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Australian Businessman Anthony Pratt hosts fundraiser for Asha

Leading Australian businessman Anthony Pratt and his wife, Claudine, brought A Taste of India to Melbourne on 11 April 2015. Hosted at the family’s iconic Melbourne mansion Raheen on Anthony’s birthday and attended by Bollywood superstar Vidya Balan, guests were treated to an unforgettable Indian banquet prepared by Hemant Oberoi, the Executive Chef at the…
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Asha Students receive awards from Governor of Victoria

On 17th February, 2015, Asha Society and the Australian High Commission jointly hosted a reception in the honour of Hon’ble Alex Chernov, the Governor of Victoria, and his wife Mrs. Elizabeth Mary Chernov at the Australian High Commission, New Delhi. The event was attended by many Asha supporters including representatives from diplomatic missions and companies…
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Team from Monash University volunteers at Jeewan Nagar slum colony

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia sent out a team comprising 10 post-graduate students and teachers to volunteer at Asha’s Jeewan Nagar slum colony for one week in February. Last year, when the team visited Jeewan Nagar for the first time, they were able to form lasting bonds with the community. And indeed, this was evident in…
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Hon Alex Chernov AC QC, Governor of Victoria, Australia visits Asha

On 17th February 2015, Dr Kiran and the Asha Team welcomed the Hon Alex Chernov AC QC, Governor of Victoria, Australia and Mrs Elizabeth Chernov to Asha’s Kanak Durga slum colony. He was accompanied by members of the board of Australian Friends of Asha and others from his office, many of whom were visiting Asha…
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