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About Save The Children India

What is Save the Children India ?

Save The Children India is a registered non-profit organization which aims to nurture, educate and guide the growth of vulnerable children so that they are able to develop into strong, productive citizens working to build and sustain a bright future for self and country.

Save The Children India is not affiliated to the international Save The Children Alliance.

Who founded Save the Children India ?
Save the Children India was founded by late Mrs. Vipula Kadri, a dedicated social worker who made a difference in the lives of millions of women and children. Mrs. Kadri also founded the sister organizations of Save the Children India - The P.R.I.D.E India and WISE through which she was able to reach out to the rural population as well.
What are the main activities of Save the Children India ?
Save The Children India works in three main areas: education, health and women’s empowerment. We support both urban and rural populations.

Donating to Save The Children India

How do I donate ?

You can make an online or offline donation to Save the Children India. To make an online donation, click here.


To make an offline donation, please write a cheque to Save the Children India and have it couriered to:


Save The Children India

SF9, G Block, Next to American School of Bombay

Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC)

Bandra (East)

Mumbai- 400098

Before I make a donation, I want more information about the Save the Children India’s programs. Where do I find this ?
Save the Children India works in three main areas: education, health and women’s empowerment. Click on the program you are interested in and that will take you a page where you will get details about the work we do.
What tax benefits will I get for my donations to Save the Children India ?
Donations by Indian taxpayers are eligible for 50% tax exemption as per Section 80g of the Income Tax laws. Save the Children India is also eligible to receive grants from CAF America. This means that U.S. nationals can donate to us through CAF America and receive a tax exemption as per Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. CAF America 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 150 Alexandria, VA 22314 USA For more information on the same, please visit www.cafamerica.org.
How do I donate clothes toys and books/vessels, etc ?
Our projects are constantly in need of items such as clothes, books, shoes, ladies toiletries, stationery and craft materials, stitching equipment, toys, bicycles, sports equipment and the like. If you think that you would be able to send us some of these or more valuable items such as your old car, computer, camera etc. which are in a good condition, please give us a call or write to us at info@savethechildrenindia.org.
What are some of the other ways I can give to Save the Children India ?
You can donate your shares or stocks, or you can leave a gift to Save the Children India in your will. You can make a donation as a gift to a loved one on a special occasion or you can make a donation in remembrance of a dear one who has passed on. Please write to info@savethechildrenindia.org for more information on these types of donations
What is the Refund Policy of Save The Children India ?
All the funds received via payment gateway are donations. There is no refund policy for the donations made on our website.

Payment methods

I want to make an online credit card donation. Is your site secure ?
Yes, our site is secured by the ICICI Bank Payment Gateway. Our website also has an SSL certificate, which adds a layer of security to the information you share.
While making my payment through card/net banking I got an error message.
This could be because of irregularities in the internet connection, or because your credit/debit card might require a specific authorization from your bank.
I want to make a payment by cheque. How does that work ?
Simply write a cheque to ‘Save the Children India’ and have it couriered to:. Save The Children India SF9, G Block, Next to American School of Bombay Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) Bandra (East) Mumbai- 400098
Why was my cheque not accepted / returned ?
This could be because the bank has declined the cheque in which case you can contact us on info@savethechildrenindia.org and we will get back to you. It could also be because the name of our organization was misspelled.

Donation Receipts

When will I get a receipt for my online donation ?
If you reside in India, you can expect a receipt within one week of your donation. For all international donations, the receipt will take 15-20 days to reach you.
I have made a donation, so why haven't I received my receipt ?
It’s possible that there might have been an error in the address that you entered. There could also be an error on the part of the courier company. In such a situation, please contact us on info@savethechildrenindia.org and we will track your receipt and/or issue you a new receipt.
I've lost my receipt. What do I do now ?
Contact us and we will issue you a duplicate receipt.
Can Save the Children India send me a receipt by post or courier ?
All domestic receipts are sent by courier, all international ones by post.
I would like a copy of the 80G certificate. Where can I find it ?
We will send you a copy of the 80G certificate along with your IT receipt.

More about Save The Children India

How does Save the Children India support itself ?
Save the Children India carries out its work with the support of various groups and individuals in society. The approximate break-up of our funding sources is as follows:
Corporate Funding 41%
Government Funding 12%
Foreign Funding 12%
Events 22%
Others 13%
Are Save the Children India employees paid for their work ?
Yes. All Save the Children India employees are trained professionals, specialized in their area of work.
Do you have an Annual Report ?
Yes, we do. You can download our Annual Report here.
Can I volunteer at Save the Children India ?
Yes, you can. We welcome committed and enthusiastic people to volunteer with our various projects. Drop us a line at contactus@savethechildrenindia.org
What are some of the ways I can support the work Save the Children India does ?
Save the Children India supports women through its Vocational Training program. You can buy accessories, home furnishings and a lot more to support these women. eBay India is our partner though which we retail the products. Jet Airways has partnered with Save the Children India to raise funds for all our projects. Next time you are flying with Jet Airways, please to make a donation to Save the Children India at the end of the flight when the flight attendants bring the Jet Airways - Magic Box. Araaish is an exclusive shopping event held in several cities across India. When you attend and buy products at Araaish, part of the proceeds come to Save the Children India.

Araaish and Save the Children India products

What is Araaish ?
Araaish is the fund-raising arm of Save The Children India, promoting the concept 'Glamour and Giving Go Together'. Prestigious designers are invited to showcase their designs and shoppers shop for a good cause! A part of the proceeds of the event come to Save The Children India.
Does Save the Children India make and sell their own products ?
Yes we do. These products are made by underprivileged women and their sale helps these women to support themselves and their families.
Where can I buy Save the Children India products ?
Visit the Araaish website to know when the next event in your city is. Save the Children India products are now also available on eBay. Click here to buy them.
What if I want to place a bulk order for Save the Children India products ?
Send us an e-mail on info@araaish.com with the details of the order that you need to place. Depending on the type of product, quantity and time available, we will process your order.