location: MumbaiMaharashtra

Donation Option Amount INR Actions
Contribute to a fund towards sponsorship and fellowship program for adolescent and college going youth
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
Sponsor to a fund on educating 10-12 differently abled children from very poor families
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
Sponsor to a fund to provide medicines for approx 15 children with disability
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
General Fund
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
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Working with individuals, groups and communities, Apnalaya’s aim is to empower the disadvantaged to overcome the many social, political and economic barriers they face, and to help them access opportunities that lead to a better quality of life.
Apnalaya Is a secular voluntary organisation founded in 1973 to help the hutment dwellers at Nariman Point, particularly the children
Arun has had the privilege of drawing from the best of many worlds; he grew up in rural Bihar, was educated at some of the premier institutes in Delhi and New York, and has worked for over 15 years with both implementing and support organizations, including Oxfam and CRY. Arun is committed to approaches that combine critical thinking and creative learning. He is passionate about Human Rights and Non-Violence: together these inform his perspectives on a host of domains including education, gender, health and livelihood. He is proud now to be part of Apnalaya, where he hopes his skills in envisioning, strategizing, and capacity enhancing will help him contribute in a way that helps the organization scale newer heights.
Full time staff :30
Part time staff:0
Contract staff :65
Volunteers: 0
Total Receipts for 2016-2017 is INR 40590880
Total Payments for 2016-2017 is INR 37499412
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
No. of self help groups receiving loans: 3
No. of eligible couples practising modern methods of family planning: 2781
No. of families receiving legal electricity connections: 200
No. of families helped to get LPG connections: 238
No. of individuals earning a livelihood: 322
No. of adult volunteers trained on civic curriculum: 136
No. of children (11-23 months) with complete immunisation: 434
No. of individuals undergone skill based training: 549
No. of students with disabilities supported for educational intervention: 98
No. of children with disabilities with improved psychomotor and social skills in a daycare: 11
No. of women reached through mMitra mobile technology: 4112
No. of women completing three ANC checks: 377
Rewards & Recognition
In 2017, Apnalaya was awarded the Advanced Level- Guidestar India Platinum by the Guidestar Transparency
Self generated ( fees/ subscriptions/ interest/ community contributions/ proceeds from sale of goods or services produced by the organisation etc.)4,337,0243,887,2763,263,466
Donation from Indian individuals through GiveIndia2,441,3752,780,5663,023,572
Other donations from Indian individuals1,627,4024,846,1623,996,443
Donations from foreign individuals through GiveIndia359,497719,314352,156
Other donations from foreign individuals292,340459,0551,654,940
Grants from Indian sources ( trusts/ govt/ companies/ foundations)15,869,4837,082,7122,654,397
Grants from International sources ( under FCRA)15,663,75921,796,52011,483,652
Sale of assets000
Total Receipts40,590,88041,571,60526,451,126
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PAYMENTS (Capital)
Capital items purchased for the organisation, excluding investment ( Fixed Deposits etc.)463,852943,968688,133
Capital items purchased for beneficiaries006,400
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PAYMENTS (Revenue)
Programme related2016-20172015-20162014-2015
Salaries and benefits13,771,35810,745,8617,441,908
Staff training151,879412,391140,163
Staff travel264,488226,651174,562
Consultant's fees1,529,5511,629,628952,271
Office support expenses ( rent/ telephone/ electricty etc.)2,569,8072,114,5491,715,826
Materials procurred ( consummables as seed/ food/ books/ provisions etc.)911,4281,320,338442
Grants/ donations given to other organisations as part of programme000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)388,282387,73516,729
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Non-programme related2016-20172015-20162014-2015
Salaries and benefits5,576,0164,344,7813,550,015
Staff training403,677180,23049,996
Staff travel28,94948,54768,483
Office support expenses ( rent/ repairs/ telephone/ electricity etc.)997,891624,792422,090
Communication ( correspondence/ Annual Reports/ brochures/ appeals/ website etc.)27,280113,85026,292
Consultants' fees ( audit/ legal/ programme )87,837170,1509,326
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)00319,373
Other non-programme expenses1,663,277130,605106,514
Total Payments37,499,41230,470,21820,340,173
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 Registration Details
Sr. Type of Registration
1 Trust [No.F-2830]
2 Society [No.Bom.75/73 G.B.B.S.D.]
3 PAN Number:AAATA0838L
4 12-A [No.INS./10270]
5 80G [No.DIT(E)/MC/80-G/1869/2008 /2008-09]
6 FCRA [No.083780332]
7 35AC [No.]
