Asha for Education is a voluntary group comprised of students and professionals with 66 chapters across the globe in US, Europe and Asia.
- We are concerned about the underprivileged women and children in India and want to do our best to help make their lives happier and their futures brighter.
- We believe that this is most effectively done by enabling them to acquire basic literacy and vocational skills.
- We have no political or religious affiliations.
What do we do?
We raise money around the world through cultural programs and fundraisers to help support voluntary agencies in India that are directly involved in children's education.
100% of the contributions made to Asha minus a minimal overhead are used for education projects in India.
To get an idea of the scale of Asha global, please look at the following statistics -
No. of volunteers - 1000+ across the globe
No. of active projects - 316
Amount disbursed in 2010 - approx USD 3 million
Amount disbursed from 2001 to May 2011 - approx USD 20 million