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OUR impact
SELECT PROGRAMS WE SERVE

one - time commitments 

HEALTHCARE AND NUTRITION: ONEMEAL - KIDS AROUND THE WORLD

50,000 MEALS PACKED FOR CHILDREN IN AFRICA AND SOUTH AMERICA
DECEMBER 2019

MSI employees came together in Orange and Edison branches to pack 50,000 meals in 8 hours for kids in sub-Saharan Africa and South America. We partnered with OneMeal – Kids Around the World for the meal packing events.

50K

Packed meals for kids in sub-Saharan Africa and South America.

LOCAL COMMUNITIES: HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

SMFT DONATES BUILDING MATERIALS TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
DECEMBER 2012 - ONGOING

SMFT has contributed to Habitat for Humanity by providing materials to build homes for underprivileged families across America.

90+

Trucks

Worth material donated by SMFT

219

Homes 

Built And Provided by Habitat for Humanity Orange County

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HEALTHCARE AND NUTRITION: PURDUE UNIVERSITY

SMFT-FUNDED NON-INVASIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR ANEMIA DETECTION

 

SMFT has funded the creation of a smartphone application to detect anemia without pricking the finger. This will help in developing countries such as India where 51% women between 15-49 years of age are anemic. This technology has been created by a faculty member at Purdue University.

400K

The National Institute of Health has awarded the technology with the prize amount in their Accelerator Challenge

LOCAL COMMUNITIES: ANEKANT COMMUNITY CENTER

SMFT PROVIDES EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT, HEALTH AWARENESS TO MASSES
SEPTEMBER 2010 - ONGOING

SMFT supports Anekant Community Center to provide education, employment, health awareness and prevention services to children, adults and seniors.

20K+

People Benefitted

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OTHERS: PURDUE UNIVERSITY

SMFT’S PURDUE UNIVERSITY LAB TO SOLVE GLOBAL PROBLEMS
JULY 2017 - ONGOING

SMFT has made a multi-million dollar commitment and started the Shah Global Innovation Lab at Purdue University to provide seed investments for innovative solutions to reduce global poverty, protect the planet and address the socio-economic challenges in the world.

30

Projects 

Funded to Solve Problems in 10 Developing Countries

17

Sustainable development goals addressed by the grantees of the Lab

LOCAL COMMUNITIES: NUMEROUS CHARITIES

SMFT HAS ENCOURAGED EMPLOYEES TO SUPPORT OVER 200 LOCAL CHARITIES
FEBRUARY 2002 - ONGOING

MSI’s gift matching program at a 1:1 ratio has motivated over 200 employees to donate to over 200 unique charities across America in local communities around MSI branches.

200+

Charities Across America in local communities received donations

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COVID-19 PANDEMIC EFFORTS

SMFT EXTENDS WORLDWIDE RELIEF EFFORTS DURING THE GLOBAL COVID-19 PANDEMIC
MARCH 2020

SMFT has impacted over 18 million lives throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. SMFT is taking both short-term and long-term strategies to reduce the oxygen crisis and step up health awareness and vaccination efforts.

COVID-19 PANDEMIC EFFORTS: US PUBLIC SCHOOLS

8,000 CHROMEBOOKS AND TABLETS DONATED TO US PUBLIC SCHOOLS
JANUARY 2022 - ONGOING

To support online learning, SMFT has helped over 8,000 families with 1,500 iPads and 6,500 Chromebooks to public schools and families as a response to COVID-19.

8K

Chromebooks & iPads

Donated to K-12 Students in Public Schools

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HEALTHCARE AND NUTRITION: AKSHAYA PATRA FOUNDATION

SMFT PROVIDES 100,000 MEALS GLOBALLY EVERY DAY TO SCHOOL CHILDREN IN UNDERSERVED AREAS
DECEMBER 2013 - ONGOING

SMFT has funded the building of kitchens with Akshaya Patra Foundation where over 100,000 meals are served on a daily basis to incentivize children to attend schools in rural areas.

100K

Meals

Committed by SMFT, daily. 

Key Facts About the Impact of SMFT Meals on Education:

  • Academic performance of children have improved

  • Enrollment and attendance have improved in schools

  • Health of students have improved, contributing to better mindset

LOCAL COMMUNITIES: MATHRUSHREE MANOVIKASA KENDRA

SMFT PROVIDES APPROPRIATE TRAINING TO SPECIALLY ABLED CHILDREN
JANUARY 2021

SMFT works for the welfare of specially abled children who are between the age of 3 months to 25 years and provides appropriate training to children to empower them to live in the society confidently.

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3 - YEAR commitments 

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EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY: PRATHAM

SMFT CREATES DIGITAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS IN RURAL AREAS
OCTOBER 2005 - ONGOING

SMFT funded Pratham Shah PraDigi Innovation Center develops and scales the model of Pratham Digital open learning community and creates digital learning opportunities based on the pillars of digital infrastructure, social structure, and experiential content.

500K

Students

Educated using tablets

22K

Villages

Across 22 states

EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY: LIFE GLOBAL

SMFT PROVIDES INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT AND DIGITAL EDUCATION TO PRIMARY SCHOOLS
FEBRUARY 2022 - ONGOING

SMFT provides infrastructure to primary schools in rural areas to improve delivery of education and provide experiential learning to the young children through better ambience and teaching learning aids.

