Asha for Education is a non-profit organization on a mission to catalyze socio-economic change in India through education of under-privileged children. Over the years, Asha has succeeded in touching the lives of tens of thousands of children through its various educational initiatives and projects.

At a glance
400 project partners spread all across India
$2.5 million disbursed annually
66 chapters worldwide
Over 1000 active volunteers

We are a 100% volunteers-run organization. All the funds we raise go directly to projects in India. The projects deal with educational issues from pre-primary schooling to professional education in locations from urban slums to isolated rural areas.

Asha for Education has recently been recognized for supporting the organization run by anti-child labor activist Kailash Satyarthi, who is the current Nobel Peace Prize Winner. We also won the Times of India Social Impact Award 2015 in the International Category.

Asha for Education is rated the highest possible rating of 4 stars by Charity Navigator.

Asha-SF is a chapter of Asha for Education based in San Francisco and is comprised of members that are residents of San Francisco and nearby areas. It was started in June 2007. The primary focus of the Asha-SF chapter is to fund a number of educational projects in India and maintain a close personal involvement with them. In addition, the chapter is involved in fund-raising and community outreach activities. To learn more about Asha-SF and its activities, visit us at:

Asha for Education is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.
Tax ID: 77-0459884