Sahyog Foundation is a Socio-Cultural-Educational Organisation;
a nursery of dreams cherished by the society formed by a group
of young and dedicated persons in 1988 to promote Art, Culture
and National Integration and to strive for the uplift of downtrodden
apart from launching a tirade against social evils such as
dowrymenace, drug abuse etc.
With a humble beginning 17 years ago, the organization under
the stewardship of Chairman Ram Jawhrani has made rapid strides
and to-day occupies a prominent place among non-governmental
organization in the country.
Initially, Sahyog Foundation focussed on helping widows with
sewing machines for self occupation and supporting the sick
and ailing persons with doles, medicines and free treatment,
besides encouraging art and culture through stage shows and
programmes. Slowly and gradually the Sahyog Parivar (family)
expanded its fold and several prominent persons in the society
came to be associated with the organisation.
Separate Committees have been formed in various categories
to serve the society. They are headed by prominent personalities
who are considered as authority in their respective fields.
These committees undertake various activities for the betterment
of society and confer Sahyog Awards on Individuals/Institutions
to honour achievers.
One of the outstanding achievements of Sahyog Foundation
was the Sahyog Foundation Corner set up by the
University of Mumbai at its Kalina Campus to promote Sindhi
language and literature. It was declared open in 1997 by pro
Vice Chancellor Naresh Chandra, World President of Giants
International, Nana Chudasama, Chairman of Sahyog Foundation
Ram Jawhrani and Editor of Navbharat Times Vishwanath Sachdev.
Sahyog Foundation Corner, the first of its kind
in the country, endeavours to preserve all books of Sindhi
Scholars and rare literary materials in audio and video formats
apart from promoting research in Sindhi language. Sahyog Foundation
renders help to needy students by giving scholarship and organizes
free medical camps to provide health checkup and medicines
for poor families. It also distributes tri-cycles to the physically
One of the objectives of Sahyog Foundation is to promote
Indian Literature. In this endeavor, Sahyog Foundation brings
out two publications 'Sahyog Times International' in English
and Sindhi to make the younger generation aware about their
With a view to promoting Art & Culture, Sahyog Foundation
has been organizing several exhibitions of paintings and photographs
of up-coming artists.
Sahyog Foundation also conducts Personality Development Course
for students in various colleges of Mumbai.
Sahyog Foundation has now spread its tentacles outside Maharashtra
in states such as Gujrat, Rajsthan, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi.
Sahyog Sports Complex has come up at SadhuVaswani college
Municipal Corporation of Mumbai recognized the social &
cultural service of the Foundation by naming Sahyog Foundation
Chowk at an elite area at Khar/Bandra.