Menstrual Health Resources and Employment in India Menstrual Health Resources and Employment in India Menstrual Health Resources and Employment in India Health Camps for Children in Rural India

The Desai Foundation

Org #37285
Vetted since 2016 Site Visit Verified
1997
year founded
$36,546
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

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
Organization Information
209 BURLINGTON RD SUITE 217
Bedford, MA 01730
United States
(781) 270-3655

Project Reports

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Oct 13, 2020
COVID-19 Response
Since April of 2020, we have distributed over 60,000 sanitary napkins for free because we believe that 'periods don't stop for a pandemic.'  Our program produces and distributes 1 million pads...
Sep 29, 2020
Mask of Hope
With the global pandemic and national lockdown in India, we pivoted from our regular programs. We started making hand-sewn face masks and distributing them for free in villages in Rajasthan, Gujarat...
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....
 
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