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Association for Non-traditional Employment for Women (ANEW)

location: ChennaiTamil Nadu

Donation Option Amount INR Actions
Sponsor a 3-month computer course for an underprivileged woman
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
General Fund
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
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To enhance the Socio-economic status of young underprivileged women by empowering them with self confidence and required skills to enable them to become independent and contribute to family and society.
Mr.M.K.Kumar, Chairman of Pierce Leslie India Ltd and a member of the Advisory Board of Paracor, with his passion for social work, conceived ANEW. The organisation was then set up in 1997, before the need for women empowerment was felt by society. A management committee was formed with Mrs. Lakshmi Kumar, wife of Mr. M.K.Kumar, as the first President.
Ms.Vinodini Sudhindran, a science graduate, has been with ANEW for several years. She is an ex-president of Soroptimist International of Chennai, and continues to be an active member of that organization. She managed the responsibilities of Secretary for several years with Dr. Annalakshmi. In the year 2013, she moved to her new role as the president of ANEW. She is responsible for executing office duties and ensuring the smooth functioning of the organization. She is also responsible for the Optometry and Car driving projects. She supports this cause as she believes empowering underprivileged women is a long-term solution rather than helping them with short-term benefits.
Full time staff :6
Part time staff:0
Contract staff :4
Volunteers: 11
Total Receipts for 2015-2016 is INR 7541859
Total Payments for 2015-2016 is INR 6233268
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
No. of women trained in Vision Care Technician: 11
No. of women trained in Basic IT for Differently Abled: 264
No. of women trained in Basic IT: 264
No. of women trained in home nursing: 130
No. of women trained in Summer Course: 252
No. of women trained in Car driving: 14
No. of women trained in DTP: 11
No. of women trained in Tally & Accounting : 33
No. of women trained in advanced home nursing : 22
Rewards & Recognition
In 2015, ANEW was awarded the Dasra Girl Power Awards by the Dasra 2nd place at the Dasra Girl Power Award – Employability
In 2014, ANEW was awarded the Outstanding contribution towards creating an impact in the lives of underserved youth by the NIIT Foundation Certificate of Appreciation
In 2014, ANEW was awarded the Donation from the Birlas by the Kumaramangalam & Neerja Birla ANEW – as one of 20 credible NGOs in India, providing vocational skills training, to receive a donation to mark their 25th wedding anniversary (May 2014).
Self generated ( fees/ subscriptions/ interest/ community contributions/ proceeds from sale of goods or services produced by the organisation etc.)2,057,4131,889,3632,271,231
Donation from Indian individuals through GiveIndia1,180,854334,792490,857
Other donations from Indian individuals920,8592,300,751780,114
Donations from foreign individuals through GiveIndia96,49422,55172,493
Other donations from foreign individuals560,531116,57234,899
Grants from Indian sources ( trusts/ govt/ companies/ foundations)982,8003,266,9831,044,299
Grants from International sources ( under FCRA)1,702,168991,912381,387
Sale of assets39,18022,0000
Total Receipts7,541,8598,951,8645,078,440
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PAYMENTS (Capital)
Capital items purchased for the organisation, excluding investment ( Fixed Deposits etc.)178,043199,09063,798
Capital items purchased for beneficiaries688,500376,593518,432
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PAYMENTS (Revenue)
Programme related2015-20162014-20152013-2014
Salaries and benefits1,079,606856,253643,173
Staff training000
Staff travel59,0301,71248,000
Consultant's fees000
Office support expenses ( rent/ telephone/ electricty etc.)138,688122,619161,983
Materials procurred ( consummables as seed/ food/ books/ provisions etc.)522,613100,301232,518
Grants/ donations given to other organisations as part of programme000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)201,435165,985140,379
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Non-programme related2015-20162014-20152013-2014
Salaries and benefits1,135,5661,078,879928,853
Staff training000
Staff travel78,985108,59764,208
Office support expenses ( rent/ repairs/ telephone/ electricity etc.)508,535392,499192,602
Communication ( correspondence/ Annual Reports/ brochures/ appeals/ website etc.)561,10276,33433,941
Consultants' fees ( audit/ legal/ programme )000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)321,806200,517177,925
Other non-programme expenses227,205109,228151,942
Total Payments6,233,2684,322,8353,817,454
