aoKares is App Orchid’s social responsibility program founded in 2020 in memory of our founder, Krishna Kumar. The vision of aoKares is to partner with grassroots organizations to bring positive and meaningful change in the areas of education parity, mental health & wellness, and homelessness.

“aoKares is a way to honor the inner self Krishna was – a person with absolute kindness, eagerness to help and constantly striving to make the world a little bit better than what was given to him.” – Hema – Krishna’s wife


Participating Charities

Foundation For Bright Future

Foundation For Bright Future

Foundation for Bright Future is a US based non-profit, volunteer run organization that is helping Balodyan raise funds to support 200 plus children in need. Balodyan is a home for nomadic and orphaned children governed by Vidyarthi Vikas Prabodhini. This is a registered organization working for improvement in the rural education system in the Kolhapur district of Maharashtra, India for the last 10 years. 

Homeless Children's Network

Homeless Children’s Network

Homeless Children’s Network empowers children, youth, & families towards a brighter future by decreasing the trauma of homelessness and domestic violence. We provide culturally affirming direct mental health services, at no cost to families, for as long as needed. Donations from our community are what makes our work with homeless and at-risk children possible. 

In memory of our founder, Krishna Kumar

For more information about aoKares