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Donate to Vidya Vanam

Donations are accepted to cover costs for children’s education, mid-day meals, and snacks. The estimated cost per child is Rs. 60,000 a year (approx $720). The breakup is as follows:

  • Education costs: Rs. 41,000 per annum (approx $492)
  • Food: Rs. 9,000 per annum (approx $108)
  • Transportation: Rs. 8,000 per annum (approx $96)
  • Stationery: Rs. 2,000 per annum (approx $24)

For donations in India, exemption is available under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act.

How to Donate

In India:

  • Contributions are tax-exempt under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act
  • Please send cheque to:
    Bhuvana Foundation
    2A Pioneer Homes 115A, Sivaswamy Salai,
    Mylapore, Chennai 600 004, India.
    Please let the office know of the donation by emailing at
  • For queries, contact | +91-9047222474 
  • If you have a valid credit card, you can donate in US dollars to an amount equivalent in Indian Rupees by going through Paypal.
  • Scan the following Qr code for INR Donations only.


In the US  and North America:

  • Contributions to Bhuvana Foundation Tennessee are deductible for income tax purposes under section 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Bhuvana  Foundation Tennessee is a private foundation that has received a determination exemption from federal income tax as an organization defined ​under section 501(c)(3) of the  Internal Revenue Code. (EIN/Tax ID number:26-2441061)
  • Direct deposits to Bhuvana Foundation can be made through Paypal or by a cheque to
    ​Bhuvana Foundation Tennessee (Project Vidya Vanam); ​sent to Dr. S. Sriram: 2917 22nd Ave South Nashville TN. 37215 USA.
  • For queries, contact Dr. S. Sriram at 615-476-4994 |