bring dignity and comfort to the elderly destitute and tackle issues faced like interpersonal relationships, lack of institutional care, health concerns, indifference of youth and financial security. It endeavors to bring about a change in society's perceptions of elderly and create an infrastructure to empower them.
  • They distribute healthcare equipment, food packets and also warm clothes during winter. They run an Employment exchange, Research and Advocacy Center and a Family membership scheme through which they support the elderly who live alone.
  • The Foundation reaches out to around 25,000 elderly on a daily basis with the help of its Helpline, trained counsellors, and volunteers. They have set up a two-tier network of over 7,500 primary and 80,000 secondary volunteers spread over 640 districts in India.
  • So far, over 5 million elderly have been helped and 35,000 assisted with jobs. Outreach in FY16 - Helpline: 22,549 persons; Share the warmth: 1.75 lakh woolens distributed; Health Equipment distributed: 1,770 walkers, 825 wheelchairs and 600 walking sticks.
Income
Rs
1 cr
Expense
Rs
2 cr
Source : Audit Report 2016


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