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The Desai Foundation

Org #37285
Vetted since 2016 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1997
year founded
$26,023
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
0
projects funded

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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May 16, 2019
Celebration of Menstruation
We are excited to inform our Global Giving Community that on March 8th, 2019, we installed a sanitary napkin vending machine in the girl’s bathroom of our school in Untdi, Valsad district of...
May 14, 2019
Bal Health Mela
  On March 1st, DF organized Bal Health Mela(Children’s health fair) in the Untdi district of Gujarat. The objectives of the fair were to provide health and hygiene education to children...
Feb 19, 2019
Our Superstar
Pragnaben Patel, a 35-year-old woman living in Dharshana village in Gujarat, India, benefitted immensely from the Asani program. She is married with two children (boys) and is currently working in the...
 
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