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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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The fury of Yamuna

The fury of Yamuna

With the Yamuna river in spate due to the heavy monsoon rains, around seven thousand people from Asha’s New Seelampur slum community are displaced with no food and shelter. It is heart-wrenching to see people from this settlement on the river-bed evacuate their abode. They lack basic amenities like food…
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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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