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Asha for Education is an international non-profit organization committed to providing basic education for underprivileged children in India in the belief that education is a critical requisite for socio-economic change.

Till date, Asha has supported more than 385 different child education projects spanning 24 states in India. In terms of project funding, almost $4,000,000 has been disbursed to these projects since Asha's inception. In 2002 alone, Asha chapters raised and disbursed more than $1,000,000 to over 200 projects.

Mphasis CSR Initiative's Runner Profile

  Dear Mphasians,

We would like to support and help raise funds for “Asha for Education’s Marathon Program”. Asha for Education is dedicated to providing education to underprivileged children in India. Formed in 1991, Asha for Education today has 66 chapters worldwide – 45 in the US, 14 in India and 7 across Europe, Singapore and Australia. These 66 chapters support over 350 education projects for underprivileged kids, fully supported only by volunteers – so you know every penny donated goes straight to the cause.

The Marathon Program is one of the biggest fund raising campaigns of Asha for Education. The program has anywhere from 5 to 20 runners every year, running to raise funds for the good cause. Asha for Education has certified marathon coaches that train these runners, run as groups over the weekend, provide water/Gatorade and above all the mindset it takes to run the 26.2 mile marathon.

This year, 2 of our own – Jeetesh Khatwani and Rakesh Srivastava from the HP MU Sales Team, are running their first Full Marathon in support of Asha for Education. They both have been rigorously training for over 4 months to run the Philadelphia Full Marathon.

We, as Mphasians, would like to cheer them on, and support them as well as Asha for Education, and have set a fund raising goal of $10,000. We would appreciate the support and contribution from each and every one of you for this great cause.

To donate, please click on the 'Donate' button below.

We look forward to yet another successful CSR campaign for this noble cause, and hope and request support from all of you to make it a success. If you have any questions about the cause, please feel free to reach out to Jeetesh (Jay) Khatwani at: Jeetesh.Khatwani@mphasis.com


How You Can Help

You can help by contributing towards my fundraising goal. Every dollar you donate will help an underprivileged child get basic education. Please donate generously. All donations are 100% tax deductible (Tax ID: 77-0459884). Please check if your employer can make a matching donation.

You may donate online with a credit card (Visa or MasterCard) by clicking the button below:

Alternately, you may write a check to: "Asha for Education" with Marathon 2011 for MphasiS CSR Initiative printed in the memo, and mail your donation to:
Asha for Education
150 Maple Avenue, # 118
South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Thank You!

Thanks to the 0 supporter(s) who have helped me raise $0 towards my goal of $10000 for the Philadelphia Marathon Marathon.  
Mphasis CSR Initiative

Training for:
Philadelphia Marathon

Fundraising goal:
$ 10000

Supported projects:
Asha Central NJ Projects



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