Our pledge is that 90% or more of the funds raised by NICF will directly support street children in India. Your donations are greatly appreciated.


375 million children live in India, more than in any other country in the world. An estimated 18 million of these children live on the streets. Some are orphans; some have parents unable or unwilling to care for them. Often, these children’s daily lives consist of begging and digging through trash for scraps of food before searching nightly for a safe place to sleep on the street. Many inevitably turn to crime or prostitution to survive.

Namaste India Children’s Fund (NICF) is dedicated to making a difference in these children’s lives.