Sewa International, USA

Sewa International, USA

Owner: Vaishali Shroff

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Sewa International is a 501(c)(3) Hindu faith-based nonprofit charity. Sewa International in the USA has 38 chapters in 20 metros and 22 states.

Sewa- pronouced 'say wah' - in Sanskrit language translates toservice above self -essentiallySelflessEfforts forWelfare ofAll. Sewa International in the USA (started in 2003) was inspired by the international Sewa movement that began in India in 1989. and is currently in 17 countries.

Our Vision

Sewa International aspires to be the premier Hindu faith-based nonprofit charity and humanitarian organization with a worldwide reach.

Our Mission

Our vision is three fold:

  • Serve humanity in distress.
  • Aid local communities.
  • Promote volunteerism

Our Motto

As a humanitarian service organization we believe in:

I. Serving Humanity is Serving God (in Sanskrit Nar sewa Narayan sewa).

II. All beings are one family (Vasudaiva kutumbakam).

III. May all be happy; May all be free from sickness; (Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah; Sarve Santu Niramaya;)

May all see things good; and, May none have misery (Sarve Bhadrani Pashyantu; Ma: Kaschit Dukha: Bhag Bhavet;)

Om peace, peace, peace! (Om,Shanthih!Shanthih!Shanthihi!)

Mission Implementation

Through our chapters we aspire to perform sewa withour heart and soul(Tana,Mana), andfungible contribution (Dhana). We promote selfless service through 38 our chapters in cities and towns across the United States. Please explore the Sewa Chapter nearest to you and connect with them to volunteer and experience the joy of giving.

  • Serve Humanity in Distress
    • Disaster Relief
      • Weprovide disaster relief and rehabilitationby partnering with our sister organizations and also with other country based nonprofits bymobilising technical assistance to relief operations, and by investing in buildinginfrastructure and services in the aftermath of natural disasters.
    • Supporing Developement Projects Internationally
      • Sewa International, with its presence in 17 countries, is able to support and execute development projects effectively. We havesupported development projectsin India, Kenya, Guyana, Malaysia, Peru, Sri Lanka, andSuriname.
  • Help local communities and causes
    • Sewa International supports a number volunteering activities supporting local communities acrossthe United States. Our programs such as Diwali Food Drive help the local homeless shelters across the country. We volunteer for number of different local causes through Sewa Day programs such as planting trees, preserving the environment, Bhutanese Refugee Empowerment, and Meals on Wheels.
  • Promote Volunteering
    • Sewa Internationalisrun by dedicated volunteers,from all sections of the community, working together to serve. Our Administrative overheads are thus kept at a minimum.

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