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 Registration Details
Sr. Type of Registration
1 Society [No.172 of 1997]
2 PAN Number:AAATA1428L
3 12-A [No.DIT(E) No. 2(86)/97-98]
4 80G [No.DIT(E) No. 2(86)/97-98]
5 FCRA [No.075900757]
6 35AC [No.]
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 Mr. A. M. Thomas
 O/60, Cheran Street Pari Nagar, Ashok Nagar
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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 – 10,000358
 10,000 – 25,000235
 25,000 – 50,000112
 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 5,0000
 5,000 – 10,0000
 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 369300
2 Lowest Paid: INR 117804
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 Sumalini Srikumar
 Female, Secretary, INR 0.00,
2 Sujatha Paulose
 Female, Committee Member, INR 0.00,
3 Shymala Kenath
 Female, Committee Member, INR 0.00,
4 Vijayalakshmi Rao
 Female, Committee Member, INR 0.00,
5 Ranjini Venugopal
 Female, Committee Member, INR 0.00,
6 Satya Anbajagne
 Female, Committee Member, INR 0.00,
7 Dr. M. Annalakshmi
 Female, Treasurer, INR 0.00,
8 Badrunnisa Mahadevan
 Female, Committee Member, INR 0.00,
9 Vinodini Sudhindaran
 Female, President, INR 0.00,
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Board Members Background
1 Sumalini Srikumar Sumalini is a post graduate in Child Development and Family Relationships. Currently she is a freelance Soft skills and Communication trainer specializing in Voice and Accent Neutralization. She is in charge of coordination and smooth running of Spoken English classes at ANEW.
2 Sujatha Paulose A post graduate in Mathematics, she is an entrepreneur, managing a logistics and software company in Chennai. She has been with ANEW for several years and is responsible for the efforts involving computer department.
3 Shymala Kenath A graduate in science, she is supporting the administration and accounting work at ANEW.
4 Vijayalakshmi Rao Viji is a management graduate from IIMA, past Director & COO of Scope E-Knowledge. She is a mentor/advisor for women empowerment and entrepreneur program with Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad.
5 Ranjini Venugopal She started as a volunteer and is responsible for the administrative work which includes maintaining records, bookkeeping, stock registering etc for the smooth functioning of administration at ANEW. She has previously worked for CanStop, an NGO working with cancer patients. She was actively involved in play therapy for the pediatric cancer patients.
6 Satya Anbajagne A graduate in engineering and a computer professional with work experience in the US. She leads strategic and operational initiatives across all programs at ANEW. She is also a committee member of ICCW, Indian Council for Child Welfare.
7 Dr. M. Annalakshmi With a Doctorate in life sciences, she is one of the founder members of ANEW and has been with the organization since its inception in 1997. She is currently responsible for computer trainees placements along with optometry and car driving projects.
8 Badrunnisa Mahadevan A post graduate in history, she is responsible for coordination and supervising home nursing course at ANEW. She has been withANEW for the past few years.
9 Vinodini Sudhindaran A science graduate, she has been with ANEW for several years. She is responsible for executing the office duties and ensuring smooth functioning of the organization. She is also responsible for the Optometry and Car driving projects.
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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 2016-201727/04/201679
Programmes/ Projects for the year 2016-201713/04/201669
Annual Report for the year 2015-201602/07/20162424
Financial Audit Report for the year 2015-201602/07/20162424
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External Reviews
1Credibility Alliance
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Staff International Travel
No member of this organisation has undergone foreign travel in recent years.
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 Story of Kavitha
Kavitha who was in her final year of college approached ANEW to join Basic IT course. Her father passed away when she was in school and had one elder sister and one younger brother. Her mother was not able to manage the house-hold expenses as well as the fees to be paid to the educational institutions of the children as a house keeping lady. She was enrolled in the Basic IT course. She was trained in MS office, Typing and Internet Usage. Kavitha completed her course and was immediately placed in a company called Vakkil at Annanagar and was paid Rs. 8000 for her first placement. Now Kavitha is able to support her mother in running her family.

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16/107, AH Block, 4th Street,Shanthi Colony, Anna Nagar-
Chennai - 600040,India

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