SHAMA, Inc. is committed to empower women and families,
primarily in India, without regard for religion, race, caste or creed,
through programs of our own and in partnership with like-minded
Included in an overview of the
programs in which SHAMA, Inc. engages are:
New: SHAMA WELL introduces SMART WELL Leadership & Excellence
Grants & Scholarships for
women in poverty at P.N. Doshi College, Mumbai
WELL - Your $180 gift connects you personally with an
impoverished woman by providing self-employment and training programs
as an interest-free grant which helps another woman upon its return,
with a 95% return rate so far! Projects include biogas cooperative,
cafés, lunch service, food and milk vending and more.
WELL - WOW! (Women on Wheels) - Training poor women in
taxi driving and car repairs for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
Eco-Development Villages - Rural development for health,
education, women's empowerment and community development using
ecologically based investment, technology and methods. Programs in:
Mhaskal, Maharashtra, Jahangirabad, Orissa; (prospects in Surat,
Gujarat) School and Community
Libraries built in: Patoor, Andhra Pradesh, Bangalore,
Karnataka, Gurgeon, Haryana; and Dhuri & Amargarh, Punjab.
- provides health and educational expenses for needy children for a
simple $10 a month. Includes after-school academics, art, and sports
& leadership camps.
SlumKids - assists in two-hour, open-air, mobile schools
for all aged children in seven laborer's shanty towns in Chandigarh.
(Local Enrichment and Diversity) - Mainly in Central
Wisconsin, including: Assisteance to local Family Crisis Center,
Cultural Diversity education lectures, demonstrations, food and
culture, and Heritage India Children's Group.
Malnutrition is a
prevalent and serious problem for India's poorest children, as shown in
NY Times video, with more information in
their accompanying article. SHAMA works to help women learn
ways to earn a living and support their families.
For a glimpse of some of our
projects at one of our partner sites, PN Doshi College, SPRJK Trust
schools & SHAMA WELL in Ghat Kopar: please click on this link
To view some glimpses of
Festival of India 2012:
Donations to SHAMA, Inc. are used
to further our charitable work in India, making a significant
difference for hundreds of families.
Dr. Nilesh Timilsina
Agent) 1200 River View Avenue, Apt #65, Stevens Point, WI 54481
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