Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some common questions that you might have.
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  • Why doesn’t aidKRIYA disclose the names of beneficiaries to donors?
    We believe that everyone is entitled to their privacy as well and we take their need for anonymity very seriously. However, while the names of beneficiaries are withheld, we encourage you to participate in our projects, so that you can experience the impact your donation is being able to create!
  • Does aidKRIYA receive government funding?
    As an not-for-profit organization, we do not receive any direct government funding. However, we are open to the government extending any tax and duty exemptions to us to help us minimize our costs.
  • What is the advantage of becoming a recurring donor?
    When you donate on a continued basis, not only do you help us create a larger impact on the lives of the RA & IBD Warriors, but also to plan our work at the ecosystem level in a more efficient way. Auto-recurring donations also help us reduce the costs incurred to reach out to you. As an aidKRIYA recurring donor, you get: (a) a hassle-free sign up / login process | (b) the assurance that your donation is put to work immediately | (c) the option to change your donation at periodic intervals  
  • How will I get a tax exemption certificate for my donation?
    We will send across your donation receipt by email. This receipt however is currently not eligible for tax exemption.
  • Does aidKRIYA accept cash donations?
    No. We do not accept any cash donations in the interest of transparency and accountability. If you’d like to donate, you can do so through any of the ways listed here.
  • Is aidKRIYA an international organisation?
    aidKRIYA is a social venture of GnSkD Foundation - an Indian non-profit organization. We’re not an international organization and we do not have any presence at locations outside India. All the funds we raise are used for the benefit of RA & IBD Warriors in India.
  • How does aidKRIYA choose the projects it supports?
    Our rigorous selection process is based on the values of trust, transparency and accountability. We screen all the applications we receive, make a shortlist basis the robustness of the applicant’s current operations and number of years of experience, conduct a thorough digital evaluation of shortlisted applicants and extensively debate our findings internally. Those applicants who meet all our criteria are recommended for approval by our board of Co-Aiders.
  • Why can’t I sponsor an individual RA / IBD Warrior?
    In order to achieve sustainable impact, we pool all the donations we receive and allocate them to the projects and programs we support instead of select individuals. This helps us ensure that there is no differentiation between the RA & IBD Warriors and is able to create long-term change for all.
  • How will my small contribution make a difference?
    All great things have small beginnings. No matter how small you think your contribution may be, we assure you that it’ll make a big difference to the lives of our RA & IBD Warriors. Just like it takes a village to raise a child, we think we can never do this social journey without YOU.
  • Are donations to aidKRIYA tax exempt?
    Currently, the donations are not tax exempt as our Certifications under Section 12A & 80G as per the Indian Income Tax are under process. Also, tax exemption will apply to donors with Indian citizenship only, once we receive the approvals.
  • Are my online donation transactions secure?
    Absolutely. We have stringent security measures in place to ensure that critically sensitive information, such as your personal information and your credit/debit card details, are protected. These measures include: Encrypting all your personal information before being transmitted over the Internet. This guarantees that your information is inaccessible to any third party. Using industry standard SSL Encryption Technology for data encryption. We are certified as a VeriSign Secure site. VeriSign is a leading US-based Net Authentication Agency which certifies that a site’s transactions are secured by SSL encryption.
  • What are the other ways I can donate?
    Scan our UPI code from any of the payment apps on your phone to donate. Once you’ve done so, write to us at with your transaction number and personal details like name, email, phone and PAN, so that we can issue you a donation receipt.
  • How does aidKRIYA raise its funds?
    We raise the funds that we need for our work with the help of kind individuals like YOU as well as through CSR grants from corporates and institutions.
  • How does aidKRIYA ensure that its projects use the allocated funds properly?
    We ensure that resources are optimally used by our project partners through regular budgeting and reporting systems, managed by chartered accountants specializing in this sector. Our program teams conduct frequent meetings with stakeholders to assess the project’s progress. Every project is subject to an annual evaluation before we grant additional funds.