Half of India lives on less than Rs. 100 / day, with many earning far below minimum wage and in unsafe conditions. Millions are in bonded labour or sold into human trafficking.
AID improves access to dignified livelihood by helping people
defend their natural resources that support their livelihoods
secure land rights and forest rights
raise a collective voice to demand living wages
leave oppressive work and find alternatives
apply for government employment through MGNREGA and get wages on time and in full
fight corruption in accessing rations, social security, health care and other government services to stem rural migration.
pursue local enterprises in tailoring, handicrafts, food processing and other small-scale industries.
market sustainably harvested foods and fair-trade products.
AID encourages all volunteers and well-wishers to support eco-friendly, fair-trade products and sustainably harvested foods and brings such products from our partners in sustainable livelihoods to market.