Frequently Asked Queston
WHAT IS THE BELIEF BEHING EMPOWERING HUMANITY?
We believe that unless members of the civil society are involved proactively in the process of development, sustainable change will not happen. Believing in this principle of ‘Civic Driven Change’ Empowering Humanity sensitises the civil society in order to make them partners in its mission.
DOES EMPOWERING HUMANITY PROVIDE INTERNSHIP? IF YES, HOW CAN WE APPLY FOR IT?
Interested candidates can go to “Be a Volunteer” section of our website and submit their CV with all the details mentioning “Application for Internship” in the message section or You can directly send your request with attached CV @ [email protected]
HOW OLD IS EMPOWERING HUMANITY SOCIETY?
Empowering Humanity was established in the year 2014.
HOW CAN I WORK FOR HUMANITY?
You can work for Humanity by becoming a volunteer or member. Just go to “Get Involved Section” and get associated with us to work for Humanity.
WHO ARE THE PEOPLE BEHIND EMPOWERING HUMANITY?
The realization of a group of young corporate professionals, that it was their Social Responsibility to give back to the society, laid the inception of Empowering Humanity. Empowering Humanity is managed professionally by a Board of Advisors, comprising individuals from diverse backgrounds and expertise, followed by an Executive Committee and a well defined professional workforce.
WHAT INFORMATION HAS SENT TO DONAR?
The donor gets an instant acknowledgement mail along with an SMS. On receiving the reconciliation statement from the bank, a receipt is sent via e-mail immediately, followed by a hard copy by post (within India). The receipt is accompanied by a “welcome pack” which is also a token of appreciation. The donor receives a birthday wish, wishes on important festivals, programme updates and an annual impact report during a year’s time.
WHY DO YOU STRESS ON EDUCATION, WHEN THERE ARE OTHER EQUALLY PRESSING IN THE COUNTRY?
Education alone has the power to liberate people from the vicious cycle of poverty – not only in terms of earning a livelihood but also in becoming aware of the rights and freedoms that a citizen is endowed with. Thus empowering individuals and making them self-sufficient.
HOW CAN I DONATE TO EMPOWERING HUMANITY?
You can go to “Make a Donation” section under “Get Involved” link of Empowering Humanity’s website and donate online for any of the cause listed. For other donations related queries please write to [email protected]
DOES EMPOWERING HUMANITY WORK IN INDIA OR OTHER COUNTRIES TOO?
Empowering Humanity is a national level development organization with its welfare projects spread across India.
WHAT WILL EMPOWERING HUMANITY DO WITH MY DONATION
As soon as the donation through cheque or online is reconciled by the bank, the amount is allotted to the specific programme, which it has been meant for. The utilization and results are managed, monitored and audited. The outcome is reflected in the annual impact report, which is shared with the donors.
WHICH AREA DOES EMPOWERING HUMANITY WORK IN?
Empowering Humanity has been working in the thematic areas of education, healthcare, youth employability and empowerment of women and girls. We also work and co-ordinate with the department for good governance and implementation of law.
HOW DOES EMPOWERING HUMANITY ENSURE THAT THE DONER'S CONTRIBUTION IS BEING UTILIZED IN THE INTENDED WAY?
Empowering Humanity follows the principle of good governance. We have a four-tier audit mechanism to track and monitor the funds raised and utilized.
WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF FUNDING OF THE ORGANISATION?
Around 70-80% funding support of the organization comes from members of the organization; the rest comes from individual donors and private institutions.
DOES EMPOWERING HUMANITY ACCEPT DONATIONS IN USD OR POUND
Yes, the organization accepts donations in USD and pounds as well but only in the form of cheque, drafts or via online payment gateway. As a policy the organization adhere to all government norms and maintains optimum transparency with the donors. The organization does have an FCRA account for its internationals supporters. However tax exemptions are applicable as per the country specific guidelines.
HOW CAN ONE ASSOCIATE WITH THE ORGANIZATION?
In our journey so far, we have received immense support from numerous individuals, many private and public sector companies, development agencies, educational institutions, public figures and the mass media. One can associate with us in any of these above mentioned ways. Please visit the “Get in Touch” or “Get involved” section of our website for more information on the possible ways of being involved in our journey.
HOW MUCH SHOULD I DONATE?
There is no specific amount that should be donated. However all the programmes/causes have a donation amount displayed online. Apart that You can donate any amount as per your capacity and openheartedness.
WHAT IS THE PROCESS OF KEEPING THE DONAR'S INFORMATION SAFE?
As a credible organization, we honour the privacy of our donors. The donor data is not exposed or shared with any external agency under any circumstances. We have a robust in-house mechanism and server system where the records are kept safe. The entire setup is protected with password and is guarded by surveillance software. The data is kept strictly confidential and only authorized staff with a special non-disclosure bond have access to it
IS THE WEBSITE SAFE TO MAKE ONLINE PAYMENT
Yes, the website is safe for any kind of transaction. Also any information exchange is kept safe and in no condition gets disclosed. Also the payment gateway is a third party payment gateway recognized by the financial institutions under the government of India. So any transaction also is thoroughly secured.
WHAT ARE THE TAX BENEFITS THAT A DONOR WILL GET?
>A donor will get 50% of tax exemption on the donation under section 80 G of Income Tax Act, 1961.
DO YOU ISSUE TAX RECEIPT? HOW SOON WILL THE RECEIPT ARRIVE?
Yes, tax receipts are issued to all the donors irrespective of the amount supported. A digital copy of the receipt is generated on and sent via e-mail post realization of the donated amount. The hard copy of the receipt is delivered to the donor within 10 working days.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE TAX RECEIPT IS LOSS?
In case of loss of the original receipt, a duplicate tax receipt is issued on receipt of a formal request from the donor.
CAN ONE DONATE IN KIND (OLD CLOTHES, BOOKS, STATIONARY ETC)
Usually in-kind donation is accepted only when there is a need in any of the projects at a given point of time.
IS IT POSSIBLE FOR A CONSISTENCE SUPPORTER TO MEET THE BENEFICIARY PERSANILITY?
While you can visit the site where the beneficiary you support resides we do not encourage donors to directly meet the beneficiaries as we do not want to give special treatment to any child.
WHAT IF MY QUIERY IS NOT LISTED IN FAQ SESSION?
Can’t find an answer? Call us on 1800-1211-911 or 0921-1211-911 or email us on [email protected]