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Asia Initiatives is a pro-poor, pro-women and pro-environment organization that strives to promote social capital in underserved communities through empowering women and facilitating community involvement. Our projects work with local nonprofits to tackle the needs of their communities through AI’s SoCCs (Social Capital Credits) program. AI is proud that it fulfills 13 out of the … More It’s back! Stay tuned…

SoCCs and Kadam as a ray of hope for some girls

At the beginning of my/ETOSE’s Gujarat trip in January, my group and I had the opportunity to visit Kadam Education Initiative in Ahmedabad that provides education to children who have been denied their childhood and deprived of their education. The girls we met were largely Muslim, school dropouts, orphans, from a single-parent household, largely poor, … More SoCCs and Kadam as a ray of hope for some girls

New Opportunities for Children in Madurdaha

Madurdaha is a small village on the outskirts of Kolkata, India with about 320 families. Most of the adults are employed as drivers, maids and day laborers. The village faces serious issues such as alcoholism, domestic abuse, poor sanitation and polluted ponds. Four hundred children from the community study in the Dakshini Prayash School and … More New Opportunities for Children in Madurdaha