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Spandana Foundation

“We can make a difference!”

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Index

• Projects

• Overview

• Membership• Donate

• Events

• Links

• Join us

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Spandana :: Mission

-    Our goal as a charitable foundation is to help and aid the poor Our goal as a charitable foundation is to help and aid the poor and the deprived people in the field of Basic Living, Education and the deprived people in the field of Basic Living, Education and health.and health.

-    Spandana main objective is to motivate and involve youth in Spandana main objective is to motivate and involve youth in service activities. Spandana encourages youth to take up service activities. Spandana encourages youth to take up service activities at their native place/school by giving matching service activities at their native place/school by giving matching grants and facilitating the service activities. grants and facilitating the service activities.

We at Spandana FoundationSpandana Foundation believe that you do not need to be very rich or spend full time to help the people at back home in India. It is a small thought inside you which inspires and make big difference out of your efforts.

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Spandana :: Overview

• Started by few like minded individuals in 2004.• Established as a group in 2005.• Supported students based on internet news articles in 2005-06.• Supported 600+ students thru own projects in 2007.• Registered as not-for-profit organization in 2007.• Supported 2000+ students under PRATIBHA in 2008. • Established as largest organization with 1000+ members in 2009.• Established as 501(C) (3) tax exempt organization in 2009.• Supporting 3000+ students under PRATIBHA in 2009.• Supported more than 6000 underprivileged so far!

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Spandana :: Projects

»Pratibha»Vidyalaya»Cheyutha»Aashraya

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Spandana :: Pratibha

Helping the talented students in need reach their full potential,Helping the talented students in need reach their full potential,by granting them the opportunities that are extremely vital!by granting them the opportunities that are extremely vital!

Spandana's Pratibha project is aimed at providing financial and moral encouragement to deserving poor students, and making their dreams of higher education a reality.     Helping talented but poor students pursue professional studies   Sponsoring very poor students from rural areas for their secondary and higher secondary education   Offering merit awards to encourage academic excellence among students with poor background   Organizing Events and Seminars to create awareness on various career opportunities and self-employment programs.

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Spandana :: Pratibha

•   Supported 600+ students•   Covered 24 schools•   Girl students >50%•   Covered 06 districts in Andhra Pradesh

•   Supported 3000+ students•   Covered 180+ schools•   Girl students >50%• 18 Districts in Andhra Pradesh • 8 districts in Karnataka , Tamilnadu and Maharashtra.

Year 2007 Year 2008

Year 2009

•   Supported 2000+ students•   Covered 134 schools•   Girl students >50%• 18 Districts in Andhra Pradesh • 2 districts in Maharashtra & Karnataka

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Spandana :: Pratibha 2008 – Stats(High-School Students)

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Spandana :: Pratibha 2008 – Stats(Higher Studies)

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Spandana :: Vidyalaya

Paving the way for a nation's glorious future,Paving the way for a nation's glorious future,by strengthening the backbones of it's schooling infrastructure!by strengthening the backbones of it's schooling infrastructure!

The Vidyalaya project aims to clear such road blocks in the government schools and colleges across Andhra Pradesh, by providing some basic facilities and amenities that enable effective teaching and learning environments     Developing the infrastructure (School Buildings, Class Rooms, Desks, etc.)  Creating a better environment by providing Drinking Water, Sanitation and Amenities  Arranging an additional teacher (paid volunteer) until the government provides a sufficient number of teachers required for the students  Providing Learning/Teaching materials to the school/college libraries.

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Spandana :: Vidyalaya

Year 2007

Year 2008

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Spandana :: Cheyutha

Help spread the divine gifts of health and life,Help spread the divine gifts of health and life,by donating to the needy patients going under the knife!by donating to the needy patients going under the knife!

The Cheyutha project primarily focuses on extending financial help to patients from poor socio-economic backgrounds.

 Help the poor for expensive medical procedures Providing medical care where required Promote awareness of the issues related to Health, Diseases, Nutrition, General Care Rehabilitation among disadvantaged groupsHelp orphanages, Senior citizens, the homeless and the physically and mentally Challenged Eye Screening Health Camps

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Spandana :: Cheyutha 2007

Year 2007

Year 2008

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Spandana :: Aashraya

Supporting the victims of a powerful natural calamity,Supporting the victims of a powerful natural calamity,by displaying the force and compassion of humanity!by displaying the force and compassion of humanity!

The Aashraya project's endeavor is to help poor people affected by calamities like cyclones, floods, etc,.

