United Way of Hyderabad – A Decade of Giving Back to the Community


Hyderabad, January 27, 2021: United Way, a global volunteer-led, non-profit organisation that has a presence in over 40 countries, has made a significant impact on society in its 130 years of existence. The organisation’s immense contribution to the scale of $8.50 billion annually displays its true commitment, integrity, and the everlasting spirit of giving back to society. Living the principles of United Way and having its values drift into Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, a new chapter – United Way of Hyderabad – was conceptualised and brought to light in 2010 by eminent leaders, many of whom continue to be on the board.

Over the years, the Hyderabad Chapter has made significant progress by serving a wide range of causes, mobilising INR 170 Crores, transforming the lives of over 1.30 million people in the last ten years. Partnering with over 65 corporate houses and other donors, United Way of Hyderabad has successfully executed 80+ projects through 130 NGOs. The focus primarily has been on education, livelihood, health and environment.

The honorary Board of United Way of Hyderabad comprises of a versatile group of senior leaders, individuals from various professions – the film industry, sports; CXOs from advertising, technology, BFSI industry etc; these advisors have devoted their time and effort to endorse UWH’s mission and work.

“United Way of Hyderabad is committed to making a lasting difference in people’s lives. Our work is fuelled by the passion of individuals and corporate donors who give their time and money to improve the lives of others. We are privileged to be part of the United Way family, continuing its legacy through the Hyderabad chapter,” said Ramesh Kaza, Hon. Chairperson – United Way of Hyderabad & CIO & SVP – India, State Street.

United Way of Hyderabad (UWH) marks its 10th Anniversary this year and to celebrate this milestone, is organising two-day virtual conclave – “Transforming from Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Philanthropy”. The Conclave will be organised on January 29 and 30, 2021.