About Aster Foundation
Dr. Moopen’s Foundation
The Foundation supports programs that address underserved and marginalized populations, and programs that advance social justice, women and youth empowerment, human health consciousness, and the environment.
About the Foundation
The Foundation was established and endowed as non-profitable charity and philanthropic organization by Dr. Azad Moopen. The Foundation has introduced many initiatives to make community members maximize their potential so that they become productive and responsible citizens.
The Foundation also supports initiatives aimed at empowering women, helping the economically disadvantaged, the young, the elderly, and the disabled.
The Foundation functions as an umbrella organization that coordinates the activities of affiliated bodies. They include the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives of Aster DM Healthcare, Philanthropic activities of Aster DM Foundation, initiatives of Dr. Moopen’s Family Foundation, and various programs of MIMS Charitable Trust. The Foundation’s activities benefit the people in India, Indian expatriates in the Gulf countries, citizens of other geographies, including Afghanistan, Philippines, and Africa.
About the Founder
Dr. Moopen’s Foundation was established by leading Indian physician-turned entrepreneur and philanthropist, Padma Shree awardee Dr. Azad Moopen, who is the Founder, Chairman, and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare. Dr. Moopen has been playing a pioneering role in transforming the healthcare delivery system in the Gulf countries for the last three decades. He has established a number of super specialty hospitals with global standards in various parts of India. He is one of the most awarded and recognized healthcare provider in the region. Forbes Magazine recognized him as one of the most influential Indians in the Middle East Region.
A listed Indian billionaire, Dr. Moopen has set aside 20% of his personal wealth for philanthropic activities. Dr. Moopen is the Founder and the Managing Trustee of Dr. Moopen’s Foundation and all the affiliated foundations, including Aster DM Foundation, Moopen Family Foundation, and MIMS Charitable Trust.
For him, healthcare and philanthropy are the two sides of the same coin.
Padma Shri. Dr. Azad Moopen
MBBS, MD, DTCD