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Association for India’s

Development- Delhi Chapter
Mission
"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..."

Seva, Sangharsh, Nirmaan
About AID India
AID is a worldwide volunteer-driven movement. AID
started in University of Maryland at College Park in 1991
when some graduate students of Indian origin decided
to make a difference to lives of underprivileged sections
of society in India.

Since then, the movement has spread to more than 50
universities in the US and India.

Over the past years AID has undertaken numerous
projects across the length and breadth of the country.
About AID India - Delhi Chapter
• The Delhi Chapter of AID came into being on a cool 26th
January morning, in the year 2004. The Delhi Chapter and
its various initiatives and projects have since journeyed
down a memorable path.

• AID has touched not only the lives of the
underprivileged, but has also carved a niche out in each
and every volunteer’s heart and soul.

• Delhi is the capital of the country and therefore the Delhi
Chapter is not only strategically important but also vital
for the growth and effectiveness of the movement.

Be the change you want to see in the world - Gandhiji
About AID India - Delhi Chapter
• AID Delhi has built its forte in the realm of Education,
possessing a strong foundation in various non –formal
education projects all over NCR.

• Being run by a group of young motivated professionals,
AID Delhi has travelled a long journey since the time of its
creation. It has influenced and impacted many lives and
created long lasting happiness in lives of many people
specially that of the underprivileged children.
AID India - Delhi Impact
AID Delhi through its various projects and initiatives
across NCR has been able to influence:

Around 410+ Children between age of 4-15 years who are
provided with non-formal education at different projects.

Children are not only provided with the right education
but also with regular Health and Nutrition Support.

With a team of around 150 Volunteers which actively
takes part in different initiatives and AID Delhi has built a
bond of love and trust between the volunteers,
children, and their parents.
AID India - Delhi Impact
The children under different projects are of migrant
workers who keep on moving from one location to other
and have no access to educational facilities.

AID Delhi Volunteers visit these places, talk to the
parents of the children and motivate the children to study
and attend school and classes at our projects.

Volunteers regularly do basti visits to inform every parent
about their child’s progress and interact with the children
and their parents.

Significant improvement has been observed
in the learning, reading, writing and eating
habits of the children.
AID India - Delhi Impact
• Areas of work-

– Environment
– Women Empowerment
– Relief and Rehabilitation
– Right to Information Initiatives
– CSR Initiatives
– Livelihood Generation
– Health Initiatives
– Social Justice Movements
AID India - Delhi Impact
• Our Collaborations:

– KHOJ Foundation

– Parichay

– Kalpavriksh

– Chintan
AID India - Delhi Impact
AID Delhi has also organized various campaigns in Delhi to
support various causes and initiatives. Some of which are:

Candle Vigil in Dec 2008 against Mumbai terror attacks.

Tree Plantation drive with Kalpvriksh.

Candle Vigil for farmers suicide on Oct 2, 2007.

Part of coalition of GM-free India Campaign.

Fund Raising Drives for Bihar Flood Relief.
AID India - Delhi Birthday Celebrations
AID India - Delhi Birthday Celebrations
AID India - NCR Projects

Prayas Unnati and Disha
(Noida) (Gurgaon)

Aashayein Jaagriti
(North Delhi) (Dwarka)
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PRAYAS, Noida

•Prayas was initiated by a few AID volunteers in 2006 as a
night school which aimed at helping a few adolescent children
learn to read and write.
•It then developed into a community development project
through which now more than 40 children are provided with
non formal education.
•Regular Picnics, Nutrition and health drives are organized for
the children.
•5 children from Prayas were admitted to regular school last year
and around 25 children are targeted to get admitted in
schools this year.
Project Coordinator: Arun Raj
PRAYAS, Noida
Sab ko mahsoos ho zindagi ki kushiyan …
Aashayein
• Start: March 2006

• Location: Near Vishwavidyalaya Metro
Station.

• Around 30 Children are taught regularly
on weekends by a team of Volunteers.

• Goal: To develop the skills of Reading,
Writing and Arithematic in the children.

• Coordinator: Neeru Malhotra
AID India Delhi Chapter

Aashayein
Unnati, Gurgaon
Unnati, Gurgaon
• A non-formal school targeting children of
construction labourers and Underdeveloped families.

• Started in January 2007

• Located at Jharsa Village, Gurgaon

• Has a Regular Teacher with a Full-Time setup.

• About 40 students are taught 4 hours a day and
6 days a week.

• Regular Nutritious food is provided to the children
daily.

Project Coordinator: Puneet Sharma
Regular School Education Program
@ Unnati

Under this program, we identify the most deserving
students in our project and get them admitted into
regular good schools in Gurgaon.

This is designed to give them a very good environment
for growing and learning so that they have a chance
to look beyond the current horizons set by their
family, peer group and community.

Last year 4 Students were admitted to Vivek Public
School in Gurgaon and this year 12 Students
are going to be admitted.
(Funded by different Volunteers)
Children in Action…
Some memorable moments…
Unnati Team
Disha, Gurgaon
Disha, Gurgaon
• The school caters to around 50 children from 3-4
surrounding slums consisting of families of rag
collectors.

• Started in January 2009

• Located at Jharsa Village, Gurgaon

• A Full-Time center with a regular teacher has been
set up where classes are held from 9 am to 1 pm,
6days a week.

•Project Coordinator: Anshul Sachdev
Disha, Gurgaon
• The school plans to provide nutritious food to the
children daily in between the classes.

• As and when we identify any deserving student,
we plan to mentor him/her individually and prepare
for regular school admission. (RSEP)
Children at Disha….
JAAGRITI
JAAGRITI, Dwarka
• Start: Feb. 2009

• Location: Near Sector 13 Metro Station,
Hotel Construction Site.

• Around 35 Children are taught regularly
on weekends by a team of Volunteers.

• Goal: To impart basic elementary education
to the underprivileged children of
construction workers at different
construction sites in Dwarka and
help them rise and become
successful citizens of this country.
JAAGRITI, Dwarka

• Jaagriti aims at not only providing the
children with the right education but also
team them about good health, hygiene,
cleanliness and values of life which are as
essential as the basic textbook knowledge.

• A full time center has been set up with a
teacher for regular teaching of the
children.

• Project Coordinator: Anchit Goel.
Work in action @ Jaagriti
Parichay
Parichay and AID Delhi
• The objective of Parichay is self-
self-sustainability with the broader
aim of making the individuals more aware and dignified
citizens.. Parichay started in 2001 encourages students’
citizens
participation in various activities like making of handicrafts,
keeping in view the need to impart vocational education to
them..
them

• Parichay-
Parichay-AID collaboration has proved very successful
successful.. AID
has supported Parichay in many activities, and has helped
improved the general lot of children in numerous ways.
ways.

• The Nutrition program has been started by AID Delhi at
Parichay to address the problem of malnutrition
amongst the children
children..
Parichay Coordinator: Vijay Bhaiya
Parichay and AID Delhi
• Basic non
non--formal education is provided to all the children
children..
Volunteers visit Parichay regularly mostly on weekends.
weekends.

• A non-formal education center, Bal Vikas Kendra, was the first
thing to come up as a part of the project. About 150 children
have benefited from this program till date.

• Gyan Ganga is a project which has started from learning's at
Parichay.. This project is focused on children who are
Parichay
mentally retarded
retarded.. This mental rehabilitation center would be
supporting children who are in and around the community at
Bhajanpura..
Bhajanpura
The project is at initial stage where a survey is
conducted and the enrollment of children is taking place
place..
At Parichay

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