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    Sadbhavana Trust
    OXFAM (India)
    SEWA
    Narmada Bachao Andolan - NBA
    Singh Foundation
    CBCI Society for Medical Education (St.John's Medical College Hospital)

According to Initial Estimates by Janpath Citizen's Initiative

  • US$ 60 can help provide a family of five:
    - Basic Ration for two months
    - Temporary Accomodation with blankets
    - Essential Kitchen supply


Cash Donations to Gujarat can be sent to any of the following places:

Demand Drafts/ Cheques (DD preferred)

1. Janvikas

Indian and foreign currency cheques and DD should be made in the name of "Janvikas" which has 80 (G) income tax exemption and the required FCRA registration to accept foreign money donations. You can mail to the Janvikas address.

2. Sadbhavana Trust

Indian and foreign currency cheques and DD should be made in the name of "Sadbhavana Trust" which has 80 (G) income tax exemption and the required FCRA registration to accept foreign money donations. You can mail the DD/ Cheque to the Nirantar address given below.

3. OXFAM (India) account:

Contributions may also be made to "OXFAM India", for which 100% Tax relief is available under Sec 80 (G).

Oxfam (India)
'Vijaya Shree'
4th A Main
Off Bellary Road
Hebbal
Bangalore - 560 024

Tel: 363 2964/363 3274 Fax: 363 1371 (Attn. Oxfam India)
Email: oxfamindia@vsnl.com

4. SEWA Account

SEWA, another major organization in Gujarat (which has been doing great work, especially with marginalized women and children, and especially in the salt pan areas) is ready to receive direct financial contribution. Please check www.indya.com website or the address below for details:

Postal Address:
SEWA Reception Centre
Opp. Victoria Garden
Email: sewamahila@wilnetonline.net
Bhadra, Ahmedabad - 380001.

FCRA No.: 041910070 Dated : 6/3/1985
Bank of India
Ahmedabad Main Branch Bhadra
Ahmedabad - 380001

Account No.: 62172
Swift Code No. :BKIDINBBAAMB

If Donations are in U.S. Dollar

Can be transferred to Bank of India. New York Branch Swift Code No. BKID US33 With instruction "For further credit of BKIDINBBAAMB" (Bank of India, Ahmedabad Main Branch, Gujarat, India.) Mr. S.C. Arora, Vice President N.Y. Br. BOI. Email : BOINY@USA.NET

If Donations are in Pound

Can be transferred to Bank of India. London Branch, Swift Code No. BKIDGB2L With instruction "For further credit of BKIDINBBAAMB" (Bank of India, Ahmedabad Main Branch, Gujarat, India.)

If Donations are in Yen

Can be transferred to Bank of India. Tokyo Branch, Swift Code No. BKID JPJT With instruction "For further credit of BKIDINBBAAMB" (Bank of India, Ahmedabad Main Branch, Gujarat, India.)

For More Information:

Tel: 079-550-6444; 550-6477
Email: sewamahila@wiletonline.net
Website: http://www.sewa.org/

5. Donations to Narmada Bachao Andolan

'YUVA Earthquake Relief Fund ' .the account is in IDBI Bank, Prabhadevi Br, Bombay.A/c No. 0 1 3 2 0 2 8 0 1 3 6 0 0.

We will need a covering letter addressed to YUVA , to state that this donation is for the NBA to use in their earthquake relief work.

Contributors from Abroad

Please note that your donations should be in the following name. YUVA - Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action

A/c 01100005173
State Bank Of India
Churchgate, Bombay.
Swift transfer Code SBININBB196

DDs are preferable. Please post the draft to

Pervin Jehangir
261, Jupiter Apts.
41, New Cuffe Parade
Bombay 400 005

For further inquiries please contact Pervin at: jeha52@bom2.vsnl.net.in

6. Singh Foundation

Singh Foundation - a tax-exempt organization based in New York - is accepting donations for relief efforts in Gujarat. No overheads, and the money will go to Janvikas. Their activities include sponsoring tours by Indian activists, donations to groups in India, relief work, resource center, fiscal sponsor for groups in the U.S.

If you wish to raise money and to send it along, do make the cheques out to the Singh Foundation, specify "earthquake relief" in the subject heading and send it to:

Deepak Kapur
620 Cedar Hill Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122

Direct Bank Wire:

1. Janvikas (FCRA) account no: 9687, Bank of India, Panchavati Branch, Ahmedabad, India - Pin: 380006
Swift CodeNo: BKIDINBBAAMB

2. Sadbhavana Trust, FCRA registration no: 231650698, Bank of India, Panchsheel Park Branch, Account No: 4883, SWIFT Code no: BKIDINBBDOS.

3. CBCI Society for Medical Education (St.John's Medical College Hospital) with the following instruction:

"ABA 021000018 Transfer Funds to Bank of New York, New York; a/c number 8900044535 fr further credit of St.John's Medical College Campus Branch, Bangalore for credit of CBCI a/c No. 10790 with them" Copy details of the funds transferred to parveen@vwebsol.com & fr_ousey@yahoo.com

Donate on Line:

Log on to www.icicicommunities.org and make donations via credit card, cheques in the name of Give Foundation, Money to India or Infinity Internet Banking.

FOR FURTHER INFO CONTACT:

Nirantar
B-64 Sarvodaya Enclave
New Delhi 110017

Ph: 6966334, Fax: 6517726, email: nirantar@vsnl.com

Ankur
7/10 Sarvapriya Vihar
New Delhi 110016

Ph: 6523395, fax: 6521411, email: ankureducation@vsnl.net