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 USA is organized exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes, more specifically to mobilize resources to support the wholesome nurturing of orphaned and neglected children and extend educational opportunities for girls in India and the United States

What States in India is your beneficiary/ partner organisation Udayan Care India located?

Gaya, Patna (Bihar), Delhi (North Delhi and South Delhi) (Delhi), Vadodara (Gujarat), Faridabad, Gurugram (Narsingpur and Sidhrawali), Kurukshetra, Panchkula (Haryana), Baddi (Himachal Pradesh), Bengaluru (Karnataka), Aurangabad, Mumbai, Pune, Thane (Maharashtra), Phagwara (Punjab), Jaipur (Rajasthan), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Hyderabad (Telangana), Dehradun, Haridwar, Srinagar (Uttarakhand), Noida, Gr Noida, Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), 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 2019, 98% of all funds donated are sent to India to fund programs that support orphaned and abandoned children and girls’ higher 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. Our Board Members visit the funded projects from time to time.

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