Dr Raji and Bal Ghar child

Frequently Asked Questions


In the US, yes. Sahaita is registered as non-profit 501(c)(3) (Tax ID 42-1659410)

In Canada, no. We are not able to provide tax-deductible receipts at this time. If you need an official receipt for the confirmation of your donation, please email canada@sahaita.org

Yes. If you are using a credit card or PayPal you can pick a specific project from the dropdown menu.

Sahaita does not accept any clothing donations to send to India.

Please email info@sahaita.org with details of the items or services you would like to provide

There are multiple ways for you to lend your helping hand!

  • Set up your AmazonSmile account so that 0.5% of your purchases are donated to Sahaita
  • Check if your employer participates in a Corporate Gift Matching program
  • Volunteer your time by signing up for activities in your area. Sign up here
  • Submit a Project Proposal if you have a project idea you’d like to implement through Sahaita
  • Have a small business? Email info@sahaita.org to request your countertop donation box today or suggest a collaboration/fundraising idea


As a 100% volunteer run organization, we have no paid employees. We aim to keep administrative and overhead costs to a minimum (~1%), and have been lucky enough to have donors/sponsors cover many of those costs. 

Sahaita encourages all donors to visit our project sites in India. Please email info@sahaita.org to coordinate.

Sahaita does not facilitate adoptions and has no visibility into adoption processes. However, Bal Ghar (an orphanage in Ludhiana that Sahaita supports) is a CARA-approved adoption agency through the Swami Ganga Nand Bhuriwale International Foundation. Please direct all Bal Ghar adoption related inquiries to Kuldip S. Mann of Bal Ghar.


Office phone:+91-977-940-0032

Cell: +91-981-450-8488 


We appreciate your due diligence, as transparency is extremely important to us. Guidestar rewarded Sahaita with a 2020 Silver Seal of Transparency. We also made the 2020 top-rated nonprofits list on Greatnonprofits.org. Visit for details and testimonials.

Sahaita’s legal charter only allows for projects related to health and education. Our ad-hoc humanitarian relief projects are pursued from a health and/or education perspective. Please email info@sahaita.org with details of the person/people who need help and we will see if it aligns.