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5,61,561 - Donors Registered

DATRI has 5,61,561 Registered Donors, The probability of finding an unrelated matched donor is 1 in 10,000 to 1 in over a Million Take the first step. Register yourself as a Blood Stem Cell Donor.

1407 - Lives Gifted

DATRI has facilitated 1407 Blood Stem Cell Donations till now. Many patients are still waiting for the match. Register and become a lifesaver and give them a second chance to Live


DATRI Blood Stem Cell Donors Registry, a not-for-profit organisation, has facilitated 1407 Blood Stem Cell Donationsto date. The journey began in the year 2009 to find matching donors for patients battling blood cancer and blood disorders whose life is dependent on an unrelated donor to survive. DATRI, India’s largest Blood Stem Cell Donors Registry, has more than 5,61,561 registered donors. DATRI is working towards creating a wide and diverse database of potential Blood Stem Cell Donors that can be accessed by any patient living anywhere in the world in need of a Blood Stem Cell Donation. Any healthy individual between the age of 18 years to 50 years can register as a blood stem cell donor with DATRI and potentially become a lifesaver when they’re found to be a match for a person suffering from blood cancer or blood disorder. 


Did you know – Blood cancer is curable & you can be the cure! It takes just 5 minutes to enroll yourself to save a life.



Support our life saving cause with a money donation. It costs INR 1800 to register as a donor and any amount contributed by you will go towards saving lives. Your donation will be exempted of tax under 80G.  



Be the Samaritan! Come forward & volunteer with DATRI. Join us in our mission to save lives. 


Donor Recipient Meet

Experiencing a Bond

for Life

DRM Mumbai Naveen

Naveen, an employee at Northern Trust Operations Pvt. Ltd., discovered an unexpected opportunity to save a life through blood stem cell donation with DATRI. Naveen’s swab sample turned into a life-changing revelation—he was a perfect match for a patient in need. Naveen went ahead with the donation to offer the profound gift of life. His  act transcended the confines of his ordinary life, underscoring the transformative power of selflessness in bringing hope and a second chance at life to Ashutosh Sahu .

A Lifesaving Connection: Kalpeshbhai and Advik

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Kalpeshbhai, a donor registered with DATRI in 2013, felt overwhelming joy when he discovered he was a perfect match for Advik Goel, a child diagnosed with Congenital Neutropenia. Advik’s parents, facing a medical crisis found hope through DATRI who helped them to find the perfect match from the registry. Kalpeshbhai was a 10/10 match for Advik. When Kapeshbhai met Advik and his parents, he felt that he witnessed a miracle while Advik’s father humbly said,” Grateful beyond words for our selfless donor who has given our son a new lease on life.



Fateh was a little boy diagnosed from Thalassemia. Unfortunately, he couldn’t find a Bone Marrow Match/ Blood Stem Cell Match in his family. But Fateh was blessed enough to find an unrelated donor from DATRI was a match for him. The donation to Fateh was held in 2016 and Thalassemia Treatment went smooth.

One-year post Fateh and his entire…


On the occasion of International Thalassemia Day, children showcased their creativity to raise awareness about thalassemia.





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1. How does bone marrow donation help in saving lives?

Bone marrow donation is crucial in saving lives because it can potentially cure various blood-related diseases. There are 25 out of 100 chances that a person can find a matched bone marrow donor from within the family. Majority patients need to reach out to unrelated donors to save their lives. The probability of finding the right match from an unrelated blood stem cell donor is 1 in 10,000 as it depends on how closely the HLA typing matches between a donor and a patient. 

2. How does a blood stem cell donor registry work in India?

A blood stem cell donor’s registry in India works by helping patients battling blood cancer and blood disorders to find an unrelated matching donor and give them a second chance at life. Some registries are non-profits like DATRI, compile and store the details of registered donors. When there is a requirement for a patient, the registry runs a search to find an unrelated HLA-matched donor for the patient. 

3. What is the minimum age for blood stem cell donation?

If you are between 18 years to 50 years you can register as a blood stem cell donor and to be part of this noble cause. 

4. How do we know Datri is a trustworthy organization?

DATRI is registered with the Government of India as a Section 8 organization and all monetary contributions towards DATRI are subject to 80G exemptions.  

5. What makes DATRI’s Stem cell donor registry the best?

DATRI is India’s largest unrelated Blood Stem Cell Donors Registry which has over 5+ Lakhs donor’s database. DATRI’s mission is to save lives of those suffering from life-threatening fatal blood cancer and disorders.  

6. Why is DATRI considered the top NGO in India?

DATRI is recognized as the top NGO in India due to its commitment to integrity and transparency. It is registered with the World Marrow Donors Association (WMDA) and is also listed in the Global Search Program of the Bone Marrow Donors Worldwide Association (BMDW). 

7. What is a bone marrow transplant & its process?

A bone marrow transplant replaces a person’s faulty bone marrow stem cells with healthy ones from a related it unrelated HLA-matched donor. Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside bones that produce red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. When the body fails to produce cells a transplant is needed. 

Before the transplant, high doses of chemotherapy and possibly radiation are used to destroy the patient’s existing faulty stem cells and suppress the immune system. Then healthy blood stem cells are infused into the patients’ bloodstream where they travel to the bone tissues and develop into new healthy marrow cells. The process is similar to a blood transfusion. 

8. How are bone marrow stem cells used for treatment?

Healthy stem cells are extracted from the donor’s bone marrow and then infused into the recipient. These infused cells travel through the bloodstream to the bone marrow where they develop into new, healthy marrow cells.