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Wednesday, 19 January, 2005

Is Tsunami Stale News Now? - 'Give India' - give!

Tsunami Rehabilitation Corpus Fund

GiveIndia set up a Tsunami Rehabilitation Fund to support immediate initiatives undertaken by partner NGOs to help those affected by the Tsunami waves that washed over southern India on December 26, 2004. The money raised through this fund will also support the long-term plans for rehabilitation of the affected people and will be disbursed according to the specific needs of projects undertaken by partner NGOs in the affected areas.

Some of the relief work initiated by our partner NGOs since December 26, 2004 have helped nearly 120 fishermen from the villages of Thippalavalsa, Thammayyapalam and Barripeta of Vizianagaram district in Andhra Pradesh in repairing their boats and resuming fishing, provided medical relief to over 2000 people in relief camps at Mahabalipuram and Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu and met the daily needs of around 5000 families in Tirukollam, Cuddalore and Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu. Overall, our partner NGOs has assisted over 24,000 people since the disaster.

GiveIndia is a professionally governed and managed online charity portal dedicated to promote "giving". 100% of the donation given to the Tsunami Rehabilitation Fund through the click2donate channel on rediff.com will be disbursed towards the Tsunami cause.

Every individual contribution will be acknowledged by GiveIndia, and details of how every rupee is used will also be provided online at click2donate. All donations are tax deductible under section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

The partner NGOs currently working with GiveIndia on the Tsunami disaster in the states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh are Amar Seva Sangam, Hindu Mission Hospital, The Banyan, Jeevan Blood Bank and Research Centre, Association for Sustainable Community Development (ASSCOD), ASSIST, HELP, Association for Rural Development and Action Research (ARDAR) and Centre of Environment and Development (CEAD).

Your generous contribution towards this effort will go a long way in rebuilding lives of the affected.

[Please check the following source: http://giveindia.rediff.com]
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