Education Improvement
Education Improvement

  Women Empowerment



  SMILES Preventive Medicine

        Menstrual Hygiene Program

               A Model Village




Making an Impact Every Day in USA and India 

                                        Pragathi means Progress  


Global Pragathi (USA) ( 501 C (3) organization with Tax ID: 37-1648736) works to prevent Non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, high BP, heart and kidney diseases etc.,associated with lifestyle risk factors through:

  • Annual Holi Colors 5 K Walk/Run in Dayton,  Monthly Health Strides WalkPoker Walk for Veterans, VA Walking Programs
  • STOP KIDNEY DISEASE initiatives 
  • Volunteering in free clinics - Good Neighbor, Five Rivers, ROMC
  • Created Kidney Disease Fund at Miami Valley Hospital Foundation 
  • Support Children’s Hospital Foundation to prevent childhood obesity, raising childhood obesity awareness through AAPI
  • Supporting Girls On The Run of Dayton, Bicycles for All, Dayton Wolverine Track Club, 100 plus men, 100 plus women 
  • Educating medical students and physicians in prevention of chronic illnesses
  • Collaborating in wellness groups and symposiums and publishing newspaper articles
  • Also supporting poverty alleviation work in India


Pragathi Welfare Society (India) ( 80 G/12 A, FCRA approved) is focussed on poverty alleviation work in marginalized sections through holistic development in education, women & youth employment, preventive medicine and community support in several states of India. The media link has newspaper clippings, powerpoint, videos of some of the below listed accomplishments:

  • Open Defecation Free Villages - construction of  614 toilets and education of the villagers to use them
  • Best school infrastructure in rural Telangana State for over 1000 kids in eight schools who now have auditoria, classrooms, play-grounds, access to library books, science lab, computer lab  and other facilities
  • Swachh Patshala Award for cleanest primary school in the state of Telangana
  • Education improvement programs in 100 schools supporting 13,000 kids, to improve enrollment, decrease absenteeism, drop outs and improve overall quality of education with more emphasis on girls
  •  Kashireddyguda,a model village 
  • Two clean drinking water plants to serve 7000 indigent people
  • The SMILES Program - our unique, universal comprehensive preventive medicine program 
  • The Non Communicable Chronic Disease Prevention Program in the Burgula PHC area
  • Two hundred bicycles distributed to marginalized girl school students
  • Sneha Menstrual hygiene program for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
  • 250 sewing machines donated to create self-employment in women
  • 350 youth, mostly girls sent for skill training programs and about 200 youth employed
  • Providing employment to 25 indigent village youth
  •  150 flood damaged houses rebuilding near Chennai.
  • Construction of several classrooms in the schools
  • Mahila Mandal Building constructed for village women
  • Pragathi Bhavan construction
  • Pragathi Rural Development Center being developed on three acres land 
  • Gift of Giving program to celebrate personal milestones
  • Persistent motivation of villagers  
  • Collaborations with several other credible organizations such as YouSee, Vandemataram, Nirmaan and several others

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