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My time at Aasraa!

My time at Aasraa!

By Kaveri Bhargava “I’m back!” I thought as I walked into the room to talk to Shaila Auntie. This time was going to be different. This time I was about to take it up a level and dive into a whole different journey a year later. This year, I was assigned to Haven, the second […]

Aasraa: How a trust is empowering slum kids in Dehradun

Photo Courtesy: Susan Blick Hope is an alien concept if you are born a child in Dehradun’s Bindal slum lining the side-banks of the unpredictable Bindal river in the city. Your parents are mostly daily wage labour working at construction sites. In many cases, the father is addicted to alcohol and unable to function. Parents […]

Toppers Felicitation 2017

Our two boys Karan and Shitik in 10th grade who were mainstreamed to C.N.I. Boys’ Inter College after being supported under the Aasraa Street Smart project have been awarded with the Toppers Felicitation certificate by The Times of India on 29th August 2017. We are so amazed by their achievements and how far they have […]

Visit by Mr Ravi Kantamsetty from Save the Child Foundation

2nd August 2017 was a delightful day for our children spent in the company of Mr Ravi Kantamsetty from Save The Child Foundation. The interesting conversations, beautiful presents and fun filled time in our mobile classroom and at the ISBT and SGRR centres rejoiced the kids. Their smiles and learning mean everything to us. We […]

The Wind Beneath Our Wings

The Wind Beneath Our Wings

Though dealing with diverse communities we yet  have a lot in common as parents, caregivers, and educators. We share joys and disappointments, hope and a vision for a better future for our children. As we watch them evolve, our eagerness for new ideas and skills leads to questions about how we can best support them. […]

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