Profile of the Organisation:
‘NGO SAPNA’ was registered in Delhi under the Societies Registration Act on 21st October, 2004. It was founded by a group of professionals who shared a dream to work on a people-centric model of development in areas of health, education, gender, community development and social welfare.
Inspired by Gandhian ideals of ‘Sewa’ i.e. selfless service, SAPNA’s mission is to work/act as an ‘agent of change’ to help the poorest of the poor access and actualise their rights as enshrined in the Constitution of India.
Aims & Objectives:
- Provide shelter to the old, sick and destitute;
- Support needy patients access healthcare;
- Impart quality education to underprivileged girl children;
- Spread e-literacy amongst rural youth;
- Facilitate livelihood programmes;
- Empower women to redress domestic violence;
- Enable the disadvantaged access information and resources;
- Conserve and protect the environment.
Spatially, SAPNA has support centres in Delhi, Noida and in Alwar (Rajasthan).
For its health support project, poor and indigent patients coming from far-flung areas of the country are provided all forms of support and care. The organisation’s outreach extends to patients accessing medical services at the Safdarjung Hospital and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, and staying in the hospital Dharamshalas. It also takes care of sick and unknown trauma patients at the Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre of AIIMS. It supports very poor kidney patients by providing medicines and dialysis on a sustained basis. Another important activity is providing monetary support and facilitating surgery of poor patients in Safdarjung Hospital. Rehab of destitutesis yet another activity undertaken by SAPNA. Besides providing ortho-aids, blood donation is undertaken to help needy patients.
ANANDAM NOIDA, U.P. provides short term shelter and care to needy patients accessing medical treatment at Apex hospitals.
Old, sick and destitute patients are sheltered at Anandam at Vijay Mandir & Dadikar. The Mahatma Gandhi Netralaya is a charitable eye hospital exclusively for the poor and underprivileged seeking secondary eye care services in Alwar, Rajasthan.
A Computer Literacy Centre promotes e-learning amongst the rural youth. A BPO (Sapna IT Consultancy) provides livelihood to the budding youth of Alwar. A Jan Seva Kendra helps villagers access information and resources through the e-mitra service.
Promoting the Swach Gram campaign, a Community Water Center provides potable drinking water to the nearby villages at a minimal cost. Individual toilets are being constructed to promote hygiene and sanitation. The Mahila Suraksha Evam Salah Kendra is a redressal cum counselling centre for women run in partnership with the Department of Women & Child and Rajasthan Police.
The ‘Support the Girl Child’ (Pankhuri) program enables disadvantaged girl children (strength of 27) to access quality education in two neighboring English medium schools and promote all-round development. In 2015, a school by the name of ‘Sapna Shikshalaya’ (present strength of 170) was opened in Vijay Mandir to provide ‘quality, flexible and relevant learning’ to underprivileged girl children of the area. Under ‘Project Turnaround’ the organization has adopted a government-run residential school for adolescent Muslim girls in village Chandoli. A Community Library supports these endeavors.
A Governing Body is responsible for policy decisions. A Managing Committee looks after day-to-day administration and a dedicated army of volunteers, social workers and like-minded individuals (a strength of over 90) drive our initiatives. The organisation has a Personnel Policy, an Investment Policy, and a Policy on Purchase and Sale of Assets.
The organisation has been accorded 12A & 80G status under the Income Tax Act. It is entitled to receive foreign donations under FCRA. It is also registered under the Rajasthan Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2011.
SAPNA is accredited by Credibility Alliance for desirable norms.
“We are privileged to serve the poor and needy.”