Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)


Our CSR philosophy is rooted in our purpose of “driving impact” in the areas which are foundational for our society. We contribute through monetary support, our capabilities in data and analytics, and time commitment through the passionate involvement of Ugam employees. Keeping this in mind, we have focused all our efforts in the field of Primary Education and Healthcare – both areas in which, especially in India, no amount of resources can be considered enough. While we continue our support to our chosen partners over the years, we are channelizing all our efforts right now towards the most urgent crisis facing India today – COVID19.

During the first outbreak of COVID19 in 2020, we diverted our focus to providing relief for vulnerable sections of society. A year later, the second wave of COVID-19 in India is more devastating. The surge in cases is overwhelming our healthcare system. Various parts of the country are in critical need of oxygen and other medical supplies.

We are once again leading a mission through GiveIndia to help our healthcare heroes and COVID19 patients. Our contribution will provide medical supplies – oxygen and vaccinations at COVID19 centres, charitable hospitals and for healthcare workers in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and other cities. It will be routed through projects led by:
Let’s drive impact together. Donate here or spread the word.
 
Thanks to your support last year, we were able to help close to 3300 families tide over hunger and survive the pandemic. We contributed to the PM CARES Fund in India and 3 credible non-profits through GiveIndia - Dignity Foundation supports senior citizens; Goonj undertakes disaster relief across India; Oxfam alleviates poverty across India. We count on your support once more.

 

Ongoing CSR programs
 

Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital (MPUH) is one of its kind in Asia - the first hospital in the country devoted entirely to Nephrology and Urology. In 2011, MPUH won the Indian Merchants' Chamber (IMC) Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award Trophy. It is one of the hospitals in Gujarat that does urological surgeries. It was also among the hospitals in India to use High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for the non-surgical treatment of prostate cancer. 
 

"To leverage the power of data and analytics to create a meaningful impact" and to us that includes contributing to helping make a change in our community and society at large. Nothing excites us more than recognizing our potential to make an impact to the growth and reputation of India. Towards this, we have partnered with 2 organizations that are focused on strengthening primary education within the country, thereby placing our efforts towards enabling better education for the future generations of the country.
 

321 Education Foundation aims at enabling teacher development of educators and teachers at lower income private through programs that are designed at 321. As part of this effort, 321 runs a program called Ignite that provides skill development and coaching support for teachers over 2 years. Their programs run in Mumbai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
 

Over the past few months, our employees have been supporting the Monitoring and Evaluation team at 321 Foundation to streamline and improve design of feedback and information systems around the Ignite programs to drive better program outcomes. In addition, we have also recently begun partnering with schools that are part of the Ignite program to deliver cultural programs.

Website: http://www.321-foundation.org/
 

Gyan Prakash Foundation is a social change organization working with government schools in rural Maharashtra to enable a systemic change in the mindset towards education across all stakeholders involved in primary education including teachers, school committees, principals, government administration officials and private institutions. Their current focus is to strengthen education facilities for underprivileged children in Velhe, Pune as well as the districts of Nandurbar and Parbhani.
 

As part of their initiative, Gyan Prakash Foundation aims to create better understanding of the correlation between the capability demonstrated by teachers and performance of the children they teach. This understanding would help drive more focused effort and support within the education system for teacher development. A team from Ugam has been working with Gyan Prakash to help analyze the qualitative and quantitative data they have available thus far and suggest improvements to make the analysis impactful and actionable.

Website: http://gyanprakash.org/


Read our CSR Policy