Activities with the initial few children
First batch of Aseema children in 1997
Learning through activities
Working in small groups
Teacher acts as a facilitator
Students spreading awareness on environmental issues
Graduation ceremony for std X


Aseema’s journey began in 1995, when three friends – Dilbur Parakh, a human rights lawyer, Neela Kapadia, a documentary filmmaker and Snehal Paranjape, an advocate in the High Court – registered a public charitable trust while researching the legal aspects of child labour.

They realised that while there were many legal provisions made for children, the ground reality w