Welcome to Ashapura Foundation
The Ashapura Foundation is a not for profit organization, established with an aim to carry out social, cultural and rural development activities.
Over the years, the Foundation has continued to carryout and support several important initiatives such as Water Harvesting, Agricultural Development, Primary Education and Vocational Training.
The Ashapura Foundation, through the Kutch Navnirman Trust has been particularly active in the rural areas of Kutch which has nearly 900 villages, spread over 40,000 sq km.
The Government of India and Gujarat have recognized Ashapura Foundation as its Project Implementing Agency (P.I.A) to carry out rural development projects of the Government.
It’s most ambitious initiative thus far has been the establishment of the Vande Mataram Memorial. The Vande Mataram memorial has been built over a 12 acre complex near Bhuj offering an immersive experience of the most momentous episodes in India’s freedom struggle. The memorial attempts bring alive the sacrifices of India’s freedom fighters and to perpetuate the spirit of unity & independence in the hearts and minds of posterity.
The Foundation also supports aesthetic and cultural initiatives such as restoration of monuments, patronage of local arts & crafts though the Hiralaxmi Craft Park.