"In today’s world, education is very important. As important as food, clothing or shelter."
– Shweta, 14 years
"In life, problems will be there. Only YOU can change your life by accepting problems and solving them."
– Amit, 16 years
"In the school, when I got hurt, the teacher gave me medicine. I felt very special."
– Bhavdeep, 11 years
"My dream is to become a world famous judo player."
– Sarita, 14 years
Aseema's Education Centre for Tribal Children
Aseema’s Education Centre has been constructed on a 14 acre plot and is currently accessed by 140 children from the community. Phase I comprising of the Pre-Primary Section was inaugurated in 2011.
We welcome donations to complete Phase II- The Primary and Secondary Sections of Aseema’s Education Centre for Tribal Children.Read more about this project.
Learning made fun
At Aseema, exploration and fun are a part of all learning. Children learn by working with carefully designed material, through role plays, games, stories and activities. Questioning and thinking are inherent parts of the learning process and the children look forward to their time in school. Read more about our approach to education.
Aseema is 17 years old!
It’s been over 17 years since Aseema began its first class with only 18 children. Over the years, the scope of our work has grown tremendously. We now reach out to over 4000 children through projects in urban slums and rural communities. Read more about our work.
Aseema is in the news
Aseema’s work has been featured in various newspapers and magazines over the years. Read what the press has to say about us click here.
Sponsor a child at Aseema
You can support Aseema’s work by sponsoring the education of a child at Aseema. To read more, click here
Aseema’s animated film on child rights has won several national and international awards. To read more about this film, click here
Annual Day 2015
The children of Aseema's Education Centre for Tribal Children in Igatpuri made us proud by putting up a grand annual day performance in February 2015 ! Folk dances, skits and rhymes were prepared for with much excitement. The highlight of the event was a French rhyme recited by our youngest ones! Read more about this project.
Kala Ghoda Art Festival 2015
Here's a sneak peak of our contribution to the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival. Our children have worked on an installation inspired by one of their favourite artists - Henri Rousseau. The installation was displayed at the popular festival and caught the eye of many visitors.
Aseema’s Art Event - September 2014
Aseema hosted an Art event from 12th to 14th September 2014 to showcase the work of the talented young artists of Aseema Room 13.
Mr. Amole Gupte, acclaimed filmmaker and current Chairperson of the Children’s Film Society, India, was our Chief Guest. Ms. Jayanti Shukla, Executive Director at United Way of India and United Way of Mumbai, was our Guest of Honour.