Snapshot
Vatsalya
SECTOR: Health
SUB SECTOR: Awareness & Advocacy
% Spent on beneficiaries
97%
Financial Score:
Age: 24 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
Dr. P.C. Kanaujia, President Dr. Neelam Singh, Secretary
Mr. Udayraj, Treasurer Dr. Amita Kumar, Member
Ms. Malti Singh, Member Ms. Beena Singh, Member
Ms. Raj Laxmi Kakkad, Member Ms. Tanuja Singh, Member
Prof. R.J. Singh, Member Mr. Padman Singh, Member
Ms. Jaya Singh, Member Ms. Kumkum Tripathi, Member
Mr. Shakuntala Chauhan, Member
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.6% Highest: 99.9% Lowest: 28.7%
Income:
Average: Rs6 cr Highest: Rs115 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Vatsalya was established in Lucknow with a mission of strengthening and empowering community based organisations on health issues at the grass root level, advovating issues pertaining to health imbalances by demonstrating workable models, and curbing sex selective elimination of girls. They started working towards networking & capacity building of grass root functionaries, providing consultancy services, marching towards the harmonious healthy society by advocating for the social health issues.

Their projects include:

  • Plan International:  Being one of the main supporters of Vatsalya over the years, Plan International has supported many Child Centred Community Development programmes. The ‘Ek Saal Aur’ programme’s objective is to improve the awareness and knowledge on importance of education for adolescents, especially girls. It focuses at strengthening the mothers such that they educate their girl children, and at empowering them. Vatsalya works in areas of child protection, child participation, health, water environment, sanitation, and education, on a rights-based approach. For protecting children’s rights, various community and judicial members are sensitized on the legal aspects of sex selective elimination of girls, oriented and sensitized about the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, Child Protection Committees are formed to raise and monitor the issues of child protection, and school dropouts are sent back to schools.
  • UNICEF: Vatsalya is implementing the Child Rights Project with support of UNICEF for protecting children from invisible crime. The objective is to establish and strengthen child protection structures, enhance knowledge and attitude of families and communities on Child Rights, protect children against violence/exploitation/abuse, and empower women from the socially excluded groups to promote rights of children and have positive attitude to practice the same.
  • Water Aid:  The WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) programme has been developed in partnership with Water Aid with an aim to increase awareness, build self-esteem, and empower women and girls for greater socialization with access to and use of high quality sanitary materials.
  • Link Worker Scheme:  This Scheme was launched to saturate the reach of HIV-related services to the high risk groups in the rural areas. The scheme concentrates on HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections, their awareness, prevention, and risk reduction. Group meetings are held and condoms are distributed through condom depots and link workers.
Income
Rs
3 cr
Expense
Rs
3 cr
Source : Audit Report 2015