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 Borkar & Muzumdar
 21/168 Anand Nagar OM CHS, Anand Nagar Lane, Vakola, Santacruz (E)
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 Staff Remuneration (INR)
Gross salary plus benefits paid to staff (in INR) p.m. Male Female Total
 less than 5,000000
 5,000 – 10,00034447
 10,000 – 25,00092332
 25,000 – 50,0005712
 50,000 – 1,00,000123
 Greater than 1,00,000101
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Total annual payments consultants (in INR)Number of consultants
 less than 5,0000
 5,000 – 10,0000
 10,000 – 25,0000
 25,000 – 50,0000
 50,000 – 1,00,0002
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 Staff Remuneration (p.a.)
1 Highest Paid: INR 2177280
2 Lowest Paid: INR 72000
3 Head of the Organisation: INR 2177280
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 Board Expenses
Sr. Detail Amount(INR)
1 International travel0
2 Domestic travel0
3 Local conveyance0
4 Entertainment expenses0
5 Other0
  Total 0
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Annual Report & Audited Financials
1Annual report not available.
2Audited Financial Report not available.
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Board Members
SI.Name (Age)Gender, Position, Gross Remuneration, Relation to other members
1 Annabel Mehta
 Female, President , INR 0.00,
2 Manoj Warrier
 Male, Member, INR 0.00,
3 Vijaya Balaji
 Female, Member, INR 0.00,
4 Vrunda Mahadevia
 Female, Treasurer , INR 0.00,
5 Dr Indira Makhijani
 Female, Member , INR 0.00,
6 Kamala Aithal
 Female, Joint Secretary, INR 0.00,
7 Kripa Krishanmorthy
 Female, Member, INR 0.00,
8 Dr. Aparna Santhanam
 Female, Secretary , INR 0.00,
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Board Members Background
1 Annabel Mehta President: A talented pianist before becoming a social worker, has dedicated 40 years to Apnalaya as Hon. Treasurer. She is currently on the board of Give India, and a member of the Accreditation Committee of Credibility Alliance
2 Manoj Warrier Member: Has done Masters in Management Studies(Marketing), B.Sc.(Chemistry). And is currently working in Wordlab Asia - Division of Push Integrated Communication Pvt. Ltd. as a CEO.
3 Vijaya Balaji Member: Currently working as a Managing Director in Toolbox.
4 Vrunda Mahadevia Member: Has been with Merrill Lynch for 17 years, and is currently Executive Director, Investments. She is a trustee of Pranic Healing Foundation of Maharashta, and has volunteered with Akanksha and with Jai Vakil School
5 Dr Indira Makhijani Member: A medical doctor and one of the first women to become a certifying surgeon in Mumbai. She has dedicated 36 years to Apnalaya, running clinics in sheds, centres and even a temple! She has also worked with Maharashtra Medical Services
6 Kamala Aithal Joint Secretary: With a PGDBA in Finance from Chennai, Kamala worked with ICICI Bank and Barclays Bank in Mumbai before setting up her own company, Poiesis Risk Solutions in 2011
7 Kripa Krishanmorthy Member: Has been with Citi Bank as a Vice President and Manager, Human Resources at ASN AMRO. Studied at Tata Institution of Social Science
8 Dr. Aparna Santhanam Secretary: A dermatologist and wellness consultant, working with pharmaceuticals and FMCGs. An author and occasional broadcaster, she has worked with the Foundation for Research in Community Health and Bombay Leprosy project
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Board Resolution
SubjectsBoard Meeting/Annual General Body Meeting DateNo. of members presentStrength of the board at the time of this meeting
Budget for the year 2016-201717/02/201757
Programmes/ Projects for the year 2016-201717/02/201757
Annual Report for the year 2015-201629/04/201758
Financial Audit Report for the year 2015-201628/09/201768
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External Reviews
1Save The Children
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Staff International Travel
No member of this organisation has undergone foreign travel in recent years.
