It was an honor to participate in the joyous occasion in Kolkata on January 27, 2019. Finally the renovations of the home were complete and the residents and staff can live comfortably.
During my annual visit to India I was able to meet with various NGO’s and connect them to Asha Niketan Staff and governing council members. By meeting with L’Arche representatives and attending many gatherings I was able to prioritize the needs and assess the progress.
During the month of January, in addition to attending meetings, working on capital projects, participating in several celebrations, I was able to take staff, residents and volunteers to some of historic sites and temples in India. A unique experience for all involved.
On January 26, 2016 core members, staff, volunteers and friends gathered to celebrate the new addition to Asha Jothi in Chennai. Three new core members can join the community, you made it possible. A delightful celebration; after a difficult two months caused by devastating floods in the area.
Participation in the 40th anniversary celebrations of Asha Niketan, Chennai community was the highlight of my visit to India in Feb. 2015.
The event enabled me to reflect on our accomplishments and plan for the future. This festive gathering also provided an opportunity to meet core members,...
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