PRERNA is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), all-volunteer organization that helps refugees across all ethnicities and faiths become independent, constructive citizens.

 
We aim to give refugees a chance at opportunities that most of us take for granted. Through continued service to the less fortunate, we hope to expand to further causes and greater charitable efforts.
— Meena Sankaran, Founder and Executive Director, PRERNA

LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS

CLIMBING
MT. KILIMANJARO
FOR REFUGEES

This summer, PRERNA
volunteer Dharini
Hiremegalur climbed
Mt. Kilimanjaro to fundraise for refugees. As her challenge, she hiked up all 5,825 meter to the
summit and raised $4,500!

September 20, 2017
PRERNA News

THE FUTURE OF
REFUGEE WELCOME
IN THE U.S.

As a global leader in refugee resettlement, the U.S. has offered safe haven to those fleeing persecution and conflict. Here are five arguments to admit at least 75,000 refugees in 2018.

September 2017
IRC

THE CASE FOR REFUGEES AND IMMIGRATION

The influx of refugees and immigrants have led to national growth and greatness. Here are more reasons why the U.S. should welcome foreigners to our shores.


September 3, 2017
Vox Media

HUNDREDS CELEBRATE
WORLD REFUGEE DAY
IN THE BAY AREA

PRERNA recognizes the contributions of refugees in our communities. On World Refugee Day, we honor the courage and resilience of those who were forced to flee their homeland.

June 23, 2017
Campbell, CA