Category Archives: Elderly

Empowered Journeys: Celebrating 35 Years of Asha’s Impact in Delhi’s Slums

Today, as we Celebrate Asha's 35 years of transformative service in Delhi's slums, we spotlight Sandhya's journey with our women empowerment program, a critical component of the Asha Programme. A 48-year-old widow who migrated from Ishanagar, Madhya Pradesh, to Delhi 30 years ago with her husband better livelihood. Living a life confined by societal expectations…
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Finding Family in Asha: A Journey from Loneliness to Renewed Hope

I am Mary, a 67-year-old woman living in the Kanak Durga slum colony. I came to Delhi with my husband long back, seeking a better life. Unfortunately, my husband passed away 15 years ago, leaving me alone with my small child without any resources to face the harsh reality of the ruthless world. I worked…
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How Asha’s Care Transformed Shanti’s Health and Hope

Shanti, a fifty-year-old woman from Up, has been living in Ekta Vihar slum community for thirty-five years. Married at 10, she and her husband moved from Gorakhpur to Delhi for a better life. When her husband faced a mental health crisis, she became the sole caregiver for over seventeen years. The loss of her husband…
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“Asha’s Love and Lunch: Majeed’s Journey from Loneliness to Happiness”

Majeed, a seventy-eight-year-old man from Seelampur slum community left helpless and alone after his wife's passing and abandoned by his sons, found solace in Asha's 'Love and Lunch' program. Initially isolated and depressed, he was convinced by Asha's CHV, Praveen, to join the program, where he found a community filled with positivity and Joy. Now,…
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