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Location

MIT Building 4, Room 237

Remote Join Info

Dial-in Number:(712) 775-7031
Access Code:775-184-097

Agenda & Minutes

 

TimeItemWhoNotes
5minsGeneral Announcements and updatesAkshay BholeRequest for Project info for Social Media outreach from Central Projects team
20 minutesA. S. Karthik Bharati Fellowship renewalMelli Annamalai

We will discuss renewal for the year July 2018 - June 2019.

The guideline is to send funds for the entire year, to relieve pressure
on theAsha Fellow to manage his/her family's finances.

Site Visit Report

Does Asha Boston want to continue funding Karthi's fellowship for INR 25000 a month?

Choices Your Vote Current Result: (8 Total Votes) Comments
Yes Does Asha Boston want to continue funding Karthi's fellowship for INR 25000 a month?
8 Votes , 100%
No Does Asha Boston want to continue funding Karthi's fellowship for INR 25000 a month?
0 Votes , 0%
Abstain Does Asha Boston want to continue funding Karthi's fellowship for INR 25000 a month?
0 Votes , 0%
20 minutesSahanivasa renewalSadhana Kyathappala

We will discuss continuing support for the 2018-2019 school year.Proposalfrom the project partner, as well asauditedstatement of accounts, annualreportare all uploadedatthe project website above. The last site visit was inMarch,2017. Mr. Chennaiah, the project partner, visited Asha Boston on June 2nd in collaboration with AID and gave a very interesting talk on Agrarian Reform and Social Security in India. A few of us later spent the rest of the day with him discussing Sahanivasa, progress, challenges and next steps. So although the site visit itself is over a year ago, we have been very much in contact with the project partners with meetings, telephone conversations, emailandmessages, and are current with the project.

Here is the Funding Request in a nutshell

Since the school has already started and they haven't paid their teachers for the last couple months, the request is to approve funding & disbursal for the entire year. A single checklist will be submitted withschooland library (WAH).

Does Asha Boston want to continue support to Sahanivasa? Amount requested for 2018-19 is INR 10,71,000.

Choices Your Vote Current Result: (7 Total Votes) Comments
Yes Does Asha Boston want to continue support to Sahanivasa? Amount requested for 2018-19 is INR 10,71,000.
7 Votes , 100%
No Does Asha Boston want to continue support to Sahanivasa? Amount requested for 2018-19 is INR 10,71,000.
0 Votes , 0%
Abstain Does Asha Boston want to continue support to Sahanivasa? Amount requested for 2018-19 is INR 10,71,000.
0 Votes , 0%
20 Minutes

KSV New Proposals

 

 

Sadhana Kyathappala, Bhavana Gallewale

More details for both proposals are in the files at the link below:

Asha Boston vols decided at the meeting that we have the ability to fund one of the two proposals listed below. Please vote on only one of the two proposals below.

Yogashala Proposal

Yogshala Additional Details

Do you agree to funding KSV's Yogashala proposal for INR 13,69,143? (One time expense)

Choices Your Vote Current Result: (7 Total Votes)
Yes Do you agree to funding KSV's Yogashala proposal for INR 13,69,143? (One time expense)
6 Votes , 85%
No Do you agree to funding KSV's Yogashala proposal for INR 13,69,143? (One time expense)
0 Votes , 0%
Abstain Do you agree to funding KSV's Yogashala proposal for INR 13,69,143? (One time expense)
1 Votes , 14%

 

Kitchen & Gas Proposal

Kitchen & Gas Proposal Additional Details

https://ashadocserver.s3.amazonaws.com/1262_2.Kitchen_Gas_Footpaths.zip

 

Do you agree to funding KSV's Kitchen Gas (INR 13,51,518) & Footpath ( INR 2,59,304) proposals?

Choices Your Vote Current Result: (6 Total Votes)
Yes Do you agree to funding KSV's Kitchen Gas (INR 13,51,518)  & Footpath ( INR 2,59,304) proposals?
2 Votes , 33%
No Do you agree to funding KSV's Kitchen Gas (INR 13,51,518)  & Footpath ( INR 2,59,304) proposals?
1 Votes , 16%
Abstain Do you agree to funding KSV's Kitchen Gas (INR 13,51,518)  & Footpath ( INR 2,59,304) proposals?
3 Votes , 50%
5 minutes

Deenbandhu - Shopping and Produce Bags

Melli Annamalai

Orders are being compiled on the page below

Natural fabric shopping bags created by project partner Deenabandhu

20 minsCenter for Development ProposalAtman Parikh

Proposal to build a residential and educational space for girls who have dropped out of school due to any reason (social circumstances, poverty, displacement). Proposal and budget breakdown attached - ASHA can opt to fund select components of this initiative.

CfD Website: http://www.cfdngo.org/

5minsNew Project ProposalsAkshay Bhole

Hari's school from Trichy area needs funds for building construction to replace their existing structure which dates back to 1935. This is an all-girls school for grades 6-10. Total of 250 students. His great-grandfather founded the school and it is state-aided so the staff expenditure is covered by the state. Hari used to be an Asha volunteer at Asha Madison 20 years ago and lives in Providence and works in Boston which is why he approached Asha Boston with the proposal.

More details like the budget, pictures and quotes from contractors for bulding work are awaited.

5minsPotential Fundraiser from Acton Boxborough High SchoolAkshay BholeAB Asha student club wants to do a fundraiser sometime in the Spring and wanted to talk about logistics and planning. We are looking to meet with them in person sometime in Aug-Sept.
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