Dallas-Fort Worth

Upcoming events

DFW Picnic and Readathon 2018 Kickoff

Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hoblitzelle Park, Reservable Pavilion
7500 Red River Drive
Plano, TX 75025
Please join us for an afternoon of family-friendly activities at the Hoblitzelle Park Pavilion, Plano. 


DFW Gala 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Hilton Anatole
2201 North Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207
Save the date for the 2018 Pratham DFW Gala.


Pratham USA Wins Newman's Own Foundation Holiday Challenge

Thank you to everyone who supported us!

Pratham USA is the winner of the Newman’s Own Foundation Holiday Challenge. Your generosity helped us raise over $900,000, and as a result, we will receive an additional $197,500 in prize money from the Newman’s Own Foundation to support Pratham education programs across India.

More than 1,000 charities competed over six weeks in the friendly online competition powered by CrowdRise.

Congratulations to the other winners as well: Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, Cure JM, Experience Camps, The...
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DFW Honors Ashok and Madhu Patel at Annual Gala

The Dallas Fort-Worth chapter of Pratham USA hosted its annual gala celebration on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The event, which was held at the beautiful Hilton Anatole and raised $470,000 for our programs, celebrated local philanthropists whose actions and deeds have helped thousands find hope.
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DFW Parents Make Philanthropy a Family Affair

For her sixth birthday, Anusha Chepuri wanted a big party with cupcakes but insisted that she didn’t want any presents. Inspired by her older brother Nikhil, who had foregone gifts for his birthday the previous year, she asked friends and family to donate to Pratham in lieu of buying her gifts. Her altruism raised over $800 to help kids in India.
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DFW Community Honors Local Philanthropists, Raises $1.2 Million at Annual Gala

Close to 400 supporters from the greater Dallas Fort-Worth community filled the majestic Marriott at Legacy Town Center on September 10 for an evening of celebration and laughter and to raise funds for the Pratham’s innovative, award-winning educational programs.

Over $1.2 million was raised over the course of the evening, emceed by comedian Dan Nainan, which paid tribute to six honorees, Kanika and Vinay Jain, Yasmin and Satish Gupta, and Richa and Manish Dhawan, an extraordinary group of philanthropists, for their...
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Pratham Dallas-Fort Worth Hosts Musical Event and Donor Appreciation

On Saturday, June 18, Pratham’s DFW chapter held a concert at the Dallas Palms in Carrolton to honor prominent supporters from the local Pratham community for their commitment and generosity.

The evening’s honorees included Paul and Geetha Pandian, Shridhar and Anji Mittal, and Raj and Aradhana Asava. Past chapter president Sri Sridharan was also recognized for his tireless efforts on behalf of Pratham DFW.
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Leadership

President
Lav Kapadia

Treasurer
Dr. Rohini Mehta

Advisory Board
  • Dr. Manish Dhawan
  • Shridhar Mittal
  • Paul Pandian
  • Ashok Patel
  • Yogi Patel
  • Dr. Om Singla

Executive Board
  • Dr. Nikhil Bhayani
  • Aabhas Chandra
  • Suman Chepuri
  • Malisha Daulat
  • Shrikant Ganesan
  • Dr. Arti Gupta
  • Raj Kalyandurg
  • Sri Kantamsetty
  • Shabnam Modgil
  • Shaan Murli
  • Dr. Geetha Pandian
  • Ron Parikh
  • Dr. Purvi Patel
  • Dr. Leena Shroff
  • Sri Sridharan

Contact Us

dfw@prathamusa.org

Stories

Arvind Amin: Inspiring by Example

Yogi Patel: Crusader for India's Children