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 Indian and NRI donors only | tax benefit: 50% | more
A young person with disability can become employable with your sponsorship of one year Technical Training Course
For Indian and NRI donors only | tax benefit: 50% | more
Facilitate mobility of a disabled adult or child by contributing to a fund for calipers/crutches/splints
For Indian and NRI donors only | tax benefit: 50% | more
Contribute to a fund for vocational training to help poor disabled horticulture trainees
For Indian and NRI donors only | tax benefit: 50% | more
Sponsor 1 day’s 3 meals and tea for our 30 to 50 poor, disabled trainees
For Indian and NRI donors only | tax benefit: 50% | more
Provide Therapy to a child with Disability for 1 month
For Indian and NRI donors only | tax benefit: 50% | more
General Fund
For Indian and NRI donors only | 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 :239
Part time staff:5
Contract staff :10
Volunteers: 80
Total Receipts for 2015-2016 is INR 130990842
Total Payments for 2015-2016 is INR 119203325
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
Education support for children with disability: 1728
Advocacy support for people with disability: 3608
Rehabilitation support for people with Mental Illness Disability: 777
Early Intervention support for children with disability: 807
Capacity Building to the staff of other NGOs and APD Partnersport for children with disability: 24710
Livelihood support for youth with disability: 3837
Therapy support for children with disability and youth: 562
Training and Resource Support to Other Organisation: 3255
Self generated ( fees/ subscriptions/ interest/ community contributions/ proceeds from sale of goods or services produced by the organisation etc.)38,096,67428,228,89329,340,798
Donation from Indian individuals through GiveIndia2,020,8861,509,7872,507,543
Other donations from Indian individuals12,672,06612,099,56516,135,041
Donations from foreign individuals through GiveIndia1,325,803180,976178,222
Other donations from foreign individuals2,866,4114,888,1564,899,217
Grants from Indian sources ( trusts/ govt/ companies/ foundations)48,947,77918,532,5207,358,628
Grants from International sources ( under FCRA)24,935,70042,945,62832,920,187
Sale of assets125,52300
Total Receipts130,990,842108,385,52593,339,636
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PAYMENTS (Capital)
Capital items purchased for the organisation, excluding investment ( Fixed Deposits etc.)2,834,9051,853,6734,629,408
Capital items purchased for beneficiaries6,140,5481,344,5210
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PAYMENTS (Revenue)
Programme related2015-20162014-20152013-2014
Salaries and benefits46,515,55140,864,94036,401,602
Staff training874,575141,849331,800
Staff travel6,076,9522,330,2552,565,234
Consultant's fees548,903033,000
Office support expenses ( rent/ telephone/ electricty etc.)4,870,1769,275,0046,626,911
Materials procurred ( consummables as seed/ food/ books/ provisions etc.)28,104,69226,899,47912,012,757
Grants/ donations given to other organisations as part of programme4,190,0182,300,0050
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)3,783,83800
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Payments(revenue) Programme Related
Non-programme related2015-20162014-20152013-2014
Salaries and benefits12,391,8027,429,0545,525,715
Staff training56,91911,144104,160
Staff travel180,292121,021208,727
Office support expenses ( rent/ repairs/ telephone/ electricity etc.)1,561,145741,1641,690,886
Communication ( correspondence/ Annual Reports/ brochures/ appeals/ website etc.)25,796160,3000
Consultants' fees ( audit/ legal/ programme )1,047,213348,3005,500
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)03,851,2660
Other non-programme expenses001,713,418
Total Payments119,203,325106,712,92689,308,223
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Payments(revenue) Non Programme Related
 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.77/2012/F.No.V.27015/3/2012-SO(NAT.COM)]
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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 – 10,00014923
 10,000 – 25,0009383176
 25,000 – 50,00021930
 50,000 – 1,00,000729
 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 – 50,0001
 50,000 – 1,00,0000
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 Staff Remuneration (p.a.)
