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Ashraya Initiative for Children, Inc.

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The Ashraya Initiative for Children (AIC) is dedicated to improving the lives and shaping the futures of vulnerable children in Pune, India by advancing educational opportunities, nurturing holistic development and building healthy, empowered communities. AIC has shown throughout its organizational life a deep and unwavering commitment to serving some of the most vulnerable populations in India. Its organizational approach has been community-centered and bottom-up from the onset. AIC has developed in conjunction with the community and formed deep and lasting relationships with all of the families with whom it works. In the last five years, AIC has built a network of intertwined services ... read more

Projects (1)

Education for 100 street children in India
India / Education
Project Leaders
Elizabeth Sholtys
Elizabeth Sholtys
Bunty A Pai, Natasha Choudhary, Sonali Patil, Tarun Joshi, Pragati Bhatt, Alisha Coelho, Megha Thapa, Rajani Dhende
Organization Information
9 Sparrow Crest
% Elizabeth Sholtys
Ithaca, New York 14850
United States
Organization Information
9 Sparrow Crest
% Elizabeth Sholtys
Ithaca, New York 14850
United States

Project Reports

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Apr 7, 2022
Our girls Campaign for Equality!
The Ashraya college students are both nervous and excited to complete their graduation and enter into the next phase of their lives! Their days keep them busy juggling academics and their...
Dec 14, 2021
Girl Child Day Offline Celebrations!
Ashraya’s communities (Waghri’s and Sikhligar’s) are traditionally rigidly patriarchal. With a history of practicing dowry (the concept of the bride’s family giving, often...
Aug 16, 2021
Online hobby classes are fun!
As the second wave continues in India, Ashraya perseveres to undertake precautionary measures to safeguard our communities. After a brief reopening in May, schools have been shut down again to...
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