Apne Aap Women's Collective
Sex Workers
Estd: 1998
Used for Beneficiaries: 93%
Address : 1st Lane Khetwadi, 1st Floor, Municipal School, Near Alankar Cinema, Mumbai 400004. Maharashtra
Email :;;
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 22 23083326; +91 22 23819721
Donor Contact : Ms. Manju Vyas /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201520162017
Income From
Government Sources000
Institutional Sources1,300,0001,733,5595,344,251
Foreign Sources937,7042,647,5882,812,168
Other Income06,5600
Total Income (A)7,730,57510,257,13513,956,504
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities2,667,2313,148,4526,605,776
Programme Staff Cost4,336,1064,729,7255,523,255
Travel Expenses200,992163,608144,994
Direct Programme Expenses7,204,3298,041,78512,274,025
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost1,029,5281,190,160532,286
Overhead Expenses473,935494,316206,850
Other Expenses/Transfer0117,1190
Total Expenditure (B)8,871,47910,014,56813,215,986
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)-1,140,904242,567740,518
Balance Sheet201520162017
Fixed Assets731,6231,352,1351,174,637
Current Assets (excl. Cash)830,183979,5491,182,352
Cash/Bank 1,602,0892,893,40214,621,621
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets22,425,93628,473,87643,545,832
Corpus / Share Capital6,961,6956,961,6957,001,695
General Funds1,393,9251,636,4906,121,745
Earmarked Funds14,009,22919,439,25529,812,234
Current Liabilities61,087436,436610,158
Total Liabilities22,425,93628,473,87643,545,832
Other Details201520162017
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)390938N.A.
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)98181N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Actual16,47514,73414,734
Number of Staff7343N.A.
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)1,310,0001,740,000N.A.
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)36,00036,000N.A.
Regd. under : The Societies Registration Act, 1860
Auditor : Jayesh Rambhiya
Bankers : Bank Of Maharashtra
Standard Chartered Bank

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

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Ms. Ashika Mehta Ms. Amruda Nair
Mr. Maneck Davar Mr. Girish Dand
Mr. Sudarshan Loyalka Admiral Vishnu Bhagwat
Mr. Jagdish Joshi

Source : Audit Report 2017

Financial Note : 1) Some Income details have been sourced from Earmarked Funds. 2) FY14 onwards, Earmarked funds utilised during the year have been added to Income. 3) Direct Program expenses include some program-related Overheads. 4) In FY14, Rs300,000 has been transferred to Education Funds. 5) In FY14, Investments (Fixed Deposits) have jumped 109% YoY. 6) In FY16, Other Expenses comprises of Loss on Sale of Car.

NGO Profile :
Apne Aap Womens 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. AAWC has served more than 3,000 individuals annually. In FY16, they reached out to over 48,000 people through home and Centre visits.

Their activities include:

  • 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 day center, 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. Umang has 465 members and in FY16, shelter was provided to 25 children and 9 new children were enrolled in formal schools.
  • 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.  Udaan has 612 members and in FY16, shelter was provided to 32 children and 43 new children were enrolled in formal schools.
  • Umeed: The program helps women in prostitution maintain their physical, mental and 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.  Umeed has 1,771 members and in FY16, 39 women enrolled for literacy program and 19 enrolled for vocational training.