Ruchika Social Service Organisation (RSSO)
SECTOR: Children
SUB SECTOR: Comprehensive
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 4: Quality Education
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 36 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Orissa
Issues Addressed:
Child labor; Nutrition and Emergency assistance to impoverished families; Non-formal education to street children; etc.
Supported by:
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.; Paul Hamlyn Foundation; Michael Susan Dell Foundation; Practical Action; etc.
Key Trustees:
Mr. Balbir Singh Bhasin, President
Prof. Dr. Narayan Rao, Secretary
Mr. R. P. Dwivedy, Member
Mr. Benudhar Senapati, Member
Ms. Saveeta Mohanty, Member
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.0% Highest: 98.2% Lowest: 26.1%
Average: Rs9 cr Highest: Rs237 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Building a child-friendly society one step at a time
  • Ruchika Service Social Organization's (RSSO) was established in 1985 based on an ideology- "if a child cannot come to school then the school must go to the child". Since then RSSO has been a leading organization working towards development of street children living in and around railway stations.
  • Programs of RSSO: i) Education- Railway Platform Schools for street children then mainstreaming them into formal education later; Mobile Toy Library; Balwadi/Creches/Play Schools; Sponsoring Education for Girls. ii) Medical Services for Disabled kids, HIV/AIDS Awareness Programs for adolescents, etc. iii) Vocational Training to adolescent boys and girls provided with placements after completion of course. iv) Water & Sanitation interventions to improve unhygienic conditions of families living in the slums. v) RSSO also has Open Shelters for boys & girls in need of care and protection.
  • Outcome: RSSO has 3 Platform Schools so far. 489 students enrolled in the NGO's Remedial Education Centers, 20 teachers from intervention slums participated in training programs. Total of 227 children were provided with specific medical services. 643 children were rescued and admitted to RSSO's Open Shelters.
3 cr
3 cr
Source : Audit Report 2018