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How can I donate?

Whether you live in India or abroad, we have three options for you to donate to our causes.

   a) Online donations
   b) Donation via bank transfer
   c) Donations by cheque

You can send your cheques along with your full name, PAN number, address and contact information to:
Hand in Hand India,
New No. 33, Old No. 14,
48th Street, 9th Avenue, Ashok Nagar,
Chennai,
Tamil Nadu 600083

Can I donate if I live outside India?

Of course you can! Follow our online donation link or donate directly to our bank account.

Is my contribution eligible for tax exemption?

Hand in Hand India is a public charitable trust registered in India. For donations from within India, you will receive an 80G Tax Exemption certificate posted to your address. For more information contact your tax adviser.

What are the causes that my donation supports?

While filling in the donation form, you can pick the causes that resonate with you and we will ensure that it reaches an appropriate  beneficiary through one of our programmes.
If you are unsure about what you want to contribute to, we will allocate your donation to a project that is in the most pressing need of funds.

How much of my donation goes directly towards the cause?

90% of your donation goes directly towards the cause you are donating to.

I didn’t receive my donation confirmation email, what do I do?

You should receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of crediting your donation. If you don’t receive this, do get in touch with our finance team at donate@hihindia.org

I want to support larger projects. How can I do that?

Are you looking to support a school, a village or a health camp on a large scale? Through your company, for instance? Get in touch with us at sandip.mookerji@hihindia.org

Will I receive updates about my donation?

If your donation is over INR 20,000 / USD 300, we will send you specific updates on the causes you have supported.

I want to sponsor a specific child for his/her education. Is this possible?

This is definitely possible. It costs INR 10,000 to sponsor activities related to a child’s education for one year. You can donate online and choose the child sponsorship option. We will send you regular updates about the sponsored children.

How else can I support or work with Hand in Hand India?

Get involved with us an intern or as an employee. Find out how you can do that here.