Appeal Letter For Women Empowerment

Friends,

During the last 15 years, SCALE has been working extensively and tirelessly towards the upliftment of the marginalized sections of society. In a significant initiative for providing dignity of life and power of education to the needy children, it has donated 2,000 school uniforms with shoes and socks to 40 Anganwadi schools. With parents earning meagre monthly wages between US$ 60-75, they have not been able to afford their children’s school aspirations or school uniforms. On the contrary, many of these children help their parents on agricultural fields to augment their family income.

SCALE has set its 2017-18 mission to cover 500 Anganwadi Schools in Uttarakhand with 12,500 school uniforms, socks and shoes for such children. These uniforms are being stitched by women from the Alambana Self-Help Group, a centre set up by SCALE. Over 5,500 young girls and women have benefitted from various SCALE projects in tailoring, renewable energy and computer literacy. SCALE has always believed that sheer skill development is not enough, unless it is backed by income generation initiatives. Alambana Women Centre is a step in that direction.

SCALE is looking for donors to help accomplish this mission. The cost of each set of two uniforms, with two pairs of socks and shoes is Rs 1000. But each set brings joy, zest and motivation to the life of a child. Once they received this set, SCALE witnessed an increase in attendance of 40-50% across schools and a changed perspective of the parents. The cost includes the charges of stitching by the self-help group.

SCALE is looking for assistance from like-minded people and organizations. In case you identify yourself with our vision towards empowering more rural women and providing dignity of life to under-privileged children, do come forth with your support. SCALE is committed to providing its donors photographs and details of the beneficiaries of its initiatives.

Details for donation is given below:

 

For Indian citizens & NRI’s information, SCALE is registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860. 

Registration number: S41165 of 2002 Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 dated January 9, 2002. All Indian nationals, including Non-Resident Indians (NRI) & Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) can donate directly to SCALE. They can claim the 50% tax benefit under the 80G (5) (VI) section of the Income Tax Act, 1961. However, donors are requested to provide to SCALE their name, PAN CARD details, email id, address & phone number for issuance of receipt.

SCALE is also approved under Foreign Currency Regulation Act (FCRA),

FCRA Registration number: 231660855, Nature: Social dated March 17, 2008. It permits SCALE to receive the donation from all foreign nationals. As per the Reserve Bank of India, the foreign donors need to provide their name, passport number or its equivalent social security number, email id, home address, house telephone number and their cell number for ensuring transparency of clean fund flow to the recipient. On receiving the information, SCALE will provide the account number for such contribution. All the information will be confidential to SCALE and Reserve Bank of India.

US Based Donors

 

S-based donors can make a tax-deductible donation to SCALE through India Development Relief Fund(www.idrf.org) IDRF is a 501c3, US-based NGO with 30 years of experience in disaster relief/rehabilitation and social development in India.

Donate by check: Mail a check, payable to “IDRF” with memo item “SCALE,” to IDRF, 5821 Mossrock Drive, North Bethesda, MD 20852. Please include your email ID.

Donate online at: http://www.idrf.org/get-involved/make-a-gift/. Please select designation as “SCALE.”

Only For Indian Nationals

 

Cheque Issue/Deposit

Cheques should be issued in the name of SCALE.

It may be sent to its registered office SCALE, C-52A Gangotri Enclave, Alaknanda, New Delhi -110019

OR

For bank transfer / Cheque Deposit, you will need the details mentioned below:

  • Name of Account: SCALE
  • Bank: Axis Bank Limited
  • Branch: Mayur Vihar Phase 2, New Delhi-110091
  • Account Type: Saving
  • Account No: 296010100130875
  • MICR Code: 110211033
  • IFSC: UTIB0000296

We request for your continued patronage.