Sphoorti Foundation

Project Brief: Sphoorti Foundation works for the rehabilitation of children belonging to underprivileged and vulnerable sections of the society.
Project Type: Child Home (description)
Primary Focus: orphans (description)

Secondary Focus: to go to formal school

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: UFlorida
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Revathi Kadari
Project Partner(s): Srivyal Vuyyuri
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , 536, BN Reddy Nagar Colony, ,Near Cherlapally Industrial Area,Hyderabad,
Tel: (91)9959559022
Stewarding Chapter: UFlorida
Dec 2016UFloridaUSD 6582
Jun 2016UFloridaUSD 6631
Dec 2015UFloridaUSD 6722

Total = $19935

SPHOORTI is a non-profit organization working for underprivileged children - orphaned, abandoned, destitute and other vulnerable groups. Mission of Sphoorti is to change lives of such children - by providing them with long-term care. This includes basic needs, education and healthcare, and skills necessary to transform them into responsible citizens.

Asha currently supports whole annual living and educational expenses of 40 children from Sphoorti.
What: To change lives of underprivileged and vulnerable children
Whom: Orphaned, abandoned, children of sex workers and HIV/AIDS patients
How: Provide long-term care and skills
Why: To help them grow into independent and responsible children
SPHOORTI FOUNDATION is a registered Charitable Trust (NGO) based in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh under the AP Registrations Act, Sec 12(A) and Sec 80(G) under the Income Tax Act. SPHOORTI Children's Home was started near Cherlapally, Hyderabad in August 2006 with three children and two caretakers. There are three separate homes - two for boys and one for girls.

The children admitted fall into the following categories:
1) Children who have lost at least one parent
2) Children from poverty-stricken families
3) Children of physically/mentally challenged parents
4) Children of families ravaged by HIV/AIDS
Sphoorti currently has 200 children in the age group 5-16. In addition, Sphoorti provides educational scholarships for 200 children from poverty-stricken families.

Donations made to Sphoorti Foundation are exempt under section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961.