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To create permanent, irreversible change in the lives of 1 million people in Rural India in the next 5 years- Ronnie & Zarina Screwvala, Founder Trustees
  • Till date, Swades has reached 2000 villages and impacted 472,000 people
  • Swades has built 2209 toilets till date
  • Swades has inducted 1057 highly trained community health workers (Swa Raksha Mitras) serving population of 143,000
  • Swades has screened 46,000 people & provided 6000 high quality spectacles and 1205 free cataract surgeries
  • Swades has strengthened 1863 Self Help Groups
  • Swades has launched a Rural BPO employing 300 youth that has facilitated the retention of young talent within the villages itself
  • Swades has opened 2 large community centres for adult education and training in Khamgaon & Vinhere
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Ronnie & Zarina, my heart felt congratulations to you.May this new work of yours be one of the greatest achievements of your lifetime..

Vidya Balan

I am deeply inspired by the work being done by Ronnie & Zarina! It is rare to meet people who find motivation within themselves and create inspiration for others around them...