Affordable Healthcare for Women in Rural India Skilling Women Farmers in India to Earn an Income Empower girls in rural India to be Champions Help Rural Women Gain Essential Business Skills

Friends of Mann Deshi

Org #735
Vetted since 2007 Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$860,463
raised on GlobalGiving
16
years fundraising
5
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Friends of Mann Deshi raises awareness and support for the Mann Deshi Foundation of India, and to engage Americans to learn about women's empowerment and community development initiatives in India. Mann Deshi Foundation seeks to improve the quality of life of women and their families living in the rural areas of Maharashtra & Karnataka. Our primary objective is to empower rural women and fight injustices based on gender, caste and class. Our programs are designed to improve our clients' quality of life by promoting education, health, property rights, leadership and technology. Mann Deshi Foundation works in women empowerment through skiling, water conservation, sports, agricult... read more

Projects (10)

Project Leaders
Chetna Sinha
Chetna Sinha
Prabhat Sinha
Prabhat Sinha
Vanita Shinde
Vanita Shinde
Shimona Chadha
Shimona Chadha
Anagha Kamath
Anagha Kamath
Omkar Gonjari
Omkar Gonjari
Team
Anagha Kamat, Omkar Gonjari, Ashwini Hol, Aparna Sawant, Hemlata Saste, Vanita Shinde, Vanita Pise, Vandana Bhosale
Organization Information
7 Bayfield Rd
Wayland, MA 01778
United States
+12403543014
Organization Information
7 Bayfield Rd
Wayland, MA 01778
United States
+12403543014

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

ROLLING INTO FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE

By Vanita Shinde | Chief Operating Officer

Dear GlobalGiving Supporters, Thank you for your continued support. The Mann Deshi Foundation's Women Empowerment Program focuses on providing financial and non-financial services to rural... Read the full report ›

My Bicycle, My Loyal Friend

By Anagha Kamath | (with inputs from Mukta Pisal, Impact Officer)

Lalita’s experience with the KickStart Girls programme is a powerful example of how providing bicycles to adolescent girls and young women can have a life-changing impact. Currently in 12th... Read the full report ›

Soil Sakhis - Women Leading Climate Action

By Anagha Kamath | (with inputs from Poonam Lokhande, Agronomist)

Introduction Agriculture plays a critical role in India's rural economy, and maintaining soil health is fundamental to sustainable agricultural practices and food security. Recognizing this, the Mann... Read the full report ›
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