FAQ

When was Udayan Care USA founded?

Udayan Care USA was founded in 2010 by Jesse George-Nichol and Ricky Surie. Jesse, a summer college intern with Udayan Care for two years and Ricky Surie, a long-time volunteer in our Udayan Shalini Fellowship program came together to start Udayan Care USA as a way to build awareness and funds for orphaned and abandoned children in India.

What is the mission of Udayan Care USA?

Udayan Care is committed to:

  • A nurturing home and excellent education for every orphaned and abandoned child
  • An opportunity for higher education for every young adult, especially young women
  • The dignity of self-reliance and the desire to give back to society

What cities and states in India are you located?

New Delhi; Jaipur, Rajasthan; Hyderabad, Telangana; Gurugram and Kurukshetra, Haryana; Aurangabad, Maharashtra; Phagwara, Punjab; Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh; Dehradhun and Haridwar, Uttarakhand; and Kolkata, West Bengal.

Does Udayan Care USA have non-profit status?

Udayan Care USA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization since 2010. Federal Tax ID # 27-1935992

Where do we get our funds?

Most of our donations are from individual donors, corporate matches and charitable trusts.

How is my donation spent?

In 2017, 98% of all funds donated are sent to India to fund programs that support orphaned and abandoned children and girls’ education. The remaining funds are used for marketing and fundraising expenses in the US.

How do you monitor the donations sent to India?

We require donation recipients to provide us with quarterly progress reports of the funds spent. We then send quarterly newsletters to our donor base, highlighting the successes of the recipient organization.

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