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13. Disparity in Dates
Malarchi is a project that is stated to have begun in 1970. The project is recorded as completed where all objectives have been met. However, funding for this project as shown on the website of Asha has come in only in 1996 and 1997.
Comment:There have been no other prior contributions and none after this period. There is no detail on when the project concluded and what were the objectives that were achieved in order to term it as completed.
Malarchi is a home for children from families that have been deserted, or seriously abused, by the father, and where the mother is unable to provide for them. The children are educated in local schools.
Comment: Though the above description ends with a link to the project conclusion, the link only leads to an error page and does not open.
Another interesting point to note is that the contributions made both times are identical, which could mean that it represents fixed costs. This being a reasonable assumption to make, there are no details on what this money covered.
And since the project is complete, one would assume that detailed accounts should be available, especially since Vallabhacharya Pandey had been awarded a fellowship to improve accounting practices!