Asha Chennai is a chapter of ‘Asha for Education’ based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It is run entirely by a group of volunteers.
Asha for Education is a worldwide action group formed to catalyse socio-economic change in India through education of underprivileged children. ‘Asha’ means hope — the hope that we aim to bring into the lives of these children.

20

years

Time line


Asha started in 1991,
Asha India in 1997
and
Asha Chennai in 2002.

150 +

Schools

TN - 150 | UP - 8


Thiruvallur - 90
Villupuram - 10
Thiruvannamalai - 3
Thoothukudi - 20
Thirunelveli - 5
Chennai - 10

15000

Children

Children

TN - 13000+ |UP - 1500+
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Primary - 8000
Middle - 4000
High - 3000
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Boys - 7500
Girls - 7500

35

Volunteers

Volunteers


# Steward projects
# Manage accounts
# Raise funds
# Train teachers
# Develop software and contents

150 +

Teachers & staff

Teachers


Lead tchrs - 7
Reg. tchrs - 40
Comp. tchrs - 50
RTC tchrs - 10
Librarians - 9
Trainers - 7
Other Staff - 10

Volunteers support

Volunteers do all the operations of the chapter from identifying/supporting projects, developing software and contents, maintaining our accounts or our website etc.

We meet monthly at various voiunteers’ residence. Send us an email at chennai@ashanet.org if you are interested.

To keep up with latest events around our chapter

The asha-chennai-friends is a mailing list for friends of Asha Chennai. It is the easiest way to be posted about our activities, meetings and other events.

Please send a request to chennai@ashanet.org to get added to the mailing list.

Our Work

  • Connector.

    Support to Govt. Schools

    We support 100 government schools and improve the quality of the education. Learn more.

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    Mini-schools

    During COVID we ran our innovative mini-schools. Learn more.

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    Technology & Education

    We use technology to better education in many ways. Learn more.

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    Scholarship

    We also provided scholarships for 100 students. Learn more.

Supporters & Sponsors