Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I donate?
Investing in Education is an investment that will provide returns for generations to come.
EduCare is a US based non-profit, non religious organization registered in State of New Jersey.
EduCare is operated solely by volunteers. Over 90% of your donation goes towards charity work.
Join hands with EduCare. Together we can make all the difference!
How can I get involved?
You can get involved with EduCare in multiple ways. In addition to donating to the cause, you can volunteer your time or talent to organize various fund raising events throughout the year.
EduCare 5K Walk is coming up on Sunday May 4th, 2014. EduCare Annual Benefit Dinner is scheduled for Saturday December 6th, 2014. We are also working on Vacabulary Bee and a Dance-a-thon Celebration Cruise this year.
You can also suggest projects in your hometown in India or here in USA that EduCare can get involved with. For example you can suggest schools in India that need financial help or schools here in local community that can be helped by EduCare.
Last year in 2013, EduCare provided backpacks to families supported by food bank of Somerset County. EduCare also provided school supplies to Beach Haven Elementary School in New Jersey that was damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
This year in 2014 EduCare will make a donation to the Edison Elementary School which was damaged in fire in March 2014.
What do you do?
40% of children enrolled in school drop out of school before fifth grade to join their family to earn.
EduCare's solution is to continue to provide scholarship to a child to keep him/her in school.
For many children, EduCare is the only way to keep them in school. Without EduCare's assistance, the children will be forced into child labor to support their family.
Every child saved from child labor is a potential leader, educator, scientist, etc. in making.
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What does it take to educate a child in India?
$50 to $100 a year can educate a child depending on the location in India.
All the schools that are in EduCare program have FCRA approval i.e. approval from Government of India to accept foreign aid.
What programs do you have in USA?
EduCare supports computer education of 20 children in 2 preschools in New Jersey.
EduCare conducts an essay competition among High School Students every year.
EduCare also has a Youth Leadership program for Middle and High School students in New Jersey.
EduCare Youth Leaders get involved in various activities such as EduCare Youth Toastmasters club, local community service projects, organizing events, etc.
Why is your program better?
EduCare partners with Educational Institutions and administrators and works with a committee of teachers at those institutions to understand their needs in terms of improving the infrastructure, donation of school supplies, and providing scholarships to ensure that the children keep coming to school.
EduCare also monitors the schools it assists closely by unscheduled visits by its executive committee members and its requirements for annual reporting by the schools.
Our business is to provide for these children and we take our business very seriously.
How long does a child stay in your program?
Once selected into the program, a child continues to receive the assistance from EduCare until he or she graduates from that school.
How do I contact you?
Phone: (201) 933-8963
Mailing Address: 69 Lawrence Drive
Short Hills, NJ 07078