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Your generous donation will support AID Education programs. All donations are tax-deductible.


AID is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with federal tax-ID 04-3652609.

Sidharth Simhadri with Anakapalle school children who have received new backpacks.

Developing Curriculum:  Activity-based lessons with interactive materials motivate children to explore concepts from multiple angles rather than by rote.  Government, non-government schools as well as after-school centers use these methods and materials. 

Strengthening Public Schools: AID partners engage with government schools to improve teaching methods and see that all children have a right to meaningful, quality education.

Reaching the Unreached: In underserved communities, AID partners run schools and bridge courses to help students in remote and tribal areas prepare for and adjust in mainstream schools.  AID also supports model schools implementing effective innovative techniques in rural areas

Integrating with Civic Life:  Students apply what they learn to questions they face in their communities regarding caste, class, gender, natural resources and development.


General Unrestricted Fund Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Fund
Supports all of AID’s work. Supports projects that address the large scale agrarian crisis across India, through sustainable low-input organic farming initiatives, reclamation of degraded lands, struggle for land-rights and campaigns for government policies that mitigate farmer distress and counter the existing crisis.
All India Relief Fund Health Fund
Provides for relief, rehabilitation and mitigation of impact, during and after natural and man-made disasters such as floods, earthquakes, cyclones, drought, riots, industrial accidents, and gross negligence that results in large-scale displacement without rehabilitation and suffering of people. Supports projects on affordable and accessible, comprehensive, community-based, primary health-care like training village health workers in remote and rural areas, building capacity of government health workers, establishing community-based monitoring of public health systems, campaigns for health rights and universal health-care and direct interventions in nutrition, child and maternal health, malaria, mental health, leprosy, TB, HIV and eye-care.
Eureka Child Fund Appropriate Rural Technology Fund
Eureka Child works in the poorest villages of Tamilnadu to ensure quality education and health for children from marginalized families. Founded in 1996 by a team of IIT and BITS alumni, Eureka Child Foundation empowers local communities through projects in the fields of education, health, and livelihood. The objective of this fund is to support projects in appropriate rural technology and alternate energy that make a positive difference in the life and lifestyle of the poor in India.
Anti Corruption Fund Solar Pump Project Fund
Helps fight corruption. For example, this fund facilitates proper implementation of India’s Right to Information Act, that increases transparency in governance and exposes corruption in government-run Rural Employment Guarantee programs. Supports “Agariyas” (Salt farmers) in Little Rann of Kutch to replace highly polluting inefficient diesel pumps with ecofriendly Solar energy pumps to bring down the cost of salt production in a sustainable manner. The use of solar pumps will help a salt farmer save an average of $1200/yr for 10-12 years.
Peace and Communal Harmony Fund Jeevansathi Fund
The objective of this fund is to support organizing awareness events and activities not only at chapter level but also across chapters by collaborating with partners in USA and India. The funds may also be used for supporting projects in India that promote peace and communal harmony. Jeevansathis are highly motivated individuals who volunteered for AID in the U.S., and were inspired to give up their professional careers so that they can focus their full energies guiding the work of AID and partner organizations. They initiate projects and collaborations, and strengthen human rights campaigns.
Development Coordinator Fund AID Corpus Fund
Development Coordinators maintain quality connections with AID partners and volunteers, raise community awareness about sustainable, equitable and just development, take part in core organizational and compliance work and strengthen the support base of AID. The interest of the fund will be used to support core activities of AID while the principal accrues. This fund that builds slowly, provides longterm stability to the organization.  


Association for India’s Development Inc (AID Inc) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and our federal tax-ID is 04-3652609. To obtain copy of the current financial statement, please write to AID, 5011 Tecumseh Street, College Park, MD 20740. Documents and information pertaining to AID can be obtained from secretary of State for the cost of copies and postage.

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