COME, LETS ENABLE ACCESS TO DIGITAL EDUCATION FOR 1 MILLION CHILDREN
An initiative to enable global Indian Community to help & support underprivileged children in India!
What People Are Saying
Dr Nikhil Agarwal
CEO - FIRST, IIT Kanpur (SIIC).Former CEO at Innovation Society, Government of Andhra Pradesh
Covid 19 will come and go, however it is our responsibility to make sure that we bridge the digital divide for 400 million young minds in India
Caroline Audoir de Valter
Founder CEO at Hope for The Children Foundation
We are very confident that the Digital Daana campaign will help us to scale our impact by helping to reach out to more students
Founder #PaschminaGoatProject , Sustainability SDG Crusader and Blockchain Architect
The happiest people are the ones who care a whole awful lot. They are not just compassionate. They act within the constraints of whatever little they have
Secretary General, MIT VSKA, MIT-ADT University
We are very happy to be associated with the Digital Daana initiative which will change the lives of the youth in India
From our childhood we were thought that 'Vidya daana' is the greatest daana.However in todays world, the greatest daana is 'Digital Daana'. We are very happy to be associated with this initiative which will change the lives of the youth in India
Dr Amar Patnaik
Member of Parliament (RS).Fmr. Accountant General
Was an honour to address the India Global summit yesterday on individual DataPrivacy vis-a-vis compelling state interests in the context of DigitalIndia. Was also an honour to launch the #DigitalDaana initiative by Metta Social
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Frequently Asked Questions
Digital Daana is an initiative by IndiaGlobal and Metta Social along with their associate partners to provide 10,000 digital kits to children from underserved households.
The digital kit per household would contain:
A high-quality laptop (mentioning specifications of the laptop would be effective),
A laptop bag
A 4G dongle with 2 GB per day limit
An e-learning subscription
Digital Labs on wheels for remote areas
The total kit cost = INR 35,000 (USD 500)
The breakup :
1 High-Quality Laptop + Bag
1 4G dongle with 2 GB per day limit
Subscription to e-learning platform
Having laptops will allow the students to access online classes, take e-learning courses, and do their assignments anywhere, effortlessly. Many skills such as coding cannot be learned using smartphones and tablets.
We would be providing the digital kits to children enrolled in grade 8th to 12th from low-income households, residing in Urban and semi-urban areas and validated by the local NGO partner.
Primary financial criteria: Children from the families whose family's annual income is up to Rs. 3.5 Lakhs only.
We will be reching out to rural areas as well in the future.
An Al fraud management software will be installed in every laptop that will allow us to track and restrict usage. They will be automatically monitored using our geofencing application.
Geofencing is a location-based service that will be in-built in the laptops. It will provide us with information on the laptop's current location.
At Digital Daana, we value the trust and faith donors place in us while making a donation. To ensure that we live up to this trust, we have a set of norms that nonprofits have to fulfil to be profiled on our site. Every campaign undergoes a robust due diligence process that covers legal, compliance, financial, implementation and monitoring checks and only on fulfilling all the requirements are listed on the site. Read more about our due diligence process on our website
No, we don’t accept used devices as the digital kit would only contain new and unused laptops. We only accept monetary donations.
You can donate online by Debit card, credit card, net banking, digital wallets, UPI, QR code, BHIM, NEFT(bank transfer) using our secure donation page www.digitaldaana.org
If you are an Indian citizen, You can donate offline by making a cheque in the name of “Metta Social Solutions Pvt Ltd” along with a cover letter stating your full name, address, PAN and the purpose of your donation (eg. Towards sponsoring a digital kit) and mailing to the following address:
Nandan Inspera Bldg B1 Flat No.505,Sr No.187/3/4/6 ,Near Palash Pune Pune MH 411057 IN
Your donation will be used for procuring digital kits for the children, building mobile Digital vans, providing internet access and curated learning resources for students.
We leverage blockchain technology to provide you with real-time updates and complete transparency on all the donations we receive. This allows you to monitor and track the donations at every stage till the kits reach the beneficiaries. All donors would get access to a mobile app that will provide access to beneficiary details by location.
Blockchain is a database system that maintains and records data (like an accounting ledger) in a way that provides open and public access to all the data in real-time while mitigating concerns around security, privacy and control. Click here to know more about blockchain.
You will receive status updates even after the beneficiaries receive the digital kits in the form of notifications, testimonials, photos, videos etc. You can also track your donations in real-time through our blockchain technology.
Our implementation is driven by transparency and accountability. Please visit the Implementation ecosystem section on our website www.digitaldaana.org to know more on how we do it.
Each project will be updated as its status changes, and donors who contributed to that project will receive notifications at key milestones, including project completion. Our website would also display photos, written updates, and sometimes videos of the completed project, directly from the field.
Digital Daana is built on a public ledger that provides financial transaction information in real-time. Project results are tied into Digital Daana through a reporting mechanism that provides notification of project milestones and written updates from the charity's representatives in the field.
Yes, there will be a tax exemption under section 80G of the Income Tax Act. Tax exemption is valid only in India.
Security is of utmost importance to Metta Social and we have carefully selected our payment service providers to ensure that your donation payment details are handled securely. Metta Social does not store any payment details from the donors or even require you to enter these details on our site.
According to government regulations , it is mandatory to state the Unique Identification Number of the donor. The following may be used as “Unique identification number of the donor”:
If available, mandatory:
If either of the above is not available, then
Taxpayer Identification Number of the country where the person resides
Elector’s photo identity number
Driving License number
Ration card number
To read the actual notification and the details of other particulars of the form, please click here
For Indian citizens, We need Pancard details to send 80G receipt so that you can claim a tax exemption against your donation, the Government of India has stipulated the PAN has to be mentioned on the receipt.
All donations made through Digital Daana are final. A refund is made only under extraordinary circumstances – such as fraudulent use of your credit or debit card – if proven. If such circumstances arise, please contact mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org