Govind Dande Foundation for Education

An initiative by

Govind Dande and Sons, Nashik.

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  • Established in 2003, Govind Dande Foundation (GDF) is a National Award Winning NGO formed by Govind Dande and Sons, Nashik.
  • It works primarily in 2 areas
    • Education

      • Helps underprivileged kids to help complete their education.
      • The Foundation distributes study materials to students like books, registers, school bags etc.
      • GDF awards scholarships to class 10th and class 12th students to pay their tuition fees. The scholarship applications are invited and students are interviewed and awarded scholarships accordingly. The Scholarship amount is directly deposited in their respective college bank accounts by the Foundation.


    • Women Health

      • GDF conducts sessions on awareness about Menstural Hygiene for Class 8th to Class 10th Girls
      • As part of the initiative GDF distributes sanitary pads to girls to spread awareness about Menstrual Hygiene.
      • Govind Dande Foundation distributed water to 14 villages in Nashik district for the Summer of 2019. This activity is held twice a day from April 2019 to June 2019 so that people in those villages don’t face health issues by travelling far for water collection.
  • Even as Sanitary Pad napkins market is growing in India, the issue of Menstrual Hygiene is still causing a concern. Govind Dande Foundation conducted a campaign to create awareness about Menstrual Hygiene,in Nanegaon Village, Niphad Taluka, Nashik District , as a part of the campaign Sanitary pads were distributed to girls from Class 8th to Class 10th. Till Date the foundation has covered over 1000 Girls as a part of this campaign. 
  • India Bullion and Jewellery Award for best retail store of the year 2018 - at all India level by India Bullion and Jewellery Award (IBJA).