Impact Stories

The S M Sehgal Foundation's Work during COVID in India

The S M Sehgal Foundation and NGOsource

The S M Sehgal Foundation, founded in 1999 and based in Haryana, India, works to improve the quality of life in India’s rural communities. The organization has five main program areas: Water Management, Agriculture Development, Local Participation and Sustainability, Transform Lives One School at a Time, and Outreach for Development.

NGOs Help Provide Safe Water to At-Risk Communities

More than 2.2 billion people are living without access to safe water. In 2010, the UN General Assembly explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation. Everyone has the right to sufficient, continuous, safe, acceptable, physically accessible, and affordable water for personal and domestic use.

NGOsource spoke to four NGOs that are certified in the NGOsource repository and asked each one to reflect on how COVID-19 has changed their work the past year.

Tiny Totos: Serving East African Daycares through a Pandemic

NGOsource is proud to support NGOs like Tiny Totos Kenya Limited, which is transforming the way organizations serve their communities during a pandemic. Tiny Totos first went through the equivalency determination (ED) process in 2020, when the David Weekley Family Foundation requested its ED. Now that Tiny Totos has been certified, its ED will remain on file in the NGOsource repository, where additional grantmakers can search and find it, creating new opportunities for funding. 

Baobá Fund: The Brazilian Experience of ED to Promote Racial Equity

Contributed by Selma Moreira, Executive Director, Baobá Fund for Racial Equity

Promoting racial equity is one of the main challenges of the 21st century: now it is the time to put an end to injustices perpetuated by the past centuries that keep a significant portion of humanity in the margins of the society.

itworks: Dismantling Access Barriers to the High-Tech Industry in Israel

Based in Netanya, Israel, itworks was created in 2006 after its founder Ifat Baron noticed the systemic problem that highly-qualified individuals from diverse communities lacked access to high-level positions in Israel's tech industry. Baron established itworks to narrow these employment gaps and increase diversity in Israel's high-tech sector.