Supporting MAITRI

Supporting MAITRI’s Work and Programmes




Donations by credit card can be made to FPMT Inc.

In Australia via ‘Tree of Compassion‘ (specify ‘MAITRI’)

In Italy to Associazione Amici di MAITRIONLUS (association founded by MAITRI in Italy): UniCredit Banca, IBAN IT 81 F 02008 02228 000100431762, Cod. BIC SWIFT: UNCRITB1 VE0, Branch: TS CSO ITALIA B. For further information and contact: Dr. Elisabetta Vivoda Tel: (39) 340 554 7858


See below for more options

MAITRI Charitable Trust is a voluntary, charitable institution which relies entirely on donations and grants in order to provide its services and undertake it activities……. You can help in a number of different ways;

  • Make a financial donation today to MAITRI Charitable Trust
  • Consider bequeathing a donation to MAITRI in your will/legacy
  • Restore a TB patient’s health with US$/Euro200
  • Help a little child’s survival with only US$/Euro200
  • Sponsor a child’s education for only US$/Euro120 per year
  • Sponsor an animal’s upkeep for only US$/Euro80 per year
  • Volunteers specialising in marketing, fundraising, education, administration, IT, and grounds maintenance are always needed for the various programs…… Please contact MAITRI for further details by e-mail, letter or telephone
  • If visiting Bodhgaya, MAITRI invites you to visit the leprosy centre, the mother and child care and TB clinics, the village schools, and the animal clinics
  • Set-up a Friends of MAITRI group in your area or country

Through your support, we can together provide multi-pronged assistance for leprosy patients, make medical treatment and food available to people infected with TB, provide vital medical assistance and care for expecting mothers and new born babies, save the lives of malnourished little children, educate impoverished rural children in their villages, offer opportunities to women and other underprivileged persons, provide precious information on the prevention of diseases, contribute to a holistic development in villages, and provide compassionate care for animals in the Bodhgaya region of India……
Donations Please Note :

  1. Donations made by Indian tax payers are tax deductible.
  2. Donations made by US tax payers are NOT tax deductible, because MAITRI Charitable Trust does not have tax deductible status in the USA .
  3. Donations made by Italian tax payers are tax deductible.

Donations by credit card >>

Donations from India can be sent directly to

MAITRI Charitable Trust
Dhandhwa, Bodhgaya
Gaya Distt, Bihar 824 231

Donations from abroad by cheque can be made to FPMT Inc.
or sent by cheque to FPMT Inc., specifying ‘for MAITRI Charitable Trust
FPMT International Office

1632 SE 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97214-4702 USA
Tel: (1) 503 808 1588
E-mail:        Website:

For the animals:  To make a USA-based tax deductible donation (by paypal, credit card or post) , please visit Help Animals India – DONATE (501c3 non-profit organization) and recommend “Animal Care in Bodhgaya” and/or send a follow up email mentioning same.

For any other inquiries please contact:

Adriana Ferranti, Director
MAITRI Leprosy Prevention,
Treatment & Rehabilitation Centre
Dhandhwa, Bodhgaya
Gaya Distt, Bihar 824 231
Tel: (91) 9431 224 367, (91) 9801 859 824
Website: ( Eng. ) (It.)