SCS was started when a group of Mumbai citizens felt stirred by the abject poverty and dire needs of the poor in their neighbourhood. Today the work of SCS spans across Mumbai to impact several vulnerable people groups.
Mr. Max Fernand joined Sahaara in July 2012 and is currently its CEO. He began his career in a NGO dealing with education and with the mentally handicapped before joining as foreign exchange broker. He has worked 22 years as a foreign exchange broker and rose from a junior trader to head of a trading desk in a broking house that was among the top three in revenues in the country before joining Sahaara. He was also on the board of Sahaara from 2002 to 2011.
Full time staff - 55
Part time staff - 2
Consultants - 2
Total Receipts for 2015-2016 - INR 47976328
Total Payments for 2015-2016 - INR 42498917
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
Number of children taken good care of and growing holistically - 14
Number of children helped in supplementary education and graduated to the next grade - 153
Number of children growing in awareness and confidence - 14
Number of children taught how to use basic Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel and Word software - 50
Number of children provided with meals during the day resulting in good physical, mental and emotional growth - 14