Bethania Foundation, India was incorporated in 2009 and serves as the operations and administration center for all Bethania Kids projects and programs including 85 staff, 15 ministry sites and 25 programs. Its offices are in Bangalore, India. All property owned by Bethania Kids in India is held by the Bethania Foundation, India. All Bethania Kids staff in India are employed by Bethania Foundation, India. Bethania Foundation, India holds a valid FCRA certificate required by the Indian government in order to receive funds from outside India.
The Bethania Foundation, India manages the operation and administration through the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. James Perumalla Gnanakan. Those in charge of each project are responsible for the children and their respective operations. They are assisted by teachers, caregivers, cooks, and aides. Regional managers in Kodaikanal and Dindigul oversee the programs and staff of multiple local projects. Each project has an annual budget and submits monthly reports of expenses, with receipts, to the office of Bethania Foundation, India and receives operating funds from the central office. The financial systems are “activity-based bookkeeping” (ABB) and financial management is detailed and transparent.
Charles Provankar, Chartered Accountants, handles our accounting in India using current India laws regarding taxes, employee payroll, and withholding procedures. The firm advises us and maintains our records according to sound financial practice.
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