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The Desai Foundation

Org #37285
Vetted since 2016 Site Visit Verified
1997
year founded
$41,869
raised on GlobalGiving
4
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

Project Leaders
Megha Desai
Megha Desai
Pooja Banerjee
Pooja Banerjee
Olivia Pendergast
Olivia Pendergast
Abigail Dougherty
Abigail Dougherty
Sara Jonsson
Sara Jonsson
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
Organization Information
209 BURLINGTON RD SUITE 217
Bedford, MA 01730
United States
(781) 270-3655

Project Reports

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Jun 9, 2021
Asani Sanitary Napkin Continues during COVID 2021
As we approach the halfway point of 2021, the Asani Sanitary Napkin Program continues to As of this year, Asani has impacted over 250,000 rural women/girls.  To date in fiscal year 2021, we have...
May 25, 2021
Supporting Women during COVID-19 in India
We are continually focused on empowering women and girls at every stage of their lives and supporting their holistic well-being and this work is now more important than ever, as the status and...
May 25, 2021
Keeping Children Healthy and Safe during COVID-19
The second wave of COVID in India and its national lockdown continues to pose challenges to organize health camps for the children in our target area, but we have pivoted to providing crucial...
 
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