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Madurai Health and Leprosy Relief Centre (MAHELERECEN)
Estd: 1991
Used for Beneficiaries: 69%
Address : No 1/11/6-26D Chellaiya Nagar, 1st Street, 2nd Cross Street, Koodal Nagar, (Near St Joseph ITI, Anaiyur Road), Madurai 625018. Tamil Nadu
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 452 2360159
Donor Contact : M. Raja / +91 9042484814 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources000
Institutional Sources000
Foreign Sources224,423717,842132,666
Other Income000
Total Income (A)305,235805,554210,745
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities22,01325,78441,648
Programme Staff Cost141,000140,500193,900
Travel Expenses6,77216,0961,624
Direct Programme Expenses169,785182,380237,172
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses43,88161,269105,863
Other Expenses/Transfer000
Total Expenditure (B)213,665243,649343,035
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)91,570561,906-132,290
Balance Sheet201320142015
Fixed Assets226,500229,165229,165
Current Assets (excl. Cash)39,91092,21055,010
Cash/Bank 505,3501,012,290917,201
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets771,7591,333,6651,201,375
Corpus / Share Capital000
General Funds771,7591,333,6651,201,375
Earmarked Funds000
Current Liabilities000
Total Liabilities771,7591,333,6651,201,375
Other Details201320142015
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)2,1252,4102,500
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)14,20112,77115,025
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Actual101101101
Number of Staff455
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)60,00060,00060,000
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)9,0009,0003,600
Regd. under : The Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975
Auditor : V. Francis
Bankers :
State Bank of India Canara Bank
Axis Bank

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

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Dr. S. Maria Xavier Turtius, Founder / Exec. Secretary
Mr. T. Ramesh Kumar, President
Mr. S. Thomas, Vice President
Mr. T. M. Francis, Secretary
Ms. J. Josephine Mary, Treasurer
Mr. A. Don Bosco, Joint Secretary

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : Due to a fall in income YoY in FY15, most of the expenses in that year were on medical camps, medicines, and chemicals.

NGO Profile :
The Madurai Health and Leprosy Relief Centre (MAHELERECEN) is a non-governmental organisation promoting voluntary health and preventive health services like general health education, leprosy awareness classes, case detection, mobile camps, and rehabilitation services for leprosy disabled. The NGO has been serving the slum and rural population of Madurai since 1991 when it was set up to eradicate leprosy and treat the affected by rendering clinical support.

Some of their activities are as follows:

  • Health awareness program: This program was conducted for school going children, industrial workers, and also for the public regarding general health, hygiene, safe drinking water and facts about leprosy with scientific factors and other infectious diseases such as TB, HIV/AIDS. The NGO conducted 29 leprosy awareness programs during the year and reached out to 5,868 school students.
  • Skin Checkup and Case Detection: The organization conducts skin checkups for school students every year to prevent the occurrence of deformity. Number of schools who benefitted through skin check-up was 47, and number of school students who benefitted from this program was 5,472.
  • Mobile Camps: Under this program monthly follow-up is done based on the need of patient health. The medical team covers 7 blocks every month. Number of mobile camps conducted during the year was 54.
  • Rehabilitation:  Socio-Economic Rehabilitation Program was conducted for the cured and disabled where beneficiaries received financial support. Through this activity beneficiaries participated in income generating activities like bread business.