Note: * Adjusted. Depreciation is more than 10% of total expenses and is excluded while calculating the proportion of expenses 'Used for Beneficiaries'
Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975
Devadoss Jain & Co.
Bank of India
Donor tax benefits
Eligible for foreign donations
Ms. U. Indumathi, President
Mr. C. Arockia Raj, Secretary
Mr. K. Charles, Treasurer
Mr. J. Manimaran, Member
Mrs. Sheela Raj, Member
Mrs. Alamelu, Member
Mrs. Aruna Pradeep, Member
Source : Audit Report 2014
Financial Note : 1) In FY13 and FY14, the NGO received 10 computers from Infosys (worth Rs210,000 in each year) shown under Institutional Income.
2) Grant from Chilasa Venture Philanthropy, Switzerland is taken in Foreign Sources.
3) Membership Subscription fees received in FY13 (Rs40,500) and in FY14 (Rs14,000), have been taken in General Reserves.
NGO Profile :
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.
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