About Us

Dedicated to the well-being of marginalized sections of the society and guided by our MRC model, Disha foundation leads and pioneers its efforts to give everyone everywhere an equal chance to live a healthy and successful life.

Disha Foundation, an NGO headquatered in Nasik-Maharashtra, working in Health, Livelihood, Legal aid and support with various vulnerable populations in India since 2002, via direct intervention, Research and policy dialogue with with various stakeholders – NGOs, corporate, government (central, state and local) and global bodies such as World Health Organization (WHO), International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Organization on Migration (IOM).

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Dr. Anjali Borhade Director-Founder Of Disha Foundation

Dr. Anjali Borhade is a founder president of Disha Foundation. She is trained in MS in social work and MPH in International Health from Tulane University, USA, and PhD research degree in Population Health from the University of Oxford, UK.

She is pioneer public health professional in India, with specific expertise and passion on

Urbanisation, rural and tribal migration, livelihood, urban health and development issues. In the last 20 years, she is actively engaged in various research, implementation and high level advocacy initiatives on Livelihood migration, development and public health issues. She has served as an Advisor to National Commission for Scheduled Tribes on Tribal Livelihood and migration issues.

Currently she is engaged as Regional advisor with World Health Organization, South Asia Regional Office for Strategic Action plan for migrants and refugees health. She has provided technical support to various state and national governments and UN agencies like World Health Organisation, UNIFEM, UNICEF, UNESCO and UNDP for improving programs and policies for vulnerable populations in India and other low and middle income countries.


Our Vision

Disha's vision is to create a just and equal society where every person has equal opportunities for holistic development


Our Mission

Disha's core mission is "To provide a conducive environment to marginalized communities for their sustainable development by improving their quality of life and well-being, and to provide them with opportunities to become more productive assets of the society"



The organisational culture of Disha is community centred, advocacy oriented and participation based with the multi-stakeholders.

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The secret to happiness lies in helping others. Never underestimate the difference YOU can make in the lives of the poor, the abused and the helpless.

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Our Impact

Reached More Than 8 Lakhs+ Migrant Workers till 2023

Migration Support Programme in Maharashtra, Goa and NCR Delhi.
To be extended soon in 25 states of India.

Our Location

  • foundation.disha@gmail.com
  • Nasik : 0253-2629939
  • Delhi NCR : 0124-4065603
  • http://www.dishafoundation.ngo/
  • Headquarters: 26/27, Saileela Tower, Near Racca Green Square, Hanuman Wadi, Makhmalabad Road, Panchavati, Nashik - 422 003.
  • Delhi(NCR) Office: 3549, Kesar Villa Near HDFC School, Sector 57, Sushant Lok Phase 3 Gurgaon, Haryana, 122 003.
  • Goa Office : House No – 923/22(6), Socorro, Bardez, Goa, 403521.
  • Nagpur Office : Block C Second Floor, "Yashoda Bhavan" House No 2806, Plot no 12B, Nagrik Vikas Gruh Nirman Sahakari Samiti, Harpur Nagar, Bhande Plots, Umred Road, Nagpur 440 009

The secret to happiness lies in helping others. Never underestimate the difference YOU can make in the lives of the poor