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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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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

Pledge Your Period! In honor of Menstrual Hygiene Awareness Month

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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

Monday May 25th

Desai Foundation

This week is your last chance to #pledgeyourperiod in support of our Asani Sanitary Napkin program, which not only employs women to manufacture and distribute sanitary napkins in rural communities in India, but also helps those women to gain the confidence they need to speak up on their own behalf. Follow the link in our bio to pledge your period in honor of Menstrual Hygiene Day this Thursday - and because periods don't stop for pandemics! #menstrualhygiene #india #womensempowerment #menstrualmonday #desaifoundation #donate #philanthropy #socialgood #bethechange #dreambeyond #endperiodstigma #endperiodpoverty ... See MoreSee Less

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Friday May 22nd

Desai Foundation

There is less than one week left of our #pledgeyourperiod campaign and thanks to @ranavat - all donations will be TRIPLED through Menstrual Hygiene Day next Thursday! Make sure to share this post (or create your own), donate at www.pledgeyourperiod.com and tag at least 3 friends to do the same. #menstrualhygiene #endperiodstigma #femininehygiene #india #empoweringwomen #womensempowerment #mhday2020 #donate #charity #philanthropy #dogood #socialchange #bethechange #ranavatbotanics #desaifoundation ... See MoreSee Less

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Thursday May 21st

Desai Foundation

We are finishing the last full week of our #pledgeyourperiod campaign and would like to thank just a few of the amazing people who have pledged so far. Now it’s up to YOU to join the movement and help us fight to end period stigma and ensure ALL women have access to the menstrual hygiene products & education they need for a healthy period! Just share this post (or create your own), donate at www.pledgeyourperiod.com and tag at least 3 friends to do the same! #menstrualhealth #femininehygiene #india #endperiodstigma #endperiodshame #endperiodpoverty #periodsarenormal #proudtobleed #womensempowerment #empoweringwomen #charity #philanthropy #donate #socialgood #bethechange #thankyouthursday ... See MoreSee Less

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Wednesday May 20th

Desai Foundation

Thank you to Chef Palak Patel Joya Dass Deepti sharma @PriaVandaChouhan and Shreya Mehta for this beautiful video and reminder that there are so many different reasons to #pledgeyourperiod this month! We hope you will join the movement to: end the stigma, keep girls in school, educate men & boys about periods and stop the stereotypes around PMS. Share this video or create your own and tag at least three friends to do the same! Ladydrinks NY Desi Galli - Lexington Avenue BOU

Learn more and donate at www.pledgeyourperiod.com

#endperiodstigma #endperiodpoverty #endperiodshame #empowerwomen #keepgirlsinschool #womensempowerment #desaifoundation #india #donate #charity #socialchange
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