Corruption is a real problem in Nepal. The following non-profit organizations have been researched and verified as maintaining minimum overheads, able to accept funds in the US, and highly rated by Charity Navigator, GuideStar Exchange or Great Non-Profits. These charities are currently focused on the short term need, and some also have long term strategies to help in Nepal.



Oxfam aid workers are on the ground, providing clean water, latrines, and emergency shelter to people who can't return to their damaged homes.  They urgently need your help.  

Top Rated by Charity Watch, Charity Navigator and a BBB Accredited Charity.

Oxfam America
Nepal Earthquake Relief and Recovery Fund 226 Causeway Street, 5th Fl
Boston, MA 02114



Himalayan Children's Charities

Our mission is to create a viable future for today’s vulnerable, marginalized children by

empowering them through education, nurturing care and mentorship, to become
contributing/productive members of their societies and to create a paradigm of
sustainability in order to break the cycle of poverty and its after-affects.

Gold-level GuideStar Exchange partner, and 2014 Top Rated by Great Nonprofits.

PO Box 3837
Alpharetta, GA 30023-3837

Doctors Without Borders

For Doctors Without Borders, the ability to respond quickly to emergencies is crucial to
saving the most lives possible. Unrestricted funds allow us to mobilize resources
immediately in responding to urgent crises.

Highly rated on Charity Navigator. The recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize


Doctors Without Borders USA
P.O. Box 5030
Hagerstown, MD 21741-5030


The Prem Rawat Foundation

The Prem Rawat Foundation has a facility on the ground in Nepal, quite close to the epicenter of the quake. They normally provide about 8,000 meals a month, primarily to the children and elderly from the surrounding villages. They are now providing food and purified water to anyone who comes. They are also housing about 300 people each night. Most importantly, they have a long term strategy to help rebuild.

Gold-level GuideStar Exchange partner, and highly rated by Charity Navigator

The Prem Rawat Foundation
P.O. Box 24-1498
Los Angeles, CA 90024 USA