Karan Nandwani 2019

Karishma and I feel privileged and fortunate that our parents could afford to send us to school, to college, and to have us educated. You and I can attest to the fact that Education is both the means as well as the end to a better life.

I am passionate about biking and I am embarking on my second STP – 205.5 miles from Seattle to Portland on July 13-14 to raise donations for Asha for Education, a charitable organization that primarily focuses on the education of underprivileged kids in India. This time I will attempt to complete the ride in a single day and Karishma will be my much-needed support during the ride.

Why do we support ‘Asha for Education’?

I am riding for Team Asha to support a cause which is dear to us – Socio-economic equality through the education of underprivileged children. Asha for Education is a secular organization dedicated to change in India, focusing on basic education of underprivileged children with the belief that education is a critical requisite for socio-economic change. They work with a variety of project partners and community groups in many educational and development related endeavors.

How can you help?

We feel fortunate to be able to contribute to these efforts, and now we invite you to do the same! We’re requesting your support with whatever contribution you can make.

Every cent counts! To put into perspective, $20 can support one student for an entire month including school fees, books etc. (Premium Netflix subscription costs $17.59 per month incl. tax)

You can help by donating in one of the following ways:

  • Click on the “Donate” button on this page.
  • For Microsoft employees interested in donation matching through the employee Giving program:

Thank you for your support!

You can also follow me on Strava and Instagram as I train for the STP.


500 USD Target
40 USD Raised
2 Supporters
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Contact Us

For checks/donations:
Asha for Education, Seattle Chapter,
PO Box 888080
Los Angeles, CA 90088 – 8080

For General communication:
Asha for Education, Seattle Chapter, PO Box 2407, Redmond, WA 98073-2407
Phone: 214-354-3101

Tax Status

Asha for Education is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization.
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