Survival for Women and Children Foundation (SWACH) is based in Sector – 16, Panchkula, Haryana. It is only 2 kms from Chandigarh Railway Station,7 kms from Interstate Bus Terminus, and 17 kms from Shaheed Bhagat Singh international airport, Mohali. Chandigarh is the Capital of Punjab and Haryana state.
SWACH was established on 6th October 1988 and was registered under Societies Registration Act. Eminent personalities in the field of health like Dr Vijay Kumar, Late Dr V Ramalingaswamy, Dr Santosh Bhargava and Dr Kusum Shah were its founding members. SWACH has made substantial contributions from its inception by working closely with NGOs in several states in India, with Ministry of Health and international organizations in the field of reproductive maternal and newborn, child, adolescent health, school health, water and sanitation, communicable diseases prevention, mental health and strengthening health systems. It continues to contribute to the advancement of its mission and goals. From its premises it works actively in different states of India.