Association for India’s Development

AID was founded in 1991 with the vision: “Problems are interconnected, so must be the solution”

The village student of Nandurbar District, Maharshtra, India, who is pedalling to generate electricity for lighting his school is a volunteer. The people who helped design and manufacture AID’s Bijli bike (pedal power generator) are AID-India volunteers and their friends. Those that got excited by the project idea and raised funds to support it so that the village student is empowered to generate his own electricity are AID volunteers in USA. The person who took the photo and the person who uploaded it on the website are AID volunteers. And finally the jeevanshala (school of life) in a tribal village without electricity that inspired AID’s alternate energy initiatives is managed by volunteers of Narmada movement. (full text).

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About: Association for India’s Development (AID) is a volunteer movement committed to promoting sustainable, equitable and just development.

In solidarity with non-violent people’s struggles, AID supports grassroots organizations in India and initiates efforts in various interconnected spheres such as education, livelihoods, natural resources, health, women’s empowerment and social justice.

Compassion wherever there is suffering
Conviction that the compassion is strong enough to eliminate suffering
Courage to make this conviction a reality
This is AID …

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