United Way is a 128 year old worldwide movement engaged in nearly 1800 communities across 41 countries and territories worldwide. Through our global network, we raise over $5 billion annually and impact up to 50 million people every year by focusing on education, income and health – the building blocks for a good quality of life and a strong community.
United Way India is United Way’s national body in India, responsible for leading, supporting and maximizing the collective impact of a network of seven local chapters located in Baroda, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi - NCR, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. United Way India addresses issues in the areas of education, health, livelihood and the environment.
Since 2001, United Way in India has played a leadership role during 11 major national calamities across 12 Indian states through its Disaster Response Fund. United Way India adopts a comprehensive approach for disaster response by emphasizing on immediate relief, mid-term relief, long term rehabilitation and community rebuilding. This includes mobilizing resources, identifying credible on-ground NGO partners, conducting need assessments in consultation with key stakeholders and facilitating and monitoring relief and rehabilitation.
So far, United Way India has helped 163,755 individuals directly and 1,00,000+ more people through community services (schools, health centres, ambulances, etc.), providing emergency shelters to over 100 affected families, distributing 2000 emergency kits and reconstructing 22 damaged schools and toilets.To learn more about United Way India: Website | Facebook | Twitter