Saheli Sabha in Quincy Gaining Members

Saheli started a new program in Faxon Commons in Quincy in May 2014. Called Saheli Sabha South Shore, so far, the program brings together a dozen or more women with young children. Guided and led by Vandana Sharma, Saheli’s South Shore coordinator, the group meets on the first Monday of the month in the Faxon…

Saheli Explores Services for South Shore residents

Saheli organized a kick-off meeting in the Roche Brothers Meeting Room in Quincy on June 5th with presentations about Quincy’s Asian residents, school profiles of immigrant children, and domestic violence and mental health resources available to the Asian community.  The meeting was organized with the help of John Brothers of Quincy Asian Resources. Speakers included:…

Manju Sheth Applauds Saheli at IMANE Dinner

The President of the Indian Medical Association of New England, Dr. Manju Sheth, praised Saheli’s community service in a speech to hundreds of South Asian medical professionals. Manju is a vocal supporter of women’s causes, and has dedicated many volunteer hours helping Saheli and its clients.   Click here to watch the video of her…

Mehendi Event- a tremendous success!

On October 27, 2013, five inspired Saheli volunteers organized an event called “Mehendi” at the American Legion Hall in Burlington, MA. The sold–out women and young girls’ event was aimed at spreading the word about Saheli among other South Asian groups, particularly among the Pakistani, Nepali and South Asian Muslim communities. It was a fun-filled…

With $56,000 raised and donations still pouring in, Saheli’s Nirbhaya fundraiser exceeds goals- India New England News

Saheli’s September 20th Gala Fundraiser, Nirbhaya, was a tremendous success! We raised over $56,000 in donations so far. Read more about the event and stay tuned for pictures!   With $56,000 raised and donations still pouring in, Saheli’s Nirbhaya fundraiser exceeds goals India New England News 24 September, 2013 With 380 guests in attendance and…

Saheli’s Sold Out Fundraiser Featured in India New England News!

With 300 tickets already sold, Saheli and IMANE are gearing up to put together a super show for the next week’s fundraising for empowering South Asian women and their families in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The event, called Nirbhaya which means fearless, is scheduled on Friday, Sept. 20, at the Westin Hotel in Waltham, Mass.This is…

Sahelis Attend INEN’s Woman of the Year Celebrations

Friday, June 7, 2013, 6 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466 INDIA New England will honor the top 20 finalists and the  Woman of the Year winner at the 2013 Woman of the Year Banquet & Awards Ceremony. The winners will be chosen based on their contributions to their community,…