Annual Information Statement 2019

Legal Name
Project Didi Australia

About the charity

Charity size
Fundraising online
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
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ACT fundraising number: 19000924
Basic Religious Charity

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2019 reporting period?
Main activity
International activities
Main activities
  • Other education
  • Social services
  • Housing activities
International activities undertaken
  • Transferring funds or goods overseas
  • Other
    • Project Didi Australia provides opportunities for our Australian community to travel to Nepal, learn more about our work and connecting with Nepalis leading change in gender-based violence, inequality and human rights. Project Didi runs 1-2 trips a year for our corporate partners and the general public.
Provide further details of the charity's international activities
Project Didi Australia works in close partnership with a non-government organisation in Kathmandu, Nepal with over 10 years of experience in child protection and rights-based programming for women and girls. Project Didi, through provision of grants, provides family-based care, education, training and safe employment pathways for survivors of trafficking and violence.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Project Didi Australia works towards futures of independence, dignity and hope for women and girls in Nepal, free from violence. We tackle the complex inequalities holding women and girls back from realising those futures, through locally-led development. In 2019, Project Didi:

*Provided family-based care, education and counselling to support women and girls to rebuild after violence.
*Supported the growth of a women-led catering business in Nepal, providing safe employment pathways for survivors of trafficking and abuse.
*Supported our partner in Nepal to provide family-based care and family reintegration for 6 children rescued from an abusive orphanage.
*Provided Australians with the opportunity to contribute to strong futures for women and girls, through responsible, targeted and sustainable engagement, including for-purpose learning trips to Nepal and volunteering in Australia.
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2019 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Overseas / outside of Australia
  • Other Countries
    • Nepal
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2020 period?
Main beneficiary
Children - aged 6 to under 15
Other beneficiaries
  • Females
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Other charities
  • Overseas communities or charities
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • Victims of crime (including family violence)

Annual report

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Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 0
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 0
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 16

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2019 reporting period
1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019
Accounting method used in the 2019 reporting period

Income and Expenses

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