Surviving against the odds with Asha’s support

This is the sad story of 72-year-old Jhallo Devi who lives on her own in the Mayapuri slum colony, abandoned by her family. Jhallo spent her childhood working on the farms of landowners in the state of Bihar. She was married off at the age of 12, never receiving the opportunity of an education. She…
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Dear Friends, As we complete another year, we bring to you the significant developments that have taken place at Asha. Asha in coalition with the University of Sydney launched the ‘Sydney Scholars India Equity Scholarship’ in 2019. Its first recipient Abhishek Handa from Peeragarhi slum is now pursuing his ‘Master of Management’ at the University…
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Education paves the way for a better tomorrow

Dr Kiran, “Imagine living in a house built on a drain made of plastic and haystacks, with no ventilation, sanitation, water or electricity and water pouring into the home during the monsoon season. Tragically, this was Rahul’s reality growing up in Anna Nagar slum in Delhi. We never had a door at the entrance of…
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