About Us


Association for India's Development is a volunteer movement promoting sustainable, equitable and just development. AID supports grassroots organizations in India and initiates efforts in various interconnected spheres such as agriculture, energy, education, health , livelihoods, natural resources including land and water, women's empowerment and social justice.

Rural peasants, homemakers and daily wage earners discuss caste, class, gender, communalism, harmony, health, and workers’ rights.

Agriculture

By providing relief to farmers in crisis: AID helps families of farmers read more

AID partners engage with government schools to improve teaching methods and see that all children have a right to meaningful, quality education. Read more

Improving Services: Physicians and health workers serve in areas of need, model effective strategies and train others to replicate them. Read more

AID improves access to dignified livelihood by helping people Read more

Improving Services: Physicians and health workers serve in areas of need, model effective strategies and train others to replicate them. read more

Through demonstrations, letters to press and public officials, AID volunteers raise voices and build public opinion in solidarity with communities struggling for justice. read more

How do we know when the world changes? Our 2017 calendar catches glimpses of moments that signal a rise in hopes, a relief from worry, a shift in the balance of power and a step towards the India of our dreams.



— 2017 CALENDAR THEME
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Our Work


Compassion wherever there is suffering. Conviction that the compassion is strong enough to eliminate suffering. Courage to make this conviction a reality. This is AID.

Jan: Community Organizing

Woman speaks up at a meeting of the Sangtin Kisan Mazdoor Sanghatan

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Feb: Right to Information

Women from nomadic and denotified tribes apply for house plots

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Mar: Human Rights

A fisherman casts his net in the Loktak wetlands.

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April: Our Food, Our Farmers

Farmworker views the work ahead with tool at the ready

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May: Sustainable Agriculture

Hardy crops and diverse techniques

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June: Right to Health

Jan Swasthya Abhiyan and the National Human Rights Council hold public hearings

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July: Social Awareness

Rural peasants, homemakers and daily wage earners discuss caste, class, gender

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Aug: Land Rights

Landless for generations, this woman now works a field of her own

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Sept: Suicide Prevention

Farmers march to raise awareness about suicide

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Oct: Women’s Health

Pregnant woman takes blood test in the home of village health worker

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Nov: Flood Relief

Volunteers distribute supplies in Kotturpuram following severe floods

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Dec: Dalit Rights

Breaking the unjust cycle of untouchability

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Our 2017 calendar catches glimpses of moments that signal a rise in hopes, a relief from worry, a shift in the balance of power and a step towards the India of our dreams.

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You can order a copy for yourself and your family/friends. It will be shipped to your home. Calendar 2017

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