Akshaya Sagar
Chief Operating Officer

Akshaya Sagar

Akhaya Kumar Sagar (Akshay) brings more than 17 years of professional experience.

Scholarship

Poverty in childhood is a root cause of poverty in adulthood. Impoverished children often grow up to be impoverished parents who in turn bring up their own children in poverty. In order to break the generational cycle, poverty reduction must begin with children and their education. The inverse relationship that exists between education of girls

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Girls Glory

Many young girls lack the adequate solution to sufficiently manage menstruation. In India, a shocking 88% of these women are using extremely unhygienic alternatives such as: old rags, ashes, and husk sand (Sanhana, 2012). 70% of women report that it is accessibility and affordability of sanitary napkins that prevent them from providing them for their

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New Home

New Home

India is the world’s largest democracy with a population of over 1.2 billion, 400 million of which are children. According to SOS Children’s Village,e in 2011 there were an astounding 20 million orphans recorded in India. Orphans are put at immediate risk because they are often seen as a burden on relatives in this society.

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International Donor- #Homefor500 Construction Project

International Donor- #Homefor500 Construction Project

International Donors Niki Kraska, USA I knew before coming to India that I wanted to donate to an NGO I’d be working with. I looked into Reaching Hand’s webpage and read all about their efforts with New Home. I instantly felt like I wanted to raise money for them. Then, after coming into the office and

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New Home

New Home

Meet Elisha: “Life is never unfair” are the words of Elisha. He was born in a village in Mangalore, lost his father at an early age, and, with that, lost all of the hopes and dreams he had. It was difficult for his mother to take care of Elisha and his two

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Our Government School Adoption Program

Our Government School Adoption Program

Meet Sadafa: “Reaching Hand was the first to train us to play football. They gave us computers for us to learn, held summer camp, and taught us how to behave. Now we feel good. It is very useful to us.”

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Our Girls Glory Program

Our Girls Glory Program

Meet Akhila: “Before I had to got to open ground … as there were no toilets. Now I feel the toilets are so helpful. I was ashamed to go to toilet, as there were boys around. It was not clean, nor there was water. Now I feel so happy”

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Sponsored 400 Children

Sponsored 400 Children

Sponsored 400 Children quality education and about 72 children in 2014-15.

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