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ANNUAL REPORT 2012

A Message from Vinesh Virani,
President of the
Art of Living Health & Education Trust

Vinesh Virani, President

Dear Friends of the Art of Living Health & Education Trust,
It is my great pleasure to take this opportunity to provide an update on the wonderful
collective achievements by supporters of the Art of Living Health and Education Trust
throughout 2012, despite a consistently challenging economic climate resulting from recent
turmoil in the financial markets. In the following pages, you will see the tremendous
progress made toward the establishment of the flagship program of the Art of Living
Health and Education trust – the development of Sri Sri University.
In 2012, our Trust faced significant challenges. We did not have full-time staff. However,
this did not dampen the spirits of our volunteers who continued to forge ahead and reach
out to our supporters. I am very grateful to Dr. T.V. Sampath, a retired World Bank
development expert, who kindly devoted his valuable time in ensuring that the Trust
functioned as smoothly as possible.
I want to thank you for your invaluable support, which is in every way making the goal of
accessible, equitable health and education for the underserved, poor, and marginalized
more and more of a reality. You are making this possible.
Thank you again, for all of your support and best wishes for the year ahead.
Vinesh Varani,
President
The Art of Living Health and Education Trust

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CONTENTS
AOLHET in 2012 …...…………………….……………..

p. 4

Flagship Program Developments in 2012 ...………….….

p. 5

Your Support….. ……………………………………….... p. 12
Wall of Gratitude …………...………………………….… p. 13
Financial Statement ……………………………………..... p. 14

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The Art of Living Health and Education Trust in 2012
Who we are
AOLHET is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity dedicated to improving the quality and
accessibility of healthcare and education. We began our flagship program at Sri Sri University in
2010 and have continued to support this worthy cause through 2012. We are poised to launch
other innovative projects that reduce disparities in access to healthcare and values-based education
in the U.S. and worldwide.
Our Mission
The Art of Living Health and Education Trust (AOLHET) envisions a world where everyone has
access to quality healthcare and values-based education. Our mission is to foster, promote and
support improved education and healthcare in the United States and throughout the world, and to
encourage increased public awareness and understanding of the needs of the poor for better
education and healthcare.

2012 OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
In 2012, AOLHET volunteers continued the Trust’s efforts to build a network of volunteers and
donors across the United States.
Outreach efforts included in-person presentations to donors and partners at a range of strategic
events.

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Flagship Program Developments in 2012
The flagship program of the Art of Living Health and Education Trust is Sri Sri University, a
planned world-class undergraduate and graduate-level academic institution in Orissa, India, one of
the poorest places in the world. The flagship development of the Sri Sri University model is
AOLHET’s investment in a replicable model to erect world-class universities in the poorest areas, to
bring education, healthcare, and opportunities to the poor and marginalized – with an emphasis on
merit – across regions.
Sri Sri University and the model prioritize equitable access to sustainable education and healthcare for
poor youth from across the world. What separates this initiative from all others is that this goal does
not meet only a minimum threshold – rather the model provides for an integrated, fully accredited
educational experience for poor students, to prepare them for 21st Century demands of both the
private and public sectors, with dedicated colleges and degree programs ranging from government
and law to medicine and osteopathy.
Sri Sri University will combine a traditional, comprehensive higher educational experience with an
emphasis on human values as a foundational aspect of its diverse curricula.

2012 HIGHLIGHTS: FLAGSHIP PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
Substantial progress has been achieved including the inauguration of AOLHET’s flagship
program: Sri Sri University.





Infrastructure Development:
o Planning and Execution of Faculty of Management Studies Campus
o Completion of Yoga and Naturopathy Campus
o Construction of Student Hostel
o Completion of Basic Infrastructure
o Completion of two Computer Labs
o Completion of Central Library
Continuation of Community Development Programs
Engagement with Statutory and Regulatory Bodies for Compliance of SSU Programs
Scaling up of Vocational Training Programs
Initiation and work-in progress for Capacity Building
Strengthening a network of global advocates and ambassadors

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Academic Developments
2012 saw exciting progress and strategic decisions in SSU’s staffing and curricular development:


The University commenced with the following academic programs:
o MBA (General)
o MBA in Agriculture and Business
o MBA in Entrepreneurship
o School of Good Governance
o Academy of Performing Arts
o Yoga and Naturopathy
The University began hiring highly qualified faculty. From among a pool of 650
applications, eight faculty members were selected.

Architectural planning and Construction

Ongoing Construction of the SSU Student Hostel (2012)

Completion of the Central Library & Naturopathy Campus (2012)

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Students at Computer Lab & in Class (2012)
2012-13

Faculty of Faculty of
Faculty of Y
Faculty of
Governanc Performing
&N
Management
e
Art

Student Intake
MBA (Executive)

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

60

60

60

60

MBA (General Mgmt)

120

120

120

120

120

MBA (Agri Business Mgmt)

30

30

30

30

30

MBA (Entp Mgmt)

