Work An Hour 2009 – Update from First Week

Work An Hour 2009Week One Updates Welcome to the first update on Work An Hour (WAH) 2009. Where we are…Time flies! A week has passed by since the campaign started. …

One hour can aid India’s poor

CNN’s Liz Neisloss reports on a school that’s trying to help disadvantaged children in India with Asha For Education Embedded video from CNN Video

Sharing in the Economic Boom

India is indeed booming. A very visible effect of this is the unprecedented amount of construction going on in the cities – office buildings, shopping complexes, residential complexes, schools, colleges, …

Rural India – A journey of discovery

I had the opportunity to visit several projects in rural Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala during 2002-2005. My upbringing was typical urban middle class and exposure to rural India prior …

United and democratic after 61 years! How?

No one gave us a chance. No one thought we will preserve democracy all these 61 years, barring a 2-year aberration during the emergency years. Statistically, India’s democracy is a …

WAH ’07 Updates

WAH ’07 was centered around Child labor. Eleven projects were showcased & over $140,000.00 were raised during the campaign. A list of the projects can be found in the link …

Statistics and Rural India

Statistics are to be interpreted with the right eyes to make some meaningful sense. We earlier saw the story of two India’s — the India shining and the tottering India; …

Sustainability

When we start getting involved in organizations like Asha, an early question we have is, “Will we have to support this project forever? How can we help more and more …