HOUSTON: Benevity Inc., the world’s leading provider of business software, ranked Sewa International among the top charities supported by businesses and their employees in 2021. In 2020, Sewa International was ranked 375 in Benevity’s list and 690 in 2019.
Benevity announced on January 20, 2022 its list of the top 10 annual causes supported by companies, including those that offer matching funds to employee contributions, demonstrating that the pandemic and other global events and crises have influenced the generous attitude of companies and their employees. . “We are grateful to these companies and their thousands of employees who have seen fit to offer their generous support to Sewa International. They saw in us both our dedication to serving humanity as well as the drive, enterprise and commitment to provide effective, timely and professional support in times of crisis by our volunteers and our staff focused on mission. This recognition of our work and our position will inspire us to redouble our efforts to help society in times of crisis here in the United States and around the world,” said Arun Kankani, President of Sewa International.
According to Benevity, five of 2020’s top ten causes remained on the list in 2021, while health-focused nonprofits, including national and state cancer societies, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Planned Parenthood, returned to the top 10 in 2021. “When the Delta variant hit India last year, we saw companies and their employees stepping up to help,” said Birger Stamperdahl, president and CEO of the management of Give2Asia. “Their generosity has made life-saving projects possible that have provided oxygen concentrators, protective equipment for health workers and emergency food rations to those hardest hit by the pandemic.”
“Non-profit organizations supporting the COVID-19 crisis in India have received an outpouring of support, including Sewa International. Our sincere thanks to Benevity Inc. for tracking these trends and identifying the growing support for Sewa from companies and their employees,” said Sandeep Khadkekar, Sewa Vice President for Marketing and Fund Development.