The Payal Singhal X Desai Foundation fashion collection is available here


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

Sunday June 17th

Desai Foundation

We want to wish a Happy Father's Day to all the men and women who have raised and empowered our future generations! A million thank you's for the love and support you provide for these children! #FathersDay2018 #DreamBeyond ๐Ÿ’— ... See MoreSee Less

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Thursday June 7th

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We are sooo excited to be a part of the DoTopia 31 Days of Giving as one of the lucky non-profit recipients! Signup with DoTopia today and they will GIVE YOU $10 to donate - write in THE Desai Foundation (Burlington, MA) to give to us! ... See MoreSee Less

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Wednesday June 6th

Desai Foundation

We're so happy to be featured in the newest #PSDiary! Head over to to read all about our collection with the incredible Payal Singhal ๐ŸŒธ #payalsinghalxdesaifoundation #PayalSinghal #DreamBeyond ... See MoreSee Less

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