Policy and Governance 

We operate as multiple organisations around the world as shown below

Fundraising Organisations

The East West Overseas Aid Foundation (TEWOAF)
The East West Foundation of USA
The East West Foundation of UK

Each organisation is set up in each country with relevant government legislations as an NGO with Tax Deductible Status

All funds are sent to TEWFI compliant with charity funding laws

Operational Organisation

The East West Foundation of India (TEWFI)

TEWFI is the site of all the charitable work operating in the Edaikazhinadu Panchayat of Tamil Nadu, India

  • The East West Foundation of India in India

  • The East West Overseas Aid Foundation in Australia (TEWOAF) 

  • The East West Foundation of USA in USA

  • The three Foundations comply with relevant Government regulations for an NGO and tax deduction status.

  • A Management Committee (MC) of the TEWOAF meets monthly in Melbourne. It has a Chair and 6 voting members.

  • The Thursday Working Group (TWG) comprising volunteers is an advisory group looking at fund raising and operational issues.

  • TEWOAF sends money raised in Australia to TEWFI in India which manages the operations of the various activities and employs local staff.

  • Donations from US and UK are also sent directly to TEWFI