The Association of People with Disability

location: BangaloreKarnataka

Donation Option Amount INR Actions
Sponsor a fully equipped modern wheelchair with puncture-proof tyres, brakes, special pressure-relief cushion et al for a severely disabled person
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
Facilitate mobility of a disabled adult or child by contributing to a fund for calipers/crutches/splints
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
Sponsor 1 day’s 3 meals and tea for our 30 to 50 poor, disabled trainees
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
Provide Therapy to a child with Disability for 1 month
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
General Fund
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
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To create equal opportunities for persons with disability to become contributing members of the society.
In 1959, 7 people who shared a dream to inspire disabled persons to focus on their abilities started APD. APD focus is to educate, train and mainstream persons with disability to enable them to recognise their potential for self-reliance.
Ms. Christy Abraham provides executive leadership for the effective functioning of the Organization duly articulating appropriate strategies, plans and oversees the program activities to meet the aims and objectives of APD.
Full time staff :244
Part time staff:0
Contract staff :0
Volunteers: 80
Total Receipts for 2016-2017 is INR 111613712
Total Payments for 2016-2017 is INR 138502334
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
No of people with Disability created awarness on Disability right and Capacity building: 4286
No of People with Disability got rehabilitation support: 1236
Capacity building of people with Disability and other stake holders in the field of Education, Livelihood, Mental Health & therapy: 24472
No of Children with Disability getting Education: 2189
No of youth with Disability getting trained : 3318
No of people with Mental Illness getting main stream into the society: 901
No of children with Dsiability getting Early intervention and rehabilitation support: 1761
Various Children and People with Disability getting Therapy support: 604
Rewards & Recognition
In 2017, The Association People with Disability was awarded the Akhil Bhartiya Oswal Parishad ® by the Shreshth Samajik Seva Sansthan Best NGO in the Disability Sector
Self generated ( fees/ subscriptions/ interest/ community contributions/ proceeds from sale of goods or services produced by the organisation etc.)18,075,71238,096,67428,228,893
Donation from Indian individuals through GiveIndia1,667,2282,020,8861,509,787
Other donations from Indian individuals19,594,93712,672,06612,099,565
Donations from foreign individuals through GiveIndia83,4041,325,803180,976
Other donations from foreign individuals4,592,9322,866,4114,888,156
Grants from Indian sources ( trusts/ govt/ companies/ foundations)42,919,60048,947,77918,532,520
Grants from International sources ( under FCRA)15,972,16224,935,70042,945,628
Sale of assets238,450125,5230
Total Receipts111,613,712130,990,842108,385,525
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PAYMENTS (Capital)
Capital items purchased for the organisation, excluding investment ( Fixed Deposits etc.)4,836,2592,834,9051,853,673
Capital items purchased for beneficiaries6,402,0156,140,5481,344,521
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PAYMENTS (Revenue)
Programme related2016-20172015-20162014-2015
Salaries and benefits55,898,72846,515,55140,864,940
Staff training424,181874,575141,849
Staff travel3,644,2866,076,9522,330,255
Consultant's fees0548,9030
Office support expenses ( rent/ telephone/ electricty etc.)3,148,3564,870,1769,275,004
Materials procurred ( consummables as seed/ food/ books/ provisions etc.)25,225,36728,104,69226,899,479
Grants/ donations given to other organisations as part of programme16,395,6604,190,0182,300,005
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)03,783,8380
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Non-programme related2016-20172015-20162014-2015
Salaries and benefits12,538,23712,391,8027,429,054
Staff training114,58956,91911,144
Staff travel251,538180,292121,021
Office support expenses ( rent/ repairs/ telephone/ electricity etc.)3,696,7681,561,145741,164
Communication ( correspondence/ Annual Reports/ brochures/ appeals/ website etc.)395,02625,796160,300
Consultants' fees ( audit/ legal/ programme )1,717,4811,047,213348,300
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)3,813,84303,851,266
Other non-programme expenses000
Total Payments138,502,334119,203,325106,712,926
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 Registration Details
Sr. Type of Registration
1 Society [No.S 2179/59-60 ]
2 PAN Number:AAATT1921H
3 12-A [No.PRO.718/10A/VOLI/A480]
4 80G [No.DIT (E)/80G/101/W-2/07-08]
5 FCRA [No.94420100]
6 35AC [No.]
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 M/S.Venkat & Vasan
 No.83/5 Kinathukara Apts., 4th Main, Malleshwaram
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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 – 10,000112
 10,000 – 25,0009783180
 25,000 – 50,000301444
 50,000 – 1,00,0009211
 Greater than 1,00,000011
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Total annual payments consultants (in INR)Number of consultants
 less than 5,0000
 5,000 – 10,00021
 10,000 – 25,0004
 25,000 – 50,0003
 50,000 – 1,00,0003
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 Staff Remuneration (p.a.)
1 Highest Paid: INR 725993
2 Lowest Paid: INR 41046
3 Head of the Organisation: INR 0
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 Board Expenses
Sr. Detail Amount(INR)
1 International travel0
2 Domestic travel0
3 Local conveyance82476
4 Entertainment expenses0
5 Other0
  Total 82476
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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 Mr.Jacob Kurian
 Female, Trustee, INR 0.00,
2 Mr.V.P.Mahendra
 Male, Hon. President, INR 0.00,
3 Mr. Mohan Sundaram
 Male, Hon. Vice President, INR 0.00,
4 Mr.M.J.Aravind
 Male, Hon. Secretary, INR 0.00,
5 Mr.Pradeep Kumar Panja
 Female, Co-opted Member, INR 0.00,
6 Mr.V R K Nakkina
 Female, Member, INR 0.00,
7 Mr. Atul V Vora
 Male, Hon. Treasurer, INR 0.00,
8 Justice R.Gururajan
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00,
9 Mr.S Renukaradhya
