Is KALPAVRIKSHA a registered NGO / Trust?
Yes, Kalpavriksha is a registered trust (Reg No.27 / Book 4 / Vol 172 ) with sub-registrar in New Delhi, India. It has pan-India Operations.
How long has been Kalpavriksha in existence?
Kalpavriksha started its operations on 1st March 2016, and became a registered trust on 4th Jan 2018. Today, it has pan-India Operations in cities like Delhi, Gurugram, Pune, Mumbai, Guntur (AP) and many more to follow.
How much does a Tree Cost?
Each tree (with protection fencing and 2 year care) costs an average of INR 400.
What is the breakup of INR 400?
INR 150 : The average cost of a 5 feet tall Tree.
INR 50 : The average cost of fencing the tree, assuming that fencing is required for 25% of the trees. This is a cane and plastic mesh fencing.
INR 200 : Care and Watering for 2 years, assuming we get 'non-paid' volunteers for 80% of the trees.
Will the Trees be tagged to my name?
If you wish to "own" one or more trees, and get them tagged in your or your loved one's name, then you are requested to donate a minimum of INR 1000. Otherwise, you can donate any amount starting INR 10.
Can I track my donation?
Yes, we are 100% transparent on funding. Every single donation or expenditure appears in our public AccountiBook
within 24 hours. You would also see your name in AlliDonors
section. You can also see your tagged trees and their real pictures after logging into the website.
Will I get regular reports?
Yes, you will get a monthly report which will provide you all details related to the real work that we are doing on the ground, how many trees we have planted in a month, how your funds are specifically being utilised and against which Trees.