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The Desai Foundation

Org #37285
Vetted since 2016 Site Visit Verified
1997
year founded
$34,171
raised on GlobalGiving
3
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

We empower women and children through community development to elevate health and livelihood in both the U.S. and India. Our programs are built to be sustainable and pull from the resources within each community we serve: New York City and Metro Boston Area in the U.S. and rural Gujarat in India. This geographic footprint reflects our history as a family foundation. Now, as a public nonprofit, we are able to more effectively serve these regions. The Desai Foundation is scaling its impact through programs like health camps, vocational training, mobile health vans, entrepreneurship skill development, and women empowerment programs. The Foundation envisions a society where everyone leverages th... read more

Projects (2)

Project Leaders
Megha Desai
Megha Desai
Pooja Banerjee
Pooja Banerjee
Olivia Pendergast
Olivia Pendergast
Team
Samir Desai, Megha Desai, Mittal Gohil, Pooja Banerjee, Olivia Pendergast
Organization Information
209 BURLINGTON RD SUITE 217
Bedford, MA 01730
United States
(781) 270-3655

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4215233490
Organization Information
209 BURLINGTON RD SUITE 217
Bedford, MA 01730
United States
(781) 270-3655

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4215233490

Project Reports

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Jun 15, 2020
Masks of Love
Responding to the global pandemic, we decided to pivot from our regular program- Menstrual Health Resources and Employment project, to address the health and livelihood needs of our target population....
Jun 2, 2020
DF's COVID-19 Response
On March 24 2020, The Government of India declared national lockdown, limiting movement of the entire population of India as a preventive measure against the COVID-19. Respecting the national...
Feb 18, 2020
Asani in Maharashtra
Since the launch of the project in Maharashtra, the Desai Foundation has been training and employing women for the production and distribution of Asani Sanitary Napkins. Currently, a total of 8 women...
 
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