Snapshot
Amcha Ghar
SECTOR: Children
SUB SECTOR: Home/Transit Home
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
% Spent on beneficiaries
81%
Financial Score:
Age: 24 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Maharashtra
Issues Addressed:
Rescue and rehabilitation facilities for young girls; Quality Education, Healthcare & Nutrition for all; etc.
Supported by:
Smile Foundation; Stitching Dice; Godrej Consumer Product; Educate the Children; Tata Trusts; Global Education Trust; BVC Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
Key Trustees:
Ms. Agatha Sushila Dias, Founder & Chairperson
Mr. Rajendra Pathak, Secretary
Mr. Pravin Patil, Treasurer
Dr. Neeta Mhatre, Member
Ms. Chhaya Kinni, Member
Mr. Leo Chacko, Member
Recognition:
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.0% Highest: 98.2% Lowest: 26.1%
Income:
Average: Rs9 cr Highest: Rs237 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Rescuing and rehabilitating young girls from the streets
  • Crisis: In 1996, while investigating a case of sexual abuse, the founder Ms. Dias was disheartened about the lack of safety of orphan and semi-orphan girls at night. Realizing that no homes admitted semi-orphan girls even though they were found to be living in vulnerable situations, she decided that there must be better protection facilities for such girls and hence, Amcha Ghar was founded.
  • Programs: 1) Amcha Ghar Balgruh is a shelter for rehabilitating young orphan/semi-orphan girls of 6 to 18 years of age rescued from the streets. It provides residential, educational, medical, recreational and self-defense facilities for all girls. 2) Amcha Ghar English High School & Junior College and 8 Pre-Primary Schools in remote villages near Mumbai provide education to underprivileged children at a subsidized fee. 3) Healing Angels offers monetary support for medical treatment of pediatric patients belonging to poor families. 4) Caring Angels is a home for senior citizens who lovingly bond with the children from Balgruh.
  • Outcome in 2019: Nearly 110 girls have been rehabilitated to mainstream society because of Balgruh and over 1,000+ students are being supported through their educational institutions. 18 pediatric patients have been provided with monetary support of over ₹700,000/-.
Income
Rs
2 cr
Expense
Rs
2 cr
Source : Audit Report 2019