Dallas-Fort Worth

Upcoming events

Dallas Fort-Worth Gala 2019

Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Hilton Anatole
2201 North Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207
Save the date for the 2019 Pratham Dallas Fort-Worth Gala.


Students at UT Dallas launch Pratham Club

In 2017, Astha Khiani, a student at the University of Texas at Dallas, decided to start a club to support Pratham programs in India. She and a small group of students held bake sales, manned booths, and gave dance workshops, among other activities, to raise funds and awareness for the organization’s mission.

Astha’s decision was inspired by a trip to a Pratham center in Pune. “It helped me put things into perspective.,” she recalls. “The visit also enabled me to understand...
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DFW Board Members Visit Pratham

As Pratham USA supporters, we tend to focus our efforts on raising funds and awareness here at home. We attend galas, run 5Ks and participate in Readathons. In the midst of our busy lives, it’s easy to lose sight of why we do this. So when a number of DFW board members recently visited Pratham sites in India to see firsthand what our work is achieving, we asked them to report back.

Ron Parikh, his wife Pinky and their two children, Aryanna...
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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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Leadership

President
Dr. Nick Shroff

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

Executive Board
  • Atul Barve
  • Vasudha Bhakta
  • Dr. Nikhil Bhayani
  • Aabhas Chandra
  • Suman Chepuri
  • Malisha Daulat
  • Dr. Arti Gupta
  • Raj Kalyandurg
  • Sri Kantamsetty
  • Dr. Lav Kapadia
  • Dr. Rohini Mehta
  • Shabnam Modgil
  • Shaan Murli
  • Dr. Geetha Pandian
  • Ron Parikh
  • Dr. Purvi Patel
  • Nick Punyamurthy
  • Dr. Leena Shroff
  • Sri Sridharan
  • Dr. Nalin Tolia
  • Mahesh Vankawala

Contact Us

dfw@prathamusa.org

Stories

Arvind Amin: Inspiring by Example

Yogi Patel: Crusader for India's Children