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 A new beginning for Takrim
Takrim was referred to Apnalaya by one of the members of the self-help groups. Since Takrim was the only son in the family, his father was reluctant to send him to the day care. His parents were not able to accept that their child is suffering from mental illness. They thought that he could get cured if he gets treated in a private medical place. They thought that Takrim would be mocked in public and so they did not take him anywhere outside the house. Takrim was being fed by his mother and did not go to the toilet on his own. He never even realized when he wanted to go to the toilet since he was not trained. We had been visiting his family for a period of 6 months and were kept informed about the updates on disability and its types. His family was made aware of the fact that their son needs to be trained, through the parents of children who used to come to the day care. His mother got ready to take her child to day care; however his father was still reluctant. They heard that children who had been attending the day care were able to go to a special school nearby. This made the parents change their mind and they started to bring Takrim daily to day care. Takrim comes to the day care daily and a lot of change has been noticed. He eats on his own. If he feels like going to the toilet, he tells the care giver. He wears his own clothes and can speak multiple words. He has developed his social skills and gets around with his friends in day care. He has been able to get admission into Sulbha School for the mentally impaired. His parents are happy and are able to support the disability program as well
 Sarfaraz has not lost hope
Sarfaraz was born in their own house. After a month and a half, his mother suffered from TB and died after some time. After a year and a half, he started suffering from partial sightedness. Sarfaraz used to go to school until he was in the 8th standard. However, when he got into the 9th standard, he began to fall sick and used to faint and got episodes of seizures. When he was 6 years old, he used to come to Apnalaya’s Padma Nagar clinic for a general check. He was advised with calcium and other vitamins for his illness. However, his episodes of seizures did not subside; he was thus referred to JJ Hospital. . After a medical check in JJ, he was diagnosed with brain tumour. He was asked to get the tumour operated. His father approached Apnalaya and was able to get some support for his operative procedure. He was also referred to other organisations that support for surgical procedures. He was thus collectively supported and Apnalaya could support him for a mere Rs 5,500 for his surgical procedure. His operation proved successful. However, he was left completely blind and he was left paralysed from the left side of his body. His family did try to avail the Rajiv Gandhi Scheme, but his documents were not complete. He has been supported for medicines from 2012 and is still availing the same.
 Salma regains the opportunity to study
Salma’’s home got burnt down ten years ago, when she was very young. Her father’’s life changed at this point, where he became financially insecure and to begin the precarious life of rag-picking. Most rag pickers live in fear of being stopped by watchmen and taken to the police station, losing their entire day’’s work. During this time, Salma reached the legal age to attend formal schooling. As the only breadwinner of a household of 5, Salma’’s father was already burdened with family needs and the education expenses of her two older siblings. Her opportunity of going to school was in jeopardy. Through Apnalaya’’s citizenship program, Salma’’s father has been granted an ID card that makes his work legal. It is through this initial contact with Apnalaya that he learned about the educational sponsorship program. The program has since changed Salma’’s life. Throughout the past 12 years, Apnalaya has been able to fund 50% of Salma’’s educational fees, along with textbooks, notebooks, school uniform, and yearly picnics. Following protocol, Apnalaya approached Salma two years ago to see if she would continue onto class 11; she and her family eagerly accepted the support. Through her partnership with Apnalaya and her determination, Salma strives to perform well at school. Despite the taxing duty of household chores, Salma persists to study 3-4 hours every day. Salma is pursuing her Grade XII currently. She will continue to receive support from Apnalaya for the next year, following which she and her sister plan on going to graduate school. She wants to become a teacher.

You can communicate with Apnalaya at
Sangeeta More
B/9-103, New Jaiphalwadi SRA Co-op Hsg Society, Behind Police Quarters, Tardeo-
Mumbai - 400036,India

Or you can reach Apnalaya here
Phone : 91 9833262619
Fax :
E-mail : sangeeta@apnalaya.org
Website: http://www.apnalaya.org


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