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JSS Run Phulwaris to be Implemented Across India

 Adivasi Mother in Forest VillageAID Salutes JSS's commitment to the health of the poor of India

Recently, the Planning Commission of India announced its intention to implement rural crèche facilities for infants between 6 months-3 years age,across India. The program for crèche facility to stem under 3 malnutrition was started five years go by Jan Swasthya Sahyog (JSS), a long time AID partner in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh. AID has been involved in supporting the program from its beginning.

Click here to see a brief presentation about Phulwaris 

Click here for a short 4 minute video about Phulwaris

AID Volunteer's Work in Uttarakhand
Relief and Rehabilitation

Nidhin, an AID volunteer from NYC has been volunteering as a physician in Guptakashi region of Uttarakhand. Their team would see close to 100 patients everyday spread over 20 villages.

In a brief conversation he said that the local people have come to fear rain. When it rains at night, people stay awake - even those who were not directly affected by the disaster.

Nidhin in Health Camp For more pictures click here .

Urgent Appeal to Help People Affected by Floods in Uttarakhand
Relief and Rehabilitation
Uttarakhand Relief & Rehab


AID is supporting the relief and rehabilitation work of Goonj, People's Science Institute, Himalayan Environmental Studies and Conservation Organization (HESCO) and Shri Bhuvneshwari Mahila Ashram. Donate Now!

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Please donate generously to AID's Uttarakhand & Himachal Relief & Rehab Fund for immediate as well as long term relief and rehabilitation.

Contact 304-TALK-AID (304-8255-243) or email donor [at] 

Checks made out to AID can be mailed to 5011 Tecumseh Street, College Park, MD 20740


Join the Campaign to Support Uttarakhand
Relief and Rehabilitation

Join the campaign to support Uttarakhand and share it with 10 others

Uttarakhand Slide Show Let us join hands and be a link in the human chain of support for the people of Uttarakhand.


Invite others to learn and join the campaign to support the people of Uttarakhand.

Call for Pictures for 2014 Calendars
AID News
Bauls of Birbhum

Are you a photographer? Do you know an artist, a connoisseur, a fan or student of Indian performing arts of the lesser-known genres? Association for India's Development appeals to YOU to help bring photographs of the performing arts from folk and regional genres, festival arts, cultural traditions and protest movements.

Think of Giddha, Lavani, Dandia, Bhalu Naacha, Ghoda Naacha, Dhudki Naacha, Jhumar, Biju, Kalaripayattu, Chhau, Baul singers, Yakshagana, Theyyam, Zeliang, Takara .... this is your chance to make these household names, as AID calendar reaches thousands of homes and offices every year!

Photo specifications: 300 dpi (min) as it will appear in 8.5 x 11 size along with one line on the story behind the picture.

AID Calendar Team will select photos based on quality, visual appeal, diversity, representation of lesser-known art forms and connection to social consciousness.

Please send your photo contributions to and help spread the word.


2014 Calendar

2014 AID Calendar 







Natya    Performance::Expression::Identity

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