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  1. 1. Association for India’s Development- Delhi Chapter
  2. 2. Mission <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;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...&quot; </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Seva, Sangharsh, Nirmaan
  3. 3. About AID India <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Since then, the movement has spread to more than 50 universities in the US and India. </li></ul><ul><li>Over the past years AID has undertaken numerous projects across the length and breadth of the country. </li></ul>
  4. 5. About AID India - Delhi Chapter Be the change you want to see in the world - Gandhiji <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  5. 6. About AID India - Delhi Chapter <ul><li>AID Delhi has built its forte in the realm of Education , possessing a strong foundation in various non –formal education projects all over NCR. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  6. 7. AID India - Delhi Impact <ul><li>AID Delhi through its various projects and initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>across NCR has been able to influence: </li></ul><ul><li>Around 410+ Children between age of 4-15 years who are provided with non-formal education at different projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Children are not only provided with the right education but also with regular Health and Nutrition Support. </li></ul><ul><li>With a team of around 150 Volunteers which actively </li></ul><ul><li>takes part in different initiatives and AID Delhi has built a </li></ul><ul><li>bond of love and trust between the volunteers, </li></ul><ul><li>children, and their parents. </li></ul>
  7. 8. AID India - Delhi Impact <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteers regularly do basti visits to inform every parent about their child’s progress and interact with the children and their parents. </li></ul><ul><li>Significant improvement has been observed </li></ul><ul><li>in the learning, reading, writing and eating </li></ul><ul><li>habits of the children. </li></ul>
  8. 9. AID India - Delhi Impact <ul><li>Areas of work- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women Empowerment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relief and Rehabilitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Right to Information Initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CSR Initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Livelihood Generation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Justice Movements </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. AID India - Delhi Impact <ul><li>Our Collaborations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>KHOJ Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parichay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kalpavriksh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chintan </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. AID India - Delhi Impact <ul><li>AID Delhi has also organized various campaigns in Delhi to support various causes and initiatives. Some of which are: </li></ul><ul><li>Candle Vigil in Dec 2008 against Mumbai terror attacks. </li></ul><ul><li>Tree Plantation drive with Kalpvriksh. </li></ul><ul><li>Candle Vigil for farmers suicide on Oct 2, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Part of coalition of GM-free India Campaign. </li></ul><ul><li>Fund Raising Drives for Bihar Flood Relief. </li></ul>
  11. 12. AID India - Delhi Birthday Celebrations
  12. 13. AID India - Delhi Birthday Celebrations
  13. 14. Aashayein (North Delhi) AID India - NCR Projects Unnati and Disha (Gurgaon) Prayas (Noida) Jaagriti (Dwarka)
  14. 15. P R A Y A S
  15. 16. PRAYAS, Noida <ul><li>Prayas was initiated by a few AID volunteers in 2006 as a </li></ul><ul><li>night school which aimed at helping a few adolescent children </li></ul><ul><li>learn to read and write. </li></ul><ul><li>It then developed into a community development project </li></ul><ul><li>through which now more than 40 children are provided with </li></ul><ul><li>non formal education. </li></ul><ul><li>Regular Picnics, Nutrition and health drives are organized for </li></ul><ul><li>the children. </li></ul><ul><li>5 children from Prayas were admitted to regular school last year </li></ul><ul><li>and around 25 children are targeted to get admitted in </li></ul><ul><li>schools this year. </li></ul><ul><li>Project Coordinator: Arun Raj </li></ul>
  16. 18. PRAYAS, Noida Sab ko mahsoos ho zindagi ki kushiyan …
  17. 19. Aashayein <ul><li>Start: March 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Near Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station. </li></ul><ul><li>Around 25 Children are taught regularly on weekends by a team of Volunteers. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal: To develop the skills of Reading, Writing and Arithematic in the children. </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinator: Neeru Malhotra </li></ul>
  18. 20. AID India Delhi Chapter Aashayein
  19. 21. Unnati, Gurgaon
  20. 22. <ul><li>A non-formal school targeting children of </li></ul><ul><li>construction labourers and Underdeveloped families. </li></ul><ul><li>Started in January 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Located at Jharsa Village, Gurgaon </li></ul><ul><li>Has a Regular Teacher with a Full-Time setup. </li></ul><ul><li>About 4 0 students are taught 4 hours a day and </li></ul><ul><li>6 days a week. </li></ul><ul><li>Regular Nutritious food is provided to the children </li></ul><ul><li>daily. </li></ul><ul><li>Project Coordinator: Munish Duvedi </li></ul>Unnati, Gurgaon
  21. 23. 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)
  22. 24. Children in Action…
  23. 25. Some memorable moments…
  24. 26. Unnati Team
  25. 27. Disha, Gurgaon
  26. 28. <ul><li>The school caters to around 50 children from 3-4 </li></ul><ul><li>surrounding slums consisting of families of rag </li></ul><ul><li>collectors. </li></ul><ul><li>Started in January 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Located at Jharsa Village, Gurgaon </li></ul><ul><li>A Full-Time center with a regular teacher has been </li></ul><ul><li>set up where classes are held from 9 am to 1 pm, </li></ul><ul><li>6days a week. </li></ul><ul><li>Project Coordinator: Anshul Sachdev </li></ul>Disha, Gurgaon
  27. 29. Disha, Gurgaon <ul><li>The school plans to provide nutritious food to the </li></ul><ul><li>children daily in between the classes. </li></ul><ul><li>As and when we identify any deserving student, </li></ul><ul><li>we plan to mentor him/her individually and prepare </li></ul><ul><li>for regular school admission. (RSEP) </li></ul>
  28. 30. Children at Disha….
  29. 31. JAAGRITI
  30. 32. <ul><li>Start: Feb. 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Near Sector 13 Metro Station, Dwarka </li></ul><ul><li>Around 35 Children are under the care of the project along with team of 15 volunteers. </li></ul><ul><li>An initiative to impart basic education and bring about a productive change in the lives of poor and underprivileged </li></ul><ul><li>children in Dwarka, New Delhi. </li></ul>JAAGRITI, Dwarka
  31. 33. JAAGRITI, Dwarka <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>A full time center has been set up with a teacher for regular teaching of the children. </li></ul><ul><li>Founder and Project Coordinator: </li></ul><ul><li>Anchit Goel </li></ul>
  32. 34. 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.
  33. 35. Work in action @ Jaagriti
  34. 36. Work in action @ Jaagriti
  35. 37. Parichay
  36. 38. Parichay and AID Delhi <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>The Nutrition program has been started by AID Delhi at Parichay to address the problem of malnutrition </li></ul><ul><li>amongst the children. </li></ul><ul><li>Parichay Coordinator: Vijay Bhaiya </li></ul>
  37. 39. Parichay and AID Delhi <ul><li>Basic non-formal education is provided to all the children. Volunteers visit Parichay regularly mostly on weekends. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>The project is at initial stage where a survey is </li></ul><ul><li>conducted and the enrollment of children is taking place. </li></ul>
  38. 40. At Parichay
  39. 41. AID India Delhi Chapter and HSBC
  40. 42. <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>How can HSBC support us ?
  41. 43. 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….
  42. 44. 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)