30

30

30

30

30

Bachelor in Y & N

0

30

30

30

30

Ceritificate Courses

40

80

80

80

80

Bachelor in PA

0

30

30

30

30

Ceritificate Courses

40

80

80

80

80

Bachelor in Governance

0

30

30

30

30

Masters degree

0

30

30

30

30

Planned Intake of Students 2012-2017

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Maximizing Development Opportunities
To stretch the development and empowerment impact of AOLHET program development,
AOLHET supported the SSU Center for Excellence in Vocational Training to launch a pilot program
called Project Vidya, to enhance the skills of unemployed and poor youth in villages surrounding the
SSU campus site, and empower them to participate in the campus development.
Project Vidya is a joint initiative with Larsen and Toubro Charitable Trust (an in-kind partner), to
provide free training, boarding and lodging for hands-on, experiential training in construction
processes, which also exposed participants to Art of Living techniques that encourage sound physical
and mental well-being.
OJT (On Job Training) at Hyderabad, Chennai & AIIMS-BBSR
Trainees of VIDYA went to Hyderabad for attending Advance Training & OJT (On Job Training) in
Masonry and Bar Bending Trades.

Trainees at CSTI Hyderabad for Advance Training & OJT

Trainees learning Bar Bending with the CSTI Instructor

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Cutting Demonstration by Demonstrator at CSTI Campus

Welding Machine at CSTI Campus & Material Displayed in Display Room

Display Room at the VIDYA Campus & Display of Safety Equipment
Project VIDYA has an impressive record of training 251 students and placing all of them under the subcontractors of L&T. The different job sites students are working includes AIIMS Bhubaneswar, NISER
Bhubaneswar, ITR SONAR Kolkata, MOIT Hospital Chennai, Godrej Estate Developers Pvt. Ltd. and
other job sites.
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GRADUATION DAY

A View of Trainees (Batch-I) with their Certificate and Placement Offer

Mrs. Manjula Nayak, Project Officer, Baranga Block, Government of Odisha, presenting the Certificate to a
Proud Graduate

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VIDYA Student Batches

Pass out Student

Total

Batch

Period of Training

1

15.11.2010 to 12.02.2011

26

14

40

2

21.03.2011 to 18.06.2011

21

11

32

3

27.06.2011 to 24.09.2011

26

8

34

4

08.08.2011 to 05.08.2011

16

0

16

5

07.10.2011 to 04.01.2011

14

10

24

6

14.11.2011 to 11.02.2011

9

12

21

7

01.03.2012 to 29.05.2012

18

12

30

8

04.06.2012 to 01.09.2012

19

2

21

10

-

10

02.08.2012 to 30.10.12

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Bar Bending Masonry

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05.09.2012 to 04.12.2012

7

-

7

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01.11.2012 to 22.01.2012

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4

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Total Number of Graduates: 251 since program inception

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Your Support
Please help us to foster health and education throughout the world through:






Monthly or Annual Giving
Gift Catalog Giving
Individual Donations with Corporate Matching (ask your company to incorporate us into
their matching gift program!)
Bequest
Gifts in Kind
Foundation and Corporate Giving
Volunteering

Send a check payable to “AOLHET” or
Donate safely online at: http://www.aolhet.org/donate
You can be confident that your contribution will be used diligently to provide opportunities for
students to learn, lead and serve.

“You create your own world around you.
You create your own environment. Each of us
in our own way must acknowledge our
responsibility to society”.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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Gratitude to Our Donors
We would like to express our appreciation for your support.
Through your dedication and service,
we can continue in our mission to learn, lead and serve.

“Information alone is not education; it is the
cultivation of our behavior and attitude. It is
our ability to perceive things better. Perception,
Observation and Expression, these are three
aspects of education that need to be
improved”.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Thank you!

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Financial Statement
Ordinary Income/Expense
Income
Direct Public Support
· Donations Restricted SSU Indiv.
· Donations Restricted Local Edu
Total · Direct Public Support
Cost of Goods Sold
Cost of Sales - Inventory Sales
Total COGS
Gross Income
Expense
· Business Expenses
· State Charity Registrations
· Paypal Fees
· Bank Fees
· Merchant Services Fees
*

*

*

Total Business Expenses
· Contract Services
Operations
· Postage, Mailing Service
· Printing and Copying
· Supplies
· Wire Transfer Fee
· Telephone, Telecommunications
· Web Site
Total Operations
Other Types of Expenses
Charitable Registration / States
· Summer Intern Honorarium
· Other Costs
Total Other Types of Expenses
Payroll Expenses
· Salaries
· Payroll Taxes
· Payroll Expenses - Other

*

Total Payroll Expenses
Travel and Meetings
· Conference, Convention, Meeting
· Travel
· Travel and Meetings - Other

*

Total Travel and Meetings

78,502.44
82
78,584.44
0
0.00
0.00
78,584.44

950.00
988.9
150.34
1,344.89
3,434.13
1550
189
1,500.00
1,468.90
25.00
360.86
300
3,843.76
950
500
6.66
1,456.66
21,290.05
1,152.17
0
22,442.22
0
0
0.00
0.00
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Total Expense

31,176.77

Net Ordinary Income (2011)
Net
Income
(2011)

47,407.67

Current
Assets
31 December 2011
Checking / Savings
Past
Assets
31 December 2010
Checking / Savings

47,407.67

157,331.12

124,999.70

31 December 2009
Checking / Savings

$ Change: 10-11
32,331.42
$ Change: 09-10

80,328.05

44,671.65

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The Art of Living Health & Education Trust
2401 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Email: info@aolhet.org
www.aolhet.org

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