My family life has changed

When I started skateboarding, I got the opportunity to go to London to learn English. At that time my father was very much against skateboarding because my village people were bad mouthing about me. My father felt very uncomfortable these days – he didn’t listen to me and my part of the story – he […]

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Happy Women’s Day to all women!

Today is a big and happy day for me, because of you Mum! You are always there when I really need someone to hold me, and hug me, and feel me. You always understand me! THANK YOU Momma! Today when I watched you giving an interview to the News State Channel I really felt HAPPY! […]

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My Ketto Campaign

I am currently running a fundraiser on Ketto. Please support me! Here is why: I gave my “debut” so to speak with my first rap “I’m THAT girl!”. I want to be a rapper because I feel I can tell the truth through rap. I tried it and now I want to take it forward! […]

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What I’m up to ….

Hi all, I want to give you an update on what I am up to these days …. I’m preparing for my 10 grade exams – they are very close. I have coaching classes in Panna for science, social science and Hindustaan music. My Hindi classes are online with a teacher in Delhi and painting […]

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After my first rap …

Rijul Kataria, Yuva Ekta Foundation, Delhi, talked to me about my life, my dreams, my journey and entry into the world of music. Rijul has written the rhymes for her first rap “I’m THAT Girl!” The mp3 files below are the Hindi version of the interview. Hello Asha!Hi bhaiya (Brother). How are you?I am good, […]

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My First Rap Song!

My dream is to become a rapper. I want to roar. With my first rap song I applied for a scholarship. The story begins when I was a childBorn in Janwaar, into the wild,As a girl, Adivasi, there was always a lineAnd If I stepped over, there would be a fine. But my eyes saw […]

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My Learning Journey in 2020

At the end of this year I’ve put together my learning journey. I was asked by Ulrike to think and reflect about my main learning in 2020. Here is what i found. (Ulrike polished my English and helped me a lot to make this presentation).

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Work for our villagers

We were thinking how to create work for our villagers in the village itself to earn a little money. So that they don’t have to go out and find work. Anil remembered Asharam, he knew that Asharam is playing the flute well. We thought: Why can’t Asharam teach the children to play the flute? We […]

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My mother was proud of me!

The Divisional President of National Sports Uplift Council, Mr. Yusuf Baig, held a ceremony to honour the athletes of Panna district in late August. It was on the occasion of Major Dhyan Chandra Ji’s birthday and the National Youth Day. Asha was invited. I went there with Kalpana, Anil and my mother. I was planning […]

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Changing the Game

On 5th of November 2019 I spoke at the CHANGING THE GAME conference in Delhi. The subject was “Sports for Gender Equity and Ending Child Marriage”. It was my very first talk in public, and it was the first bigger talk I gave in English. I was quite a bit nervous – but I made […]

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