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Indian Dreams Foundation

location: AgraUttar Pradesh

Donation Option Amount INR Actions
Sponsor formal education of a poor girl by reimbursing school fee, uniforms and stationery items for a year
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
4500
Gift
Sponsor the non formal centre expenses and educate a child in rural slums for a year
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
4250
Gift
Enhance and improve the learning and quality of five poor children for a year
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
3000
Gift
General Fund
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
250
Gift
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Mission/Vision
To develop a healthy and educated society
 
Background
IDF was started in 2004 to address many pressing issues relating to children, women, etc in the slum areas of Agra
 
The chief functionary of the organization Punit Asthana experienced a difficult childhood and as a result, he was particularly keen to do something worthwhile for the education of the underprivileged.
 
Facts
Full time staff :0
Part time staff:8
Consultants:2
Contract staff :0
Volunteers: 8
Total Receipts for 2015-2016 is INR 1415740
Total Payments for 2015-2016 is INR 1400397
 
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
No. of girls received education sponsorship and mentoring classes to pursue their education: 107
No. of adolescent girls & women attended : 120
No. of school drop outs, out of school children and first time learner received non formal education at the Center: 60
No. of adolescent girls participated: 45
No. of adolescent girls and women participated : 55
 
Rewards & Recognition
In 2016, Indian Dreams Foundation was awarded the ECOSOC – UN Consultative Status by the United Nations Special Consultative Status
In 2015, Indian Dreams Foundation was awarded the Certificate of Accreditation by the Credibility Alliance Desirable Norms Category
In 2016, Indian Dreams Foundation was awarded the Certificate of Validation by the CAF India comply with the due diligence requirements of Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) India
In 2016, Indian Dreams Foundation was awarded the Certificate of Achievement by the Global Giving September 2016 Global Giving Accelerator
In 2015, Indian Dreams Foundation was awarded the 2015 Top – Rated Non Profit by the GreatNonProfits Top Rated Non Profit
RECEIPTS (INR)
 2015-20162014-20152013-2014
Self generated ( fees/ subscriptions/ interest/ community contributions/ proceeds from sale of goods or services produced by the organisation etc.)9,4009,0008,000
Donation from Indian individuals through GiveIndia691,711769,784656,723
Other donations from Indian individuals501,870144,366276,150
Donations from foreign individuals through GiveIndia102,95977,27586,811
Other donations from foreign individuals000
Grants from Indian sources ( trusts/ govt/ companies/ foundations)109,800432,100696,000
Grants from International sources ( under FCRA)030,03112,990
Sale of assets000
Miscellaneous000
Total Receipts1,415,7401,462,5561,736,674
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PAYMENTS (INR)
 2015-20162014-20152013-2014
PAYMENTS (Capital)
Capital items purchased for the organisation, excluding investment ( Fixed Deposits etc.)000
Capital items purchased for beneficiaries000
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PAYMENTS (Revenue)
Programme related2015-20162014-20152013-2014
Salaries and benefits576,070468,900405,880
Staff training28,00027,11010,740
Staff travel7,16828,11925,145
Consultant's fees63,30019,00010,000
Office support expenses ( rent/ telephone/ electricty etc.)101,27137,917328,143
Materials procurred ( consummables as seed/ food/ books/ provisions etc.)418,154514,505366,169
Grants/ donations given to other organisations as part of programme7,000015,400
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)54,61400
Others22,749120,535217,925
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Non-programme related2015-20162014-20152013-2014
Salaries and benefits38,00072,00047,000
Staff training000
Staff travel6,7456,51830,623
Office support expenses ( rent/ repairs/ telephone/ electricity etc.)14,6504,8403,480
Communication ( correspondence/ Annual Reports/ brochures/ appeals/ website etc.)20,91316,31319,333
Consultants' fees ( audit/ legal/ programme )3,8863,9023,247
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)083,53078,535
Other non-programme expenses37,87746,59940,305
Total Payments1,400,3971,449,7881,601,925
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 Registration Details
Sr. Type of Registration
1 Society [No.2614]
2 PAN Number:AAAAI1550L
3 12-A [No.CIT-1/Tech/ 12AA(I-26)/ Agra/2006-07/4092]
4 80G [No.CIT-1/Tech/Agra/80G(R)/I-26/2009-10/3239]
5 FCRA [No.136210090]
6 35AC [No.]
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 Auditors
 Sachin H Agarwal& Associates Chartered Accountants
 C.A. Rohit Jain (Partner) B.O 24/144, BaghRamSahai, Lohamandi
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 Staff Remuneration (INR)
Gross salary plus benefits paid to staff (in INR) p.m. Male Female Total
 less than 5,000134
 5,000 – 10,000112
 10,000 – 25,000011
 25,000 – 50,000000
 50,000 – 1,00,000000
 Greater than 1,00,000000
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Total annual payments consultants (in INR)Number of consultants
 less than 5,0001
 5,000 – 10,0001
 10,000 – 25,0000
 25,000 – 50,0000
 50,000 – 1,00,0000
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 Staff Remuneration (p.a.)
1 Highest Paid: INR 288000
2 Lowest Paid: INR 6000
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 conveyance0
4 Entertainment expenses0
5 Other0
  Total 0
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Board Members
SI.Name (Age)Gender, Position, Gross Remuneration, Relation to other members
1 Meena Mahour
(35)
 Female, Deputy Secretary , INR 0.00,
2 Khem Chand Advani
(41)
 Male, Vice- President , INR 0.00,
3 Alka Sharma
(27)
 Female, Treasurer, INR 84,000.00,
4 Vijay Kanti Saxena
(62)
 Female, Member , INR 0.00,
5 Sunil Dhawan
(40)
 Male, Member , INR 0.00,
6 Jyoti Singh
(32)
 Female, Secretary, INR 288,000.00,
7 Punit Asthana
(41)
 Male, President , INR 0.00,
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Board Members Background
SI.NameBackground
1 Meena Mahour More than 4 years of experience in teaching
2 Khem Chand Advani Business man, business experience for more than 15 years
3 Alka Sharma 5 years of experience in Social sector and expert in community mobilization
4 Vijay Kanti Saxena Teaching experience
5 Sunil Dhawan Business experience
6 Jyoti Singh More than 9 years of experience in the field of social work and expert in adolescent girls’ education.
7 Punit Asthana More than 14 years of experience in civil societies.
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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 2016-201722/04/201677
Programmes/ Projects for the year 2016-201722/04/201677
Annual Report for the year 2015-201622/04/201677
Financial Audit Report for the year 2015-201622/04/201677
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External Reviews
1Credibility Alliance
2
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Staff International Travel
No member of this organisation has undergone foreign travel in recent years.
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 Honhaar Ladki
Nagla Mahadev is an urban slum located in Freeganj area of Agra. Here is a government primary school (1st -5th class). Most of the slum’s children are admitted in it and they come to school. But in other hand, we have seen there is a large population of adolescent girls who were wandering without education, they dropped out their studies much early mostly after 5th standard, because of the financial problem of their family and conservative attitude of their parents towards girl child. Most of the girls do their household chores & take care of their siblings. There is a girl Suman, living in the Nagla Mahadev. Her father is a shoe labour, who is hardly arranging the square meal for the family. For last 5 months, she stayed at her home, she didn’t go to school. When she came to the school she looked joyous and active but after left the school, she looked unhappy. IDF team members met with these girls and their parents & aware them towards the importance of education for girls. Then, IDF launched the girl’s sponsorship program named Honhaar Ladki Campaign. Through this program, girls are sponsored for their education and they benefited all school supplies i.e. Fees, bag, stationary, books etc. IDF has organized motivational counseling sessions for these girls and parents. IDF admitted these girls into the private school, so that they can continue their studies and make their bright future. Regarding Suman, IDF team members visited her home and asked with her parents “Why is she staying at home? Why is she not going to school?” Parents said that their financial condition is not good so as they cannot bear her school fees. They also wanted to send her to the school but they can’t do anything. Then, we motivated them and informed them about our education sponsorship program. Immediately, we admitted Suman into the formal school. Our sponsored girls are regular in the formal schools including Suman. They could able to continue their studies after a long gap. They look more happy and sincere towards the education. Suman has a dream to be a teacher and teach children like her. Now, she gets up early in the morning, dress up more beautifully and go to school regularly. Her parents are happy to see their daughter into the school.
 
