Can I choose a specific project to donate?
Yes, kindly go through our areas of intervention which will help you shortlist a specific project.
Please note that empowHER India may use any directed donation for other purposes if the Board of Trustees find that all funding needs for the particular program have already been committed, or if the program is discontinued because its goals have been met.
Do you issue donation receipts? How soon will the receipts arrive?
Yes, we issue receipts for all donations. The tax receipt can be sent to you by post or through email. Please note that tax receipts are mailed out once the funds are credited to our account. Kindly provide us with your name, mailing address, email address and phone through email or by calling our office.
Will I get a tax benefit for the donation?
Donations to empowHER India are entitled to income tax benefit under Section 80G of the Indian Income Tax Act, 1961. We are also registered under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act 1976, enabling donations from outside India and from NRIs.
What happens if the tax receipt is lost?
We can provide a duplicate copy of the donation receipt and 80 G on request
What information is sent to the donors?
All our donors receive a detailed report post project completion. You can also get in touch with us if you would like to visit the villages where the project is implemented.
Besides donating, how else can I support empowHER India?
i. Volunteer
We are looking for interns/volunteers who could help us out with the following:
  • Social media management
  • Documentary/Photography
  • Content Writing
Do share your details with us at info@empowherindia.org

ii. Spread the word about our organization
You can also support our initiatives by sharing and talking about our initiatives on the social media to help us raise awareness. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (to be hyperlinked with our accounts)

iii.Participate in the Mumbai Marathon
empowHER India participates in the Mumbai Marathon every year and you can help raise funds for us. Contact us to know more.
How can I contact empowHER India?
You can write to us at info@empowherindia.org or
call us on +91 – 22 – 2496 3665 / 6377
Does empowHER India accept CSR Funds?
Yes, empowHER has implemented several CSR projects in the past and we can share further details on request.
Does empowHER India have Annual Audits?
Yes, our books of account are audited every year. We have appointed M/S M.L. Sharma & Co., as our Auditors. Annual Audited Balance sheets are submitted to the Charity Commissioner & Income Tax authorities, as per the statutory requirement. You can also view our annual reports here.
Can the CSR donor visit the project sites post project completion?
Yes, you are welcome to visit the project sites and interact with the beneficiaries post project completion. empowHER will also submit a detailed impact report to the funding organization.
What branding opportunities are provided to CSR donors?
In the past, we have added donor tiles and name plaques for our CSR donors on the toilets that have been constructed and in the school building. We are open to further discussion on branding if required.
Why was organization name changed from SKS Chakshu Foundation to empowHER India?
We began our journey 30 years ago with a vision to transform rural Panvel. Our ethos has always been built on trust, credibility, and transparency. We believe that ‘empowHER’ reflects the strong grassroots level that we have undertaken over the years, symbolizes who we are today and represents our goals for the future. Our name may have changed but in true essence, our vision remains the same.
What does empowHER India do?
empowHER India works in the villages of rural Panvel on the following interventions
  1. Women Empowerment
  2. Education
  3. WASH
Where do you work?
We work in the villages of rural Panvel specifically in the Nere and Rasayni clusters.
How can I support your ongoing programs?
You can support our ongoing programs by:
  • Donating money
  • Donating in kind; example: educational materials for our students, construction materials for our toilets etc. Please write to us at info@empowherindia.org to discuss the same.