Sadbhav Foundation (Sadbhav) is a non-profit registered in 1996 in Mumbai. They began their activities in Karjat district, Maharashtra, and soon spread their reach across the country. Over the years they have supported and funded various institutions involved in educational, medical, and welfare activities for underprivileged people. They have set up vocational training centres in Jharkhand and provided computer education and construction support to Municipal schools. They have also provided medical support to the needy by donating dialysis machines, providing ambulance services, subsidizing homeopathy and ayurvedic clinics.
Their current activities include:
Medical relief: While Sadbhav has consistently provided funds for medical relief since inception, the proportion has jumped in FY15 (to 62% of expenses, vs. 32% in FY14) due to a large foreign donation of Rs65 lakhs in FY15. The donation was used to help both individuals and institutions for medical related causes. It also runs a TB eradication centre, ambulance services and provides medicines.
Sadbhav Kidney Foundation: The NGO established this division for providing subsidized dialysis to needy patients. Around 50 to 60 patients are supported every year.
Charitable clinic: Sadbhav runs a clinic in Mumbai supplying ayurvedic and homeopathy medicines at a nominal charge and a medical clinic in Karjat providing check-ups and medicines at an affordable price.
Educational donations: Sadbhav has been running a primary school in Mangrol (Gujarat) for the past several years. In addition, it provides donations for education to various individuals and institutions. It also conducts a sewing class at Karjat. Education programmes accounted for 48% of total expenses in FY14 and 13% in FY15.
Helping the elderly: As part of its services for the elderly, Sadbhav provides support to Homes for the Aged. It also provides them with food by paying for a tiffin service.
Project Arogya Sakhi: Sadbhav had trained around 30 rural women every year to provide primary medical services in 15 villages. The women were trained to attend to day-to-day common ailments and identify emergencies and take proper action.
Income Rs84 lac
Expense Rs87 lac
Source : Audit Report 2015
Read other NGO Snapshots
All the essential information on an NGO
Pune Neurosciences Trust and Research Society's Samavedana