FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS> ABOUT US
WHAT DOES ECOMWEL DO?
ECOMWEL, a secular NPO working for close to 4 decades, with a mission to empower the most in need. And the “most in need” includes the rural and urban poor, widows, deserted women, Dalits, tribals, narikuravas, unorganized workers, homeless women, elders, migrant workers and dying destitute.
ECOMWEL in the past has worked in many states of India (Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Karnataka, West Bengal, Gujarat and Pondicherry) but now confined to Tamilnadu & Andhra Pradesh.
Partnering with NGOs is one of our many major strengths and our partners are spread across different states of India.
We stand strong on 3C’s
And, our focus issues being
– Food Security
– Poverty and vulnerabilities
– Health & Health care
HOW DOES ECOMWEL USE DONATIONS?
ECOMWEL supports development innovations that sustains the rural & urban poor.
ECOMWEL partners with NGOs who share the mission, values and commitment for a social cause and through them implement projects that brings Wholistic change in the lives of the poor and downtrodden.
ECOMWEL uses 80% of the donations to implement the projects, 10% towards administrative purposes including planning, monitoring & Evaluation,
5% to address emerging critical issues in the project areas and 5% during disaster situation towards Relief & Rehabilitation.
CAN I CLAIM TAX BENEFITS?
Contribution to ECOMWEL are exempted from Tax under section 80G of Income Tax Act 1961.
ONLY Indian Nationals are eligible for tax exemption.
HOW DO I MAKE DONATION?
Through Cheque or Demand Draft in favour of ECOMWEL
Cash ( if it is less than Rs.2000)
WHAT IS THE LEGAL STATUS OF THE ORGANIZATION?
ECOMWEL is a registered Society under Tamilnadu Societies Registration Act with registration No. 336 of 1981.
Registered with Ministry of Home Affairs FCRA wing- FCRA Registered no. 075900042
Registered with Income tax Act
TAN – CHEE00425F
WHY DO WE NEED TO SUPPORT ECOMWEL?
~Reaches the unreached
~Promotes Sustainable Agriculture
~Supports the Elderly & People with Disabilities
~Shelters Homeless Women
~Enhances the livelihood of widows , marginalised women
~Strengthens the Computer skills of the Youth
~Promotes Community Health & Health Care
~Promotes Environment through development initiatives
~Supports higher education of the poor
~Cares for the dying destitutes
WHAT IS THE REACH OF ECOMWEL IN ONE YEAR?
Children & Youth – 53441
Women – 77982
Health – 153289
Other activities – 210151
Indirect aids are “countless”