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The work of the volunteers from Germany helps Asha Vihar

We are especially happy about the great support of the volunteers who came to Asha Vihar in early January. Birgit Suelmann (doctor), Peter Buchholz (firefighter) and Rieke Flögel (physiotherapist). We thank you for your great commitment. Here is some information about their missions: Dr. Birgit Suelmann was in Asha Vihar for 4 weeks and assisted […]

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Surgical-Camp 2016: Results and costs

The “Surgical Camp 2016” took place in January / February in Asha Vihar. 10 competent volunteers from Bremen, Oldenburg, Berlin and Vienna flew to Asha Vihar to perform surgery on for 20 children mainly club feet and knee deformities on 5 working days (31 surgeries). They sacrificed 10 days of their vacation and mostly paid […]

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Asha Vihar donates firewood to villagers

In recent months, due to the storm damage caused by cyclone Roanu in May, some trees had to be felled in Asha Vihar, and branches had to be removed by many. This has accumulated a lot of wood. Most of it we gave free of charge to the mostly poor inhabitants of the surrounding villages, […]

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New orphans in Asha Vihar

Again and again, mothers, fathers, or other family members come to Asha Vihar and ask us to take one or more of their children. The reason is almost always the same: impoverishment due to death or serious illness of one parent, sometimes of both parents. The family, which was previously poor, slips into extreme poverty. […]

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Water shortage in Asha Vihar

The river Izri, which leads past Asha Vihar, has almost completely dried up in the last few weeks. The wells (service and drinking water) on the riverbank and on the site are almost dried up. This is the second year in a row that the monsoon in our area of India has been delayed so […]

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Mosquito nets against malaria and dengue

Distribution of mosquito nets in Damru. On 27.05.2016 We were with our Asha Vihar children in the nearby small village Damru and have distributed mosquito nets there to the needy. These had been determined in advance in cooperation with the mukias (village leaders) of Damru. The children sang a song to welcome them and then […]

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