Association for Sustainable Community Development (ASSCOD)
SECTOR: Livelihood
SUB SECTOR: Skill Development
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 27 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Tamil Nadu
Issues Addressed:
Women Empowerment; Healthcare, Skill Development and Education for all; etc.
Supported by:
Nasscom Foundation; Sitaram Jindal Foundation; Industree Skills Pvt. Ltd.; Icharity; etc.
Key Trustees:
Ms. T. Sumathi, President Mr. K. Loganathan, Secretary
Ms. P. Muthu, Treasurer Ms. K. Ananthi, Member
Ms. C. Amudha, Member Ms. S. Ponni, Member
Ms. T. Sumathi, Member
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 81.3% Highest: 99.3% Lowest: 9.5%
Average: Rs2 cr Highest: Rs39 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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An Economically Developed Rural India
  • The Association for Sustainable Community Development (ASSCOD) has been in existence since 1994 carrying out activities in the interiors of Tamil Nadu. With a focus on improving living conditions of women Below Poverty Line, ASSCOD has formed several Community Based Organization like Self Help Groups (SHGs).
  • Programs: i) Women Empowerment: ASSCOD has organized many training and workshops on the concept of leadership, self-reliance, entrepreneurial skills training and accounts and linkages in order to create Self-Help Groups for women belonging to remote villages. ii) Health - Several general health camps, dental camps and eye camps are set up by the NGO regularly. iii) Education - Improving school infrastructure, distribution of educational materials and increasing awareness on education in villages are some activities under this initiative. iv) Others: The NGO also runs Digital Literacy and Financial Literacy workshops for women.
  • Impact: More than 300 women trained for Financial Literacy. 710 beneficiaries trained for Digital Literacy. Total of 362 SHGs and 6,448 member formed with the help of the NGO.
11 lac
12 lac
Source : Audit Report 2018