Que: What do I get from SAC program?
Ans: $250.00 donation will pay for education, housing, lodging & health care for one child for one year. You will receive a photograph and progress report of the child.
Que: How long will it take for me to get details of the child I will be supporting?
Ans: It may take from 2 months to 6 months, depending on the location.
Que: Can I specify a particular state where I would like to support a child in India?
Ans: Yes you can. We will do our best to fulfill your desire. If no match is found, we will assign a child from our current pool.
Que: How is the child selected?
Ans: The child is selected by SAC volunteers from a list of assigned schools or hostels from our partner organizations.
Que: May I visit the child?
Ans: Yes, most definitely. You are encouraged to do so. Write to the SAC director in USA prior to your visit to India.
Que: Can I write a letter to the child?
Ans: Please do write to the child to show that you care. When you write a letter to the child you may expect a reply.
Que: How much is the administrative cost?
Ans: The administrative cost is Nine (9)%.
Que: Is my contribution tax deductible? What is the Tax ID number?
Ans: Yes your contribution is 100% deductible. The IRS Tax ID number is 51-0156325.
Que: How is SAC different from Ekal?
Ans: Ekal supports one-teacher schools in tribal areas, whereas SAC pays for boarding, lodging and education for one child for one year in any part of India.