3

Primary Schools 

600+

Students 

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EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY: EKAL VIDYALAYA

SMFT PROVIDES ONLINE EDUCATION TO CHILDREN IN REMOTE AREAS
JULY 2007 - ONGOING

SMFT provides functional and digital literacy among children in the remotest parts of India through Ekal's One Teacher School Model. This unique concept aims at bringing free universal primary education to those who have no access to formal schools, and other amenities of life in the tribal and remote villages of India

50K

Students

Educated using tablets annually

EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY: AMERICAN INDIA FOUNDATION

SMFT SUPPORTS DIGITAL EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN AT RISK OF MIGRATION
NOVEMBER 2011 - ONGOING

SMFT provides access to digital education for children at risk of migration by donating tablets in rural areas in India.

500K

School dropouts avoided due to migration

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VOCATIONAL TRAINING: AMERICAN INDIA FOUNDATION

SMFT PROVIDES JOB SKILLS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
NOVEMBER 2009 - ONGOING

SMFT strongly creates jobs by providing hard skills and making young adults financially independent. American India Foundation has upskilled over 6,000 in the last 3 years and plan on doing more.

6K

People receive vocational training to get jobs in rural areas 

VOCATIONAL TRAINING: LEND A HAND INDIA

SMFT PROVIDES VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TO SCHOOL STUDENTS TO FACILITATE SCHOOL-TO-WORK TRANSITION
MARCH 2020 - ONGOING

SMFT provides vocational education as part of Secondary / Higher Secondary School Education in India which supplements with internship opportunities in local businesses during grades 11 and 12, thereby facilitating school-to-work transition.

315K

Students 

Provided Vocational Training 

4K

Schools
Covered

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HEALTHCARE AND NUTRITION: BHANSALI TRUST

SMFT PROVIDES HEALTHCARE TO UNDERPRIVILEGED MASSES
NOVEMBER 2020 - ONGOING

SMFT provides healthcare services to underprivileged tribal masses in remote areas of India.  

403

Villages

300K

Tribal People

HEALTHCARE AND NUTRITION: SMFT EYE HOSPITAL

SMFT PROVIDES VISION CARE TO UNDERPRIVILEGED MASSES
JANUARY 2022 - ONGOING
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SMFT provides vision care services to underprivileged tribal masses in India.  

6M

People

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HEALTHCARE AND NUTRITION: LESTONNAC FREE CLINIC

SMFT PROVIDES FREE HEALTHCARE SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME AND UNINSURED RESIDENTS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
MARCH 2014 - ONGOING

SMFT supports Lestonnac Free Clinic to provide free primary and specialty healthcare to patients who do not have access to healthcare. SMFT works to fill critical gaps in the healthcare system for medically underserved populations, including the uninsured and financially vulnerable, to improve quality of life and alleviate the strain on community resources.

500

Free Surgeries

HEALTHCARE AND NUTRITION: SAHARA CARES

SMFT PROVIDES SUPPORT TO VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
OCTOBER 2006 - ONGOING

SMFT supports Sahara Cares to rescue women who are victim of domestic violence and supports seniors in the community. 

3K

Women

Received care and support 

1K

Seniors 

Provided mental health support 

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HEALTHCARE AND NUTRITION: VOICE OF SAP

SMFT SUPPORTS VOICE OF SAP MOBILE APP TO EMPOWER SPECIALLY ABLED PEOPLE
AUGUST 2018 - ONGOING

VoSAP is granted a “Special Consultative Status” with UN Economic and Social Council.” It has created a mobile app which (a) connects volunteers to promote rights and empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, (b) provides data on accessibility of public places in local communities, (c) provide platform to share issues, solutions and create mass movement for social transformation.

1K+

Buildings

Rated for Accessibility

15K+

People Enabled

With Assistive devices

8,6K+

Projects 

Funded to Solve Problems in 10 Developing Countries

HEALTHCARE AND NUTRITION: SHRIMAD RAJCHANDRA HOSPITAL

TABLETS PROVIDED TO EXPECTANT MOTHERS FOR PERINATAL HEALTHCARE
JUNE 2015 - ONGOING

SMFT supports Shrimad Rajchandra Hospital with the aim to improve health and wellbeing of expectant mothers and their babies using tablets. The program helps to provide high quality affordable healthcare with the use of technology in South Gujarat.

400

Premature
Deliveries avoided with the help of awareness 

1K

Tablets
Provided to expectant mothers for perinatal healthcare

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OTHERS: RESOLUTION PROJECT 

SMFT SUPPORTS NONPROFITS AND YOUNG SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS IN AFRICA
MARCH 2021 - ONGOING

SMFT supports socially responsible young leaders who want to create change by addressing important social issues around the world. SMFT will also support setting up 3 Social Innovation Hubs with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and other locations in Africa that will serve as a Launchpad for the most impactful nonprofits and social entrepreneurs.

3

Social Innovation Hubs 

5 - YEAR commitments 

HEALTHCARE AND NUTRITION

SMFT TO USE NON-INVASIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR ANEMIA DETECTION TO SCREEN 5 MILLION PEOPLE 
ONGOING

SMFT uses noninvasive technologies to detect and prevent anemia among mass populations in India.

5M

People

3

Noninvasive Technologies

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HEALTHCARE AND NUTRITION

SMFT TO PROVIDE VISION CARE FOR 40 MILLION EYES IN THE NEXT 5 YEARS
ONGOING

SMFT aims to provide vision care to 20 million underprivileged children and adults in India by combining technology and entrepreneurship. This involves checking eyes using an accurate portable autorefractor which is easy to learn, use, and patient friendly.

20M

People

5M

Eyeglasses 

EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY: ROCKET LEARNING

SMFT CATALYSES EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY ENAGEMENT
JUNE 2022 - ONGOING

SMFT supports Rocket Learning to develop a high-quality government run early childhood education system in India.

50M

Children 

60K+

Parent Communities

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