PYAASFOUNDATION is an organisation which has made water management its prime focus in and around the city of Belagavi. The foundation had it’s genesis in the great drought of 2016 , which saw half of Karnataka reeling in the midst of the most acute shortage of water ever.It was a difficult time for Belagavi district which bore the brunt of this drought.There was no water especially in rural areas and suffering was common in both humans and animals.It was in these troubled times that a group of young professionals decided to come together for supplying drinking water and developing long term solutions for water management in the region.The foundation has till date supplied fresh drinking water to over 1,00,000 people especially in the rural areas .
The foundation has also developed six water bodies in the region which includes rejuvenation and in some cases digging up new lakes.The foundation has developed its own team of dedicated professionals including civil engineers , structural engineers and other professionals which contribute to the aims of the organisation in their own capacity.The organisation has been recognised in the city today and is participating activity in many development activities.
The organisation has also worked on revival of British era wells to provide for the increasing water requirements of the city.The organization undergoes regular audits and is today holding a 12A status with donations deductible under section 80g .The foundation also works in advisory capacity to several organizations in the city regarding environmental and water sustainence projects.
Pyaas Foundation Team
Dr. Madhav Prabhu
Consultant Physician & Diabetologist
Dr. Preeti Kore
Administrator & Dental Surgeon
Journalist & Editor
Artist & Photographer