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									an action group to catalyze socio-economic change
    in India through the medium of education
 Population, 2002                     1,034,172,547
 Annual Growth, 1996-02                        1.7%
 Population Density                  827 people/mi2




         China
          India
Unite d State s
    Indone s ia
        Brazil
     Pakistan
        Russia
  Bangla des h
       Nige r ia
        Japan
                   0   200   400        600             800             1000            1200            1400

                                   Popula tion, 2002 (in millions)


                                        Based on data compiled from the United States Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center, 2003
Population, 2002          1,034,172,547
Annual Growth, 1996-02             1.7%
Population Density       827 people/mi2
GNI (US$)                  501.5 billion
GNI per capita (US$)              480.0




                                           Based on data compiled from the World Development Indicators database, August 2003
Population, 2002                   1,034,172,547
Annual Growth, 1996-02                      1.7%
Population Density                827 people/mi2
GNI (US$)                            501.5 billion
GNI per capita (US$)                        480.0
Child Malnutrition, weight for age, < 5      47%




                                                     Based on data compiled from the World Development Indicators database, August 2003
Population, 2002                   1,034,172,547
Annual Growth, 1996-02                      1.7%
Population Density                827 people/mi2
GNI (US$)                            501.5 billion
GNI per capita (US$)                        480.0
Child Malnutrition, weight for age, < 5         47%
Aid per capita (US$)                              1.7
Foreign Direct Investment (US$)           3.4 billion




                                                        Based on data compiled from the World Development Indicators database, August 2003
Population, 2002                   1,034,172,547
Annual Growth, 1996-02                      1.7%
Population Density                827 people/mi2
GNI (US$)                            501.5 billion
GNI per capita (US$)                        480.0
Child Malnutrition, weight for age, < 5         47%
Aid per capita (US$)                              1.7
Foreign Direct Investment (US$)           3.4 billion
         Asha for Education founded 1991; Stanford Chapter 1992


to catalyze socio-economic change in India through the medium of education


        based on the premise that individuals can make a difference


                                   a zero-overhead volunteer-led social action group


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Why Education?

Illiteracy/Lack of an Education lead to….

     Lack of Confidence
     Lack of Opportunities
     Lower Standards of Living
     Child Labor
     Child Exploitation
     Unsanitary Conditions
Why Education?

Literacy/Education leads to….

  Better opportunities
  Improved Gender Equality
  Awareness of Rights
  Resources to Exercise Civil Rights
  Natural population control
  Economic Mobility
  Overall Development
Why Education?
  Illiteracy Rates….
         23% Worldwide
         42% India (>400 million adults)
            55% of women (>24)
            32% of men (>24)

            34% of girls (15-24)
            20% of boys (15-24)


  Education Expenditures as a percent of GDP
    8%


    6%


    4%


    2%


    0%
         Norway   US      UK       Germany   Japan   India   Turkey
                                                                               Pratigya Evam Prasikshan Sansthan
                                                                               ballia, uttar pradesh
               Peace Education Curriculum &
                                                                               rural children
                         Conflict Resolution
                   For High School Teachers                                                              Jagriti Vihara
                           srinagar, jammu/kashmir                                                       ranchi, jharkand
                               rural & urban teachers                                                    rural slums
                         Legal Aid &
                         Human Rights Centre                                                                    Vivekananda
                         surat, gujarat
                                                                                                                Educational Soc.
                         rural tribals
                                                                                                                for Children
                                                                                                                jagaddal & sonarpur, west bengal
       Andhjan                                                                                                  rural child laborers
    jamnagar, gujarat
     disabled children

                                                                                                        Swanirvar
                                                                                                    baduria, west bengal
                                                                                                         rural children
                             SWEET
                             ambernath, maharashtra
                             urban slums
                                                                                                                           Purulia
                                                                                                                           purulia, west bengal
                                                                                                                           rural dalits & tribals
                 Saathi
    mumbai, maharashtra
                                                                                Mother India Community
     urban street children
                                                                                                Dev. Assoc.
                                                                                        chittoor, andhra pradesh
                                                                                                   rural children
 Vanavasi
        kerala                                          Ananya                          Nalamdana
rural children                                          bangalore, karnataka            chennai, tamil nadu
                                                        rural slums                     urban slums
Proposals

   Personal Contacts
   Asha India Chapters
   Networking


   Non-Sectarian Groups
   Local NGOs
   Asha-Initiated Projects
   Projects with Limited Funding Sources
   Government
Proposals

