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Mitra Jyothi has come a long way since its humble beginning in the year 1990. To better our endeavours for the visually impaired in the society, we need the continued support of the donors. We aim to work closely with probable sponsors to create effective partnership programs. Donations can be made in the form of cash/cheques/DD/online bank transfer in favour of ‘Mitra Jyothi’. or through online bank transfers.

Mitra Jyothi is registered under:

The Indian Trust Act Reg No. B/IV 335/89-90.
u/s 80G Income Tax Act 1961.
Foreign Contribution Act u/s 6(1) and allotted Reg. No. 094420627.
Give India and Credibility alliance.


Program Sponsorship

Donors can sponsor any of the programs at Mitra Jyothi, for any chosen duration of time, upon discussion and mutual understanding between the donor and Mitra Jyothi. A memorandum of understanding with complete sponsor program details and payment schedule will be made after concurrence on funding/sponsorship by the donor.

Donations to the General Fund

Donors can make cash donations to Mitra Jyothi’s general fund. These funds are used to cover various operational expenses at Mitra Jyothi.

Donations to the Corpus Fund

Donors can make cash donations to Mitra Jyothi’s Corpus fund.

Event Sponsorship

Donors can sponsor specific events at Mitra Jyothi. It could be occasions like the Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) event, Annual day celebrations, Sponsorship of outdoor excursion of our students, Commemorative Book Release, Graduation day and other such events.

Magazine and such other specific sponsorship

Mitra Jyothi has specific funding needs for its monthly and quarterly magazines in Braille, audio magazines, infrastructure needs like capital investment on various equipment including but not limited to computers, software licenses ,head sets ,UPS, generators, kitchen equipment, refrigerator, tables, chairs, cupboards, beds, mattresses and accessories and various maintenance and operational expenses like building maintenance, upgrades and equipment maintenance and AMC, Internet connectivity, housekeeping etc. Donors can sponsor any such specifics after consultation with Mitra Jyothi and in accordance with the need of the hour.

Mitra Jyothi has specific funding needs for the following

Monthly and quarterly magazines in Braille and audio magazines,

Infrastructure needs like computers, software licenses ,head sets ,UPS, generators, kitchen equipment, refrigerator, tables, chairs, cupboards, beds, mattresses and accessories

Various maintenance and operational expenses like building maintenance, upgrades and equipment maintenance and AMC, Internet connectivity, housekeeping etc

Donations in kind

Various donations in kind can be made after consultation with Mitra Jyothi and ascertaining our current needs. Computers and accessories, Cots, mattresses and accessories, tables, chairs and cupboards, UPS, grocery and head sets are some of the possible donation options.

Meal Sponsorship

Make your important life events more meaningful by sponsoring meals to our residential students who are visually impaired. Everyday about 40 - 50 people are provided food at Mitra Jyothi.

  • Breakfast Sponsorship for a day - Rs. 1000
  • Lunch Sponsorship for a day - Rs. 2500.
  • Dinner Sponsorship for a day - Rs. 1000.
  • Full day food Sponsorship - Rs.4,000 .

Be a Volunteer

Contribute your time to become volunteers at Mitra Jyothi. A lot of the activities in Mitra Jyothi are supported by our active volunteers. Help our ‘Talking Book Library’ by reading for Mitra Jyothi. We need volunteers to read books in Kannada, English, Hindi and Tamil. Since the outreach of Mitra Jyothi is more in rural Karnataka we need more volunteers who can read Kannada and help us record text books, periodicals, magazines, novels and other educative and general reading materials.

FCRA Contribution

FCRA contributions received over the past 3 months (July-Sep 2016), as per the requirement from Government of India is given below.

The Hans Foundation Rs.12,97,363.00
Axis Bank Foundation Rs.9,77,080.00
Give Foundation Rs.3,537.72
Goldman Sachs Rs.10,470.00
J K Groups Rs.6,466.20
Total Rs.22,94,916.92
To donate in Indian Currency:
Name - AXIS BANK LTD
Branch - HSR Layout
SAV A/c No - 785010100014766
Swift code - AXISINBB009
IFSC code - UTIB0000785
MICR no - 560211024

To donate in Foreign Currency:
Name - AXIS BANK LTD
Branch - Koramangala
SAV A/c No - 194010100366557
Swift code - AXISINBB194
IFSC code - UTIB0000194
MICR no - 560211008

For further information, contact us at: 080-22587623/25 or admin.office@mitrajyothi.org