- Provide shelter and basic necessities during natural calamities- Construct houses for poor and needy- Establish Orphanage and Old age homes

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Spandana :: Aashraya 2007

Place : Bodagunta Village, Mopidevi Mandal, Krishna Dist. Project : Construction of homes for Flood Affected VillagesProject Cost : 225$ per family X 10 Families = 2250 $ = 100000 INR

Note:- This project is only to help people under AP Govt., Indiramma scheme to provide initial amount of Rs.10,000. Rest of the money is supported by the Govt.,

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• Around 1000 members in the group. • Free to join. No membership fee• Enroll in MaaSpandana Yahoo group• Join us thru website: http://www.spandana.org/• Email us at [email protected]

Spandana :: Membership

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• Donate : Ideas/experience to plan projects• Donate : Time to design and execute projects• Donate : Resources (money/items) to execute projects

Spandana :: Donations

Spandana Foundation is a 501(C)(3) tax exempt organization. All contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by

law.

Tax ID: 26-2002409

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• Your School … Your Village … Our Foundation!!!

Yes. You are right! Using Spandana model you can plan any projectAt your village or in a school where you studied!!

Hundreds of NRI’s have taken advantage of this model and made a positive difference at theirSchool and in their village for past 3 years.

Would you like to make use of this model to make a difference at your school or in your village?Contact Spandana at [email protected].

Spandana :: Model

Spandana ModelSpandana Model• You will plan “WHAT” to be done and “WHERE”• Spandana will plan “HOW” to do it• You and Spandana team will raise the funds for the project• Let’s work together to execute the project to make a difference!

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Spandana :: Fund Raising

Fund Raising Programs:

Spandana volunteers raise funds by organizing several events with innovative ideas.• Individual Donations• Charity cricket tournaments• Sponsors of events• Coupon books selling• Children charity events• Movie screening• Corporate matching grants

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Charity Cricket Tournaments

Spandana organized charity tournaments in the following locations to raise funds:• West palm beach, FL• Bloomington, IL• Bay Area, CA$ 15,000 has been raised so far from these 3 tournaments.Planning to schedule tournaments in the following locations:• Simi Valley, CA• Los Angels, CA• Irving, TX• Scranton, PA• Edison, NJ• Hyderabad, AP• Bangalore, KN

Help Spandana to raise funds by organizing events.Help students by using funds raised by Spandana.

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Children Charity Fund Raiser

“Kids for Kids”• A great many number of meritorious but poor

kids in India dream about overcoming financial hurdles and pursuing their higher education.

• Kids here in USA dream of making a difference to society through acts of community service.

• we at Spandana Foundation believe that every child deserves an opportunity to realize his/her dreams!

• Spandana aims to take these children one-step closer to fulfilling their dreams, with generous help from individuals, businesses, and yes, KIDS!

Several kids in Southern California came forward to raise funds for Pratibha Annual Drive-09 during their summer holidays by spreading the word about Spandana's activities. http://www.spandana.org/kids-charity.html

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Language Promotion

• Spandana organizing several events to encourage NRI kids to learn their mother tongue in USA.

– Padyaala Thoranam – Telugu Padyaalu– Manorang – Marathi Shlokas

Spandana organized these programs successfully in Bloomington-IL , Simi Valley-CA and Bay Area-CA so far.

Planning to organize such events to promote Tamil and Kannada languages also in future.

Please contact us at [email protected] If you would like to organize these events at

your locationhttp://www.spandana.org/padyaala-thoranam.html

http://www.spandana.org/marathi-events.html

Video recording of the Competitions Vote the videos to encourage the participants Spandana certificates to all the participants Judges : Prominent people from Marathi/Telugu community Mementos for all winners

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Corporate Matching Grants

Spandana Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation and all your contributions in USA are 100% tax-deductible under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code.

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees.

With matching gifts, you can sometimes double or even triple your gift! Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses also.

To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please check the following link:

http://www.spandana.org/corporate.html

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Spandana LinksPress Coverage : http://www.spandana.org/news-2008.html

Contact us : http://www.spandana.org/USA-Team/Spandana-USA-Team/

Pratibha-09 : http://www.spandana.org/pratibha2009annualdrive.html

News Letters : http://www.spandana.org/acajoom/mailing-archive/1/1.html

Brochure : http://www.spandana.org/Pratibha2008/Kit/Spandana_Broucher.pdf

Fund Raising : http://www.spandana.org/cricket.html

Donate : http://www.spandana.org/donate.html

Join us : http://www.spandana.org/join-us.html

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Join Spandana

Let’s join hands together to make a positive difference back at home

It is not social service! It is not social service!

It is our Social Responsibility!!It is our Social Responsibility!!