HOW TO DONATE
Child Aid Foundation is the only hope for many underprivileged, disadvantaged, and unfortunate children. Before coming under Child Aid's care, these children were without hope, and destined to become child laborers, street children, or even juvenile delinquents! There is a heart-breaking story behind every one of them. Now, however, these children are in the safe, caring, and loving hands of C.A.F. and you, the donors. On behalf of these children we request you to donate generously. Your donations literally save the lives of these children.
Listed below are five methods by which a donation can be made or sent to Child Aid Foundation. Please select the method that is most convenient for you. Whatever method you select, please inform us by email, message, or post of all eight details of your donation as listed in "Please Inform Us". You can also inform us by using the contact form in the "Contact" section of this website.
Please Inform Us:
a) Your full name
b) Your complete postal address
c) Your telephone numbers (a. residence, b. office, and c. mobile)
d) Your email address
e) The scheme(s) you have selected (required only for the "Custom Donation Schemes")
f) What amount you have donated and/or will be donating
g) How often you will donate (a. monthly, b. quarterly, c. half-yearly, d. yearly, or e. once)
h) The details of how you sent/will send your donation/s
* An official receipt will be issued for all donations. Our receipt is also useful for tax deduction benefits to donors paying tax in India.
1. This Website's Own Payment Gateway
The simplest, easiest, and quickest way to make and send donations to Child Aid Foundation is to use the payment gateway facility in the "Donate Online" section of this website. Here you can use your credit cards, debit cards, wallets, and net bankings.
If you have selected particular donation scheme/s from our "Custom Donation Schemes" section, then please tell us the details of you selection/s by email, message, or post. You can also use the contact form in the "Contact" section of this website.
Payment Gateway Charges: Please note that a payment gateway service provider charges at least 3% plus G.S.T. on funds sent by a payment gateway. Therefore, for all larger amounts we suggest that you send your donations by any non payment gateway method (e.g. account deposit, cheque, bank transfer, etc.).
2. Online Transfers
There are now many bank, including your bank, and company websites through which funds can be either transferred or sent online. All of these sites accept credit/debit cards. According to your preference and instruction, your donation can be either sent directly into Child Aid Foundation's accounts or delivered to Child Aid Foundation's office address in the form of a check/draft. In this case, please notify us of the date and amount of the transaction, the name of the service through which the transaction was made, and the "tracking number". Standing instructions can also be given by you to your bank to send your donation or regular donation installments for you from your bank directly to Child Aid Foundation using their online facilities.
Just a few examples of such service providers are: www.moneygram.com, www.westernunion.com, www.timesofmoney.com, www.sendmoneytoindia.com, www.cash2india.com, www.money2india.com, www.remitindia.com, www.moneytransfer.in, www.remit2india.com, etc. Please inquire, verify, and select any of such service providers according to your discretion. We do not endorse any particular service.
Note: Our banks accounts details information is in the DONATE ONLINE - "Funds Transfer/Cheque" section below.
3. Checks, Drafts, and Cash
You can make your donations by any money instrument. Checks, drafts, money orders, and postal orders must be crossed, made out to Child Aid Foundation, and delivered or sent to: Child Aid Foundation, C.A.F. Road, Patamatalanka, Vijayawada, A.P., 520015, India. Standing instructions can also be given by you to your bank to send the donation, or regular donation installments, for you by instrument, from your bank directly to Child Aid Foundation.
Checks, drafts, and cash may be also deposited into our accounts in any ICICI Bank, or State Bank of India branch/ATM. Our accounts details are:
ICICI Bank, Child Aid Foundation, Account 630601145191
State Bank of India, Child Aid Foundation, Account 10047563931
4. Tax Deduction for U.S.A. (and other Countries) Donors to Child Aid Foundation
If you want to donate to Child Aid Foundation and also avail of U.S.A. tax deduction benefits you can do so by sending your donations through any of the many, U.S.A. registered organizations, especially the Indian community ones, which have tax exemption status and offer this service. Donors in other countries can do the same through similar organizations, especially Indian community ones, registered in their countries. Please inquire, verify, and select any of such organizations according to your discretion. We do not endorse any particular organization.
* Telugu Association of North America (T.A.N.A.)
One good example of such an organization is the Telugu Association of North America (T.A.N.A.), of which Child Aid Foundation is an official "Supported Project". If you want to send your donation to Child Aid Foundation through T.A.N.A., and avail of U.S.A. tax deduction benefits, please contact Mr. Ramakanth Koya (Treasurer-TANA Foundation) for the details of how to do so at: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: (401) 578-3655, Address: 2471 Sugar Mill Way, Herndon, Virginia, 20171. U.S.A.
5. Donations In-Kind (Goods)
You can personally deliver or send donations in-kind by any transport/delivery service to Child Aid Foundation's head office at: Child Aid Foundation, C.A.F. Road, Patamatalanka, Vijayawada, A.P., 520015, India. Telephones: 8801110786, 8801373123