Work an Hour 2020 is now officially closed!

Every year volunteers of Asha for Education bring you select few projects that work tirelessly to bring education to thousands of children in India.

Donors, like you, make donations worth an hour or more of their time in support of our projects.

Togather we make a change one hour at a time!

You can still review our projects, and read about the amazing work that our partners do everyday to make a difference in lives of thousands of children.
Although Work an Hour is closed, you can still make a general donation, its all for a good cause!

Our Projects

Manasa Special School For Disabled

Asha Purdue project

Hyderabad, Telangana
type Children with Disabilities
active since October 2011

Their mission is the educate children of prisoners, terminally ill patients, murder victims, prostitutes. They provide boarding, lodging, clothing and education for 271 children. During COVID-19, their main focus has been to reduce stress and promote their students' mental health.

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Society For The Educational And Economic Development

Asha St. Louis project

Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu
type Residential School
active since December 2002

Their mission is to provide special education, comprehensive health and rehabilitation services to children with disabilities living in vulnerable conditions and to support their families. During COVID-19, they taught parents to conduct WhatsApp therapy sessions with online instructions.

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Asha Trust - Kanini

Asha Chennai project

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
type Working with the Government
active since July 2015

Their mission is to directly improve the process of teaching in Government schools through technology and educational initiatives. During COVID-19, teachers launched 'mini-schools' in their villages to teach multiple batches of kids in smaller group sizes with social distancing being observed.

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Nari Gunjan

Asha San Diego project

Patna, Bihar
type Alternative Education
active since August 2016

Nari Gunjan in collaboration with Aavishkaar aims to empower women of Musahar community through education, by nurturing a sense of excitement and curiosity in school-age community through hands-on experiences and experiments.

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Samerth Charitable Trust - Talim Kendra

Asha Silicon Valley project

Ahmedabad, Gujarat
type Children with Disabilities
active since September 2016

Samerth Talim Kendra, is a day care for special needs children in Juhapura Sarkhej cluster, a relatively impoverished locality in south-west Ahmedabad

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Asha Darshan Trust - Assam

Asha Silicon Valley project

Tamulpur, Assam
type Community Based Interventions
active since December 2002

The primary objective is to promote education in a poverty ridden and militancy prone area by supporting community workers, teachers and equipments essential to run primary, pre-primary schools and vocational training centers.

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Sivasri Charitable Trust - Sikshana

Asha Seattle project

Bangalore, Karnataka
type Working with the Government
active since June 2003

Sikshana is all about improving the quality of education in the state-run schools so as to provide an opportunity for children from the lower strata of the society to raise their living standards.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra
active since November 2002