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Taking girl child education to the next level

India has been well-versed with its problem of girl child illiteracy for almost 4 decades, but it is only in recent years that the numbers have become worrisome. This has necessitated a high-impact program launched by the government called 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (Save the Girl Child, Educate the Girl Child), However, with such a modern initiatives come new challenges. These must be addressed if India, in line with its developmental goals, is able to take girl child education to the next level.
 

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How to donate online to charities

The role of the Internet in today’s society as an agent of change is unparalleled. For civil society and concerned citizens, it is a powerful tool to educate, involve, and garner support and resources.
With its free and open nature, it is a perfect friend to charitable institutions. Along with online activism, NGOs also use it for fundraising purposes. It is easy to safely transfer large sums, or make small, incremental donations over time on the Internet.

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How donations can assist people in saving tax


As tax season comes around, people are consulting their accountants to restructure their wealth and investment portfolio to maximise their income tax returns. While your income, from employment and passive revenue sources, can be taxed, efficiently channelizing your wealth can help you reduce the net income you are taxed. You can generate a sizeable amount of income tax returns through this exercise, which can be done in 1-2 hours.
 

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How can a person sponsor a special child

Despite India's impressive tally at the Paralympics 2016, India's special children community are sadly an ignored demographic for its mainstream health and education providers.While the Right to Education Act emphasises inclusive education, India's teachers are hardly equipped to teach them. India has over 27 lakh special-needs children, and they get access to education at over 400 schools established by NGOs.

 

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Donate Online and get up to 100% tax exemption with Save the Children

The Income Tax Act (1961) offers tax benefits of donating to charity to anyone who makes donations to charitable organisations under Section 80 (G). To claim this tax rebate, it needs to be cited at the time of filing annual Income Tax Return.  Up to 100% tax exemption can be availed for donations to registered NGOs, and this provides immediate gratification to donors, and also serves as a government incentive to NGOs to help them in fundraising.

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