Kripa Foundation
SECTOR: Health
SUB SECTOR: De-addiction
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 41 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
His Eminence Oswald Cardinal Gracia's, Archbishop of Bombay and Patron of Kripa Foundation
Rev. Fr. Joe H. Pereira, Managing Trustee Mr. Denzil D'Souza, Trustee
Dr. Francis Pinto, Trustee
Mr. Yazdi Desai, Trustee
Mr. Herbert Almeida, IPS (Retd.), Trustee
Mr. Sanjiv Noronha, Trustee
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.6% Highest: 99.9% Lowest: 28.7%
Average: Rs6 cr Highest: Rs115 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Kripa Foundation was established help people afflicted with chemical dependencie's and HIV infection. 74 facilities for counselling, detoxification, rehabilitation and extended care are located in 12 states: Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, West Bengal, Assam, Gujarat, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan. The treatment cum rehabilitation centres in Mumbai, Goa, Imphal, Kohima, and Shillong are aided by Government of India grants. They have become the largest non-governmental, secular Indian organisation under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.

Some of their 2012-13 activities were as follows:

  • Kripa Institute of Research (KIR): KIR is recognised as a Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India that aims to understand the disease parameters, personality profiles, impact on social mores, family units & industry, therapeutic aspects, intervention methodologies and holistic approaches to lifestyle change. All epidemiological, socio-religious, economic, educational, substance abuse patterns, medical features, therapeutic interventions, outcome evaluations and records are maintained and updated. Their focus this year has been on ‘Psycho diagnostic assessment of drug users’ and ‘Management in the aging HIV patient: HIV & art metabolic complications – cardiac.’
  • Kripa Institute of Training (KIT): KIT conducts regular programmes that provide exposure or enhance the information base and technical ability of therapeutic concepts. The training is offered to paramedical, social groups, and experiential counsellors and students, as well as graduates and post-graduates in the field. It is conducted by Kripa staff through audio, visual, electronic and text methods. Courses last 1 week to 1 year in duration.
  • Kripa AIDS Initiatives: The Vasai Region AIDS Control Society (VRACS) is the sole private sector initiative based on Surveillance, Monitoring, Care, Awareness, Research and Training (SMART) service to manage the HIV epidemic. It is a comprehensive system focusing on primary, secondary, and tertiary level prevention linked to a community base. Jeevan Jyot Community Care Centre (CCC) in Baroda has the capacity for 12 patients. CCC also provides outpatient support in the form of awareness, activities, and networking. Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in Imphal focuses on the ‘Prevention of HIV/AIDS in North East India (PANI)’ to focus on the overall development of patients. Treatment sessions are organised on positive living, hygiene and nutrition.
  • Kripa’s Activities: Kripa provides a counselling centre, detoxification treatment, rehabilitation centre, extended care, documentation & research, training & development to their patients. 
5 cr
5 cr
Source : Audit Report 2013
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