UN Sustainable Development Goal: Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
% Spent on beneficiaries
Age: 27 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations: ✔
Access to a safer future for children thorough education; provide a home to vulnerable girls for a holistic growth; freedom for women working in red-light areas from slavery and choose an alternate livelihood with proper training; etc.
India Partners; Tear Fund; Crossway Church; Joyce Meyer Ministries; Black Rock; etc.
Crisis: Many of those who migrate to Mumbai face adverse challenges because of lack of funds, vulnerability to abuse, demeaning work and have no option but to settle in extreme conditions. Sahaara Charitable Trust (SCS) exists to serve the marginalized and help them grow into positive contributors of the society.
Programs: SCS currently has 7 programs running in red-light areas, prisons, Government-run shelter homes and self-run licensed homes. As a part of these programs the trust has Education interventions for remedial educational services to vulnerable children/dropouts of the rural community, Women Empowerment interventions to free them from prostitution and guide them to choose an alternate livelihood. They also offer legal aid through their Prison intervention initiatives to first time petty offenders or the wrongly accused prisoners.
Impact: In 2018, Sahaara freed 66 women from sex-slavery, 548 children were under served educated, 190 prisoners provided with legal help and 29 kids were secured in their self-run Children homes in Mumbai.
Income Rs4 cr
Expense Rs5 cr
Source : Audit Report 2018
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