IDFC FIRST Bank Karma First program is our endeavor to equip every customer with the opportunity to do social good while they bank with us. 

  • Karma First program is a unique philanthropic program that allows our customers to donate a part of their savings or a fixed amount in a recurring fashion, to social causes of their choice from a portfolio of credible non-profits.
  • We enable this and make the process easier for our customers by ensuring these social organizations have been thoroughly vetted through a robust due-diligence process and have been on-boarded as long-term partners for support.
  • The Bank has a long-term working relationship with these non-profits and your support will help us multiply our existing impact. 
  • Once you are a Karma First program donor, we will ensure you receive the requisite documentation such as donation receipts and 80G certificate wherever applicable, once you make the donation with us.

Program Name: Saksham

Program Duration: On-going

Program Partner: Animedh Charitable Trust, Mumbai

Partnership commenced in the year: 2017

Target Segment: Women from urban slum settlements

About the Program:

IDFC FIRST Bank in partnership with Animedh Charitable Trust, supports a three-month vocational training program called ‘Saksham’ for women from low-income communities in Mumbai to empower them with tailoring skills that allows them to work from home or in a garment factory and earn a livelihood. Average increase in their income due to this: ₹ 48000.00 p.a.
Your Karma First donation will be used towards providing vocational tailoring skills to women trainees. Setting up a revolving entrepreneurship seed fund and to award career launch kit comprising of raw materials for graduating students to launch their earning activities.

Impact – 900+ women trained till date who earn an average income of ₹ 4000.00 p.m.

Program Name: Women Entrepreneurship Program

Program Duration: On-going

Program Partner: ETASHA Society, Delhi

Partnership commenced in the year: 2018

Target Segment: Women from low-income communities in urban slum settlements

About the Program:

IDFC FIRST Bank in partnership with ETASHA Society, works with women from low income communities and trains them to become successful entrepreneurs. This program imparts necessary life-skills and entrepreneurship skills to start, run and manage micro enterprises. Average increase in their income due to this: ₹ 84000 p.a.

Impact – 7+ profitable enterprises set-up and 50 women entrepreneurs supported till date.

Your Karma First donation will be used towards supporting women entrepreneurs with setting up and managing their micro enterprise.

Program Name: Kamyaab Scholarship Programme

Program Duration: On-going

Program Partner: Bubbles Centre for Autism

Partnership commenced in the year: 2017

Target Segment: Young adults on Autism spectrum

About the Program:

IDFC FIRST Bank in partnership with Bubbles Centre for Autism, provides scholarships to young adults with autism and other intellectual disabilities and supports their special education in Bangalore. This programme provides financial aid to students from low-income groups to cover a part of their education fee of early intervention.

Impact – 100+ young adults supported till date.

Your Karma First donation will be used towards supporting tuition fee of students with Autism enrolled at Bubbles Centre for Autism.

Program Name: Vocational Skills Training

Program Duration: On-going

Program Partner: SAMPARC

Partnership commenced in the year: 2017

Target Segment: Rural school drop-outs from low-income communities in and around Lonavala

About the Program:

IDFC FIRST Bank in partnership with SAMPARC, works with youth from low income communities to train them in Industrial Training Institute courses thereby making them employable. This programme imparts necessary theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to kick start their career as a Welder, Electrician and other industrial workers.

Average increase in their income due to the intervention: ₹ 1,20,000.00 p.a.

Impact – 200+ youth trained and placed till date.

Your Karma First donation will be used towards training students enrolled at Vocational training centre.

Program Name: Lighthouse

Program Duration: On-going

Program Partner: Pune City Connect

Partnership commenced in the year: 2018

Target Segment: Youth from low income communities of Pune

About the Program:

IDFC FIRST Bank in partnership with Pune City Connect, supports skills training program called ‘Lighthouse’ for youth from low-income communities of Pune to empower them with vocational skills of their choice thereby making them employable. The program begins with a 20-day foundation course followed by one-to-one counselling and skills training in the youth’s preferred vocation which is then followed by placement support.

Average increase in their income due to the intervention:₹ 84000.00 p.a.

Impact - 750+ youth trained till date who earn an average income of ₹ 8000.00 p.m.

Your Karma First donation will be used towards providing vocational skills to enrolled students at Aundh Lighthouse of Pune.

How It Works

900+ women trained till date who earn an average income of ₹ 4000 p.m. and 7+ profitable enterprises set-up so far. Your donation will help us train & empower many more such women.

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REGISTERED office:

IDFC FIRST Bank Ltd

KRM Tower, 7th Floor, No. 1,
Harrington Road, Chetpet,
Chennai - 600031, Tamil Nadu,
India

Corporate office:

IDFC FIRST Bank Ltd

Naman Chambers,
C-32, G-Block,
Bandra-Kurla Complex,
Bandra East, Mumbai - 400051,
India

IDFC FIRST Bank Customers

Toll Free No - 1800 419 4332
Email - Banker@idfcfirstbank.com

Capital First Customers

Toll Free No - 1860 500 9900
Email - Customer.Care@Capitalfirst.Com

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