Frequently Asked Questions on SNBWS- FAQs
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Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society's active support for child development over a long period of time aims to improve the healthy development of children from before birth, through safe delivery, preschool care and development, primary and secondary education, to an adulthood in which they can be valuable and productive members of their community.
Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society works to overcome the barriers that prevent children from breaking out of the poverty cycle. Its advocacy initiatives are aligned to child rights as laid down by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
By involving children and seeking their views at every stage of program design, implementation and evaluation, Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society ensures that children play an active role in their own growth.
Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society is focused on social welfare activities aimed at alleviation of human suffering and all-round development of the community especially for the poor, helpless & weaker sections children, youth and women through relevant education, innovative healthcare and market-focused livelihood program.
Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society runs various programs to work with socio-economically backward section of society. Education, healthcare, micro-finance and women empowerment are some of the areas the Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society is mainly focusing upon. With an aim to reduce the gap between haves and have-nots, the Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society is working to provide all the basic resources to the poor and needy that are necessary to live, survive and grow gracefully in a society.
Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society is very transparent on its costs. To assure complete transparency to our donors/stakeholders you are free to check our accounts and/or visit programs. Accounts and programs are audited regularly and strict guidelines on finances are maintained as per Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society's global standards at all times.
We are a Non Profit Organization. On average, 80% of the money raised by Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society goes towards planning and implementing our program work and 20 % goes towards marketing and administration.
In India we have been working on getting funds from corporates and also various funding institutions. These funds for our NGO in India are used for specific issues/programs.
Projects are supported based on Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society’s identified areas of work and priority needs that align with Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society’s vision and mission through thorough need assessment studies.
The projects are identified based on their innovativeness and capacity to change children’s lives through involvement of the community members as well as the children themselves. The assessment of prospective partners through partner assessment tools is also taken up to ensure that project objectives are met and benefits reach those for whom they are intended.
Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society follows strict guidelines on child protection. Since we work with children in difficult circumstances and hence a very vulnerable section of children we cannot reveal the identity of the child to you. You may visit one of our programs on a schedule donor visit.
We send communication material every quarter to the donors, providing updates on program activities and sharing success stories from Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society’s work supported by your donations.
Yes, all contributions to Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society are eligible for 50% tax exemption under Section 80(G) of the Income Tax Act. Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society has recently acquired 35 AC accreditation.
Q: What is 35 AC?
A: The Income Tax Act of 1961 includes certain provisions which offer a 100% Tax Exemption as a tax benefit, to the Donors who contribute money to the NGO. Unlike the certificate granted for Section 80G, the certificate granted for 35AC is provided to any organization as a whole, but only to eligible and approved projects.
Q: How do NGO's in India obtain 35 AC accreditation?
A: The Government of India approves certain NGOs and notifies them as eligible for project or schemes for the purposes of section 35AC. The Central Government has constituted a National Committee to identify projects and schemes to be notified under section 35AC, such committee normally consists of eminent persons. All Indian NGOs are entitled to apply to the National Committee to get its projects or schemes approved. Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society’s project under Early Childhood Care & Development (ECCD) got approved for 35 AC Scheme.
Applicable Geographies: All Districts of Uttar Pradesh
Q: What documents will I receive to avail 35 AC Tax benefits?
A: Shanti Nandan Bauddha Welfare Society will issue a certificate to the donor for all contributions & receipts under section 35AC.