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00,
10 Ms. Anita Bhat
 Female, Member, INR 0.00,
11 Mr. S.Mohan Rao
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00,
12 Dr.Thelma Narayan
 Female, Trustee, INR 0.00,
13 Mr.Subir Hari Singh
 Female, Co-opted Member, INR 0.00,
14 Mr. Abhijit Mukherjee
 Male, Member, INR 0.00,
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Board Members Background
1 Mr.Jacob Kurian B.Tech (NIIT Tirchi); MBA (XLRI); TAS (TATA Administrative Services) Officer
2 Mr.V.P.Mahendra  Managing Director – VST Tillers & Tractors Ltd
3 Mr. Mohan Sundaram BSc & D.G.D.M (IIM - Ahmedabad)
4 Mr.M.J.Aravind (B.A.Honors) Managing Director – Dhwani Foundation
5 Mr.Pradeep Kumar Panja Post Graduate in Statics and Retd Managing Director of State Bank of India
6 Mr.V R K Nakkina B.E (Mechanical) & M. Tech, Own Consultancy (Griffin Management Consulting)
7 Mr. Atul V Vora (B.Tech , MBA)Consultant
8 Justice R.Gururajan (B.Sc., B.L.) Former Judge High Court of Karnataka, Bangalore
9 Mr.S Renukaradhya Under Secretary to Govt., Commerce & Industries
10 Ms. Anita Bhat (Post Graduate in Business Administration) Retired Manager – CAPGEMINI Business Service India Ltd.,
11 Mr. S.Mohan Rao (B.E.(M), D.I.E; M.F.M) Defence Civiliance M.E.S (N.D.E.S)
12 Dr.Thelma Narayan Director of Academic & Health Policy Action (SOCHARA) MBBS, St Johns medical college, Bangalore, MSc, Ph.D (Epidemology & Doctrate in Public Health Policy from London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicines.
13 Mr.Subir Hari Singh B.A, MSc (Military Science) and Business Administration
14 Mr. Abhijit Mukherjee (B. Sc, Physics) Retired Director - Marketing (APD) and Ex- Employee of Hindustan Unilever Ltd- Bangalore
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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 2016-201727/03/2017910
Programmes/ Projects for the year 2016-201727/03/2017910
Annual Report for the year 2015-201624/08/2017710
Financial Audit Report for the year 2015-201624/08/2017710
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Staff International Travel
No member of this organisation has undergone foreign travel in recent years.
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 Self help is the best help
Balaji Singh,23 years hails from an economically backward family from rural Bangalore.His family did not have any academic knowledge and conscious of health and hygiene therefore he was afflicted by polio. Due to his severe disability he studied only up to 6th standard APD team selected him for Horticulture training. After joining HT he underwent 10 months training course and learnt gardening skills . Apart from this he has gained the knowledge of personal hygiene, cooking and also the importance of nutritious food. The organization has assessed and provided him a wheel chair for his easy mobility After completing the course, APD provided him a job in horticulture unit. He is handling separate unit independently. He settled in Bangalore and is leading a healthy and happy life.
 A new beginning for baby Khaleeda Begum
Khaleeda Begum was of five years old, having Cerebral Palsy with spastic diaplegia. she was unable to walk, speak and was finding it difficult to use her hand. Her father deserted the family because of the childs disability. Her mother somehow takes care of the family by selling flowers. Baby Khaleeda is the second child in her family.She was a constant worry for her mother who could not spend any money on her therapy.Kahleeda was gradually deteriorating. APD admitted her to Shradhanjali Integrated School (SIS) within its campus and presently she is studying in 4th Standard. APD supports her education, and provides intensive therapy such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Cognitive Development and Social Integration Skills. These are essential for her to pursue her education. After receiving all these therapy she has started to walk independently with the support of a walker. There is improvement in her functional activities, such as eating, toilet management, washing, playing, dancing, writing, drawing & colouring. She is able to Communicate and interact with others. She has developed self confidence & is able to study.
 Shobha wheels to independence
Shobha lives in a village in Herepalya in Kolar district of Karanataka. She contracted polio when she was one year old and had to crawl around her home and local village. She was miserable and her parents were helpless. Shoba was assessed by the rural wheelchair service team of The Association of People with Disability (APD) and was prescribed a World made rough terrain wheelchair. This wheelchair has not only dramatically augmented her mobility but has also helped her to pursue a career towards financial independence.. She learnt tailoring under our Vocational Training Program and now she manages her own tailoring business from her home. She wheels safely and comfortably in her village on business purpose and earns Rs.2500 per month. She is confident her business will grow and is happy to live life independently.
 A new lease of life for Suma
Suma has severe Cerebral Palsy by birth. She is not able to communicate properly and can't do ADLS (Activity Daily Living Skills). Her parents were taking her to hospital for medical intervention but that was not helping her. Consequently Suma's condition was going from bad to worse. She was totally physically immobile. Psychologically she was shattered. APD's Community Based Rehabilitation workers did detailed assessment of her condition. Then they made a plan of activities for her education and rehabilitation. CBR worker gave her therapeutic treatment like Neuro Therapy, Stretching Exercise, Hand Movement Exercise, ADLS (Activity Daily Living Skills) and provided her with calipers and trained her how to use it. Now she is able to walk independently with the support of caliper. She is able to do her (ADLS) Activity Daily Living Skills. She is socializing and also pursuing her education and she is self-confident.

You can communicate with The Association of People with Disability at
6th Cross, Hutchins Road, Off Hennur Road, Lingarajapuram, St Thomas Town Post-
Bangalore - 560084,India

Or you can reach The Association of People with Disability here
Phone : 91 80 25475165, 91 9972450655
Fax : 91 80 25470390
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