San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2010
Give2Asia, a US-based public charity promoting transformative philanthropy for Asia, announces a new fiscal sponsor partnership with Shishu Mandir, an India-based non-profit organization that focuses on the development of neglected and destitute children. The partnership will help US donors support a home and educational development for children of poverty-stricken families in Bangalore.
“By combining educational tools with developmental support, Shishu Mandir is making a positive impact on the lives of children in Bangalore,” Ray Klinke, Give2Asia’s Interim CEO. “Their success over the past 27 years in providing a safe place for these children to live is an impressive example for others.”
Give2Asia’s Fiscal Sponsorship helps approved Asia-based charitable groups establish a U.S. presence, provides professional donor stewardship, and makes possible tax-deductible support for Asia-based groups. Give2Asia currently provides fiscal sponsorship to over 100 charitable institutions across the Asia-Pacific region.
U.S. donors can make tax-deductible donations online to Give2Asia in support of Shishu Mandir at http://www.give2asia.org/shishu-mandir, or by sending donations to “Give2Asia” by check, wire, or securities transfer.
About Shishu Mandir
Indo-German couple Dwarka Das and Hella Mundhra founded Shishu Mandir in 1983 with programs focused on children’s education and long-term development. Shishu Mandir helps children who have grown up in underprivileged communities and provides them with a home where they can escape the cycle of poverty and illiteracy. Through its English medium education program, children’s home, and temporary shelter for women in distress, Shishu Mandir is working to ensure that disadvantaged children are given opportunities to reach their full potential. The organization opened a vocational training center in 2008 and offers classes on sewing, carpentry, electrical, computers, and other skills.
Give2Asia combines exceptional stewardship with comprehensive, on-the-ground knowledge to promote actions benefiting Asian communities. Founded by The Asia Foundation, with more than 50 years of grant-making experience in the Asia-Pacific region, Give2Asia helps overcome the common challenges associated with giving overseas and has made possible more than US$150 million in giving since its inception in 2001.
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