For Companies

We create customized CSR strategies aligned with your company’s values, expertise, products, stakeholder expectations and long-term vision and drive effective implementation leading to long-lasting change within communities you work with and causes you espouse

For Donors

From philanthropists to foundations to individual donors, we propagate informed giving practices, facilitate conversations among sector players, build sector knowledge, help raise funds for causes, and design programs that improve lives at a systemic level

For NGOs

We work closely with our network of NGOs across India to bring you access to funding, partnerships with companies, new models, in-kind donations, enhanced communications capabilities and much more. Join our network today to make your work strategic, scalable and sustainable

Our Impact

Our impact is widespread and intensive. From women's health to free eye check-ups for children, from financial literacy to safe waste disposal, from vocation training of youth to employment opportunities for rural communities - our programs have helped change millions of lives


[Devex] Ending open defecation requires more than behavior change


Samhita Social Ventures is featured in this Devex article that talks about how behavior change is utmost important in the drive towards end open defecation.


A question of choice: How to identify and qualify NGOs for CSR

Choosing an NGO

  Companies in India appear spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing implementation partners for their mandated CSR activities. The ratio of NGOs to people (1 NGO for 600 people) currently outnumbers the ratio of policemen to citizens (1 policeman for 943 people). However ascertaining the credibility and efficacy of an NGO for a […]


[Livemint] FMCG firms’ CSR spend up by 57%, Nestle misses target

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In its first year of compliance with the Companies Act 2013, consumer goods companies CSR spend rose by 57%. However, Nestle, one of the six major FMCG firms, which is in eye for the Maggi-ban storm, not only missed meeting the 2% CSR spend by a wide margin, but also saw its CSR spend fall in 2014.


[Business Standard] CSR: What keeps companies from doing good?


Priya Naik, Founder & Joint Managing Director of Samhita Social Ventures is featured in this Business Standard article. She points out, “Making CSR a board-level agenda can certainly be helpful if the board asks the same kind of questions as they would do for any other business and if they look at CSR from a long-term perspective.”