   Innovative schooling
   Formal & Non-Formal Education
   Children with Disabilities & Special Needs
   Educational Resource Centers
   Vocational Training
   Community Awareness Programs
   Fellowships
                                     Achieving Funding….
     Proposals
                                          1-2 months
                                          Stewardship
                       Review             Site Visit
                                          Vote
Regarding the local NGO….                 Fund Disbursement
          Non-Sectarian Groups
          Local NGOs
          Asha-Initiated Projects
          Projects with Limited Funding Sources
          Government
Proposals


            Review   5 Month Follow-Up
                       Review Presentation
                       Fund Disbursement
       Proposals


                        Review        5 Month Follow-Up


 Monthly Communication                   Monitoring
 Periodic Financial Statements/Budgets
 Site Visits
 Monitoring for
    budget adherence
    reduced dropout rates

    long-term planning
    increasing student numbers
    facilities improvement
Proposals


            Review   5 Month Follow-Up



      Renewal         Monitoring
                                                                 Peace Education Curriculum & Conflict
                                                                         Resolution Workshops
                                                                       for High School Teachers
                                                                                      Jammu & Kashmir

              ’….to all those Kashmiri women who have dared to
            dream a future decontaminated from the poison of hate
              and revenge that fuel violence' - Sushobha Bharve

 'Over the past five decades, gruelling poverty, misgovernance, political
manipulation of religion, gender disparities, and caste and ethnic conflicts
have warped and wounded the daily life of South Asia's nearly one and a        20-25 teachers in each of 14 state districts
half billion people. Military build-ups with nuclear implications pose huge
additional burdens and hazards. Economic advancement has been                  5 day workshops with 5-6 resource persons
blocked, and basic rights like health, universal education and employment
remain out of bounds for the vast majority of South Asia's inhabitants....
                                                                                               Anantnag Workshop
Yet South Asia remains locked in divisive conflicts. Considering that                            23-27 September 2003
dialogue among differing points of view was espoused ages ago in the
region, present-day South Asia's failure in concord is both ironical and                23 teachers including 4 Sikhs and Kashmiri Pandits
tragic. The worst face of this discord is daily manifest in the misery and
hopelessness it perpetuates among our peoples.…                                                 Teachers for Social Responsibility

[The Center for Dialogue and Reconciliation (CDR) and the Peace                                      Is forgiveness possible?
Education Curriculum is] an initiative born in the belief that the South               ’When there is a killing, revenge has to be accepted’
Asian scene summarized above is unacceptable and also remediable.
CDR hopes to serve as a catalyst for internal and external peace in South       ’If we want to end the bloodshed in the world and particularly in our
Asia through the process of discourse and dialogue - a process that seeks      valley, revenge can have no place in our lives. We must inculcate the
to promote a peaceful approach to the resolution of conflict with justice                spirit of forgiveness and not revenge in the children.'
and equity, and the eventual goal of reconciliation.'
                                                            Nalamdana
                                                           chennai, tamil nadu
                                             'creating a visibly more aware and informed society in India
                                            that will take a more active role in its own progress and well-
                                                being....change must come from within and we work to
                                               achieve our mission through empowering people with the
                                                    information and behavioral impetus for change'

                               8th grade and above
                               Students showing academic ability, leadership, motivation & commitment to
                                     social change
 Funding History               Family incomes below $10/person/month
                               High first class marks (>70%)
1999   DC               1300   Leadership potential as demonstrated by public speaking exercises, debates and
1999   Kentucky          400
1999   Princeton        2800
                                     interpersonal interactions
2000   Silicon Valley   2500   Commitment to social change as demonstrated by debate, discussion and one-
2000   Stanford         2500         on-one interviews
2000   DC               1300
2000   Kentucky          400
2000   Princeton        2800                                                         ’They gave us youth power,
2001   Stanford         2500                                                         they taught us what we can
2001   DC               1800                                                         do, now it becomes a
2002   Stanford         2500                                                         question what we cannot
2002   DC               1076
                                                                                     do.' A Ramaswamy, X std
2002   Princeton        2800
2003   Princeton        3200                                                         (2000)
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 Donate
                            PO Box 55555
                          Stanford, CA 94305



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                        (408) 394.8233
                     stanford@ashanet.org




All donations to Asha for Education are tax deductible under IRS code 501(c)3.
        Anantnag Workshop
                 23-27 September 2003

 23 teachers including 4 Sikhs and Kashmiri Pandits


        Teachers for Social Responsibility


               Is forgiveness possible?

’When there is a killing, revenge has to be accepted.’

  ’If we want to end the bloodshed in the world and
particularly in our valley, revenge can have no place in
 our lives. We must inculcate the spirit of forgiveness
            and not revenge in the children.'
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