Snapshot
Cuddles Foundation
SECTOR: Children
SUB SECTOR: Health
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 3: Good Health and Well Being
% Spent on beneficiaries
83%
Financial Score:
Age: 8 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): 7 States
Issues Addressed:
Holistic nutrition and care to underprivileged children battling cancer
Supported by:
Axis Bank Foundation; Bajaj Finserv; Goldman Sachs; Hexaware; ACG Cares Foundation; etc.
Key Trustees:
Mr. Priti Srivastava, Executive Director
Mr. Neeraj Agarwala, Trustee
Mr. Gunjan Bahl, Trustee
Dr. Brijesh Arora, Member
Mr. Ajay Poddar, Member
Recognition:
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.0% Highest: 98.2% Lowest: 26.1%
Income:
Average: Rs9 cr Highest: Rs237 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
How much to donate
  • Donate ₹4,300/- for a child's monthly nutritional counsel and planning, free food and supplements, and support to her parents
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Food Heals Cancer
  • Crisis: 50,000 children are diagnosed with cancer every year in India. 40% of them are malnourished at diagnosis. When they are well-nourished, children are able to tolerate treatment, experience reduced side-effects and stay on the treatment plan as scheduled, thus ensuring they get better sooner.
  • Programs: i) Nutrition Counseling and Diet Planning- The Cuddles FoodHeals app is used to assess a child's grade of malnourishment and medical condition, evaluate his dietary habits and calorie deficiency in order to plan his diet for speedy recovery and monitor his progress ii) In Meal Supplementation - The Foundation provides fresh, nutritionally balanced, calorie appropriate hot meals to every child visiting the hospital OPD for treatment; nutritional supplements like Pediasure, Pediagold, etc as well as feeding tubes and nature's super food like eggs, bananas, dry fruits, ghee are also provided iii) Ration Basket- A family of 4 is provided with monthly ration supplies curated by Clinical Nutritionists during the course of the treatment iv) Caregiver Support- provides coping mechanism and emotional support to caregivers and includes Parents' Support Groups to counsel the caregivers about nutrition and hygiene.
  • Outcome: In 2018-19, Cuddles Foundation reached out to 155,058 children across 17 cities, 25 hospitals through 37 nutritionists.
Income
Rs
71 lac
Expense
Rs
59 lac
Source : Audit Report 2015