Location: Pune, India
Grant Amount: $48,700 (over 2 years)
Program Website: www.ashrayainitiative.org
Areas of Impact: Education, Gender Equality, Leadership
Mission of Ashraya Initiative For Children
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.
The Trailblazing Girls Project aims to help girls from Denotified Tribe (Minority caste/tribe: Waghri and Sikligar) communities in India pave the way toward brighter futures through academic support, extracurricular activities and leadership opportunities, professional skills development, and increasingly supportive home and community environments.
Why We Love This Project
We love this project because of its holistic approach to working with marginalized communities, emphasis on cultural change and evidence of impact.