"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..."
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.
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.
construction labourers and Underdeveloped families.
Started in January 2007
Located at Jharsa Village, Gurgaon
Has a Regular Teacher with a Full-Time setup.
About 4 0 students are taught 4 hours a day and
6 days a week.
Regular Nutritious food is provided to the children
Project Coordinator: Munish Duvedi
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 more than 12 Students are being admitted. (Funded by different Volunteers)
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.
Founder and Project Coordinator:
JAAGRITI, Dwarka Regular Activities 1. Education Program (Classes are held 6-7 days a week and 2 hours each day.) 2. Theatre and Dance Classes (5 days a week and 2 hours each day) Others 1. Drawing and Movie Screening Sessions. 2. Heath awareness camps. 3. Regular Volunteer Interaction and Meets. Proposed Activities 1. Computer Literacy Classes 2. Livelihood Generation Program for the mothers of the children.
The objective of Parichay is self-sustainability with the broader aim of making the individuals more aware and dignified citizens. Parichay started in 2001 encourages students’ participation in various activities like making of handicrafts, keeping in view the need to impart vocational education to them.
Parichay-AID collaboration has proved very successful. AID has supported Parichay in many activities, and has helped improved the general lot of children in numerous ways.
The Nutrition program has been started by AID Delhi at Parichay to address the problem of malnutrition
Basic non-formal education is provided to all the children. Volunteers visit Parichay regularly mostly on 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 mentally retarded. This mental rehabilitation center would be supporting children who are in and around the community at Bhajanpura.
The project is at initial stage where a survey is
conducted and the enrollment of children is taking place.
HSBC Employees can Volunteer at different projects of AID Delhi and help in teaching the children. Employees can also help out in various activities depending on their interests and availability. Both online and offline opportunities are available at AID DELHI.
HSBC can encourage its employees to pledge the value of one meal of their month and donate to AID Delhi to make a difference in the lives of many children.
HSBC can help us in organizing regular fund raising drives, Old clothes and stationary collection drives through drop boxes and stalls at their different office locations in NCR.
How can HSBC support us ?
At AID Delhi we aim at imparting education to the children in the most innovative and practical manner which not only helps the children to learn easily but also relate to it. HSBC can help us in this initiative by donating Old working Computers and laptops which are not being used in offices. They can be used at different project sites for imparting basic computer education to the children . Bridging the Digital Divide….
RSEP @ AID Delhi All the projects of AID Delhi aim at getting the best minds admitted in good schools and provide them with formal school education. HSBC can help us in this by sponsoring the Regular Schooling expenses of some of the deserving students at our different projects in Gurgaon, Noida and Dwarka. RSEP Expenses/Child: Rs 6,000 /Year (approx.) (can vary depending on the school fees at different locations)