• AID receives the inaugural 2011 Times of India’s Social Impact Award for Global contribution to India from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh [see link].
  • AID founder Ravi Kuchimanchi receives University of Maryland International Alumnus Award (2012)  [see link  | pics]

  • Movie Swades inspired by AID’s Bilgaon project [see link]
  • AID-India founder Balaji Sampath receives University of Maryland, Dept. of Electrical Engineering Distinguished Alumnus Award (2015) [see link]
  • International Mondialogo Engineering Award for AID-India’s “Bio-fuel for Rural India” project, 2004-2005.
  • UNDP grant of $50,000 for AID-India’s Tsunami Live-lihood Regeneration project in Tamil Nadu.


  • AID  Jeevansaathi Kiran featured in Indian Express [see here 2016]
  • Aamir Khan inaugurates Jodhpur work supported by AID [see here]
  • Chicago organizations raise $45000 for AID’s Chennai flood relief efforts [see here]

Learning humility, purity and simple-living from those who don’t take too much from the earth.
Targeting the problems of hunger, disease and oppression that sadden their lives.
Inspiring in each other trust, confidence and support for one another…

This is AID.





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