Summary
Blessings Life Foundation Trust
Development
Services for the Poor
Estd: 2006
Used for Beneficiaries: 92%
Address : JMCC Campus, Balamar Road, Opp. Kalmadam, Erachakulam, Dist. Kanyakumari, Nagercoil 629902. Tamil Nadu
Email : mailtoblf@yahoo.co.in; blfchennai@yahoo.in
Web-site : www.blftindia.org
Telephone : +91 4652 272130; +91 9487542914; +91 44 24792914
Donor Contact : Dr. J. Ravi / +91 9444142914 / blfchennai@yahoo.in
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources43,55000
Institutional Sources000
Foreign Sources010,0000
Donations2,396,2022,798,8103,742,694
Sales/Fees000
Interest/Dividend9632,3732,941
Other Income000
Total Income (A)2,440,7152,811,1833,745,635
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities2,402,8701,922,8853,026,784
Programme Staff Cost00185,000
Travel Expenses00159,490
Direct Programme Expenses2,402,8701,922,8853,371,274
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses9,37724,035218,004
Depreciation12,82652,17583,274
Other Expenses/Transfer000
Total Expenditure (B)2,425,0731,999,0953,672,552
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)15,642812,08873,082
Balance Sheet201320142015
Assets
Fixed Assets50,6551,218,4801,223,118
Current Assets (excl. Cash)30,00030,00030,000
Cash/Bank 57,464174,151154,498
Investments000
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets138,1191,422,6311,407,616
Liabilities
Corpus / Share Capital000
General Funds138,119950,2071,023,289
Earmarked Funds000
Loans0472,424384,327
Current Liabilities000
Total Liabilities138,1191,422,6311,407,616
Other Details201320142015
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs)N.A.N.A.N.A.
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 Indian Trust Act, 1882
Auditor : Louis & Co.
Bankers : Indian Bank

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

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Dr. J. Ravi, Founder & President
Ms. J. Leelabai Jacob, Secretary
Ms. R. Suseedha, Trustee
Ms. S. Nalini, Trustee
Ms. P. Suganthi, Trustee

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : 1) The NGO has provided overall donations received for various programmes, but no breakdown. They indicated that most donations are from individual donors. 2) Upto FY14, the NGO has provided overall amounts spent on various programmes, but not a detailed breakdown. 3) In FY14, increase in the Fixed Assets is due to purchase of Land (Rs6.6 lakhs), Van (Rs 4.7 lakhs), and Furniture (Rs 0.9 lakhs).

NGO Profile :
Blessings Life Foundation Trust aims to help neglected and deprived rural and urban people, including tribal, who live in the remote villages of Tamil Nadu. The inhabitants of these villages are underprivileged and illiterate, and also not covered by the Government programmes. A well-rounded inclusive approach is adopted by the Trust for the development of children, women, youth, and senior citizens in the targeted tribal, rural and urban areas.

The vision of this organization is to transform these groups to bring them on par with others. This is done through various programmes from awareness creation to training and employment.

  • Education: This includes (a) Vocational Training Centre: Training is provided to the beneficiaries in various fields like health related courses (approved by the National Council on Vocational Training, Delhi), spoken English, attitude development, skill development, and Hindi classes. (b) Computer Training: For children belonging to Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli districts, who have completed 10th or 12th standard education and not opted for higher studies. (c) Financial Support: Poor and underprivileged children who cannot afford to pay tuition fees are supported financially so that they can continue their education. (d) Children’s Programmes: These include offering day and evening tuitions, honing and developing the skills of children, and motivating team play through games.
  • Health: This includes (a) Check-ups: Primary health check-up camps are conducted for school students and in remote villages. (b) Village Dispensary Centre: For treating accident patients, minor disorders, providing diabetic care, etc. (c) Awareness: Creating awareness about breast and cervical cancer among the women, adolescent health and reproduction, ill-effects of tobacco consumption, and importance of Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Yoga.
  • Human Welfare: This includes providing free tuition to students in the 5 centres run in Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari, and Kanchipuram districts; training tribal teachers, counselling youth, and encouraging formation of youth-clubs. Also, Women Welfare Programmes are conducted by involving them in Self-Help Groups and giving training through productive skills for home based employment.
  • Environment: Awareness programmes are conducted on global warming, green-house effect, and good sanitation practices.


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