Category Archives: News

Friends of Asha from Australia visit Kanak Durga slum colony

On 7th March, 2014, we were privileged to welcome Professor Sue Elliot, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Engagement), University of Melbourne; Mr Bill Burdett, Member of Board of Directors, Australian Friends of Asha; Mr Wayne Lewis, Commissioner to India, State Government of Victoria; Ms Gonul Serbest, Executive Director-Trade, Government of Victoria; Mr Howard Ronaldson, Secretary, Department of State…
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Supporters from Australia visit Asha community

On Monday, 16th December, Asha had the privilege of welcoming dynamic Asha supporter from Australia, Dr Ranjit Rao. Accompanied by his wife Kanchana and two children Arjun and Samika along with his father-in-law Mr. D.R. Kaarthikeyan, Former Director, Central Bureau of Investigation, he visited Asha’s community centre in Dr. Ambedkar slum colony. [caption id="attachment_2565" align="aligncenter"…
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Asha welcomes Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Julie Bishop MP

It was a morning filled with much excitement and flurry of preparations as the Asha team and community in Dr. Ambedkar slum colony got ready to welcome the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Julie Bishop MP on Monday, 18th November 2013. She was accompanied by the Australian High Commissioner, HE Mr. Patrick Suckling and…
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Australian Deputy High Commissioner visits an Asha slum

On Tuesday 16th April 2013, Australian Deputy High Commissioner, Mr. Bernard Philip visited the Asha community center in Dr. Ambedkar slum colony. He was accompanied by Ms. Alexas Mcleod, Member of Committee, Direct Aid Programme, Ms. Caitlin Bell, Second Secretary (Political), Australian High Commission and Ms. Genevieve Clune. The group was welcomed with great warmth by Dr. Kiran…
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