Aasraa Trust

Aasraa Trust is based in Dehradun, India, the Capital City of Uttarakhand, in the foothills of the Himalaya. It is dedicated to the education & social advancement of slum and street children. More than twelve hundred children now attend the various projects under Aasraa's umbrella.These children have been deprived of education, nutrition, medical attention and laughter. The day to day struggle to survive for children from the slums and streets has robbed them of a chance to compete fairly in our society. The aim and objective of the Aasraa Trust is to level the playing field. Aasraa Trust was established in March 2009 as an umbrella under which several different projects concerning ...
Street to School - Mainstreaming Street Children
 
Our work seeks to alleviate poverty in Dehradun by providing the many disenfranchised children in the city with the opportunity to pursue an education. We first reach out to children in the slums Once they've achieved an elementary level, we help to mainstream them into formal schools by providing scholarships that pay their school fees and living costs. Tutorials in the evening reinforces their lessons and gives tools to thrive academically. WE ARE A VEHICLE FOR EMPOWERMENT THROUGH EDUCATION project reportread updates from the field
Wings of Doon - An after school support program
 
Children graduate from the Street Smart program to Wings of Doon (after school support classes). These are children we found in the streets & slums. They come from illiterate families with no means to go to school; inducted gradually into Street Smart through counselling, basic literacy classes and finally sponsored into school. These children need after school conceptual and curriculum support to bring them up to speed with their counterparts in school. Mentor ship & guidance is imperative. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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