Donation FAQ

  • Which Area does MGVSS work in?
  • There are Six primary areas in which we run our projects and programs, namely education, health, Awareness, Empowerment, Training and response. Our work includes bringing about gender transformative change, building resilience and inclusive governance.
  • What is the Footprint of MGVSS?
  • We work in Maharashtra. Our main target state was always the rural areas of Maharashtra from the day of establishment; we do plan to expand to other states in the future.
  • How will my donation support your operations?
  • The money collected from our fundraising initiatives is used for:
  • The money goes towards all the projects for our target group from poor and marginalized communities to rise above abject poverty and social exclusion
  • Funding our extensive programs across the state listed in our projects section of this website
  • Bringing about a more gender equal society, build resilience among communities to overcome exclusion, poverty and disasters, and connect women entrepreneurs to markets
  • Strengthening healthcare and education delivery systems so that benefits reach the last mile
  • Building capacity of teachers, anganwadi workers and other functionaries to be able to reach quality service on time to the project participants
  • Can I get the Details of the Beneficiaries of my donation?
  • We regret that we do not share the personal details of the beneficiaries with our donors. The money collected from our fundraising initiatives are pooled together, and then utilized among the programs according to the needs and urgency. Your contribution does not get directed to a single beneficiary.
  • Does MGVSS receive donations from foreign donors?
  • Yes. MGVSS  is registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 2010, thereby being eligible to receive funding from international donors.
  • Is there any advantage of donating online?
  • Yes. As using the online medium as primary resource to donate is a far more cost effective than costly channels like field offices or call centers. 
  • Is it very complicated to donate online?
  •  Not at all. It’s simple and safe. Here’s what you have to do to make a donation online the MGVSS site:
  • Specify your donation details .
  • Specify the mode of payment.
  • Your selection will be displayed for review.
  • Please check the information carefully and make sure that it is correct.
  • If not, change them as desired.
  • Once you confirm that the details are correct, you will be taken to the payment gateway.
  • Fill in your credit card details. You will get an immediate confirmation of your donation.
  • You will also receive an email confirmation message with the unique transaction id. 
  • Do I need any special hardware or software to donate online?
  •  No. But if this is the first time that you are doing any online transaction involving use of a credit card, you need to ensure that the transaction is secure. It’s always better to use the most updated browser. 
  • Is it safe to give my credit card details online?
  •  Sure it is. We adopt stringent security measures to ensure that critically sensitive information, such as your personal information and your credit card details, are protected. 
  • How can I donate online?
  •  You can contribute by using Credit Card, Debit Card and Net Banking 
  • How safe is my personal information with MGVSS?
  •  We are committed to protecting your personal information with us. For more details, please do read our Privacy Policy. 
  • What if my address or phone number changes?
  •  You can always email us at mgvssramtek2013@gmail.com to update this information 
  • I notice you have mentioned dollars, but can I donate in sterling pound or any other currency?
  •  We accept online donation in all Currencies through respective gateways.
  • Are there any tax benefits for donating to MGVSS?
  • MGVSS 50% tax exemption under section 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961. 
  • Will you send me tax exemption certificate?
  •  Certainly, For Online donations, we send a PDF of the 80G certificate within 2 weeks and for Offline donations, we send a hard copy of the 80G certificate within 30 working days, after your transaction is confirmed in the records. However this receipt is valid for residents in India only. 
  • And here’s our PAN in case you need it: AABTM2115K 
  • How do I contact you regarding my donation?
  •  For more assistance or information on donating to MGVSS please email to  mgvssramtek2013@gmail.com  or call +91 9422114657. You can also send a letter to:
  • MGVSS Donor Support
  • Behind S.B.I Ramtek,
    Gandhi Square
  • Ramtek (Maharashtra) – 441106
    India
    Tel: +91 9422114657