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  1. 1. Microsoft Giving Campaign 2009<br />Asha<br />for Education<br />Bringing hope through education…<br />
  2. 2. Our mission<br />To catalyze socio-economic change in India through the education of underprivileged children<br />
  3. 3. Our core values<br /><ul><li> Empowerment through education
  4. 4. 100% volunteer driven
  5. 5. Zero overhead
  6. 6. Transparency & accountability
  7. 7. Flat organizational structure
  8. 8. Non-political & non-religious</li></li></ul><li>2009 financial needs<br />Hard economic times and increased project needs has caused a funding gap<br />FY09 fundraising goal:<br /><ul><li> total needed: $925K
  9. 9. raised so far: $671K</li></ul>Giving campaign target: $450K<br />Not meeting our target means critical support being cut-off for our projects<br />
  10. 10. How you can help?<br /><ul><li> support our projects with one-time or recurring donations of any amount
  11. 11. support a child for a year
  12. 12. support a school with just $440 per year
  13. 13. sponsor an Ashafundraiser event</li></li></ul><li>Project spotlight<br />AVEHI Abacus <br />location: Mumbai, Maharashtra<br />community: urban<br /> impact: supplement school curriculum to improve learning experience and make education more meaningful and relevant<br />number of schools: 905 government schools<br />number of students: 150,000+<br />number of teachers: 4000+<br />annual budget: Rs. 50L<br />Ashaaffiliation since: 1999<br />
  14. 14. Project spotlight<br />ChampaMahila Society<br />location: Sunderbans, West Bengal<br />community: 40 villages dependent on agriculture, forest and rivers for livelihood<br />impact: build a self-reliant community by providing pre-primary and formal education, vocational training, home for boys and girls, and a health clinic<br />number of schools: 41 pre-primary schools, 1 school for drop-out girls, 1 formal school<br />number of students: ~2000<br />annual budget: Rs. 37.34L<br />Ashaaffiliation since: 1994<br />
  15. 15. Project spotlight<br />Gandhi Kasturibhai Village Development Society<br />location: Thiruvannamalai District, Tamil Nadu<br />community : small farmers, landless laborers & dalits in 5 villages<br />impact: provide education equivalent to 8th grade, vocational training, mid-day meals and health checks<br />number of schools: 5 education centers<br />number of students: 150<br />annual budget: Rs. 3.65 Lakh<br />Ashaaffiliation since: 2006<br />
  16. 16. Project spotlight<br />GRAVIS<br />location : Thar Desert, Rajasthan<br />community:850+ villages<br />impact: water security. health and gender equality. self-reliance. Unity.<br />2009 impact: 6 new villages. 2 new schools. 18 Taankas. 12+ medical camps and Self Help Groups.<br />annual budget: $10,000<br />Ashaaffiliation since: 2008<br />
  17. 17. More ways to help<br /><ul><li> steward a project
  18. 18. participate in a fund raiser
  19. 19. help with administrative activities
  20. 20. talk to your friends about Asha
  21. 21. attend Ashaevents
  22. 22. visit our projects in India</li></li></ul><li>Thank you<br />for education<br />Asha<br />