Wheels India Niswarth Foundation (WIN) is a non-profit US 501 c3 organization. WIN’s express purpose is to support and facilitate research and innovation in the areas of Water and Sanitation (WatSan) and Maternal and Child Health (MCH) issues primarily in India and secondarily in other developing and least developed countries. Its primary operating unit is located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.
WIN Foundation was established in December 2017, with a generous donation of $2 million by benefactors; Chirag and Priti Patel. They both were born and brought up in Ahmedabad, India before migrating to the US. They consider their donation a form of giving back to their homeland. Chirag Patel and his brother Chintu Patel started a generic pharmaceuticals company called Amneal Pharmaceuticals in 2002. Their efforts of more than 15 years has led to a rapid growth of the company. In 2018, after acquisition of Impax, Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE: AMRX) is the 5th largest generic and specialty pharmaceutical company in the US, with sales of about $1.8 billion and market capitalization of over $5 Billion. Amneal has approximately 6,500 employees in North America, Asia and Europe. Chirag Patel currently serves as Co-Chairman of Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc.