Operation ASHA thrives in developing and maintaining partnerships. An important partner is MIT through its Poverty Action Lab. They are performing an independent evaluation of OpASHA′s model, including cost effectiveness and benefits to patients. Another important partner is Microsoft Research. We have developed a system of biometric devices to track patients′ treatment, and installed these devices at every center in South Delhi in collaboration with Microsoft′s research department. The system, called eCompliance, has been recognized as an innovative use of technology in the fight against tuberculosis. Find out more about our many partners below:
The Stop TB Partnership, housed by the World Health Organization and composed of 1000 partner organizations, was established in 2000 to eliminate tuberculosis as a public health problem. Operation ASHA was recently elected to the Coordinating Board of the Stop TB Partnership, representing all NGOs working in TB control from the developing world.
BiGTech assists NGOs in India by offering access to the software donor programs of its donor partners. In collaboration with Microsoft, BiGTech has provided Operation ASHA free software whose value amounts to more than $30,000.
GuideStar India provides a portal for individuals to find information quickly ad easily about more than 1,000 NGOs in India. OpASHA is registered with Guidestar and received major donations through the organization.
Ammado connects nonprofits, companies and individuals dedicated to positive change, according to their website. We use Ammado to give individuals more options to donate, and provide an easy, secure payment gateway.
GlobalGiving is a non-profit that connects donors with grassroots projects around the world to make a high impact. GlobalGiving conducts a rigorous due-diligence process before registering any non-profit organization on their portal. Operation ASHA regularly participates in their giving challenges and utilizes the portal to accumulate support from individual donors.