Madurai Health and Leprosy Relief Centre (MAHELERECEN)
Goal 3: Good Health and Well Being
Estd: 1991
Used for Beneficiaries: 89%
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 Statement201620172018
Income From
Government Sources000
Institutional Sources000
Foreign Sources170,973773,597101,847
Other Income43400
Total Income (A)295,2131,295,248242,126
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities54,86882,152122,303
Programme Staff Cost194,700319,600409,000
Travel Expenses8,4366,53311,932
Direct Programme Expenses258,004408,285543,235
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses68,16249,15650,104
Other Expenses/Transfer09,60019,000
Total Expenditure (B)326,166467,041612,339
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)-30,953828,207-370,213
Balance Sheet201620172018
Fixed Assets290,785321,462363,153
Current Assets (excl. Cash)391,360469,860479,860
Cash/Bank 488,2781,207,308785,403
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets1,170,4221,998,6301,628,416
Corpus / Share Capital000
General Funds1,170,4221,998,6301,628,416
Earmarked Funds000
Current Liabilities000
Total Liabilities1,170,4221,998,6301,628,416
Other Details201620172018
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Actual101101101
Number of StaffN.A.N.A.N.A.
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)N.A.N.A.N.A.
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:
Mr. M. Vincent, President
Mr.A. Paulnathan, Vice President
Mr. T. M. Francis, Secretary
Mr. P. E. Vincent, Treasurer
Mr. A. Don Bosco, Joint Secretary
Dr. S. Maria Xavier Turtius, Exec. Secretary

Source : Audit Report 2018

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 organization 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 35 leprosy awareness programs during the year and reached out to 8,312 school students. Mobile Camps enables monthly follow-up is done based on the need of patient health. The medical team covers 5 blocks every year. Number of mobile camps conducted during the year was 51.
  • 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 35, and number of school students who benefitted from this program was 5,209.
  • 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.
  • Advocacy: The NGO has put in efforts to train community members to fight against leprosy, they have begun various social media campaigns, and also have collaborated with village authorities, local and international organizations.