Shri Nand Lal Educational Program for the Underprivileged

Asha for Education, Austin Chapter, is grateful and proud to partner with the Lal Family, to help bring about quality education to the underserved and marginalized sections of rural India. “Shri Nand Lal Educational Program for the Underprivileged” has been instituted in 2022 in the memory of Shri Nand LalJi.

Starting 2022, the total funds raised in the program till date is approx. 65000 USD. Additionally, with the fundraising efforts of Asha Austin volunteers towards 50% of the needs, the total program impact till date 1s 130000 USD, to benefit 8000 students and support salaries of 50 teachers and support staffs towards four projects.

Reward Trust fills the education gap and shortage of teachers in Government schools in rural Tamil Nadu and works on improving the quality of science and math education in these schools. Sangamam is a computer based intervention in government schools in rural Uttar Pradesh and works on imparting computer science and concepts in Science, Math, and languages with the aid of Asha Kanini (homegrown software tool of Asha Chennai, mapped to Uttar Pradesh syllabus). Garima is a girl child-focused program in rural Chattisgarh working on supplemental education, improving morale and confidence, health and hygiene, and access to trusted Garima didi’s for the holistic development of adolescent girls.

This program is currently accepting donations.

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