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Invitation to dinner

Sept 26, 2015
College Park, MD

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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.

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Updates from Sustainable Agriculture Work in Sunderbans

Promila is a betel leaf farmer in Sunderbans AID started working on Sustainable Organic agriculture since Cyclone Aila devastated the agriculture in 2009. Revathi, a long time AID partner started off the work by training 25 farmers in methods of sustainable agriculture. DRCSC another AID partner has also been playing a key role in developing the capacities of the farmers. Today we are working with close to 10,000 farming families in the Sunderbans.

Several chapters in the US and AID-Kolkata has been deeply involved in the planning, capacity building and learning from the work along with  the 3 grassroots partners based in Sunderbans. Project Details

This year we applied and got a grant from TripAdvisor (through Global Giving) to support the work. Read here...>>

Chapters Host Indian Ocean Fall 2015 Tour

2015 Indian Ocean Tour AID Chapters across the US are hosting concerts by Indian Ocean

Boston, Sept 18th

Austin, Sept 27th

RTP, Oct 2nd

Baltimore, Oct 3rd

Bayarea, Oct 10th

Support Relief work in Assam
Relief and Rehabilitation

Assam Floods Relief Appeal

The recent floods in Assam have destroyed 11,000 hectares of crops that were ready to harvest, submerged more than 600 villages and affected > 300,000 people1. AID is sending $5000 from All India Relief Fund for immediate relief. Last year, the AID Relief Caravan was one of the first relief efforts to reach the flood survivors. 

Please donate generously to the AID All India Relief Fund so that we can continue to respond promptly to such natural disasters.

1Source: Assam State Disaster Management Authority release of June 13th, 2015

A first hand account of the damage

Period Of Change
The Campaign:  To eradicate menstrual taboo and to make more comfortable and eco-friendly options for menstrual hygiene available for women.
The Signs:  People are holding signs that say "I stand with #Period of Change because "
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