SAIVA is a central Texas-based 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that promotes a sense of well-being, belonging and fulfillment for older adults of South Asian heritage through community engagement, education, partnership building, and advocacy & civic involvement.
SAIVA’s vision is to combat social isolation and have meaningfully engaged, purposeful and dignified life with independence and choice. SAIVA, the organization, shall have established and sustainable programs, as well as adequate resources that will support this vision in perpetuity.
Through the promotion of inter-generational interaction, SAIVA wishes to create a sense of belonging with the establishment of a rooted identity between home (America) and heritage (South Asia). SAIVA wishes to promote these values with dignity, freedom of choice, and treating everyone equally regardless of cultural background, gender, religion, age, nationality or personal beliefs.