Sai Prema Foundation

The Sai Prema Foundation Fiji is a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) and a registered Charitable Organisation under the Charitable Trust Act of Fiji, founded to serve the poor, underprivileged and needy people of Fiji through Medicare, Educare and Sociocare initiatives.  

The Foundation was officially launched by then Acting Prime Minister of Fiji, Hon. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum on 19th August 2016. The Foundation is working in association with the Government of Fiji on various initiatives in complementing their projects and policies in fulfilling a need in society.  

The foundation is made up of: 

1. A Board of Trustees: Mr. Mahendra Tappoo (Chairman & Founding Trustee), Mrs. Maya Tappoo (Founding Trustee), Mr. Rajendra Kumar & Mr. Kamlesh Tappoo;

2. The Foundation Director: Mr. Sumeet Tappoo (Bollywood Singer and global philanthropist); 

3. An Executive Committee: Mr. Pratin Lal, Mr. Remal Tappoo & Dr. Krupali Tappoo (Medical Doctor & Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practioners); 

4. An International Advisory Board: Sadhguru Sri Madhusan Sai (leading a global mission of healthcare, educare and sociocare projects and initiatives), Mr. Isaac Tigrett (Original founder of Hard Rock Café), Father Charles Ogada (Catholic Priest & Philanthropist from Africa), Mr. Waisale Serevi (Fijian Rugby Legend), Mr. Arvind Thiagarajan (US-based Scientist and Protégé for Late Mr. APJ Abdul Kalam), Mr. C Sreenivas (Chairman of Sri Sathya Sai Health & Education Trust which runs the Sanjeevani Hospitals in India), Mr. B N Narasimha Murthy (Chancellor of Sri Sathya Sai University for Human Excellence) and Dr. David Cornsweet (Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Grumpert Foundation USA). 

5. Foundation Members 


The Foundation has successfully impacted the underprivileged and needy people of Fiji with the following projects: 

Gift of Life
73 Children given free Heart Surgery The Gift of Life is a successful project by Sai Prema Foundation providing free heart surgeries to the underprivileged and needy Children of Fiji and the Pacific. Currently there are n... more  ^
Health on Wheels
5,603 individuals have been served with free general and specialist medical services in rural Fiji Sai Prema Foundation’s inaugural project, Health on Wheels, was launched by the Attorney-General and Minister for Ec... more  ^
Sai Annapoorna
177,195 meals served through the provision of free grocery & food packs. Sai Prema Foundation Fiji has successfully implemented a national food program by feeding the underprivileged and needy people of Fiji inc... more  ^
Be a Hero
Over 4,000 pints of blood collected potentially saving over 12,300 lives Sai Prema Foundation’s Be A Hero is a successful blood collection project across the towns and cities of Fiji in conjunction with the Fiji National ... more  ^
Medical Scholarship Program
Dr. Maryanne Kora’ai was given training in non-invasive Paediatric cardiology at the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital in Raipur for a period of three months and attained a Fellowship in Non-invasive Pediatric Cardiology.... more  ^
Heart Beat
12,144 children given free heart screening in rural Fiji totally free of cost   Sai Prema Foundation’s Heart Beat is a child Heart Screening initiative to ensure children with potential heart disease are referred ... more  ^
Children of God
Children of God is a special project by Sai Prema Foundation Fiji undertaken to look after the basic needs and necessities of orphaned children to motivate them to feel an equal part of society. The Foundation has chosen t... more  ^
Sai Annapoorna For Animals
Sai Prema Foundation’s Sai Annapoorna for Animals is an initiative to ensure residents at the animal shelters are given nutritious meals and do not go hungry. more  ^
Control D
Sai Prema Foundation’s Control D is a diabetes treatment initiative. A UK-qualified Endocrinologist was brought into Fiji to do week-long consultations of patients and provide training to local Doctors in the treatment of ... more  ^
You Are Not Alone
Sai Prema Foundation’s ‘You Are Not Alone’ is a mental health awareness initiative as well as the provision of specialist consultations by visiting Psychiatrists in association with Health in Kind Australia. more  ^
Save Mother Earth
Sai Prema Foundation’s ‘Save Mother Earth’ is an online environmental awareness initiative to educate and motivate Fijians to take greater care of the environment through easy-to-do initiatives. more  ^
Help In Kind
Sai Prema Foundation’s Help In Kind project is a disaster or need response initiative to help the citizens of Fiji in times of need. Fiji is prone to cyclones and hurricanes and so the Foundation aims to reach out to resid... more  ^
Sai Prema Ashram
The Sai Prema Ashram is located in the beautiful and serene region of Pacific Harbour, a 1-hour drive from Fiji's capital Suva in Southern Fiji. The Centre is located fronting the beautiful Pacific Ocean opposite one of Fi... more  ^