CDP – Value Education Class Started

Date : February 15, 2017. Time : 11 am - 12 pm. Place: Dhokali, Thane We started the Value Education on 15th Feb, in a government owned school with 69 9th standard students. The Headmistress welcomed us and addressed the class before handing it over to us. The students were attentive and participative. They had good grasp of the reality too. Next sessions will be in the Virtual Classroom. Hence, we will be able to use Powerpoints to make it more appealing.
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HIV/AIDS Testing Camp

It’s been a year since we have partnered with Jeevan Sahara Kendra, (an organization that provides medical care to people living with HIV/AIDS). Our second testing camp at Kokanipada in August saw great results with 137 people being tested.   People generally have apprehensions about getting tested at such camps, and according to JSK staff, this ICTC (government-recognized) camp has seen a tremendous response.
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Summer Clubs

Each summer, Jeevan Asha hosts a three day summer club for kids between the ages of 5 and 14 in the slums of Thane. Children look forward to these events soon after they finish their academic year. April 2015 witnessed a record 746 children participate in summer clubs held at seven different locations. Amidst games and fun activities, the children learn to work in a team, accept one another and absorb different values from the stories told.  Over this period, we also had 32 excited volunteers, w...
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HIV/AIDS Awareness Programme

We took up the cause of HIV/AIDS patients in 2002 in the Ghodbunder road area of Thane city. We work alongside an organisation called Jeevan Sahara Kendra . The organisation helps us by identifying cases that require our immediate attention and we send our volunteers to look after them. Most of  these patients are in the initial stages of the dreaded disease, so our volunteers ensure that they are following a proper diet and taking their antiretroviral therapy (ART) medicines.
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Day Care Centre

What started out as a small project in a rented out building has become the face of  Jeevan Asha today. The Day Care Centre is our most popular and successful programme that reaches out to over 30,000 people living in five slum pockets along Ghodbunder road in Thane city. Providing a  secure and clean environment with personal care and attention to these children is our major goal. Parents from areas near the centre who work as daily wage labourers and house maids in the nearby houses, come eve...
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Adult Literacy Programme

The Adult Literacy Program was started with an aim to promote literacy among socio-economically backward groups, ensuring basic literacy skills for adults. We believe that education is the only tool that can break the vicious cycle of poverty, oppression and backwardness.  Though the Day Care Centre is the face of Jeevan Asha, we believe it is imperative to educate and empower adults living in the slum areas so as to motivate them, better their living standards and improve their livelihood opti...
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