Ways to give


Donating to Shivia couldn’t be easier. Here’s how you can help families in West Bengal work their way out of poverty…


DIRECT DONATIONS

You can make a donation directly to Shivia’s account:

Account name: Shivia

Sort code: 40-05-01

Number: 91677233

Ref: WEB[your surname]

If you are happy for us to claim Gift Aid on your donation please click here


REGULAR GIVING

A regular monthly donation to Shivia is a great way to help us plan our fundraising for the year.  You can set up a Direct Debit for the amount you choose easily and securely with CAF Donate:


SHOP ONLINE WITH GO RAISE AND AMAZON SMILE

When you shop online with GoRaise (www.goraise.co.uk/shivia) and/or Amazon Smile (www.smile.amazon.co.uk) a % of what you spend will be donated by the retailer to Shivia.  It’s easy and free for you and for us. Just click on the logos below to get started.


Advent of Change

Support Shivia and many other wonderful charities with Advent of Change – the unique charity advent calendar where every door you open represents a donation. The calendars are available online (click here) and in John Lewis and Waitrose stores.

   


DONATING IN THE USA

If you are a US resident you can make tax efficient donations via The Centre for Community Economic Development (CCED). Please visit the CCED website here: http://www.centerforced.org/ or contact victoria@shivia.com for more details.


OTHER WAYS TO GIVE

Corporate giving

We would love you to pick Shivia as your charity of choice to support your company’s charitable giving and CSR objectives.

Become a Shivia Ambassador

You may want to organise a fund-raising event, run a marathon or climb a mountain on our behalf.

Or just spread the word about Shivia at home, at work or on social media – anything you do will make a difference to a family living in poverty in India.

Pro bono support

If you can offer your time, goods or services we would love to hear from you.

Please get in touch with Olly Donnelly if you would like more information about how to help Shivia in any of these ways:

 olly@shivia.com

Meet some of our farmers

Kalyani

I had no way of earning before Shivia introduced me to poultry farming. Now I am a full-time provider for my family and they are very proud of my achievement.…

Kamala

I now have a regular income from selling eggs and some chickens. This opportunity has really changed our lives. I'm managing to buy medicines for my sick child. Thank you!…

Akina

"Before this programme we were struggling to cope and owed a lot to the village money-lender.  So much has changed for us now we are earning money from raising chickens."…

Nishikanta

"Since joining this training programme I have noticed a great many changes…my costs are down, my yield is up and I am making a profit from farming at long last."…

  • I have witnessed first-hand how Shivia has not just changed but transformed people's lives with its livelihood programmes.
    Yasmine Hilton
    Chairman of Shivia
  • Alquity supports Shivia because they transform lives by giving people the opportunity to do things themselves and they do it with dignity.
    Suresh Mistry
    Director, Alquity
  • We were thrilled to see the impact of the work being done and to meet the team on the ground. It was truly humbling to see the difference being made to so many people by this group of highly motivated and capable people.
    Stewart Brown
    Director, Artemis Investment Management LLP
  • We are excited to support such a strategically-minded and professionally run charity that is making a real and sustainable difference. The focus and design of the livelihood programmes are simple and highly effective – and the results speak for themselves.
    Lars-eric Roden
    Director, The T&J Meyer Foundation
  • Farming is my only source of income... I registered with Shivia to learn how to reduce my farming expenses and produce better quality outputs. I am definitely seeing good results compared to previous years and have learned how to make bio-pesticides.
    AMS farmer
    Familia location West Bengal

some of our supporters