Shelter For Her Empowerment (SHE)
Estd: 2005
Used for Beneficiaries: 98%
Address : B-258, Lake Gardens, Kolkata 700045. West Bengal
Email :
Web-site : NA
Telephone : +91 03324222159
Donor Contact : Ms. Mini Ghosh / +91983059364 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201420152016
Income From
Government Sources016,5000
Institutional Sources00280,000
Foreign Sources000
Other Income000
Total Income (A)26,69439,031289,385
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities13,60037,87021,209
Programme Staff Cost00111,554
Travel Expenses11,2301,355109,390
Direct Programme Expenses24,83039,225242,153
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses61804,410
Other Expenses/Transfer000
Total Expenditure (B)25,76639,511246,821
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)928-48042,564
Balance Sheet201420152016
Fixed Assets2,8582,5722,315
Current Assets (excl. Cash)0028,000
Cash/Bank 7,4597,26522,086
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets10,3179,83752,401
Corpus / Share Capital000
General Funds10,3179,83752,401
Earmarked Funds000
Current Liabilities000
Total Liabilities10,3179,83752,401
Other Details201420152016
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)3017376
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)1003001,705
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Avg. 8482,307656
Number of Staff333
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)N.A.N.A.96,000
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)N.A.N.A.60,000
Regd. under : West Bengal Societies Registration Act, 1961
Auditor : Pratap De & Associates
Bankers : Syndicate Bank

Donor tax benefits : 80G 50%
Eligible for foreign donations : No

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Ms. Mini Ghosh, President Mr. Saikat Samanta, Vice President
Mr. Krishna Patra, General Secretary Ms. Lopa Ghosh, Asst Secretary
Ms. Chitra Guha Bakshi, Treasurer Ms. Anjali Guha, Member
Ms. Jhuma Ray, Member Ms. Nitin Gulati, Member
Mr. Shantanu Jha, Member Mr. Rahul Sharma, Member
Mr. Rohit Dubey, Member

Source : Audit Report 2016

Financial Note : 1) Grants from Ministry of Law & Ministry of Law & Justice shown under Government Sources. 2) Grants from Contact Base shown under Institutional Sources. 3) In FY15, Printing & Stationery has been taken under Direct Program Activities as the NGO has published a book during the year. 4) The NGO has started paying salaries from August 2015 and hence Program Staff Cost is nil for previous years.

NGO Profile :
Shelter for Her Empowerment (SHE) was established in 2005 to spread socio-legal awareness and focus on empowerment of women folk. The organization focuses on issues like Women's Development & Empowerment, Education & Literacy, Legal Awareness & Aid, Employability, and Art & Culture.

Some of their activities:

  • Composite Awareness cum Sustainability and Legal Empowerment Training is provided to women and girls who are deprived and ignorant about their rights. In FY16, 10 girls enrolled in the integrated project to make them aware of their rights.
  • The organization secretary provides tailoring training for self-sufficiency and skill development to girls, without charging any remuneration from them.
  •  SHE provides formal education to drop out girls and prepares them for appearing in Secondary examination conducted by National Institute of Open Schooling. Formal coaching is provided to girls for English, Bengali, Mathematics, Science and Environmental Science.
  • They have developed and performed various awareness building street theater performances in various slum and rural areas and also conducted an annual literary seminar where they held a constructive literary discussion on the book published by SHE, and on Gender equality and women empowerment.
  • SHE has designed a curriculum that seeks to empower educated girls as well as those who have dropped out from schools by: (a) Helping them develop communication skills through oratory capability in vernacular and spoken English. (b) Providing computer skills necessary for day to day use and in office. (c) Developing awareness among the beneficiaries towards sustainability by energy conservation, water conservation, sanitary and hygiene good practice for better environmental management. (d) Developing awareness and right to access through socio-legal workshop interactive discourse and theater performances by beneficiaries on such subjects. The major social issues covered are sexual harassment of women, dowry, domestic violence, women empowerment and gender inequality. 

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