The main activities of the Association continued to be strictly in accordance with the main objects in the Memorandum of Association i.e.,
Promotion of Secular and Religious education.
Medical work on philanthropic lines.
Relief to the poor.
Promotion of welfare of mankind on sound Christian principles without distinction based on caste, creed, race or religion.
Disbursement of funds during the year (from 1.4.2017 to 31.3.2018) has been as follows:
|Activity||Amount Rs. (Lakhs)||% Disbursed|
|Education||Rs. 104.12 Lakhs||27.95 %|
|Construction||Rs. 169.63 Lakhs||45.54 %|
|Medical||Rs. 14.86 Lakhs||3.99 %|
|Relief to the poor||Rs. 56.72 Lakhs||15.23 %|
|Administration||Rs. 21.65 Lakhs||5.81 %|
|Others||Rs. 5.51 Lakhs||1.48 %|
|Total Disbursed||Rs.372.48 Lakhs||100 %|
The main beneficiaries of this disbursement are, Noel Memorial School, Gujarat Brethren Bible Institute North India Bible Institute, Alwar, Brethren Bible Institute, Pathanamthitta etc..
Those institutions assisted are Agape Mental Health Research Institute, Pathanamthitta, Women’s Hospital, Ambajipeta, Bethesda Leprosy Hospital, Narsapur, Dr. Leeser Eye Care Centre, Palliative Care Centre, Kollam, Sankeshwar Mission Hospital, and General medical assistance for the sick.
Good News Fellowship, Poor brethren, Shalom Children’s home, Care of Widows, Natural Disaster victims, Poor people, Care of Orphans, Malavalli Boys Home, SAI Welfare work, Holland Wharf Girls Hostel, Khanapur Girls Home, Hebron Hostel etc fall under this category.
Roofing grants and other assistance given to Assemblies and institutions for construction fall under this category.
Audit fees, education, legal, repairs, maintance, depreciation etc. falls under this category.
The amount appearing under this item is towards the Expenditure account as well as other matters.
Tax Returns for the year ended 31 March 2017 (A.Y. 2017-2018) were filed in time.
Annual returns for the year ended 31 March 2017 were filed within the stipulated time.
Balance Sheet, Income & Expenditure Account as well as Receipts and Payments along with the Audit Report has been presented approved for the year ended 31.3.2018.
M/s Thomas (V.M.) & Co., Chennai, Chartered Accountants, Chennai be appointed as Auditors of the Association for the year 2017 – 2018.