Our Community

Organizations supported by Gupta Family Foundation (formerly Apex Foundation) have many things in common. They are exemplary in the spirit and dedication of their founders, leaders, and staff. They each focus on helping individuals to help themselves and share a common belief in building the skills and attitudes necessary for self-reliance in those to whom they provide relief.

Community at El Hombre Sobre la Tierra

El Hombre Sobre la Tierra Yucat√°n, Mexico

Through the diversification of productive activities, preservation of natural resources, strengthening social identity, and increasing access to formal and non-formal education, this organization promotes the development of marginalized Mayan communities in eastern Yucatan to improve their quality of life.

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Friends of Thai Daughters Thailand

Friends of Thai Daughters was founded to prevent child trafficking in Northern Thailand with education, shelter, and love. FTD has helped protect and educate dozens of girls and young women through its family-scale program.

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Student weaving in Hopi School weaving class

Hopi School United States

This school plays an important role in maintaining the bridge between the Hopi tribal community and their history through the teaching of traditional Hopi skills and language. It also promotes a path out of poverty for many of the Hopi students who go on to earn a living from the skills they learn.

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Students playing ball at Las Canadas

Las Canadas Primary School Mexico

This unique school incorporates a certified, eco-curriculum that provides a more contextual education for its students living in rural Mexico. Students learn environmental sustainability, green construction, eco-technology, and other environmentally-friendly practices in addition to their regular curriculum.

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Michigan State University Gupta Values Scholarship United States

The Gupta Values Scholarship is a $2.5 million endowed fund providing scholarships to MSU students that embody the specific values of integrity, dignity, excellence, and creativity. The endowment will annually support 20 students pursuing any field of study that reflects the Gupta values.

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Veterans International Cambodia Cambodia

The mission of VIC is to support people with disabilities in Cambodia who are victims of war and among the poorest and most marginalized in society. VIC empowers their beneficiaries to build better lives for themselves and their families through community-based rehabilitation.

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Student at Xocitl School

Xochitl School Huatusco, Mexico

Xochitl is an innovative elementary school that aims to develop capable young people with high self-esteem and help them achieve integrated personal development. In addition to the Montessori-based education program, children at Xochitl grow orchids, raise crops in school gardens, and care for the school property.

Cornerstones USA

Cornerstones is a nonprofit organization that promotes self-sufficiency by providing support and advocacy for those in need of food, shelter, affordable housing, quality childcare, and other human services.

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Teacher with students in Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through The Arts at Manjul school in India.

Wolf Trap’s Early Childhood STEM Learning Through the Arts USA

This program holds the strong belief that the integration of arts-centric educational strategies enhances early childhood development, including language and literacy, social/emotional growth, STEM skills, and “21st century skills”.

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Manavodaya Institute of Participatory Development India

Manavodaya, or Human Awakening, promotes a unique model of participatory development in the remote villages of India by helping beneficiaries establish and run their own self-financing groups.

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EmpowerTech USA

The mission statement of Los Angeles-based EmpowerTech reads: to educate, train, support, and empower people with physical and developmental disabilities through assistive technology.

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Every Child Counts Bahamas

After adopting twin boys with developmental disorders and failing to find a single school or program in Abacos, Bahamas that catered to this need, Lyn Major and her husband decided to fill a very necessary hole in the system. The school now supports approximately 100 full-time students with a variety of disabilities.

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Child Aid Foundation India

Child Aid Foundation provides a safe, clean home for 50 previously homeless children in Vijayawada, and education for about 300 children of the slums. The children keep it clean and tend the grounds themselves as part of their education in taking responsibility.

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Students at UNIFAT school in Uganda

Friends of UNIFAT Inc. Uganda

Founded to educate and instill values of peace in children displaced by violence, Friends of UNIFAT has grown from several children under a tree to a large primary school serving 1,300 children nursery through P-7. Even with limited resources, the school provides grants, low tuition, and high-quality education.

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The Academy for Severe Handicaps and Autism (ASHA) India

ASHA is a residential program for autistic children founded and run by a remarkable young woman, Jayashree Ramesh, who is trained in learning disabilities and whose family donated the house in Bangalore.

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Balavidyalaya India

Balavidyalaya is a nonresidential, private, and nonprofit voluntary educational center for hearing impaired infants and preschool children from birth to five years of age.

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Opportunities, Alternatives and Resources (OAR) USA

OAR of Fairfax County focuses the energies of its 150 volunteers and 20 professional staff on helping offenders in the County criminal justice system and their families cope with extraordinary life situations and successfully integrate back into society.

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The Association of People with Disability (APD)

APD provides education, training, and medical services to children and adults with disabilities, with the aim of equipping them to become successful in mainstream society.

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