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SOS Children's Villages of India
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Estd: 1964
Used for Beneficiaries: 77%
Address : National Office, Plot No. 4, Block C-1, Institutional Area, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 100070. Delhi
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 11 43239200
Donor Contact : Mr. Akshay Singh / +91 11 43239200 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201220132014
Income From
Government Sources006,547,700
Institutional Sources000
Foreign Sources580,314,824727,095,310735,295,340
Other Income7,317,30511,860,3506,104,139
Total Income (A)944,188,1141,175,842,8631,307,717,678
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities467,986,587513,317,889626,360,613
Programme Staff Cost283,832,231304,118,426330,314,688
Travel Expenses34,725,72633,466,27241,643,112
Direct Programme Expenses786,544,544850,902,587998,318,413
Fund Raising Expenses55,959,43794,578,632129,586,105
General Staff Cost36,168,06238,502,26845,372,895
Overhead Expenses37,768,97633,450,53942,154,316
Other Expenses/Transfer000
Total Expenditure (B)991,359,7071,092,402,4151,288,671,168
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)-47,171,59383,440,44819,046,510
Balance Sheet201220132014
Fixed Assets1,188,646,2121,200,847,8831,194,610,391
Current Assets (excl. Cash)35,185,24433,281,73946,802,150
Cash/Bank 183,032,653172,881,167194,782,098
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets2,202,293,7412,341,944,0732,420,079,960
Corpus / Share Capital000
General Funds1,827,364,3171,937,657,5251,992,438,466
Earmarked Funds339,308,451355,907,039379,885,264
Current Liabilities17,546,92230,123,35230,049,912
Total Liabilities2,202,293,7412,341,944,0732,420,079,960
Other Details201220132014
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)23,20223,63623,000
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Avg. 39,49843,04652,845
Number of Staff1,6971,6781,782
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)2,500,6662,866,9893,376,889
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)63,19278,912101,132
Regd. under : The Societies Registration Act, 1860
Auditor : Jagdish Chand & Co
Bankers : Axis Bank
Standard Chartered Bank

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

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Mr. S. Sandilya, President Mr. Siddhartha Kaul, Pres-SOS International
Mr. Ashok Behari Lall, VP Ms. Sarita Gandhi, VP
Mr. D. Ranganathan, Member Mr. Anuroop Singh, Member
Ms. Valli Alagappan, Member Ms. Seema Chopra, Member
Ms. Navita Srikant, Member Ms. Shubha Murthi, Member
Mr. Ashis Kumar Ray, Member Mr. Devinder Rai Puri, Member
Ms. Uma Narayanan, Member Mr. Rakesh Jinsi, Secretary General

Source : Audit Report 2014

Financial Note : 1) SOS reports net contribution from domestic donors. We show gross contribution and show Fund Development & Communication Expenses as Fund Raising Expenses. 2) SOS gets 70% of support from Individual donors. All contributions from domestic donors taken under Donations as Institutional income is not available separately. 3) Interest/Dividend includes profit on redemption of mutual funds, details not available. 4) Communication, Administration, Publicity & Repair costs relating to projects (4.5% of total costs in FY14) have been included in Direct Program Costs. 5) Approved securities and fixed deposits have been included in Investments.

NGO Profile :
SOS Children's Villages of India (SOS) provides food clothing and shelter to parentless and abandoned children, it also ensures that they are educated, employed and settled by the time they reach their mid-twenties. It now caters to over 23,000 children, of which 6,700 live in 32 SOS villages across India. SOS has a presence in 22 states.

SOS India’s by line is ‘A loving home for every child’. It is part of a global NGO network operating in 133 countries set up by Austrian Philanthropist Dr. Hermann Gmeiner in 1949.  

Key Initiatives:

Family Based Care (FBC): FBC is a core initiative of SOS that reaches out to 6,500 children annually across 32 villages in 22 states of India. Each Village has 12-15 SOS Family Homes and every home consists of 10 children on an average along with a SOS mother. SOS helps build strong, supportive relationships between every child and his/her SOS family. All round development including education, nutrition, health and psychological development is given utmost priority until these children are settled in their lives.

Family Strengthening Programme (FSP): FSP, another core initiative, is a preventive community intervention programme that covers over 16,500 children across 32 locations in India. This programme is designed to prevent children from losing parental care or being abandoned and runs in the slum and rural areas within a 30 km radius of an SOS Children’s Village.  The beneficiaries are vulnerable children such as children of widows, single women or poor families. The programme spans across 3-5 years and aims to enable collective family dignity and self-reliance by ensuring child education and enabling better income generating capacity.

Education/Advocacy: SOS Hermann Gmeiner Schools offer primary and secondary education across India to 7,000 children from SOS Children’s Villages and their neighbourhoods. SOS also runs vocational training centres and professional colleges. Since inception, advocating child’s rights has been an integral part of SOS’ efforts.