SAPIENS HEALTH FOUNDATION was founded as Balaji Medical and Educational Trust in 1997 with the view to help patients with kidney disease. The foundation has been very active since inception and has subsidized several thousand dialyses and has helped patients with kidney disease to procure drugs at subsidy. The foundation is focusing on promoting health education to prevent kidney disease. A special website www.sugarbp.org was launched to provide key information regarding chronic kidney disease to people with diabetes and hypertension. The foundation has also launched the Cystinosis chapter of India which has taken up the cause of children with a rare kidney disease called Cystinosis. The foundation enjoys 80G exemption from the Income Tax department of India for donations and FCRA 2010 approval for receiving foreign donations.