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 the online event and informed that this IT lab would transform the lives of thousands of young school and college-going Asha students in Mayapuri slum community. Mala, an Asha graduate also spoke about the challenges that students face regularly with internet services and how crucial an IT lab is for her community. Later, the High Commissioner also took a moment to appreciate the efforts of Asha and the Friends of Asha-Australia for supporting such means of education.
The Asha students were very excited to have a personal interaction with HE Mr. Barry O’Farrell and share their stories with him. The High Commissioner also received the opportunity to engage with the Women’s Group and community health volunteers in Mayapuri and take a tour of the Mayapuri Asha centre as well.
ASHA would like to thank Friends of Asha in Australia for their support for this initiative.