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Dr.Kiran Martin featured in Femina Magazine

Dr.Kiran Martin’s humble beginnings and struggles in the founding of Asha were recently chronicled by Femina, the most popular women’s English magazine in the country. Dr.Kiran had a special feature in this monthly issue wherein her enthusiasm and pathos for the development of slum dwellers came to light. Femina was founded in the year 1959,…
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Asha bids farewell to Australian High Commissioner H.E Ms. Harinder Sidhu

Hi there everyone, there was yet another farewell at Asha- given to the Australian High Commissioner to India Her Excellency Harinder Sidhu, who will be returning to Canberra shortly after spending 4 years in India. She touched many lives at Asha, hosted events at the AHC, attended Asha student gatherings, facilitated the launch of the…
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Sapna nourished her child through Asha’s counselling and support

Born in Paharganj, Central Delhi in the year 1997, Sapna was the third child from a total of 7 siblings. Her parents were migrants from the city of Rampur in Uttar Pradesh. Sapna remembers her childhood as poverty-stricken with her father working as a rickshaw driver and her mother working in a factory. They barely…
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Trinity visits Asha

What a joy it was for the children at Asha’s Zakhira centre to have a team of 12 students from Trinity College, University of Melbourne (Australia) volunteer for about 10 days, starting from 13th January. After a brief orientation at the head office, the Trinity team went to Asha’s Zakhira slum community. During their stay,…
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