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Asha Internship Programme 2018

Asha Internship Programme 2018

The Asha Internship Programme 2018 successfully completed its seventh year with 62 Asha students interning at prominent multinational companies and diplomatic missions across Delhi NCR. Asha’s Internship programme was formally launched on 25th May 2018 at Australian High Commission, New Delhi for the third consecutive time. This year also several…
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One of Asha’s biggest milestones

One of Asha’s biggest milestones

One of Asha’s biggest milestones was marked on the 27th July 2018: the first boy from the slums of Delhi graduated with a Masters in Computer Science from Australia’s top university: University of Melbourne. Mahinder has become a role model for thousands of young people from the slums of Delhi….
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Rabia, soaring to excellence

Rabia, soaring to excellence

Brilliant in the family, Rabia is an eighteen-year-old girl who lives in Asha’s Seelampur slum community with her parents and six siblings. Rabia went to bed mostly hungry, wore the same clothes and lived in a poorly ventilated shanty, and there is no sanitation facility in her neighborhood. But these…
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Saba beating the odds to excel in life

Saba beating the odds to excel in life

18-year-old girl Saba lost her father when she was just one. The only earning member of the family is her mother who strips cables for living in their small house located in the slums community of Seelampur. Saba said “Her fingers and feet are full of blisters because of stripping…
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Zubair – Turning dreams into reality

Zubair – Turning dreams into reality

Asha’s High School student Zubair from Seelampur has emerged as a winner in his recent examination. This 17-year old ‘s dedication is exemplary. Coming from an impoverished and challenging background, Zubair has managed to score an exceptional 73% (A Grade). From sharing a small room with his family of six…
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