Donate

100% of your gifts to Aruna Partnership go to the people in India you want to support.

 

You may donate directly to the programs of your choice. 

General Donations give us the flexibility to send help to the areas of greatest need.

Please make checks payable to Aruna Partnership and mail to:

Aruna Partnership
c/o Kate Butler
432 West Durham St.
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Our Programs

School Sponsorship Program

Donations to the program enable local children to receive a high quality education while remaining in their villages. Watch your child’s progress through annual photographs, letters, and school reports. Every year you will also have the chance to write to your student. • Ten-year commitment. • $480/year. For more information: sponsor@arunpartnership.org

The School Fund

Your gifts support students and families who need help with  tuition, books, uniforms, transportation, or health issues.

Donations also fund critical school initiatives like these:

  • Hybrid Learning – our online infrastructure project
  • Joyful Learning – a child centered, hands-on approach fostering an open-ended exploration of materials
  • Academic Support – activity-based projects for children with special needs
  • Coaching Feedback – ongoing teacher training and support

Shanthimalai Skill Development Program

Contributions to the Skill Development Program (SSDP) open doors for deserving high school graduates who qualify for vocational training programs or higher education.

You may make a gift of any amount.

 An annual $580 SSDP sponsorship donation covers:

  • College tuition or vocational training fees
  • Costs of books & other materials
  • Food
  • Transportation and lodging

Widows Project

The Widows Project seeks to open hearts and minds to the plight of women in great need,  in the hope of a better world for us all. Funds for this project are used for:

  • Food and free medical care
  • Housing for elderly widows in the Om Shanthi Home
  • Job training for destitute women
  • Educational support for widows’ children
  • Immediate crisis response

Environmental Stewardship

Donations help replenish and preserve the environment around holy Arunachala through ecologically sound projects, including:

  • Refuse collection on 3 miles of the pilgrimage path
  • Model farm on 22 previously depleted, unused acres
  • Native tree plantation
  • Workshops on the sustainable use of natural resources.

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Please make checks payable to Aruna Partnership and mail to:

Aruna Partnership
c/o Kate Butler
432 West Durham St.
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Thank you!

Your support is an essential part of everything we do.

The Aruna Partnership is a non-profit organization incorporated in the USA and recognized with 501(c)3 status. Donations are fully tax deductible in the United States.

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