 Transforming lives of the children
Etmadpur is a town (tehsil) in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. There are many government primary and upper primary schools. But the enrollment of children is very low, lack of quality education, inefficient teaching methodologies, large gap between schools and parents, lack of discipline, no. of dropout & out of children were more etc. The grants provided by government for development and maintenance of school were not accountable & utilized properly i.e. there were no toilet and water facility for children, roofs of the classes were drooping etc. IDF organized counseling sessions and awareness workshops for children and their parents about importance of education and government’s schemes for the children, Prepare teaching schedules, Motivated parents to send their children to the School regularly and readmitted dropout children in to the schools. IDF trains Teachers in creative learning techniques to produce a more interactive learning environment and present the syllabus in more meaningful ways. IDF bridge the gap between community and school. IDF utilized all government grants for the development of the schools i.e. infrastructure etc. and maintained transparency & accountability. Through IDF’s intervention, increased awareness among parents towards importance of education, govt. schemes for education, numbers of dropouts were readmitted in the schools; teachers use creative and play way method in teaching to generate interest of the children. IDF also maintained regularity in the children.
 
 Hope for Life
Anjali, age 9, is an orphan living in an urban slum Nagla Mahadev of Agra District. She lost her parents when she was just 6 years old. She is living with her uncle. She did all household chores from morning to night. Her Aunt did not send her to school because she was conservative and reluctant towards educating Anjali. Her childhood was passing through the worst conditions without any ray of hope for a beautiful life. Indian Dreams Foundation went into her slum. Our volunteers met and spoke with her uncle and aunt about the importance of education for Anjali and even for every child. We motivated them towards studies for Anjali and insisted them to send her to school. We also introduced them to Children Rights. Anjali goes to the government school adopted by Indian Dreams Foundation. Anjali is one of the active and regular students. She is in grade 4. She learns Hindi, English, Maths, General knowledge, good habits, Art & Craft activities, dancing, singing, sports, etc. Anjali wants to become a teacher and teach kids like her.

You can communicate with Indian Dreams Foundation at
Punit Asthana
503, Space Tower – I, Neerav Nikunj Phase -I, Sikandra-
Agra - 282002,India

Or you can reach Indian Dreams Foundation here
Phone : 91 562 3278548
Fax :
E-mail : punitasthana@rediffmail.com
Website: http://www.idf4all.org

     

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