Apne Aap Women's Collective
Sex Workers
Estd: 1998
Used for Beneficiaries: 86% *
Address : 1st Lane Khetwadi, 1st Floor, Municipal School, Near Alankar Cinema, Mumbai 400004. Maharashtra
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Web-site :
Telephone : +91 22 23083326; +91 22 23819721
Donor Contact : Ms. Manju Vyas / +91 9819811840 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources000
Institutional Sources01,403,8461,300,000
Foreign Sources02,166,685937,704
Other Income000
Total Income (A)4,430,0467,595,0877,730,575
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities456,0162,491,2732,667,231
Programme Staff Cost2,112,0722,709,0124,336,106
Travel Expenses211,772232,305200,992
Direct Programme Expenses2,779,8605,432,5907,204,329
Fund Raising Expenses184,89300
General Staff Cost317,661470,0811,029,528
Overhead Expenses621,704266,737473,935
Other Expenses/Transfer0300,0000
Total Expenditure (B)4,099,9086,636,6978,871,479
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)330,138958,390-1,140,904
Balance Sheet201320142015
Fixed Assets866,275754,216731,623
Current Assets (excl. Cash)77,181652,566830,183
Cash/Bank 3,558,133422,0431,602,089
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets12,178,86017,903,61722,425,936
Corpus / Share Capital6,749,2756,831,6956,961,695
General Funds1,576,4402,534,8301,393,925
Earmarked Funds3,804,4888,537,09214,009,229
Current Liabilities48,657061,087
Total Liabilities12,178,86017,903,61722,425,936
Other Details201320142015
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)336354390
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)848998
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Actual12,20210,82616,475
Number of Staff717973
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)852,0001,717,5361,310,000
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)21,60024,00036,000
Note: * Adjusted. Transfers to Reserves have been excluded from total expenses to calculate the proportion of expenses 'Used for Beneficiaries'
Regd. under : The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
Auditor : Natvarlal Vepari & Co.
Bankers : Bank Of Maharashtra
Standard Chartered Bank

Donor tax benefits : 80G 50%
Eligible for foreign donations : Yes

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Ms. Ashika Pohoomul Mehta, President Ms. Amruda Nair, Vice President
Mr. Maneck Davar, General Secretary Mr. Girish Dand, Treasurer
Mr. Sudarshan V. Loyalka, Trustee Mr. Vishnu Bhagwat, Trustee
Mr. Ramchandra Patil, Trustee

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : 1) Some Income details have been sourced from Earmarked Funds. 2) In FY14 & FY15, Earmarked funds utilised during the year have been added to Income and Expenditure account. 3) Direct Programme expenses include some programme-related Overheads. 4) In FY14, Rs300,000 has been transferred to Education Funds. 5) In FY14, Investments (Fixed Deposits) have jumped 109% YoY.

NGO Profile :
Apne Aap Women's Collective (AAWC) was established in Kamathipura, Mumbai, to prevent trafficking of women. AAWC works for the rights of women and children living in red light areas and provides a platform of holistic services to ensure a better quality of life for them. Since inception, AAWC has nearly 2,576 members, has served more than 3,087 individuals (including non-members), and reached out to 29,311 people. In FY15, 112 new children were enrolled in formal schools and 195 individuals were provided shelter.

Main activities:

  • Umang: The objective is to help toddlers (aged 2.5-5 years) develop physically, emotionally, and socially in preparation for formal schooling. The children are provided daily nutritional meals & supplements, uniforms, and attend daily kindergarten classes at the Centre, where they develop social skills, basic Hindi, English literacy, and basic numeracy in a clean and healthy environment. Monthly meetings are held with the mothers to review their child’s academic performance. Since inception, Umang has 426 members; and shelter was provided to 22 children in FY15. The total outreach (home visits) were 1,881 in FY15.
  • Udaan: To prevent inter-generational cycle of prostitution, Udaan Programme helps to empower daughters of women in prostitution (aged 5-18 years), by providing formal and non-formal education, physical and mental health, medical care, daily nutritional meals & supplements, empowerment and personality development sessions, recreation, financial literacy, night shelter or boarding home placements, job skill training and placements, etc. Since inception, Udaan has 564 members; and shelter was provided to 26 children in FY15. The total outreach was 1,518 in FY15.
  • Umeed: The Programme helps women in prostitution maintain their physical, mental & economic wellbeing. AAWC conducts daily home and street visits, organises monthly activities, teaches them English/Hindi/Numeracy, helps to obtain Government identity documents, arranges monthly awareness workshops on legal issues (basic human rights, child rights and their protection, legislation on prostitution), financial literacy, counselling to address issues like violence, childcare, alternative employment, HIV/AIDS, etc. Since inception, Umeed has 1,586 members and its total outreach was 25,912 in FY15.

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