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Wednesday June 3rd

Desai Foundation

While the South Asian community is often the target of racism as well in America, the system in which we live wasn't designed with precision to hold us down, the way it has been for the black community. The South Asian community exists in America because of the Civil Rights Movement. We owe our lives in America to Black America.
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As an organization, we are committed to elevating the health and livelihood of women and children and rural communities in India, and underserved communities in the US. And the programs we have been developing in the US have been focused with these communities in mind.
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Police brutality is a health crisis, Racism is a health and livelihood crisis. Mass incarceration is a health crisis. Poverty is a health crisis. We are looking into ways that we can better serve the health and livelihood of the communities who need it the most at this time. We hope you will join us in continuing to seek justice, listen and challenge ourselves to do better. Art by @Aneri Shah #blacklivesmatter #nojusticenopeace #justiceforgeorgefloyd #southasiansforblacklives
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Monday June 1st

Desai Foundation

We are so excited to announce the launch of a new Instagram Live series in conjunction with Malini's Girl Tribe! It’s a weekly series called the Bloody Truth where we will be talking all about periods, breaking down any myths and discussing ways we can love ourselves and our bodies more, periods and all. Watch the first installment here and stay tuned for the release of subsequent episodes.
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#desaifoundation #dreambeyond #womenhelpingwomen #empoweringwomen #womeninindia #womenshealth #childrenshealth #india #nonprofit #charity #community #donate #giveback #education #socialgood #nonprofitorganization #fundraising #support #philanthropy #change #causes #ngo #hope #instagood #makeadifference #givingback #children #bethechange #socialimpact
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Friday May 29th

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We are blown away by the enthusiasm and excitement shown by the over 150 people (and counting) who pledged their period this year, helping us raise funds for our Asani Sanitary Napkin program.

But just like periods, the importance of menstrual hygiene awareness and ending period stigma doesn’t stop at the end of May - so let’s keep the momentum going and keep talking about periods all year round!

#menstrualhygiene #endthestigma #stopperiodshaming #endperiodpoverty #empoweringwomen #womensempowerment #india #desaifoundation #pledgeyourperiod #periodsdontstopforpandemics
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Thursday May 28th

Desai Foundation

Thank You, Refinery29 for joining the #pledgeyourperiod movement! All you have to do to join the movement is share this post, donate at www.pledgeyourperiod.com and tag at least 3 friends to do the same!


Today is #MenstrualHygieneDay. While #COVID19 has brought entire nations to a screeching halt, it’s an indisputable fact that periods don’t stop for pandemics.🩸
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Join in the @desaifoundation’s #PledgeYourPeriod, an initiative focused on stripping away the shame and stigma around periods and celebrating them instead. 🎉
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