Is it very complicated to donate online?

It's simple and safe. To donate online, just follow the simple steps below: Specify your donation and your contact details. The more details you give us, greater the accuracy in contacting you for receipts, tax certificates. Please check the information carefully and make sure that it is correct. Once you click submit, you will be taken to ICICI secured payment gateway. Fill in your credit/debit card details. We accept Master, Maestro and Visa. However, we do not accept American Express credit cards on our site. You will get an immediate confirmation of your donation. You will also receive an email message.

Is the transaction secure?

Yes, the transaction is secure as the payment goes through ICICI secured payment gateway. We recommend that you use Google Chrome or Microsoft Internet Explorer as Mozilla Firefox sometimes takes time and gives a difficult experience.

For more info on secured transaction:
Chrome users: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95617
Internet Explorer users: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/How-to-know-if-an-online-transaction-is-secure

Is it safe to give my credit/debit card details online?

Yes, it is safe. To ensure protection of sensitive information, such as your personal information and your credit/debit card details, we adopt stringent security measures. All your personal information is encrypted before it is transmitted over the Internet. This guarantees that your information is inaccessible to any third party.

Am I eligible for tax benefits?

All donations are 50% exempt from tax under section 80G of the Income Tax Act. Foreign donors are not eligible for tax exemption as this benefit is valid only in India.

Can I donate in other foreign currencies?

On the website, we accept donations only in Indian Rupees. You can use the converter to check the equivalent value of any foreign currency in INR.