Compassion wherever there is suffering. Conviction that the compassion is strong enough to eliminate suffering. Courage to make this conviction a reality.
Welcome to the Association for India's Development, Bay Area Chapter
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.
YOUR support can make an impact!
YOUR donation makes a direct impact at the last mile. Your investment in AID is an investment in the People of India. AID is a volunteer driven organization with a 4 star rating from Charity Navigator. We work with grassroots groups embedded in the community, who are led by the voices from adivasi, dalit, women & gender variant groups standing up against violence. All projects are visited by volunteers.
Supporting India's small farmers
In the last 10 years, 150,000 farmers committed suicide in India. In the same period, Indian farmers increased food production 1.5 times. They have delivered what the nation needs. But have we delivered what they need to survive? Let us honor the 71st Independence Day by investing in our farmers. You can help support
AID Bay Area supports small and marginal farmers in India in a variety of ways. Our partners in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana ensure that tenant farmers get access to bank credit removing them from clutches of private moneylenders. They ensure continued education and livelihoods for families of farmers who have ended their lives and engage in advocacy with the government to ensure fair policies for the farmers in India.
AID Bay Area hosts many events over the year to spread our message and expand our ever growing ranks of volunteers. You may have already heard of Roobaroo, Milan, Run For India ...