About Us

Buds of Christ exists to empower children from the most disadvantaged communities, with a focus among children and girls who have lost their parent/s and is living in disadvantaged circumstances of poverty, caste discriminated communities and HIV & AIDS. We recognize that children without the care of parents or guardian are often vulnerable to various forms of abuses and exploitation. We strive to empower these children to reduce their vulnerability and help them grow up to be capable adults in this world. 

Buds of Christ is legally registered organisation under Indian Charitable Trust Act (Regn No: 59/BK4/2007). Buds of Christ is granted exemption from taxes by IncomeTax Dept under section 12(A) and 80(G) exemption with Income Tax Department. Buds of Christ is registered under FCRA, Ministry of home affairs. Buds of Christ is a registered member organisation of Keeping Children Safe, Guidestar India, Credibility Alliance India.

GuideStar India is India’s largest and most reliable online information repository with 8000 NGOs. We have been awarded the prestigious GuideStarIndia Transparency Key award for 2018 and have joined India’s largest pool of credible NGOs after undergoing a rigorous due diligence process. GuideStar India’s Transparency Key is the Foundation Level certification indicating that the organisation has filed annual income tax returns as a tax-exempt entity and has shared the same in the public domain. To view our profile at GuideStar India, please visit: http://guidestarindia.org/Summary.aspx?CCReg=1074  

Buds of Christ's key objectives are;
  • To provide health and educational support services for HIV/AIDS affected children and youth in rural communities
  • To protect orphans and vulnerable children particularly adolescent girls from all forms of abuses and exploitations
  • To work towards social security and protection of children rights in education, health, community, domestic and legal spheres
  • To develop peer leaders among orphaned adolescents and young people 
  • To network with various government and non-governmental organisations in upholding the rights of children and encourage children participation at all levels