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We empower women and children through community programs
to elevate health and livelihood in India & the US.
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Our Focus Building resilient communities and cultivating dignity


Empowering women has the power to not only change the economic circumstances of individual families, but entire villages.

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Educating and providing children with the building blocks to future advancement allows families to transcend their circumstances.

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Alleviating health issues that prevent women from working and children from attending school enables the community to thrive and focus their attention elsewhere.

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Providing vocational training and the ability to increase household income leads to immediate quality of life improvements.

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Our Pledge

Every dollar raised goes directly to programs that change lives.

Our staff and infrastructure is supported by the founding endowment from the Desai Family and its board members.

Now, as a public foundation, your support helps expand our life-changing programs in
India and the U.S.

How You Can Help

Health Camp for
500 Children

Sewing Lessons for
20 Women

Volunteer Programs for
25 College Students
in Harlem, NYC

Our Sponsors These companies help make our work possible. Thank you!

  • Downeast Cider
  • Mg Hair & Makeup
  • Monsoon Sweets
  • Simple Vodka
  • Soto Sake
  • Take Two Film Academy
  • 1947 Premium Large
  • Asian Art Gallery
  • Babu Ji
  • Beuerly Graphics
  • Bulldog London Dry Gin
  • Collings Foundation
  • Desi Galli
  • Gordon's Est. 1934
  • India New England News
  • The Kulfi Co
  • One Hope
  • Rajbhog Foods
  • Tastings Caterers

Working with the existing strengths of each community, we provide the tools needed to create stronger, healthier, and more economically independent households.

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The Desai Foundation

Friday September 21st

Desai Foundation

DIWALI ON THE HUDSON tickets now on sale! We are back to celebrate 5 years of the hottest Diwali party in NYC! You are not going to want to miss the surprises we have lined up for you this year! This year we have a fully sponsored bar by Campari, delicious food by Desi Galli - Lexington Avenue, and so much more! As you know we have sold out four years in a row - so get your tickets now! And we can't wait to see you as we light up the city! ... See MoreSee Less

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Friday September 21st

Desai Foundation

This year on International Day of Peace, we celebrate human rights, which includes respect, safety, and dignity for all. At the Desai Foundation, restoring dignity to individuals is at the heart of all that we do. Join us for a minute of silence at 12:00 PM (all time zones) in support of #InternationalDayofPeace ... See MoreSee Less

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Wednesday September 12th

Desai Foundation

Our partners: Gordon's Fine Wines & Liquors, KaBloom Flowers, Collings Foundation, Boston Sound and Light Company, LLC, Shea Productions, Aneri Shah, Tastings Caterers, Bobby Guliani, Beryllium Pictures, BeautyLynk, Alankar Event Planners & Decor, Lyft, and Beverly Graphics Print Copy ... See MoreSee Less

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