How to create small denomination
projects on Samhita?
This is a step by step guide to create small value projects on Samhita.org
What is a small value project?
A small value project is a beneficiary or activity based project with donation amount between Rs.1000 –
Rs.10000 per donor. (For e.g. Support a child’s education for a year for Rs.5000)
Why do you need this?
Individual donors are more willing to donate to small denomination beneficiary based project. The
objective is to facilitate more no. of small donations.
What about the project created earlier?
The projects you created earlier have been moved to large amount projects which is useful for
Step 1 – Log into your Samhita account
Go to www.samhita.org and log into your
account by entering your username and
If you have forgot your password click on
‘forgot your password’ link
Step 2 – Go to your profile edit page
Click on the profile tab on your
Step 3 – Go to ‘Small value projects’ page
Click on ‘Small value projects
under ‘Projects & Funding’ tab
Step 5 – Fill up the ‘Small value Projects’ form page
Enter name of your project. Keep it clear,
short and simple
E.g. Educate a child for 1 year
Select sector(s) in which the
Donors will search on the
basis of sectors. Be precise
Select beneficiary that the
project is for.
Donors will search on the
basis of beneficiaries. Be
Step 6 – Fill up the ‘Small value Projects’ form page
Select location where the
project is located
Write a summary of the
project in 250 characters.
The summary will be
displayed everywhere on the
Make sure you are able to
explain the purpose of the
project in 250 characters
problem that the
Describe the solution
that the project
Step 7 – Fill up the ‘Small value Projects’ form page
Enter the total no. of beneficiaries/
activities you need to raise funds for.
E.g if there are 150 students in your
school enter 150.
Enter the total amount you need for
each beneficiary/ activity.
You will have to justify the cost below
so enter the amount carefully.
Enter the duration for which the beneficiary/ activity
will be supported.
If the duration is 1 year, select a date in the next yr.
Enter complete details of the cost you have
entered above. E.g the cost to educate a child is
1500. Enter Books – 200, Uniform – 200, Teacher
– 500, Admin – 300, Food – 500, Travel – 300.
Click on update and then addmore to enter
multiple expense heads
Donors to your project expect to know what
impact their donation has made.
Set their expectations right by telling them how
frequently will you send an online report.
Note: You can send online reports to your
donors very easily using Samhita
Step 8 – Save your project
You can add more projects using Add
Step 8 – How your donors will see the project?
Your projects will be visible
under the ‘Donate’ tab
Your donors will see this snapshot of your project. To see details of
the project they can click on the Click to expand link
Anyone can donate using debit/credit card or netbanking without any
service fee. However bank charges of 2.5% will be levied by the bank.
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