Crisis: Swades Foundation operates with the single-minded focus of empowering rural India with the vision of rural empowerment through best practices, modern technology and values.
Programs: i) Economic Development- includes creating multiple livelihoods like dairy, poultry for meat and goat farming, skill training for youth, orchards and cashew processing, focusing on irrigation. ii) Water and Sanitation- includes building toilets and bringing clean drinking water through taps at homes and in schools iii) Education- includes training principals and teachers, conducting Abacus camps, providing essential infrastructure and scholarships for further education. iv) Health & Nutrition- includes eye care, cardiac care, anaemia alleviation, hearing disability support and empowering community health volunteers.
Outcome: During the year 2018-19, 35,000 children benefitted from health related testing, care and surgeries; 9200 children benefited from educational scholarships, career guidance and abacus camp, 900 teachers and principals trained and 606 schools aided with learning tools; 3300 homes connected with drinking water through taps and 2300 household toilets built, 43 schools provided with drinking water and sanitation facilities; 3000 entrepreneurs created ,1000 acres bought under irrigation, 900 youth formally trained and placed, 1.52 lakh fruit bearing trees planted.
Income Rs71 cr
Expense Rs69 cr
Source : Audit Report 2019
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