Action of Human Movement (AHM) was established as a non-profit organisation working for underprivileged women and children in Tamil Nadu.
Some of their activities in 2013-14 were:
Chilasa Venture Philanthropy: AHM gets support from Chilasa Venture Philanthropy which invests in small growing businesses located in disadvantaged communities. Chilasa’s mission is to break the cycle of poverty by building sustainable enterprises that create jobs and drive economic growth. The Chilasa investment ecosystem consists of four integrated services providing small businesses with one partnership solution to support enterprise growth which includes financing, market access support, capacity building, and research and development.
Rural Computer Literacy Programme: The organisation conducts basic computer literacy courses, as well as Microsoft Office and Internet courses lasting six months for children and adults. 500 beneficiaries took part in these courses during the year.
Innovative Women Social Enterprise Programme: AHM works to develop the livelihood capabilities of women through papad manufacturing, vegetable farming, rural dairy farming, food processing, and organic farming. The organisation provides training manuals with content that is updated regularly, as well as monitoring and evaluating tools to assess individual progress.
Evening Study Centre: Students gather at the centre for two hours daily, from 6pm to 8pm, to study together in a conducive environment. One teacher is available to answer questions for the students.
Community Based Rehabilitation: The organisation provides physical and occupational therapy by trained therapists during house visits with the underprivileged and disabled in the area.
Income Rs10 lac
Expense Rs8 lac
Source : Audit Report 2014
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