It is the largest diaspora philanthropy organization devoted to catalysing social and economic change in India. SAATH Umeed employability program provides job training and placement to youth from vulnerable families across Gujarat in support with AIF. AIF has also worked with our team on resource mobilization and also helps us with volunteers and internships.
The Asia Foundation is a non-profit, nongovernmental organization committed to the development of a peaceful, prosperous, just, and open Asia-Pacific region. The Jamnagar Slum Development Project of SAATH is supported by AFP. It funds us and helps us with volunteers and internships.
It serves as a ‘social fund’ to support high impact charities within the areas of education, enterprise and health in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the UK. It supports our Umeed and Youth for Employability programmes.
With its vision of ‘Enabling Lives and Livelihood….’, Bosch India Foundation presently supports out non formal skills training program. Bosch India Foundation is one of our newer partners and we started working with them in 2011.
The JRD and Thelma J Tata Trust, an allied trust of SDTT is one of the most reputed funding partner and funds our Urmila- Home Manager program. The JRD and Thelma J Tata Trust was established in 1991 by JRD Tata with the purpose of “promoting the welfare, education, health, rehabilitation and generally the uplift of the women of India, particularly of those who are disadvantaged or oppressed and of children under their care.” In an attempt to further sharpen its focus, the Trust is looking at up-scaling programs that empower women and address the issue of human rights of both women and children.
the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has committed more than $700 million to assist non profit organizations working in major urban communities in the United States, South Africa and India. They focus on opportunities with the greatest potential to directly and measurably transform the lifelong outcomes of impoverished urban children around the globe. MSDF supports our affordable housing program, Griha Pravesh.
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation is one of the larger independent grant-making foundations in the UK. They make grants to organisations which aim to maximise opportunities for individuals to experience a full quality of life, both now and in the future. Particularly concerned with children and young people, and others who are disadvantaged. PHF has been funding our Integrated Slum Development in Juhapura (Ahmedabad) since 2007 and helping us make effective interventions in health, education, livelihoods, governance and microfinance.
Save the Children is an international organisation working for children's rights in 120 countries. In India, they are working across 12 states to ensure that every child has a happy and healthy childhood. We are determined to build a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Saath has been working on the Child Rights for Change Program supported by STC in 120 villages in Dholka and Viramgam.
N. M. BUDHRANI TRUST
Their motto says it all: “Every suffering one is a picture of GOD, to serve him is to worship GOD.” It supports the Child Friendly Spaces programme and also the construction site centres.
CAF is an 80 year old, UK based organisation that promotes effective giving, and strives to increase the flow of resources from individuals and organizations to the not-for-profit sector. In April 2011, Saath was chosen for a six month program by by CAF India to participate in Coca Cola and NDTV ‘Support My School’ campaign. Saath undertook 9 schools in urban Ahmedabad and rural Gujarat and undertook their infrastructural development. They also help in capacity building training.
It supports SAATH Microfinance Institute (MFI) that provides savings and affordable credit access to over 15,000 slum dwellers, for a variety of purchases.
It has roped in to start youth training centers near their factory sites as their CSR initiative. There is one vocational training center in Limda that helps train the youth in Limda and Ishwarpura village.
CARE India is a leading national developmental organisation with an extensive global network. Through their pro-poor programmes, they have impacted on extreme poverty and social injustice in India by working with poor women and girls from the most disadvantaged communities. CARE India supported our work in Kutch, Gujarat after the Earthquake between 2001 and 2004.
United States official charity have been striving to make valuable development interventions in India and other developing countries. USAID’s financial support helped us in carrying out our Slum Electrification Project and other such past programs.
CORDAID - The Catholic Organisation for Relief and Development Aid is a Dutch development agency operating worldwide. They fight poverty and exclusion in fragile states and areas of conflict and extreme inequality. In order to stand up for the world's poorest and most marginalized communities, we raise funds in the Netherlands as well as internationally. CORDAID was our first funding agency and supported Saath’s work for over a decade. It lent the helping hand in the initial days.
It is an industry-led and industry-managed organisation, seeking to play a proactive role in India’s development process. It keenly funds for SAATH’s Umeed programme.
EKTA YUVAK MANDAL
This community based organisation formed by SAATH aims to form youth groups in different slum areas of Ahmedabad, thereby channelizing youth potential for developmental work in backward and under-developed areas of Ahmedabad.
It gives a platform for the children and youth of all sections of our society to express their views and opinions, showcase their talents fulfil their dreams, empower their thoughts and be a responsible future citizen. It is an enthusiastic supporter of Umeed program.
To bring about Socio-economic change they currently work in four areas: Education, Agriculture, Information and Communication Technology for development and Social Security.
Enhancing the quality and relevance of secondary education and work transitions of disadvantaged youth through knowledge creation, innovative action and supporting multi disciplinary collaborations.
CITD (Cybersmart Information Technology Development)
It is a Public Charitable Trust, that works for the upliftment of urban youth by providing hard & soft skills, so that they can be employed easily.
SAKHI MAHILA MANDAL
It works towards the overall development of the target communities both in terms of physical infrastructure and community development. SAATH has expanded its microfinance programmes through this CBO in Vasna.
SANKALP MITRA MANDAL
It is a Community Based Organization at Juhapura which took the initiative of collaborating with AEC (Ahmedabad Electrical Company) for provisions of electric metered connections to the residents of that area. Saath partnered with Sankalp Mitra Mandal (SMM) for Care's Gujarat Harmony project for reconstruction of Houses.
It uses media and arts to empower communities that value self-expression and uphold human rights. It supported The Samvad Community Video Unit (CVU) established in 2006
CSJ collaborated with Saath for the program on Legal Insurance Cover for Women and Human Rights Education in School Children. This program is giving assurance to women for all legal procedures including affidavits, court case filings for domestic violence, maintenance, sexual harassment etc. Saath provides institutional support and CSJ provides Legal support to run this project.
This international community media organization equips women and men in underdeveloped areas with critical thinking, creative, activist and video journalism skills, enabling entire communities to expose underreported stories from their communities and take action to right the wrongs of poverty, injustice and inequality. VV trained our Community Video Unit team and facilitated the entire process of setting it up. The CVU project is currently on hold.