Mission: Asha for Education(TM) is an organization dedicated to the support of education for underprivileged children in India. Asha volunteers believe that education is a critical requisite and an effective catalyst for social and economic change in India.
Each Asha chapter raises funds to support various education-related projects in India. In 2004, Asha chapters disbursed $1.4M to over 150 projects all over India. Besides fundraising, Asha also acts as a network for various grass-roots workers and volunteers and non-governmental organizations.
Looking at the Form 990, the organisation is sitting on more than $6 million in assets. This is more than enough to cover two years of expenses on programs, so it's unclear why new money is being solicited.