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Deesha Education Foundation is a nonprofit organisation working with the motto of making accessible, affordable, quality, sustainable healthcare and education


People Sensitized for
Eye & Organ Donation through Awareness


Eye Donations through Deesha  International Eye Banks & ERCs


Patients Screened in remote/rural areas through Mobile Eye Care Units


Patients Screened in Deesha Netralaya

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about deesha

The Deesha Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in 2010 that provides accessible, affordable, quality, sustainable healthcare and education. The work was started by Mr Swapnil Arun Gawande at a very young age after the sad demise of a close friend. Having studied the segment well, he realized the need to start an intervention that can advocate for eye donation and organ donation & assist people in need of eyecare.

our projects

Organ Donation Awareness


Let's pledge and donate organs to save lives.

Creating awareness is the first step toward action.

Eye Donation 



Pledge your eye donation to eliminate preventable corneal blindness from society. Together we can.

Mobile Eye Care Units


Reaching the rural areas of India to ensure affordable healthcare for everyone on wheels.


Capacity Building for Changemakers & NGO

Objective to empower change-makers with knowledge and skills to create a positive impact.




Save a child from a lifelong blood transfusion.

Early Investigate and diagnosis are the keys.


Self Defense

Workshops for Girls

Empowering women to be self-sufficient to protect herself

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"Come, let's share a vision, so everyone can see the beautiful world. Donate eyes and support the noble cause of Swapnil & DEESHA Group."


Dr K H Sancheti

(Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Eye donation is a way to enlighten the life of the corneal blind. Let's come forward for eye donation and also sensitize the family of the deceased whenever any such inside happens around us.

Shri Pradhyumna Ingle

Corporate Vice President

Henkel, Singapore

Nitin Chandrakant Desai

Deesha International Eye Banks are serving mankind and doing wonderful work by creating awareness of eye care, eye donation.

Shri Nitin Desai

Art Director

Founder - ND Studio Karjat


Organ donation is one of the important work in our country. I appreciate and congratulate Deesha Team for the decade-long service in this noble cause of organ donation.

Shri Nitin Gadkari

Cabinet Minister, Govt. of India


I congratulate DEESHA Group for launching the Mobile Eye Care Unit, which will make high-quality but affordable eye care accessible to people in rural and remote areas of the country.

IAS Mrs Pranjal Patil

Joint Secretary, Govt. of Delhi

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If you can't see anything, you can't solve anything. I request everyone to pledge for eye donation and support the mission of DEESHA Group.

Mr Kshitij Khandelwal

Forbes 30 Under 30;

Founder & CTO - Pixxel

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“Activities started by Swapnil & DEESHA Group are inspirational to everyone. My tribute to all eye donors and their families”

Dr Anil Sahasrabudh

Chairman - AICTE New Delhi


The lower number of eye donations in India is very shocking. I appeal everyone to support the cause of DEESHA Group.

Shri Amit Waikar

Managing Director - ASEAN, Dohler Group

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Our country has a huge population, but the number of eye & organ donations is very less, and thus the list of waiting patients is increasing. Let's join hands for this cause.

IFS Dr Dnyaneshwar Mulay

Passport Man of India

Member - National Human Rights Commission

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“Swapnil is very passionate. He could have earned huge money by joining MNCs, but instead of that he preferred to work for accessible and affordable healthcare.”

Shri Uday Nirgudkar

Independent Director

NHPC Limited

Vitthal Kamat

My friend Swapnil Gawande is doing beautiful work of gifting eyesight through eye donation. I appeal to everyone to support the noble cause of the DEESHA Foundation.

Shri Vitthal Kamat


Kamat & Orchid Group of Hotels


"Eye bank’s campaign inspires 3.50 lakh to donate eyes posthumously."

The Times of India

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