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Why Asha Needs an Impact Assessment Framework

By: Rajeev Annaluru (Asha volunteer, past Asha-wide Coordinator) Most of us in Asha are creatures of the corporate world where it’s common to hear adages like “What gets measured, gets done”, …

EMPOWERED AND ENGAGED TEACHERS

The government school system has been given up as hopeless, though nearly 70% of students attend government schools. It is the only option in rural areas and for poor children. …

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Asha Chennai Assessments

Oral Assessments at Asha Chennai Projects Background At Asha Chennai we have been supporting about 25 government schools spread across Tamilnadu. With this kind of scale we felt we need …

Ongoing Debates about Philanthropy

By: Meera Sitharam, Asha Uflorida Asha for Education’s volunteers and donors clearly believe in philanthropy at some level.  Yet, vigorous debates that challenge prevailing beliefs on altruism and philanthropy have …

Asha Chennai featured in ‘The Hindu’

Screenshot of the article in 'The Hindu'

  Asha for Education, Chennai’s project Sangamam was featured in the Indian national daily ‘The Hindu’ on August 23rd, 2016. See the full article here. An excerpt follows. Children of …

Tamil Nadu Floods

Tamil Nadu floods – Relief, Recovery and Rehab The city of Chennai and its surrounding areas have been hit by the worst floods in 100 years. Unlike the tsunami that affected …

Evening of Hope

Asha for Education, NYC/NJ chapter, hosted its fourth annual benefit dinner on July 10, 2015 to raise funds for grassroots education projects in India. The evening’s keynote was delivered by …

Asha Chicago’s First Dodgeball Charity event

Asha for Education’s Chicago Chapter hosted its first dodgeball charity event on November 24th, 2014 at DePaul’s Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center. The chapter contacted and worked with the …

Give a child clean water and education

Nagepur village is a remote village in the northern part of India. Located near Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India), this village once boasted of a thriving community of skilled craftsmen who …