Education Improvement
Education Improvement

  Women Empowerment






Making an Impact Every Day !!!


Pragathi means 'progress'. Our desire to serve both USA, where we live, and India, where we grew up, led to the

formation of two non-profit organizations working to eradicate non communicable diseases and poverty. We invite you

to check out the following pages and presentations and a comprehensive description of the future projects.


Global Pragathi (USA), (Tax ID: 37-1648736) is involved in the prevention of non-communicable diseases

such as diabetes, high BP, cardiac disease, kidney diseases etc.,associated with lifestyle risk factors,through:

  • Annual Holi Colors 5 K walk/Run in Dayton
  • Monthly Health Strides walk to promote physical exercise in Dayton
  • VA walking challenge program
  • STOP KIDNEY DISEASE Initiatives through newspaper articles, programs in the community
  • Volunteering for about 1500 hours in free clinics - Good Neighbor, Five Rivers, ROMC
  • Supported Reach Out Clinic of Montgomery County for indigent patients
  • Funded and created Kidney Disease Fund at Miami Valley Hospital Foundation 
  • Financially supported Children’s Hospital Foundation to prevent childhood obesity program
  • Supported Girls on the Run of Dayton program
  • Raising childhood obesity awareness in about 100 schools as part of AAPI Task force
  • Educating medical students, fellow physicians and patients daily in prevention of chronic illnesses
  • Collaborating in wellness groups and symposiums in the local community
  • Also support poverty alleviation work in different states of India


Pragathi Welfare Society (India), is focussed on poverty alleviation work in marginalized sections of society through holistic development, mainly in three villages and seven tribal areas in the state of Telangana. Several of our programs have spread to neighboring villages. Our major programs are in areas of education,women empowerment, youth employment,preventive medicine and community support. Few of the accomplishments are:

  • Supporting13,000 kids in 100 schools, particularly girls, to improve enrollment, decrease absenteeism & drop out and improve education quality
  • Impacting 7000 indigent villagers, mostly women in all spheres of life daily
  • Two clean drinking water plants to serve 7000 indigent people
  • Best school infrastructure in rural Telangana State for over 1000 kids who now have auditoria, classrooms, play-grounds, access to library books, science lab and computer lab. More than 165 bicycles distributed.
  • About 250 sewing machines have been donated for employment of women
  • More than 250 youth, mostly girls sent for skill training programs and about150 youth employed
  • 50 damaged houses have been rebuilt 
  • Open defecation free villages with construction of more than 500 toilets by July 2017
  • Construction of several buildings and classrooms 
  • Celebrating personal milestones through our Gift of Giving program
  • Constant motivation of villagers  through persistent efforts to increase their confidence 
  • Indirectly impacting the lives of millions of indigent people all over the country through collaboration


Alok and Sangeeta Agrawal

On behalf of ‘Team Pragathi’

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