If you believe in the work that
HDFS is doing and would like to help, there are
several ways how you can.
You could :
Spread the word
Help us to rebuild broken lives. Because of our
tax-exempt facility, we do not have an online
payment option but require you to
fill up an online
and submit to us. Your gift (however large or
small) will contribute towards a better life for our
We are always grateful for contributions because it
eases our load on our operating expenses. Perhaps
you may want to donate any one or more of the items
which we need at the Children’s Village.
to view the children's wish list.
Individual donors or organizations may get more
personally involved with HDFS by sponsoring a child.
It costs at least Rs.1250 (about US$ 35) per month
to maintain a child in HDFS.
This amount will help pay for the following: -
• Food and living expenses
• Personal clothing and medical expenses
• School fees, books, uniforms, school transport
Sponsors receive regular updates of the child’s
progress as well as correspondence from the child
Yes, I would like to sponsor a
You can also opt to sponsor HDFS’s fixed operating
expenses such as the following:
• Electricity bills (approx. US$ 350 per quarter)
• Internet connectivity (US$ 180 per year)
• Educational excursions/workshops (approx. US$ 250
• Mid-day snack for kindergarten children (US$ 120
• Administrative transport (approx. US$ 1000
Your sponsorship of expenses will go a long
way in subsidizing our standard operating expenses
and help us to channel more funds towards service
and child care expenses.
I would like to sponsor an
Thank you for wanting to join us in our quest to
help children from adverse backgrounds.
If you are
between jobs, a student on vacation, a tourist on a
holiday, or if your organisation promotes or
supports voluntary work you could look at helping
HDFS achieve the goal of getting every needy and
destitute child of Sikkim in school and learning
well. Your input is very significant. Some of you
may not be able to commit long-term but you may be
able to contribute in another way.
Our volunteers come from all walks of life.
They include working adults, students, interns,
tourists, retired persons, professionals,
consultants, housewives, grandmothers and
Being a volunteer is a life-changing, rewarding,
memorable, meaningful and challenging experience!
There are different areas of work in which you can
volunteer. Some of these are as follows:-
teach - tuition, living skills, computer
lessons, sports/games, art and craft, music
and dance, floral arrangements, tailoring or
To provide a service - medical, dental,
optical, spring cleaning, gardening,
repairs/ maintenance including for
electrical products, house wiring,
etc, transport, groceries or laundry
To help organize fundraising efforts,
outings/recreation or camps
Help in other ways
How do you start? It's
simple. You can fill out the
volunteer form and you
will hear from us shortly.
We look forward to you
Raise awareness and let your friends know about our
work. Kindly fill in the email addresses of your
friends and we will send them a mail on your behalf.
If you are curious to know more about Lepcha Cottage
or the Children’s Village and wish to see this
extended community campus for yourself, please don’t
hesitate to pay us a visit. We would be glad to show
are our details...