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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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A week well spent with the Reservoir team!

A week well spent with the Reservoir team!

The Reservoir Team from Boston, the United States of America led by Steve Watson, paid a visit to Asha on February 18. After receiving a brief orientation at the Asha Polyclinic, the team of nine went to Asha’s Chanderpuri slum community, which is in the East of Delhi. The team…
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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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Rheumatologists from UK visit Asha

Rheumatologists from UK visit Asha

Asha was pleased to welcome two Volunteer Doctors from the United Kingdom. Dr Elaine Smith, and Dr Louise Dolan, volunteered for a week at Asha. Health being one of the major concerns across the Asha communities; it was a wonderful opportunity for slum residents to avail specialist healthcare services. Both…
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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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