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Building bridges of friendship and support across the globe, Sahaya International is built on the belief that each of us has a genuine power to make a difference, be a spark of hope, be a catalyst of change. And the mutual rewards are endless.

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Sahaya is sanskrit for "HELP" - by helping others, we enrich ourselves.

Through an act of kindness, each of us is a drop that creates a ripple.
For being part of this, we thank you!

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Our next documentary project:

Sahaya - Going Beyond: Vietnam

Click here to learn more about our new plans to make a second documentary, this time about our programs in Vietnam - and how you can be part of this and see your name in the credits.
Because of our collaboration with Reel-Aid, we can guarantee a top-notch Hollywood narrator.


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We thank everyone who made our October 8 Sahaya Walks event a success

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To view more pictures of our event, go to this Facebook album.

SAHAYA WALKS (previously called Hope Walks) is a family-oriented annual event to celebrate that we can make a difference in the lives of HIV-infected children and orphans in the programs of Sahaya International in India. This year marked the 11th edition!

100% of the proceeds of this annual event directly support 33 HIV-infected children and youth, who are part of our programs with the organization READ in India.

Click here for more information, or click on the button below if you still like to make an online contribution.


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Some of the Indian children and youth who benefit from Sahaya Walks

"Eggs for education"

Nutritional egg supplement program in our schools in India:

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Many children in rural India don't have a diet that contains enough protein. Therefore we started a program in which we try to supplement that lunches that the children bring from home with an egg. Giving a boiled egg to 420 children costs only $40. To learn more or to help, go to

Update: training of farmers in modern crop production technologies:

For the past few years we have started to prepare for a new program with our partner organization READ: the introduction of modern crop production techniques, that give these advantages:

  • Increased crop productivivity per acre of 200 to 500%
  • Reduced food prices, making quality food more affordable by poor people and thereby reducing malnutition
  • Improved quality of agricultural produce including nutritional value and shelf life, which benefits people and animals.
  • Reduced poverty among farming families
  • The increased economic capacity of the farmers will over time also lift up other sectors of the local economy.
  • Eco-friendly farming methods will lead to better protection of the environment.
  • Improved sustainability.

To learn more about this program, click here.


A farmer who has already implemented some of these techniques is very happy with the improved rice productivity


This is the piece of land we are now leasing to soon start training 12 farmers.

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Click on the link below to learn more about the services by Dr. Alka Khurana , who generously donates 50% of proceeds to the programs of Sahaya International, if you mention Sahaya in the comments section when you order. Thanks!


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