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Aid for Social Change and Welfare Association
Community Development
Estd: 2011
Used for Beneficiaries: 66%
Address : Flat no: 2, 1st Floor, Shefali Apartment, Behind Hotel Sai Sagar, Wanowrie, Pune 411040. Maharashtra
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 20 26824597
Donor Contact : Ms Ujwala /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources000
Institutional Sources000
Foreign Sources004,355,000
Other Income000
Total Income (A)192,456298,4275,545,667
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities77,834145,052651,418
Programme Staff Cost39,600339,450427,337
Travel Expenses2642,33218,863
Direct Programme Expenses117,698486,8341,097,618
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses70,135157,924562,190
Other Expenses/Transfer000
Total Expenditure (B)187,833644,7581,659,808
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)4,623-346,3313,885,859
Balance Sheet201320142015
Fixed Assets000
Current Assets (excl. Cash)0016,303
Cash/Bank 365,95980,587707,086
Accumulated Deficits17,221363,5520
Total Assets383,180444,1393,891,863
Corpus / Share Capital327,000327,0000
General Funds003,849,307
Earmarked Funds000
Current Liabilities56,180117,13942,556
Total Liabilities383,180444,1393,891,863
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 Companies Act, 1956
Auditor : Kamdar Desai and Patel Chartered Accountants
Bankers : HDFC Bank

Donor tax benefits : 80G 50%
Eligible for foreign donations : No

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Ms. Manisha Gupte, Chairperson
Mr. Gagan Sethi, Director
Mr. Abhijit Das, Director

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : 1) Significant increase in income in FY15 is due to grant from SWISSAID aggregating Rs44 lakhs. 2) Sales/Fees include event participation fees. 3) The NGO has provided only one amount as expenditure on projects, but not a detailed breakdown. 4) Overhead Expenses include branding expenses (Rs1 lakh in FY14 and Rs4 lakhs in FY15). 5) In FY15, the NGO has utilised a small portion of the grant/donations for its projects, and invested the balance Rs32 lakhs in Fixed Deposits. 6) In FY14, Trust Corpus balance of Rs3 lakhs was transferred and adjusted in General Funds account.

NGO Profile :
Aid for Social Change and Welfare Association (ASCWA) focuses on rural development and gender equality by working to bring about a sustainable change in the lives of the disadvantaged groups (dalits, adivasis, small farmers and underprivileged women), by making them aware of their rights and enabling them to help themselves by providing the requisite skills and knowledge. ASCWA currently operates in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Its main programs/campaigns:

  • Convention for Fishing Community: ASCWA organized a convention for the fishing community, in collaboration with a local NGO as a resource partner. The fisher families were explained the eligibility criteria for entitlement of various governments schemes and taught new fishing techniques (cage culture, pen culture, etc.). ASCWA also distributed uniforms and sports kits to hostel students.
  • Medical Relief: ASCWA organized a free health camp for detection of cervical cancer for rural women. It also supports handicapped children by providing appropriate callipers.
  • NGO Training on Good Governance: ASCWA conducted a workshop for NGOs to equip the organizations on good governance and statutory compliances and to share with them the latest tools available for good institutional and project management.
  • Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) at workplace: ASCWA conducted interactive awareness sessions for employees on sexual harassment. It also appealed to corporates to prepare an Anti-sexual harassment policy and form an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) and train ICC members on the Act, Rules and Regulations.
  • ‘No Hunger, More Nutrition’ Campaign: This focuses on ensuring food availability throughout the year and increased nutrition for underprivileged communities.
  • ‘Natural Resources, Steady Income’ Campaign: This focuses on increasing the annual income of households through sustainable livelihood creation for marginal farmers and disadvantaged groups through ecological agriculture, livestock management and smooth access to government schemes.
  • ‘Stop Violence, Empower Women’ Campaign: It focuses on reducing domestic violence and increasing gender equality, thereby empowering women. The campaign works with survivors of violence to ensure they live a life with dignity. Awareness camps are conducted about progressive legislation like Protection of Women against Domestic Violence Act.
  • Social Cause: Participation in Marathon Charity Run to create awareness of a violence-free world for women and raise funds. It also started a campaign to raise funds from employees of corporates.