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Vision: Reaching Hand is a charitable organization ushering holistic transformation in economically & socially challenged individuals thus impacting communities. Mission: Build the lives of Children at risk Care for the sick and broken-hearted Serve ... Read more
Reaching Hand is a charitable organization ushering holistic transformation in economically & socially challenged individuals thus impacting communities.
Build the lives of Children at risk
Care for the sick and broken-hearted
Serve the helpless and neglected by equipping and empowering individuals and communities.
A group of passionate professionals, who always believe in change, felt the need of doing something for the society and wanting to give back: put their heart, mind and resources together and formed Reaching Hand. The organization was formed and registered as charitable trust vides registered no. 8546/95-96 in the year 1996 in Bangalore.
Initially the aim of Reaching Hand was to help the needy and deserving children by providing scholarship and support them in their higher education. Now it has broadened its vision and started focusing on providing holistic development to children, youth and women so that they can integrate themselves to the mainstream. Now the programs are being designed as per the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) of alleviating poverty and trying hard to fulfill its vision by changing lives of many. Reaching Hand is very much committed to its vision of transforming lives of children, youth and women thus impacting society at large.
Today, Reaching Hand is a most recognized charitable trust having legal status to carry out its mission abiding by Indian laws. It is registered with U/S 35AC, 80 G & 12 A of Income Tax Act of 1961, having the FCRA a/c to receive funds from foreign donors. The Indian donors are eligible to get 100% tax exemption under the Income Tax Act of 1961, if they donate to Reaching Hand.
Reaching Hand’s operations are managed out of the office in Bangalore with programs in Bangalore & Hosur, Tamil Nadu state. The operational decisions being made by the management team with oversight from the Board of Trustees
Funding of Reaching Hand comes from a variety of sources including individuals through direct donations as well as funding agencies and corporate. Reaching Hand practices integrity and are unflinchingly and consistently honest and transparent in thoughts and actions.