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Mission Statement To catalyze socio-economic change in India through education of underprivileged children Started in UC Berkeley in 1991. Today Asha has about 66 chapters worldwide and has supported 385 projects in India till date. Volunteers in each of these chapters take personal interest in identifying education-related projects in India and supporting them through funds and other means Web address


ASHA – SB Past events at Asha-sb Rang Barse The Indian festival of colors on March 12th 2006 held at the Cliff-house in UCSB. Roshni An evening of South Indian classical music concert on March 12th 2006. Held in collaboration with Raagmala. Santoor North Indian classical music concert on Oct22nd 2004. Bharatnatyam Indian classical dance concert and fundraiser dinner on May22nd, 2004. Proceeds from this event support SEED project. Beach cleanup at Goleta Beach on May 24th,2003. Brunch fundraiser at the Cliff House on April 12th,2003. This event raised funds of $1000 for the Street-to-School Project in Calcutta. Beach Cleanup along DelPlaya drive beach, spring 2002. SB chapter started in 2002 by a group of enthusiastic people in SB Asha-SB supports Street-to-School project and SEED project in India Web address


Some photos of our past events Roshni: South Indian classical music concert Holi: The Indian Festival of Colors


Some photos of our past events One of our volunteers trying his best with a washed-up tyre at Goleta Beach At our Brunch fundraiser at Cliff House Some of our Chefs in Action


Projects supported by Asha-sb Street-to-School Project @ Kalighat, Calcutta This project is for the education of the children of prostitutes with the long term goal to provide them support, care and formal schooling, along with vocational training opportunities. SEED @ Sriperumbudur, Chennai To educate the children of life prisoners, of patients suffering from leprosy and cancer, of victims of murder. Along school curriculum, children are also given vocational training.


Street-to-School Project @ Kalighat, Calcutta Objectives of this project: To provide children opportunities to continue their education Encourage them to earn healthy livelihoods - Bring improvements in their lives economically,socially and culturally This project is for the education of the children of prostitutes with the long term goal to provide them support, care and formal schooling, along with vocational training opportunities Tomorrow’s Foundation, the NGO was founded in 1991 NGO FCRA NO.147120560


Our support to Street-to-school Tomorrow’s Foundation has been managing the children’s education at Dharamdas Trust Model School through the help of Kolkata Municipal Corportion. Now TF needs help in setting up their own Model School at primary level Asha-sb is providing 1000$ towards help for this Model School. Evening class Evening class


SEED Society for Educational and Economic Development @ Sriperumbudur , Chennai Children of life prisoners, of murder victims and of leprosy patients find shelter, education, and training for future self-sustenance at SEED. SEED, the NGO was founded in 1981 Registration no. 075820014


About SEED -1 SEED is a tripod of three centers Mahatma Gandhi Primary school is a residential school for boys and girls from 1st to 5th grades Mahatma Gandhi high school is a residential school for boys from 5th till 10th grades J.C.Kumarappa ITI is a residential technical institute for boys, with Fitter, Electrician, Motor Mechanic trades


- at Mahatma Gandhi Primary school Mahatma Gandhi Primary school has about 111 children from 1st to 5th grades. In addition to academic education children are given training in Mat weaving, Plastic wire bag making, Tailoring, Toy making, Flower pot making etc,. Kids listening to a visitor Girls being trained in basket making About SEED -2


at Mahatma Gandhi High school at JC.Kumarappa I.T.I Boys greeting the visitors in their classroom Boys using their home built lawn mower Mahatma Gandhi high school has about 56 children from 5th till 10th grades JC.Kumarappa ITI has about 126 boys in Fitter, Electrician, Motor Mechanic trades. About SEED -3


Some more pictures at the J.C.Kumarappa I.T.I A class in progress Students drawing their projects Some test equipments for the electrician trade


Motor mechanics students get hands on experience on old engines which are repaired and made to run as class project Also Palanisamy (back to us) speaks to the motor-mechanic teacher. The front space at the ITI campus Students at the ITI campus, near the kitchen Some more pictures at the J.C.Kumarappa I.T.I


Some picks from the highlights of our prior work V.Malathi (both parents are leprosy patients) successfully completed her Nurse training course at SRMC and now works as a Nurse-cum-house mother at Sriperumbudur. 48 boys who have completed their ITI course have got placement in ‘Hyundai Motors, Pvt.Ltd, Chennai’. Two girls who got tailoring training have got a job in Export Garment factory. Two others have setup their own tailoring units in their home for their livelihood.


Proceeds from this event goes to SEED. Thank you for your support and contribution People interested in knowing more about our work and volunteering, please contact us. Web address Thank you,

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