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Asha foundation

  1. 1. -- Your Wish our Responsibility
  2. 2.  Asha foundation is an NGO based in the cities of Surat and Anand in the state of Gujarat in western India. Asha has a young and enthusiastic team of volunteers and some full-time teachers and professionals led by Mr. Shalin Pandit. The cohesive group is committed to making education the path to creating a vibrant social community.
  3. 3.  It wants to be a promoting and change agent for education for the tribal, rural and urban poor. Asha believes that given the right education and right guidance the lower-most class can also pull itself up to a successful life. Asha has divided its intended work into two Phases.
  4. 4.  Phase I includes establishing the infrastructural facilities as well as creating the network of fund-raisers required to fulfil the Phase II Adopt the currently ailing NGO “Pathashala” and open 6 more education centres for the urban poor in the cities of Surat & Anand. These education centres will be providing coaching for Std. IV to XII. Special focus on X & XII. These facilities are for the under- privileged
  5. 5.  Phase I also includes short-listing the 125 villages where Asha will be opening its own centres in Phase II Phase I will also provide job-oriented computer education and skills to 150 youth from the urban slums and work towards their placement for jobs. 5 Self-Help groups will be started in tribal villages close to the city of Surat with a direct support of 1500 USD
  6. 6.  To put the Phase I of Asha’s vision in to reality, it currently needs a funding of 50,000 USD It has decided to raise the same through crowd-funding and asking the general public of small contributions. Crowd-funding will enable us to make meaningful associations with the general public as well take in suggestions and ideas from a large audience
  7. 7.  Once you contribute, you will be automatically subscribed to our quarterly digital magazine that shows our various events, general students achievements and other pictures and photographs. Also, a year-book of Asha will be sent to your home address. And a picture of yours will be put of on our to be created contributor’s wall which will be put up in the new office & head centre.
  8. 8.  If your contribution is 50 USD or greater, we will send you a special gift prepared by the participants from one the SHG supported villages.-- “your simple contribution of 10 USD can help us educate and empower a child to build his/her future”
  9. 9.  Since I am running this campaign on a personal level to solicit international contributions and support mainly, you can use paypal to send us your contributions. Please use the email to send us the contributions. All contributions will receive an electronic receipt for the contribution. Also, email us your name and address to enable us send you the yearly-handbook.
  10. 10.  Please contact me directly on: If you like the slow mail, 102, Creators Camp, Opp. St. Xaviers School, Ghod Dod Road, Surat – 395001. Gujarat (India)