• Kanara Saraswat Association Medical Distress Funding

Location                                                     :  Mumbai, Maharastra State, India.

Organization Vision and Primary Activities:  Saraswat Foundation funding goes for medical relief funding; 2011 funding was used for purchase of Eye Refractometer and 2013 funding was partially used for purchase of Tonometer.


Future Plans: Doctors Cabin (Rs.80,000), Medical Center Repairs (Rs,29,000), Physiotherapy Equipment (Rs. 1.25 Lakhs), ECG machine Rs.75000.


Website: http://www.kanarasaraswat.in/donation.html 

  • Bangalore Hospice Center (Karunashrya)

Location                                                     :  Bangalore, Karnataka State, India.

Organization Vision and Primary Activities:Provide free palliative care for advanced stage cancer patients. Karunashraya is a 50 bed in-patient facility in Bangalore where patients are admitted free of cost irrespective of caste, religion, or economic background. 10,900 patients have been treated thus far. In addition there is a home care service (2 teams) which visits home of terminally ill patients and provides care. To date 3,800 patients have been helped


Future Plans: Expand In-Patient Facility by 50% 


Website: http://www.karunashraya.org

  • Prerana Resource Center

Location                                                     :  Bangalore, Karnataka State, India.

Organization Vision and Primary Activities:Provide occupational skills to visually impaired and differently challenged young women so they can be self sufficient and earn a living. Prerana provides free food, boarding and occupational training to 120 teenage and young women in Gorguntepalya, Bangalore. Of the 120 girls, 58 are completely blind, 25 girls without both legs, 23 with single leg, 7 deaf and dumb, 7 mentally challenged. They all come from rural Karnataka villages.


Future Plans: Unlike some of the other organizations we fund, Prerana does not receive government funds and relies exclusively on public donations. Their need for funding is critical to meet the current financial requirements to care for 120 young women.


Website: http://www.prc.co.in/

mission & vision

Promote community development at the grass roots level, with the purpose of aiding education, health, social and cultural related activities needing financial support regardless of caste, creed, religion, race or color


  • Swami Parijnanashram School for the Handicapped 

Location                                                     :  Virar, Maharastra State, India 

Organization Vision and Primary Activities:

Provide occupational skills to differently challenged children (intellectually differently-abled, visually and hearing impaired) to enable them to be self sufficient, and improve the quality of their lives. Provides free education, free transportation and free midday meals to all students. 80 Students have been rehabilitated thus far.

Future Plans:

School readiness program for pre-school children under 6 years of age. Provide services once a week at the home of severely mentally challenged children who are not able to function in a school setting.

Website: None

volunteering

All Office bearers volunteer their services and time. Thus, every dollar collected goes to funding charitable causes. Any contribution, no matter how small, goes a long way in helping those in need.

our ongoing Initiatives

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  •  Chitrapur Saraswat Education Relief Society (CSERS)

Location                                                     :  Mumbai, Maharastra State, India.

Organization Vision and Primary Activities:  Education grants to students based primarily on economic means as well as distress relief to seniors in Amchi community who do not have the economic means to be self sufficient. The distress relief was started by Smt Umabai Kundapur who was a renowned social activist and follower of Mahatma Gandhi.


Total scholarship amount and distress relief given out is Rs 21 Lakhs to 314 applicants. Of this total amount the contribution from Saraswat Foundation is rs. 2.8 Lakhs (approximately 13.3%).

Future Plans: Ongoing Scholarship Funding 


Website: www.csers.org 

  • Punyatma Prabhakar Sharma Seva Mandal

Location                                                     :  Igatpuri, Maharastra State, India.

Organization Vision and Primary Activities:Provide funding to schools for poor children and differently challenged children (intellectually differently abled, visually and hearing impaired). The trust also started a boarding school for mentally challenged and hearing impaired tribal children called “ANSUYATMAJA”. This is a free boarding school for 100 children 

Future Plans: Need funding of 3 Lakh Rs. for additional Solar power generator, file making machine and loom machine for school workshop. School readiness program for pre-school children under 6 years of age. Provide services once a week at the home of severely mentally challenged children who are not able to function in a school setting.

Website: http://www.punyatma.org/

  

Who Are We

  • Non-Profit Organization since 1984 registered under Sec 501 ( c )
  • Over 150+ Dedicated Donors On an average donated $20,00 per year for past 20 years.
  • Has donated over $300,000 in past 20 years.

*Saraswat Foundation

​* Tax Exempt under Sec 501 (c) (3)