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Harshit on his new journey

We are delighted to share that Harshit, an Asha Graduate, has been able to get a placement at Wipro, Pune which has been ranked third fastest growing global IT services brand in 2019. Harshit, from Asha's Chanderpuri slum community, did his graduation in Bachelors in Science from the University of Delhi and has been associated…
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When the challenges asked her to give up; HOPE whispered not to.

“I still remember my Baba and Amma lifting tonnes of bricks on their shoulders every day from loaded trucks to the building sites near our village in Basti, Bihar. It took my father’s backbone before we migrated to Delhi in a hope to make a better livelihood,” says Kamla with a hoarse voice. Kamla was…
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Summer Camp at Asha

Summer camp is the time when children do something creative. These camps are all about learning, making friends and having fun. But for the slum kids, such camps are a distant dream. Many do not even know what these camps are. The kids in the slum spend their summer vacation toiling around the slum, play…
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Sunaina: Conquering all odds!

Sunaina grew up seeing her father scorching himself under a fiery sun while toiling in a rented farm. “Not even a single day passed that my father, a farmer, didn’t come home with calluses on his hands and severe back pain,” recalls Sunaina. [caption id="attachment_4053" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Sunaina in front of her shanty near Asha's…
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