baal dan [baal dahn] Hindi • donation to children
Founded in 2005, Baal Dan Charities USA is a US 501c3 public charity that helps vulnerable children in developing countries by providing small grants to grassroots organizations such as orphanages, schools, and care facilities.
We fund and support basic needs such as the provision of food, education and supplies and small scale construction
(e.g. toilets and handpumps).
You will always know where your money goes.
We provide one-time or focused multi-year grants for specific needs.
We report back to our donors on exactly where the money raised goes through regular Facebook updates.
We fund critical needs without creating unhealthy dependencies.
We focus on funding critical needs in partnership with our grantees to ensure sustainability with an exit strategy for every grant we provide.
Our biggest strength is finding the best projects to partner with.
Since 2005, we have proven our model of identifying, auditing, and monitoring trustworthy grassroots projects in developing countries.
Simple & Direct
With a small and efficient team of volunteers, we're able to ensure that we can mobilize quickly, to help those who need it most. We can also ensure full transparency, so that you know exactly where your money is going.
Since 2006, we have helped over 10,000 children in 12 countries.
After a life-changing sabbatical in 2005 to volunteer at Mother Teresa's orphanage and home for the dying in Kolkata, India,
Tanya Pinto started Baal Dan with a dream to help orphans and street children and to provide them with a strong foundation in life so they can live to their full potential with shelter, good nutrition, and a quality education.