NEWS: India’s Silk Slaves – BBC

A few months ago, BBC news exposed the young slavery present in India’s silk industry. Ashok Kumar, a 13 year-old boy, is a bonded laborer. After his mother died and …

NEWS: Slave Girls of India – New York Times

The New York Times recently covered journalist Lisa Ling’s journey into India’s child labor world. The documentary, “Slave Girls of India,” which aired on the Oxygen network, takes a look …

Body, Mind or Soul?

This question has been raised before, but I would like to pose it all the same. —–What is the rationale behind setting the 14 year age limit for a person …

Visionless Amity

In March ’07 my email ID was officially inducted into the soon to be “WAH of fame”. Little did I know I was stepping into a spam ring. Talk about …

Seriousness or silliness?

The days leading up to the opening night were fraught with frenzied arguments. There was a blank email. There were emails in response. One hadnt collected all the project details. …

Child labor and you.

We would try and have discussions on this blog regularly to come up with ideas for combating child labor. This post will try and gather personal experiences in fighting child …

Half a day of WAH!

Wishing everyone a Happy Independence day! In about half a day, WAH 2007 has already reached out to 30 donors and raised more than $2750 !! At this rate we …

Welcome to WAH 2007!

Many Asha volunteers stayed up all night to get the event rolling! We had to buy our webmasters 16 rounds of coffee to get the website shaped up and look …

Asha Children AWAKE A Community.

Four children in Arizona volunteer with Asha and are recognized¬† by the EPA for their community work. Learn more about the details on EPA.gov. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– 2006 President’s Environmental Youth Awards …

Delta-Phi-Omega Raises Over $10,000 For Asha

Asha for Education thanks the board and members of Delta Phi Omega, the nation’s largest South Asian sorority, for raising over $10,000 in support of Asha for Education. The funds …