New Zealand’s Deputy High Commissioner visits Asha
On 29th July 2019, New Zealand Deputy High Commissioner, Ms Erin Duncan, accompanied by Mr Andrew Traveller visited Asha. During their maiden visit to Asha, Ms Erin and Mr Andrew went around Asha polyclinic for a brief orientation on Healthcare. They then visited the Asha’s Kusumpur Pahari Slum Community where a large crowd of Asha students, Mahila Mandal (Women’s Association) and Bal Mandal (Children Association) members welcomed them with the garlands. They had a highly energised interaction with the members of Asha’s Children and Women’s association and university students.
In her interaction with the members of Women’s Association, Ms Erin inquired about their day to day activities. Women’s association President, Kamlesh gave a brief on the work done by the women’s association. Ms Erin was surprised and appreciated the efforts of Women Association.
The college students enthusiastically narrated the stories of changes that they experienced as a result of their association with Asha, whether it was running from one college to another for admissions, paying the college fee or facilitating internships and job placement, Asha did it all for us.
Towards, the end of the visit, Ms Erin spoke warm words of encouragement and said, “One must pursue a career and life that makes you happy”.
Asha appreciates its long-standing relationship with New Zealand High Commission in New Delhi.