Grand Alliance Trust
SECTOR: Livelihood
SUB SECTOR: Skill Development
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 3: Good Health and Well Being
Goal 4: Quality Education
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 17 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
Ms. G. Athi Lakshmi, Trustee
Ms. Annie Besant, Trustee
Ms. K. Shyamaladevi, Trustee
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 81.3% Highest: 99.3% Lowest: 9.5%
Average: Rs2 cr Highest: Rs39 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Grand Alliance Trust (GAT), a non-profit established in 2005, provides vocational training to women from economically backward background, runs a home for orphan children, and conducts various awareness programmes. Headquartered in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, GAT believes that progress is only possible with the KAP Principle (Knowledge, Attitude and Practice). It believes that attitudes will only change if there is knowledge, and practices will follow accordingly.

Major activities are:

  • Home for Orphans: GAT provides orphan children with proper nutrition, good residential services, and medical care. This year, other curricular activities were also covered for the children’s physical and mental development.
  • Athisrinithi Fashion Designing Training Institute: Under this program, training is provided to rural women to generate employment opportunities for them, and thereby help them contribute to their family’s income. Training in tailoring, embroidery, zardosi, foot mate weaving, candle making, etc. was conducted during the year which was attended by 217 trainees.
  • Free Tuition Centres: GAT has established free tuition centres in Ethakovil and Aundipatii for students from Std. X to XII. During the year, 150 students benefitted by attending these centers. GAT also provides free note books and educational accessories to students in primary schools.
  • Pottery Program: Awareness programs on new technology adoption in pottery making were conducted in the Madurai district for women. It covered making Diya, Dosa Dawa, and Butter bowl in red soil. 60 participants attended this programme in FY16.
  • Physically Challenged Persons Welfare Program: GAT conducts counselling programs for people with disabilities to get them government loans and covered in the special pension scheme. During the year, 42 beneficiaries were reached out to in Ethakovil via this program.
  • Other Programs:
    • Health Awareness Program covering topics like RTI Infection, Care of HIV-Infected mother.
    • Sanitation Awareness Program covering topics like boiled water usage, open defecation, solid waste disposal and sanitary steps adoption.
    • Environmental Awareness Program covering topics like waste management, bio-diversity and solar energy resources.
    • Organic Agriculture Program covering topics like Idea for more yielding, bio-pesticide, bio-nutrient, bio-fertilizer and vermi compost technique.
7 lac
7 lac
Source : Audit Report 2016
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