Category Archives: Asha Students

Adversity to Ambition: Ritu’s Journey with Asha

Meet Ritu, a young girl from Sawada Ghevra, a neighbourhood in northwest Delhi. His father is a daily wage labourer, and her mother is a homemaker who takes care of all household duties. Ritu's family has been living in poverty since she was a young child. Her parents had to relocate to Sawada Ghevra, which…
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Sana, Masoom, and Maqsood from Seelampur Slum Envision a Bright Future with Asha.

Meet Sana, Masoom, and Maqsood, three determined siblings from a wire-stripping family in the Seelampur slum who are determined to change their lives! Originally from Bihar, their family's journey to Delhi was marked by many struggles. In the face of financial instability, their parents started stripping electric cables, a hazardous labour, which can cause many…
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Veenita’s Journey of Breaking Educational Barriers with Asha

18-year-old Veenita lives in the Mayapuri slum community with her family. Veenita's parents had migrated to Delhi from UP for better opportunities. Her father, a graduate, could not get any permanent job. After struggling with odd jobs, her father started working as a part-time construction worker, earning about 84 USD a month, insufficient to meet…
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