Project Samridhi: Empowering a Community of Women Entrepreneurs

Our vision at Share & Care is to improve the quality of life for deserving, marginalized people by partnering with communities, philanthropists, and local charitable organizations. Women empowerment is, and always has been, one of the pillars of that vision. Through our Women Empowerment Signature Program, we’ve teamed up with our long-time NGO partner Mijwan … Read more

Changes Amid Challenges: ‘Share & Care 2020 Year in Review’ Featured in News India Times

We are appreciative to News India Times for featuring Share & Care in a multi-page special report on March 5, 2021. Below is the article as it appears in the publication. Every year we set goals to better serve those in need, and 2020 was no different. We started 2020 with a plan to help … Read more

Sari Drive Success: More Than 4,200 Donations for ‘Sari Libraries’ Will Help Indian Women With Limited Finances

There will not be a Sari Drive in 2021. Last year, Share & Care hosted a Sari Collection Drive to support multiple “sari libraries,” pioneered by our partner NGO Gramshree Trust (located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat), to provide saris for women with limited finances. The sari is a traditional Indian garment that is worn and admired … Read more

2021 Disaster Relief Updates: COVID-19 Rehabilitation & Relief

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our Disaster Relief Committee has been working diligently to provide much-needed assistance to people in the U.S. and India who have been affected by the virus, including those who are facing food insecurity and economic instability due to lockdowns and unemployment. In case you missed our previous updates, … Read more

A Healthcare to Unreached Journey

The Share & Care Foundation, along with our Healthcare to Unreached Signature Program local partners, continue the fight toward reversing the healthcare challenges facing today’s marginalized poor.  Our focus is and has always been on prevention. We do this by supporting programs that are repeatable — that is, they have been created (and documented) with … Read more

38th Annual Gala Raises Over Half a Million Dollars in Funds and Is Viewed by 550+ Virtual Attendees

The theme of our 38th Annual Gala (“Rising Together”) recognized the changes and challenges presented by the pandemic and honored the bonds of humanity and hope that connect communities around the world. The entertainment, which included over two and a half hours of Bollywood-inspired musical performances, was curated by well-known singer and composer Parthiv Gohil … Read more

Real Change Comes From Within

How one person can transform an entire community Bhupat While preparing for the transition away from mandatory COVID-19 lockdowns and travel bans, Lilapur (Ahmedabad district, Gujarat) resident Bhupat began to worry about the livelihoods of hundreds of his fellow villagers. With more than 1,660 COVID-19 deaths reported so far in Gujarat (third highest behind Maharashtra … Read more

From Homemaker to Heroine

Village: Amnari Block: Tatijharia District: Hazaribag State: Jharkhand Our story starts when our partner NGO, Pradan, addressed the issue of persistent poverty for Amnari village goat farmers and their families, in spite of the area’s ideal conditions for raising goats. Upon investigation, they found farmers were purchasing goats to replace the approximately 100 goats that … Read more

COVID-19 in Rural India: Who Will Help the Vulnerable?

In March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a lockdown for India’s 1.3 billion population, making it the world’s largest COVID-19 lockdown. Though the original lockdown order was for 21 days, it has been extended twice (so far) as the disease persists. As of Mother’s Day, India will be on day 47 of the lockdown. Unfortunately, … Read more