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In 2020, the year of Covid-19, Indians donated 43% more: Survey

Two in three gave money or goods to charities or for community services, and an equal proportion said the government and businesses should have contributed more, says the 'India Giving Report 2021'

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Satviki Sanjay | IndiaSpend  |  New Delhi 



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Homeless and migrant labourers affected by the Covid-19 lockdown being served cooked food, in New Delhi

The average amount of individual to in India went up by 43% during the pandemic, says a report released on September 24 by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), a global non-profit, based on online surveys of 2,000 Indians across cities. More than 60% of respondents said the government and businesses should have contributed more to charitable causes during the pandemic.

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First Published: Fri, September 24 2021. 10:13 IST

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