Reimburse a scholarship for a girl in high school or college , INR 3000

" Overview

The Mahila Dakshata Samiti is a non-governmental organization dedicated to the upliftment of women and children, particularly those in distress. Inspired by the success achieved, branches were set up across the country. The Mahila Dakshata Samiti – Karnataka Chapter (MDS – KC) was established in 1992.

How It Works

• The NGO places ads in newspapers every year inviting applications for financial aid for college education from girls with good marks coming from financially challenged families.
• The applications and marks cards are scrutinized and MDS members or field workers visit the homes to check for genuineness.
• Aid is given according to need.
• At this point of time their funds for this programme come mainly from GiveIndia and concerned people.
• The interview takes place in May before admissions.
• Potential students are identified.
• After the fee receipt is produced funds are disbursed.
• The criteria for receiving this kind of support are fees paid, financial status and marks.
• Fee paid receipts are scrutinized, and photocopies collected before distributingthe money in the form of crossed cheques are given.
• Educational aid is provided till the student finishes her education, provided she applies every year, the family financial situation is the same and she does well at her exams.
• Some of the students are being given aid since class 11.
• Some have passed out.
• Some are in their final year and so on.
• Few engineering and medical students were helped in 2014-15 mainly with GiveIndia funds.


• 3 – Number of medical students who were helped in the year 2014-15
• 14 – Number of engineering students who were helped in the year 2014-15

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Admin charges 300.00
Annual educational scholarship to a girl student 2700.00
Unit Price 3000
Total 3000
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Making dreams come true
Priyanka P. R. secured 87% in her class 10 exam. Her father is no more. Her mother is a primary school teacher who was earning Rs. 4000 a month. She found it very difficult to raise enough money to send her daughter to college.
She saw our advertisement and applied for aid. The child got admission in the Sri. Jaya Chamarajendra government polytechnic, for diploma in engineering. We gave her scholarship for all the 3 years.
She has fared brilliantly in all her exams, 1st semester 73%, 2nd semester 84%, 3rd semester 87% 4th semester 89 % 5th semester 91% and 6th semester 87%. She has now applied for upgrading to BE degree. In her letter this year applying for scholarship for degree in engineering she says the following. She says, “Firstly I would like to thank you for supporting me for the past 3 years and making it possible for me to complete my diploma with good results. Thank you so much.”

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