Snapshot
Community Outreach Programme (CORP)
SECTOR: Children
SUB SECTOR: Child Care/Balwadi/Creche
% Spent on beneficiaries
87%
Financial Score:
Age: 42 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
Bishop N.L. Karkare, Chairman Mr. Nirmal Chandappa, Director & Secretary
Mrs. Elizabeth Shiromani, Treasurer Rev. James Kumar, Executive Member
Rev. Tenison Peter, Executive Member Rev. S.G. Suryavanshi, Member
Ms. Shweta Tribhuvan, Member Ms. Sulochana Retnamony, Member
Ms. Prema Rajasingh, Member Dr. B. Anantha Rao, Member
Ms. Margaret Jagtap, Member Mr. Joseph Massey, Member
Dr. Arun Narvekar, Member Mr. Girish Bansod, Member
Mr. Raja Kumar, Co-opted Member
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.0% Highest: 98.2% Lowest: 26.1%
Income:
Average: Rs9 cr Highest: Rs237 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Community Outreach Programme (CORP) was founded as a single community center in Dharavi and has now become a network of 18 centers working across multiple city slums. Their goal is to empower at-risk children, women, and teens using education, tools, and training in order to improve their lives.

Some of their activities in 2014-15 were:

  • Sharanam Shelter Home for Girls: This home is located in Dharavi and currently has over 35 girls aged between 5 to 18 years. 21 girls are enrolled in English medium schools. Another 8 women attend university and live off campus in college hostels where they continue to be supported. The girls receive personal attention, speak English, become computer savvy, practice yoga and learn dancing. 
  • Shalom Center for differently-abled children: The children with disabilities at the Center face significant hardship in Mumbai. CORP supports these children through various programs which resulted in excellent academic performances from them in Class X and Class XII examinations.            
  • Grant Road Shelter Home for Boys: This shelter newly shifted from Reay Road to Grant Road houses 18 boys.  14 boys are enrolled in English and Semi English medium schools. CORP supports their education and conducts activities like cricket and football training by professional coaches, swimming and yoga classes, etc.
  • Crèches: CORP has been actively committed to building a network of crèches in some of the poorest areas of Mumbai. In 2015, over 1,300 children under the age of 5 years benefited through the crèche centers where they received nutritious meals, access to basic healthcare and instructions on hygiene.
  • Residential Shelter Homes: This is a home for runaway or abandoned children. CORP provides basic shelter, food, education, healthcare and clothing while fostering a nurturing environment. Staff members live on site and manage the homes, acting as parents for the kids to provide them with advice, encouragement and support.
Income
Rs
3 cr
Expense
Rs
3 cr
Source : Audit Report 2015