Hurrican Phailing Fundraiser
DONATE NOW FOR CYCLONE PHAILIN RELIEF AND REHABILITATION
This is an immediate donation request for Cyclone Phailin that hit India's east coast on Oct 12 2013. The states to be most affected are Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal.
Experience from previous disasters like Uttarakhand floods of 2013 and Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2005, we have learned that a very long term rehabilitation is needed for people affected by the flood whose lives and living has been devastated by the floods.
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Checks can be sent payable to "AID" at
AIDJHU, Mattin Center
3400 N Charles St,
Baltimore, MD 21218
AID Talk: Aseem Shrivastava, Predatory Growth In India: Critique and Alternative
Talk by Aseem Shrivastava at Association for India's Development at Johns Hopkins University.
Date: Oct 2, 2013 7 pm to 9 pmRead more
Rap on Soni Sori by Nirvan
See the rap by Nirvan on Save Soni Sori Campaign on March 08, 2013
Sign the petition at http://www.listenforindia.org/save_soni_sori
Mapping the Contours of Clinical Trials in India: Context, Contests and Concerns
Presented by Association for India's Development at Johns Hopkins University and Co-organized by Sama-Resource group for Women and Health
Learn more about commercial surrogacy, maternal health, and of reproductive rights!
Speaker Sarojini N., the director and co-founder of Sama – Resource group for Women and Health, shares research on surrogacy practices and strategies to address problems like medical malpractice and the exploitation of women hired to be gestational mothers.
Anti Illegal Mining Talk by S R Hiremath
AID JHU has supported the project to stop Illegal Mining in Karnataka, Samaj Parivartan Sansthan spearheaded by Mr. S R Hiremath.
Link to the talk RSVP and information page
Detailed Bio of Mr S R Hiremath
Mr. S. R. Hiremath is the vanguard of India's second Independence Struggle for protection of natural resources. His pioneering crusade against corruption and depletion of natural resources has made him the icon of all right thinking persons in India and beyond.
Mr. Hiremath does not own any of the modern amenities, a living legend, who travels in a Second Class Railway compartment, carries his own luggage, books and documentation. He argued the case single handed in the Central Empowered Committee and also in various foras across India, which led to the liberation of thousands of acres of public resources.
Infinite India Photo Book on Sale
Association for India's Development has started the sell of Infinite India book for as low as $39.99 .
AID will get minimum $10 for each books sold.
The book is collection of pictures by Nishikant Deshmukh when he visited AID projects in 2013.
CLICK HERE to buy the book now.
Read more to see some of the selective images.Read more
Human Cost Of India's Race For Development
RTI on Wheels project featured in Indian Express
AID Johns Hopkins University supported project RTI Yatra part of RTI on wheels got some initial media coverage in Indian Express. The idea of the project is to spread Right to Information act across India. The bus has all modern facilities including sleeping area and video conferencing.Read more