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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

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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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The Desai Foundation

3 days ago

Desai Foundation
The Desai Foundation is proud to be hosting and participating in the annual #PledgeYourPeriod campaign! This year’s challenge is to show yourself breaking a period stigma - whether that means praying while menstruating, being unafraid to show your period products in public, or simply TALKING about it openly! 🩸 You can also join us in the movement or donate to our Asani Sanitary Napkin program. LINK IN BIO for more details or visit www.pledgeyourperiod.com!.#pledgeyourperiod #challenge #menstrualhealth #womenshealth #health #periodequity #menstruation #bloodyfabulous #period ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

Desai Foundation
With recent challenges to reproductive rights, the Desai Foundation wants to highlight the direct correlation between menstrual education/equity and reproductive health. Both work to empower women, ensure better health outcomes, and promote bodily autonomy.🩸 You can support by taking the #PledgeYourPeriod challenge this May or by donating via our link in bio. This year’s challenge: show yourself breaking a period stigma. For every 10 #PledgeYourPeriod posts, @Ranavat will be donating $100 to our Asani Sanitary Napkin Program! 🩸 Here’s a tip: you can repost this stigma post and tag us to have it counted as a #PYP pledge! Learn more at www.pledgeyourperiod.com (link in bio).#pledgeyourperiod #challenge #menstrualhealth #womenshealth #health #periodequity #menstruation #bloodyfabulous #period #abortion #reproductiverights ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Desai Foundation
It’s time we break the tampon taboos! This stigma is a great example of how menstrual health, sexual health, and reproductive health are ALL connected. Let’s break the period stigma to empower and educate others on these harmful myths!🩸 You can support by taking the #PledgeYourPeriod challenge this May or by donating via our link in bio. This year’s challenge: show yourself breaking a period stigma. For every 10 #PledgeYourPeriod posts, @Ranavat will be donating $100 to our Asani Sanitary Napkin Program! 🩸 Here’s a tip: you can repost this stigma post and tag us to have it counted as a #PYP pledge! Learn more at www.pledgeyourperiod.com (link in bio).
#pledgeyourperiod #challenge #menstrualhealth #womenshealth #health #periodequity #menstruation #bloodyfabulous #period #periodstigma #sexualhealth #SRHR #reproductiverights #sexeducation #periodmyths ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Desai Foundation
#TBT to Rep. Grace Meng’s inspiring quote from the #PledgeYourPeriod panel last year! These words resonate with the Desai Foundation deeply, as we continue aiming to combat period stigma and poverty through our #PledgeYourPeriod movement. 🩸 This year, join us for a #PYP Panel on Menstrual Empowerment on May 26th! Register at bit.ly/PYPEvent22 or via the link in bio! We're inviting those who have been leading voices in the Menstrual Equity movement to speak on menstrual health, celebrate menstruators by telling their stories, and discuss how we can break stigmas by shifting community mindsets, media, and policy! And swipe to see GIVEAWAY details featuring @indewild !.#pledgeyourperiod #challenge #menstrualhealth #womenshealth #health #periodequity #menstruation #bloodyfabulous #period #periodstigma ... See MoreSee Less
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