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No one except Asha has helped me: 80-year-old Kanta Devi

80-year-old Kanta Devi, who once had a family and was well settled is now surviving at the mercy of her neighbours. Her destiny brought her to the Kalkaji Slum colonies 30 years ago. She resided in one of the colonies of Delhi. She too had a small family. Her day started with sending off her…
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Asha Ambassadors coach younger Asha students in the slums

With the pandemic, the education of school and college students has transferred online almost permanently. This situation has caused young students from the slums to face many queries and concerns in various subjects. At such a time, the Asha Ambassadors within various slums have stepped in and taken on the role of teachers to help…
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Inauguration of IT Center at Asha’s Mayapuri Slum Community

On 4th March 2021, ASHA inaugurated its first IT Lab in Mayapuri Asha centre in the presence of His Excellency Barry O’Farrell, High Commissioner of Australia to India. The event was also streamed live through zoom, and Asha supporters in Australia and around the world were able to watch with great delight. Dr. Kiran hosted…
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Asha Student Mohini from Tigri Slum Community

Dr Kiran: 'This is a beautiful video of Mohini from Asha’s Tigri Slum Community. I remember, during the early years of Asha, I personally witnessed newborn baby girls being strangulated by the midwife with the umbilical cord, and they were still born. I saw one of them being buried behind her mother’s shanty, surrounded by…
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