"The session with Dr Kiran Martin and Robert Johanson started with Robert’s brief introduction about his BEN journey. He then introduced Dr Martin and the association with BEN which started about 7-8 years ago. Dr Martin explained about “ASHA” and how it was started in 1988 when there was a Cholera outbreak and she set…Read more
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Mohini is a nineteen-year-old girl who has been an inspiration in her slum community by scoring 85% (Grade A) in her 12th Board Examination last year. Her father who is a painter earns Rs 7000 (102.83$/ £78.16 ) a month to run a family of seven members. Financial crisis compelled all her siblings to drop…Read more
One of Asha’s biggest milestones was marked on the 27th July last year: the first boy from the slums of Delhi graduated with a Masters in Computer Science from Australia’s top university: University of Melbourne. Mahinder has become a role model for thousands of young people from the slums of Delhi. Hailing from a humble…Read more
Amritesh is the only child of Ram and Devi, who originally come from Rai-Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh. They settled in Asha’s Kusumpur Pahari slum colony many years ago and have worked hard all their lives to make ends meet. Amritesh has been associated with Asha all his life, even before he was born, as his…Read more
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