WHO WE ARE
Welcome to Kripa Foundation
A Global Healing Presence.
Kripa Foundation offers a unique model of treatment through the instrumentality of Experiential Counsellors (wounded healers) with protocols designed specifically to treat people afflicted or affected with Addiction and HIV/AIDS and any related ailments.
Non discriminating, supportive community living helping people to introspect and bring about change in lifestyle, to alter the risk perception, to minimize harm and to see the need to monitor life as an ongoing process to spiritual growth.
KRIPA from a Humble Beginning…
Kripa Foundation is a 42-year-old largest NGO battling Addiction and HIV/AIDS. Empowering those afflicted and affected by chemical dependency and HIV/AID. Affiliated to the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MSJE). Kripa works relentlessly in the field of Addiction and HIV/AIDS.
It had its humble beginnings in a Church Annex in Bandra in 1981 with one Priest, an Alcoholic, a Doctor and 3 patients. Since then this Non-governmental organization has spread to 21 Centres all over India and Collaborative Centres in the West. It is also the Regional Resource Centre (RRCT) in the Northeast of India.
Kripa has 70 facilities and 21 centres in in 10 states in the country, namely, Maharashtra (Mumbai, Vasai, Pune), Gujarat (Baroda), Goa (Anjuna & Carmona), Karnataka (Mangalore), West Bengal (Kolkata & Darjeeling), Manipur (Imphal), Nagaland (Kohima & Zuneboto), Meghalaya (Shillong), Assam (Guwahati), Uttar Pradesh (Bareilly) and Rajasthan (Jaipur).
Since its inception in 1981, Kripa Foundation has grown exponentially and forms a vital links to providing social stability through various multifunction facilities and also has association in other international locations in Europe, Canada and the USA.
It is funded through Government of India grants as well as National and International Donations. Its guiding philosophy aligns wholly with the spirit of service and dedication enshrined in the work of Mother Teresa who blessed Kripa Kolkata and Kripa Vasai Centres.
Kripa offers a unique model of treatment through the instrumentality of Experiential Counsellors (wounded healers) with protocols designed specifically to treat people afflicted or affected with Addiction and HIV/AIDS and any related ailments.
Our aim is Whole Person Recovery– bringing about change in their lifestyle and developing their whole person and so leading to substantial and mature recovery from active addiction.
Kripa Foundation has been addressing Human Suffering over the last 42 years by battling Addiction and HIV/AIDS.