These are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive. If you don't find the answer to your questions here please feel free to contact us.

  • Is Asha Kiran a registered organization?
  • I file my annual taxes in India. Do I get a tax rebate?
  • I file my annual taxes in a country other than India. Do I get a tax rebate?
  • Where is the corporate office in India and in America?
  • Are all bank accounts in Asha Kiran's name or is it in the name of some volunteer /board member?
  • What happens to our contributions/money in the bank if Asha Kiran closes?
  • Is every dollar/rupee that is received as donation accounted for?
  • How are the children selected?
  • Can I sponsor more than one child?
  • Does my contribution go only to my sponsored child?
  • For how many years do I have to sponsor the child?
  • What if I cannot continue sponsoring a child?
  • Who coordinates with the children in India?
  • Is lifetime sponsorship possible?
  • Can I donate any amount without sponsoring a child?
  • What happens if the child fails in school?
  • Will my contribution really make a difference?
  • I want to donate items other than money. Can I do so?
  • How else can I help?
  • Is Asha Kiran involved in any other activities?
  • Who do I contact if I need help or have questions?

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