In the last decade, Saheli has received many awards and recognition for our work toward enabling a better life for marginalized populations.
Received Josie Maran Cosmetics IMAGINE (US) Prize for outstanding work with IMAGINE India.
Received Best Legal Awareness Practices by the National Legal Services Authority of India
Awarded ‘Quality Brands- 2016-18’ by Quality Brand Times, Mumbai
Saheli received the Searchlight Award on International Transgender Day of Visibility 2022 for its contributions towards the Transgender Community
Saheli was awarded Utkarsha Samajik Karyaratna Puraskar in 2022 for its exemplary contribution to relief work during the COVID-19 pandemic for sex workers and other marginalized communities in Pune.
Saheli won the Inner Wheel Excellence Award for creating social impact in 2017.
Saheli received the Josie Maran Cosmetics Imagine Prize (USA) in 2015 from the IMAGIN Programme, Empowerment Institute (USA) for the effective implementation of empowerment workshop for women in sex work.
Saheli was awarded by National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), New Delhi in 2012 for implementing legal literacy and legal aid project for sex workers.