1 Highest Paid: INR 47673
2 Lowest Paid: INR 97604
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 conveyance7850
4 Entertainment expenses0
5 Other0
  Total 7850
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Board Members
SI.Name (Age)Gender, Position, Gross Remuneration, Relation to other members
1 Mr.V.P.Mahendra
 Male, Hon. President, INR 0.00,
2 Mr.M.J.Aravind
 Female, Hon. Vice President, INR 0.00,
3 Mr.Ishwar Hemrajani
 Male, Hon. Secretary, INR 0.00,
4 Mr. S.Mohan Rao
 Male, Hon. Treasurer, INR 0.00,
5 Justice R.Gururajan
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00,
6 Mr.Mohan Sundaram
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00,
7 Mr.S Renukaradhya
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00,
8 Ms. Anita Bhat
 Female, Member, INR 0.00,
9 Mr. Atul V Vora
 Male, Member, INR 0.00,
10 Mr. Abhijit Mukherjee
 Male, Member, INR 0.00,
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Board Members Background
1 Mr.V.P.Mahendra  Managing Director – VST Tillers & Tractors Ltd
2 Mr.M.J.Aravind (B.A.Honors) Managing Director – Dhwani Foundation
3 Mr.Ishwar Hemrajani (B.E.Mechanical, M.Tech, M.B.A.).Management Consultant
4 Mr. S.Mohan Rao (B.E.(M), D.I.E; M.F.M) Defence Civiliance M.E.S (N.D.E.S)
5 Justice R.Gururajan (B.Sc., B.L.) Former Judge High Court of Karnataka, Bangalore
6 Mr.Mohan Sundaram PG Diploma in Business Management
7 Mr.S Renukaradhya (Post Graduate) Under Secretary to Govt., Commerce & Industries
8 Ms. Anita Bhat (Post Graduate in Business Administration) Retired Manager – CAPGEMINI Business Service India Ltd.,
9 Mr. Atul V Vora (B.Tech , MBA)Consultant
10 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 2016-201716/03/20161111
Programmes/ Projects for the year 2016-201716/03/20161111
Annual Report for the year 2015-201623/09/20162010
Financial Audit Report for the year 2015-201623/09/20162010
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Staff International Travel
SINameDestination & PurposeGross ExpensesSponsored% SponsoredName of Sponsor Organisation
1 P.G . Dhanya Chandran Scotland
Global School Exchange programme
 INR 134446.00 0 100% Trininty High School .Mungos High School .St Columbas High School .St Aidana High School .St Ambrose High School .Trinity High School fund UK
2 Bharath Naik Scotland
Global School Exchange programme
 INR 134446.00 0 100% Trinity High School .Mungos High School .St Columbas High School .St Aidana High School .St Ambrose High School .Trinity High School fund UK
3 Sagaya Mary Scotland
Global School Exchange programme
 INR 134446.00 0 100% Trininty High School .Mungos High School .St Columbas High School .St Aidana High School .St Ambrose High School .Trinity High School fund UK
4 V S Basavaraj Thailand
Workability Asia Conference
 INR 47414.00 1 100% Workability Asia - Thailand
5 Mansoor Ahmed Scotland
Global School Exchange programme
 INR 134447.00 0 100% Trininty High School .Mungos High School .St Columbas High School .St Aidana High School .St Ambrose High School .Trinity High School fund UK
6 Suresh Jalagara Scotland
Global School Exchange programme
 INR 134447.00 0 100% Trininty High School .Mungos High School .St Columbas High School .St Aidana High School .St Ambrose High School .Trinity High School fund UK
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 A new beginning for baby Khaleeda Begum
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 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.
 Acquiring gardening and personal skills to become self-reliant
Nagesh, 25 years, from an economically backward family of Mysore district. Due to unawareness of health & hygiene, at the age of 8 months old he couldn’t get proper medical attention and was afflicted with polio. He studied up to 9th grade & the family members thought that he could not do anything independently. The APD team arranged a camp near Nagesh’s village & selected him for Horticulture training. He underwent 10 months training course and learned gardening skills. Apart from this he has gained the knowledge of personal hygiene, cooking and also the knowledge of nutritious food. The organization has assessed and provided him calipers for smooth mobility After completing the course successfully, APD helped him to get job in a private concern. (Veolie Water India Pvt.Ltd.) as gardener with a monthly salary of Rs.3000/-. He is independently living in Bangalore and also married recently
 Even in Disability there is Ability
Mamata is from a poor family. Afflicted by polio as a 6 month baby;she was operated at 6 years. She did not get adequate post surgical treatment or any mobility aids. Father is paralyzed in both legs and her brother is a labourer. She completed SSLC in a special school for disabled. She believed people with disability cannot do anything worthwhile in life. She was feeling helpless and hopeless. Mamata was identified and assessed in a career guidance workshop organized by APD for people with disability and was selected for two years’ Industrial Training Course at APD Campus in Bangalore. The APD environment and counseling motivated her. She was given calipers and regular therapy at APD which improved her mobility. Her boarding & lodging in Bangalore is taken care of by APD. Mamata actively pursues her training course and participates in co-curricular activities. She is a good singer and won the first prize in a singing competition organized by Inner Wheel Club. Mamata aspires to do higher education after completion of this training course. She wants to work and support her family. Mamata is now cheerful, focused and confident to face life.
 A new lease of life for Suma
Suma has severe Cerebral Palsy by birth. She is not able to communicate properly and cant do ADLS (Activity Daily Living Skills). Her parents were taking her to hospital for medical intervention but that was not helping her. Consequently Sumas condition was going from bad to worse. She was totally physically immobile. Psychologically she was shattered. APDs 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
Rohan D’Souza
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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