Salem Thirunangaigal Nala Sangam
SECTOR: Health
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 8 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations: X
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
Ms. P. Pooja, President Ms. P. Manisha, Vice President
Ms. A. Gopika, Secretary Ms. R. Rathika, Joint Secretary
Ms. G. Rasika, Treasurer Ms. A. Sarayana, Member
Ms. V. Muralli Priya, Member Ms. M. Yasini, Member
Ms. K. Indhu, Member Mr. P. Babumohan, Member
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.6% Highest: 99.9% Lowest: 28.7%
Average: Rs6 cr Highest: Rs115 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Salem Thirunangaigal Nala Sangam (STNS) was established with a objective to create awareness about HIV/AIDS & other sex related diseases among transgenders and provide support to them. It is promoted by Voluntary Health Services (VHS) as part of the Tamil Nadu AIDS Initiatives (TAI) project.

STNS is supported by Swasti, whose HIV/AIDS prevention project is being funded by Avahan III, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s project.

STNS has more than 2,000 transgender members. STNS helps them avail basic rights and access all government related schemes like voter ID, ration card, bank account passbook & other medical schemes.

Other services offered by STNS include:

  • makes members aware about the Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) drugs that help suppress the HIV virus
  • provide information about medical schemes
  • create awareness about TB
  • explain the importance of savings

STNS also receives support from the Tamil Nadu Police department, the District Collector, the media and others.


5 lac
Source : Audit Report 2015