Partnership Stories


Chemicals: Why should we care and what can we do?


Read More Friday 26th May

Our latest visit to Purnea Hospital

In May, our team was able to visit the Savitri Waney Eye Centre in…

Read More Monday 11th July

A visit to our partners at Cachar Cancer Hospital

Last week, our colleagues in India took a trip to visit our palliative care…

Read More Friday 25th March

Supporting Pesticide Action Network UK

We are increasingly directing funds and developing our learning on the health implications of…

Read More Monday 7th February


This #WorldCancerDay we are sharing a little more about our support for both palliative…

Read More Friday 4th February

Join us and sign the statement on PFAS

We have signed a joint statement urging the UK Government to take immediate action…

Read More Sunday 30th January

Indigenous Sovereignty and Climate Justice

Indigenous Peoples make up 6% of the world’s population, and yet are responsible for…

Read More Wednesday 12th January

Environmental Funders Network Podcast: Toxics & Pollution

You can listen to our Trustee, Devika Waney Mokhtarzadeh, in conversation with Pesticide Action…

Read More Friday 24th September

Savitri's Annual Report 2020

In celebration of Savitri's 20th year in philanthropy, we decided to do something a…

Read More Thursday 22nd April

Savitri & The Gaia Foundation: The Importance of Seed Sovereignty

The production and preservation of organic, local and agroecological seed is needed now more…

Read More Wednesday 7th April

New Partnership with Beaver Trust

This #WorldWildlifeDay we announced our new partnership with Beaver Trust, an exciting addition to Savitri’s…

Read More Thursday 1st April

Happy #InternationalWomensDay

Women are at the heart of so many of our projects. From the palliative…

Read More Monday 8th March

Inauguration of Savitri's new Eye Hospital in Purnea, Bihar

It is with immense joy we announce that on the occasion of World Sight…

Read More Friday 26th February

Savitri's Founder wins ‘Philanthropist of the year’

Savitri’s Founder, Mr Arjun Waney OBE, was recognised as ‘Philanthropist of the Year’ at…

Read More Monday 8th April

A toast to Earth Day

To mark the celebration of Earth Day, our friends at Coya were inspired to…

Read More Sunday 10th March

MIHARI: A civil society movement to safeguard marine resources

For the third consecutive year, Savitri has committed to sponsor a Whitley Fund for…

Read More Friday 11th January

Congratulations Arjun Waney - recognised in 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours

We are pleased to announce our founder Arjun Waney has been awarded an OBE…

Read More Saturday 9th June

Winning Silver at the Charity Film Awards

Over 65,000 members of the public voted and help get us shortlisted for the Charity Film…

Read More Tuesday 15th May

Conserving Rwanda's emblematic crowned crane

We are pleased to announce that for the second year, Savitri have committed to…

Read More Thursday 3rd May

Update from the Andes

A few months after winning her Savitri sponsored  Whitley Award, we caught up with Ximena to…

Read More Friday 26th January

Why care for people who are dying?

Savitri's Director, Maggie Gardner, reflects on her recent visit to Uttar Pradesh, meeting families…

Read More Monday 27th November

Eye Ball celebrations for World Sight Day

In celebration of World Sight Day on 12 October 2017, we partnered with Coya Mayfair…

Read More Thursday 12th October

A new partnership with Whitley & the Andean Bears

We are keen to increase our support for environmental work beyond India and this…

Read More Wednesday 6th September

Building an eye hospital in Purnea, Bihar

The Waney family remain passionate about delivering our vision of a cataract free Bihar…

Read More Wednesday 6th September

Film Making with RAW LDN

Should we invest in this? Wouldn't it be easier to just film it ourselves?…

Read More Thursday 3rd August

The Arts Club charity partnership

In October, Savitri had the pleasure of being partnered with The Arts Club to raise…

Read More Thursday 3rd August

Small Change for Big Change – what a difference £1 makes in Nigeria

Raphael Duntoye, Chef-Patron of London restuarant La Petite Maison is passionate about food, he…

Read More Thursday 3rd August

Volunteering 6 months at AJEH

Pauline von Galen contacted us in the summer of 2012 with the aim of…

Read More Sunday 24th July

Running for Sight

By now, you will be very familiar with these five faces. The Gobi Boys…

Read More Sunday 24th July

The Arjun Waney Eye Centre Inauguration

The Savitri Waney Charitable Foundation is delighted to partner with the LV Prasad Eye…

Read More Sunday 24th July

Putting the Luxury into Fundraising

It’s always fantastic when people reach out to Savitri and chose to support our…

Read More Thursday 14th July

Project WHY?

In our recent visit to India, we got the opportunity to visit an inspiration…

Read More Sunday 26th June