Donations are used to directly support the projects in India; through your donations you can help support the projects we are funding. We have the following commitment levels:

  • $50 a year provides one villager integrated health care, education, and income generation.
  • $75 a year educates one child in the hamlet program.
  • $350 a year supports one child’s education, health care, food, shelter, and clothing in a hub hostel or orphanage.
  • $2,000 a year funds an entire primary school of 20–30 children in a hamlet.
  • $10,000 a year funds a network of primary schools that reaches over 200 children.
  • $20,000 a year financially supports the education, health care, and income generation networks of over 1000 villagers.

Over 90% of the funds go directly to projects in India.

IDS is a tax exempt nonprofit organization (Tax ID # 23-7355796) under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS tax code.

Checks can be made out to:
India Development Service
c/o Jagjit Jain
525 Jackson Blvd.
Oak Park, IL 60304

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Donate with Zelle (no charge)  (zell ID)

If you have any questions you may contact directly Jagjit Jain via email at