Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Yatra Foundation Australia
ABN
62130436752

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Small
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
International activities
General activities
  • Primary and secondary education
  • Other health service delivery
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The Yatra Foundation is a non-governmental, non-religious and not-for-profit organisation based in Australia, established to provide disadvantaged children in India the opportunity to access education.Mission StatementsThe Yatra Foundation aims to: Increase access to quality education for the most severely disadvantaged children in IndiaBe non-discriminatory with regards to gender, religious background or casteMonitor outcomes and adapt the program to suit changing needs of our participantsFurther increase access to education, in student numbers and in years of schooling, by providing incentives for further educationIncorporate child health education and public health initiatives in the school settingChildhood education in India is a state-by-state arrangement. Traditionally, there has been heavy investment in the tertiary sector resulting in vast inequalities in education standards. Rajasthan state is a prime example due to the feudal social order generated over hundreds of years, geographic isolation, escalating childhood labour, resulting in poor school retention rates. Only 47% of children enrolled in year 1 reach year 8 level. Millennium Development Goals, set by United Nations to be attained by 2015, call for all children to complete to end of grade 5. India has a long way to go to achieve these goals.Education is recognised as a powerful tool for reducing poverty, unemployment and inequality and for improving health, nutrition and promoting su
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • Communities overseas
  • Children – under 13
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • Victims of disaster

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 0
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 20
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
  • Victoria
  • Other Countries
    • IND

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2015 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
0
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
0
Total hours spent reporting
0

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015
2015 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Income and Expenses

Income Statement

Revenue/receipts
Donations and bequests
$140,585.00
Government grants
$0.00
Other revenue/receipts
$988.00
Total revenue/receipts
$141,573.00
Expenses
Employee expenses/payments
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$137,535.00
Other expenses/payments
$20,078.00
Total expenses/payments
$157,613.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$-16,040.00

Balance Sheet Extract

Total assets
$190,469.00
Total liabilities
$0.00
Net assets/liabilites
$190,469.00

Section F: Other obligations

Governing document on the ACNC register current and accurate
Yes
Responsible persons' details on the ACNC register complete, current and accurate
Yes
Subtypes current and accurate
Yes