Echo Society for Community Operation and Redemption from Troubles (ESCORT)
SUB SECTOR: Empowerment
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 17 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations: X
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
Mr. G. Balasundaram, Founder Mr. A. Pothuraju, Vice-Chairperson
Mr. B. Madhu Babu, Treasurer Mr. G. Tharun, President & Director
Ms. B. Showramma, Secretary Mr. M. Srivinivasarao, Member
Mr. K. Sudheer, Member Mr. A. Ramanjieyulu, Member
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 83.5% Highest: 98.7% Lowest: 52.8%
Average: Rs2 cr Highest: Rs10 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Echo Society for Community Operation and Redemption from Troubles (ESCORT) focuses on women empowerment, social awareness, rehabilitation, and the health of the rural population of Nidubrolu, Andhra Pradesh.

Some of their activities in FY14 were:

  • Loans to Women SHGs: The organisation helped to form groups, trained them on how to save and conduct transactions. They conducted regular meetings to help as per requirements. In FY14, 48% of their expenses were on women empowerment and their training.
  • Welfare of the aged: Though details are not available, about 15% of the expenses in FY14 were spent on welfare programmes for the elderly.
  • Nutrition and Environment awareness: Almost 30% of their expenses in FY14 were on nutrition provided to women and children and running programmes on the importance of the environment.
  • AIDS Programme: They provided counselling to those affected by HIV and AIDS; patients, families and communities.
  • Vitamin D Distribution: The organisation held camps to distribute Vitamin D to rural and tribal populations suffering from Vitamin D deficiencies. 
8 lac
8 lac
Source : Audit Report 2015