SEED, one of India's leading integrated CSR implementing agencies. We are a social venture that has been diligently working to enable a paradigm shift from philanthropy to project-oriented programs in the development space for over a decade
Founded as a registered society in 2006, SEED has socially and economically transformed the lives of over 1, 00, 00, 000 people across the nation through its impactful interventions under CSR initiatives of partner corporates and PSUs. With a mission to provide excellence, quality and innovation in CSR- related services and activities, we aim to transform the lives of millions from the marginalized and under-served communities. SEED also offers strategic assistance to clients, thereby, acting as a catalyst for 360-degree socio-economic development.
With varied experience in more than 100+ projects, we provide our services right from conceptualizing effectual ideas to actual execution. At SEED, we understand that empowering the under-served communities with the agency to move above the current horizontal means thinking beyond charitable aid. It means quality job creation so that people are on the path to financial independence. It means affordable credit so that people can invest in skills and technologies that can augment their incomes. It means affordable access to essentials, from safe water and reliable energy to decent education, housing, and health care. We understand that the marginalized need to be thought of as customers, served by businesses designed to meet their needs.
SEED's capacity to execute includes, but is not limited to the following project-based thematic areas:
1.Quality Health care
3.Augmenting social infrastructure
SEED believes in quality implementation for which we have a team of 100+ professionals working devotedly. We have been fortunate enough to have a distinguished array of partners including HCL Foundation, Caterpillar, PTC Foundation, Rural Electrification Corporation, Castrol, ATOTECH McDermott, ORIX, ONGC and many more.
Every student has potential. Tapping into this potential and supporting EWS students to chart educational pathways to careers of choice and ability is the vision of United Efforts. We are on a mission to facilitate the Student to Professional journey of 2 crore high school students from EWS by 2030 through industry exposure and guidance.
ISKCON BHIWANDI is located at Mansarovar area of Bhiwandi, and has been working with local communities and residents, conducting several spiritual, religious, and welfare activities as well as promoting the Vedic way of life. An offshoot of the revered ISKCON Juhu temple, the ISKCON Bhiwandi temple was set up in 2010 and has been a center of peace and solace for devotees and locals alike, who have been benefiting from the generous activities and initiatives by the temple.
With a vision to establish a safe and sustainable society where every person lives with dignity and without exploitation, Vihaan works at the grassroots to facilitate protection of vulnerable women and children from situations of human trafficking and other forms of abuse and exploitation by empowering them through care, quality education, livelihood opportunities, access to justice and collaborative action, enabling to create a resilient and sustainable society.
Over the last decade, we have:
·Rescued more than 4800 victims from situations of trafficking and sexual exploitation.
·Supported more than 3300 survivors to give them a new life and hope for a better future
·Assisted the state to arrest more than 1200 perpetrators and secure convictions in 145 cases
·Trained more than 49000 frontline professionals comprising Judges, police personnel, members of child welfare committees, and civil society organizations.
· Supported vulnerable communities in making them resilient through education and skilling and placement
Vichar Samiti is a Not-for-profit organization working for 360° development of 12,500 families across Education, Employment, Environment, Health, Hygiene, Rural Development and Nation Building. Its projects include awareness activities among 83000+ children, providing livelihood to 500+ underprivileged women, and 300+ free health check-up camps in remote areas. It has planted 30,000+ trees using traditional means as well as miyawaki and seed ball plantation and ensured their growth through geo-tagging. It has made the World Record of the longest tri-colour human chain in a Nation Building initiative.
Operation Eyesight India is a non-governmental organization based in Hyderabad. It is part of Operation Eyesight Universal, a Canadian international development organization working to prevent blindness and restore sight in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 1963 to address the backlog of cataract surgeries in India, we now have comprehensive eye health programmes in eight countries. Common eye issues that we see include cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and uncorrected refractive error, among others.
When people suffer from poor eye health, their quality of life is diminished, and the cycle of poverty is perpetuated. By creating access to affordable eye health care services and addressing the root causes of avoidable blindness, we create a lasting impact in communities – For All The World To See.
In India, where we are working with 35 partner hospitals across 17 states, we have established 200 Vision Centres/Points and declared over 1,072 villages as avoidable blindness-free. In 2021 through our initiatives, nearly 700,000 people received a comprehensive eye examination, nearly 160,000 patients received sight-saving surgery and over 180,000 pairs of prescription eyeglasses were dispensed.
United Way Mumbai is a non-profit organization with a mission to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities to advance the common good. As a leader in the Indian development sector, UWM works closely with a network of 600+ non-profits and a large number of corporates for their CSR programs, workplace giving campaigns, and other events. This includes designing CSR policy and strategies, due diligence of non-profit partners, program implementation, employee volunteering, impact assessments, and financial and programmatic reporting. Over 20 years, UWM has partnered with 300+ companies and 100,000+ individual donors investing INR 843 Crore in over 1200 community development projects impacting over 129 lakh lives. UWM’s expertise lies in identifying, designing & implementing high-impact projects in the areas of Education, Health, Income, Environment, and Public Safety, in urban and rural communities, through a collective community impact model. UWM as part of an international network spread across 41 countries, with chapters in 7 states of India.