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International Women’s Day

Celebrating Women’s Day at Asha slums

Celebrating Women’s Day at Asha slums

This International Women’s Day, here is an acknowledgement to the wonderful efforts of some of the women from Asha communities. Their diligence and a strong desire to achieve something in life makes them stand out amongst others. These women have not just worked hard for their personal benefit, but have…
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Anjali: Breaking the norms!

Anjali: Breaking the norms!

Married at the age of 18, Anjali knew that her dreams of higher studies were being pulled away from her. But no! Not all stories end unhappily! Let’s try it again and take a look at the throwback of Anjali’s life in other words. Daughter of a Newspaper Distributor, Anjali,…
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Guddi: A true inspiration

Guddi: A true inspiration

Life in the slum is difficult, especially for someone who is differently abled. This story of struggle and success is an outstanding example of perseverance and determination. Guddi, a 43-year-old, resides in Asha’s Mayapuri slum community. This slum is situated in the West of Delhi, it’s noisy, it’s beyond crowded…
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She blossomed in the phase of adversities!

She blossomed in the phase of adversities!

O Kabaadi waale (Listen, Scrap collector)! “That’s how the people look from their balconies and call my father while he rides his bicycle across the colonies in order to buy scrap for money,” says Samreen. The 19-year-old Samreen Parveen is one of the two daughters of Mohammad Waris- a scrap…
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