NYC/NJ

NYC/NJNew York, NY, USA
Current Projects:25
Previous Projects:25
Total Volunteers:12
Established:1994
Email:nycnj@ashanet.org
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Address:Asha for Education, NYC/NJ, P.O.Box 407 (Church St Station), New York, NY, USA
Phone:877.811.6943

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1Auroville Educational Resource Center (AERC)
AERC provides teacher training in alternate education and joyful learning methods. The environment for learning is an actual school where the teachers can observe the methodology in action and work with the children first hand.
PONDICHERRY
2Bustee Welfare Center
The BWC is a non-governmental organization that tries to improve the lives of bustee children and give them a better future through education.
WEST BENGAL
3Child Aid Foundation - Shri Vijaya Bharati School
Child Aid Foundation : Shri Vijaya Bharati School
ANDHRA PRADESH
4Chintan
Chintan is an environmental research and action group which also undertakes non-formal education of children from the wastepicking community in Delhi, helping them qualify for formal schooling. Asha helps support these educational programs.
DELHI
5Door Step School (Mumbai)
Doorstep School operates in the slums of South Mumbai (Ward A). The population is migrant and most of the adults and the children work in the docks, at construction sites and as hawkers.
MAHARASHTRA
6Educational Video CDs from AID-India and Tamil Nadu Science Forum
To prepare educational and science videos that can be used in schools, by NGOs and by Science Movement activists in villages using existing TVs and a VCD player (rented@Rs.50/day) or computers. Local cable operators also help spread awareness.
TAMIL NADU
7Eureka Learning Center
To adopt existing schools, improve the learning quality significantly and provide a child friendly learning environment to children from poor families.
TAMIL NADU
8Fellowship: Ashis Panda
Working with rural communities in Dungarpur and other districts of Rajasthan, towards strengthening livelihoods and income security of participating farmers and pastoralists.
RAJASTHAN
9Fellowship: Meenakshi
Working on regenerating land and increasing livelihood, and reducing migration.
TAMIL NADU
10Gram Vikas
Gram Vikas is a voluntary organisation working amongst the rural (and poor) areas of Orissa.
ORISSA
11Human Uplift Trust - AIDS Orphans Education Project
Founded in 1983 HUT helps community members access their basic human rights. The only way to lift rural people of Tamil Nadu out of the grip of poverty is through providing basic education and healthcare for all community members, regardless of gende
TAMIL NADU
12Institute of Leadership and Instituitional Development
ILID guides social entrepreneurs and strives to realize their goals by helping create a robust organizational structure and develop and improve leadership skills.
KARNATAKA
13Institute of Leadership and Instituitional Development
ILID is an NGO that caters to the leadership and institutional development needs of social organizations; it is an umbrella organization that helps social entrepreneurs improve and innovate on the effort and strategy fronts.
KARNATAKA
14Kaivalya Trust - Kedi Residential High School for Tribal Girls
Our dream for these tribal girls is not only to give them an opportunity to enhance their self-esteem by intellectual and mental progress but also to empower them to lead a self-reliant and fulfilling life.
GUJARAT
15Mahila Sworojgar Samiti - Project MUSKAN
Project Muskan is for the education of physically challenged children (mainly affected by polio) from villages around Varanasi. These children have never gone to school because of the long commute to go to Govt. school. Since these children didn't ha...
UTTAR PRADESH
16Manav Mandir
Establish an alternative school for working children while giving them economic incentives to attend classes. The proposed school will run for 2 to 3 hours in the evenings in a building that is already established.
MADHYA PRADESH
17MS3 - Manaviya Shiksha Sanskar Sansthan
Provide basic education to the children of migrant laborers and establish an institute with 3-yr participatory courses that promotes education with humanistic values.
UTTAR PRADESH
18Mukti
Charitable and socio-economic development trust MUKTI was established in 2003. Their book bank project provides text books to students from Grade 5 and above who currently attend local government schools in Purbasridharpur region in West Bengal.
WEST BENGAL
19Nabarun Seva Niketan - Balwadi Project
Nabarun Seva Niketan known as NSN is a non-profit organization established in the year 1971. Asha NYCNJ is evaluating to support 14 Balwadi's education at Pulshita
WEST BENGAL
20Namgyal Institute for People With Disability
The Namgyal Institute for People with Disability (NIPWD) give individuals with mental and physical disabilities as well as other marginalized communities access to education.
JAMMU AND KASHMIR
21New Modern School - Nandgad
The New Modern English Medium School was started by some local residents with the hope of making learning more fun and imaginative.
KARNATAKA
22Popular Education and Action Centre - Navjagriti
Providing formal education for street children through informal technique so that they are better equipped to pursue the schooling.
DELHI
23Pratham
Support of Pratham initiatives in Mumbai slums
MAHARASHTRA
24Pravah
Pravah is an organization based in New Delhi, India that works with young people to impact issues of social justice through youth citizenship action. Pravah became a registered organization in 1993.
DELHI
25ReAD
Facilitates the continuation of education of girls in the Deomai block of the district.
UTTAR PRADESH
26Sahayog Apang Bahuuddeshiya Sanstha - Abhinav Balak Mandir
It is a kindergarden school running since last 14 years for children from lower middle class families around. The school provides opportunity to start learning at right age and also helps/encourages parents to send children for further education.
MAHARASHTRA
27Sankurathri Foundation
Higher Elementary School from Grade1 to Grade 7 with 97 students, and 8 teachers.
ANDHRA PRADESH
28Santiniketan Shishutirtha
Santiniketan Sishutirtha is an orphanage and a school providing both traditional and craft-based education. The school currently has grades 1-5. Asha is supporting the extension of the school to support grades 6-8.
WEST BENGAL
29Sarada Kalyan Bhandar
School providing remedial education and health camps to children in rural communities of landless farmers, daily laborers, coolies and brickfield workers. Asha focuses on higher education of girls and helped fund building of an educational center.
WEST BENGAL
30Sarvodaya Parivar Trust
Sarvodaya Parivar Trust started an elementary school in 1994. It is a residential school for tribal children on a remote mountain plateau where they teach geography, science, and music in addition to reading, writing, and arithmetic.
GUJARAT
31Setu Project
 
GUJARAT
32Seva Chakkara Samajam
The Seva Chakkara Orphanage houses a residential school for children from grades I to V. After grade V children continue their education in local schools. They continue to be provided for by the orphanage till they are able to stand on their own.
TAMIL NADU
33Shilpa Society for the Mentally Handicapped
The most important short term goal of the Society is to focus in its Early intervention program by setting up a nodal Early Intervention unit.
KERALA
34Summer Training Programs of IHRE (Institute Of Human Rights Education)
Supporting summer programs for IHRE - (Institute Of Human Rights for Education)
TAMIL NADU