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Tobacco control among adoloscents

Sochara, Awareness among adolescents of dangers of tobacco usage   One in three adults in India consume tobacco in some form leading to a multitude of health problems. The basis of this problem usually lies in addiction taking root in the adolescent years. This problem has received widespread recognition by WHO, and the Indian government […]

Desi cotton revival project

Sahaja Samrudha, Promotion of indigenous varieties of cotton   Desi cotton, or indigenous varieties of cotton, are an integral part of cotton growers communities for centuries that have natural resistance to pests, and also good adsorbent properties and that are suitable for surgical cotton and well-suited for cushions and mattresses. However, with the prevalence of […]

Baje re muraliya

AID San Diego and Academy of Indian Music together present Baje re muraliya, an evening of melodious Hindustani classical music, to be held on December 3rd, 2016 at Qualcomm Q-Auditorium, San Diego. Please come and join us in the special evening, and support a good cause. Proceeds of this concert go towards supporting various non-profit […]

Donor Appreciation Lunch 2015-Nov 14th, 2015, 12 Noon- Diwali Dining

Mr. K.S. Ramamurthy: At 82 years young, Mr. Ramamurthy has an amazing history of accomplishments, sacrifice and activism. He is a relentless crusader for the upliftment of the younger generation and bringing them out of poverty, ill health and ignorance. After a long stint in Botswana and Zambia, where he held highest government positions and […]

Ganesh and Kumaresh Violin Concert- 7 PM Friday, September 18th 2015

AID San Diego, in partnership with the Seshan family and Academy of Indian Music (AIM) San Diego would like to invite one and all to an enthralling evening of classical instrumental music. The world-renowned vilionists Ganesh-Kumaresh, also known as the Violin brothers and Fiddling Monks, would be performing at Qualcomm Q-Auditorium, San Diego on 18th […]

“Don’t waste your garbage” – a talk by C. Srinivasan at Qualcomm

Renowned environmentalist C. Srinivasan gave a very inspiring talk at Qualcomm, San Diego on June 3, 2015, about the various sustainable initiatives undertaken by him over the past two decades. As if the title of the talk “Don’t waste your garbage” wasn’t catchy enough, the talk was replete with various anectodal examples of how people […]

Talk by environmentalist C. Srinivasan (UCSD)

Venue   : Governance Chambers, Price Center, UC San Diego (UCSD) Time     : 12 – 2 pm Date      : Sunday, 31st May, 2015   Don’t miss this opportunity to meet Mr. C. Srinivasan, a dynamic environmentalist from India. Learn about his works in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, a town with high temperature and relatively low rainfall […]


SODEWS Residential Specialized Training Center (RSTC), Vellore, Tamil Nadu India The RSTC program has been run by the Society for the Development of Weaker Sections (SODEWS) since 2009, and has helped children, mostly from tribal and most backward communities, who have no easy access to schools. Started with the funding of the government, both Centre […]

Articulate Ability Dance Concert 2014

The Articulate Ability Dance concert 2014 was held on 20th September, 2014 at Joan B. Kroc Theatre, 6611 University Ave, San Diego 92115. Articulate Ability, a group of visually challenged dancers enthralled audiences with their talent in Bharatanatyam, Kathak and other classical and folk dance forms of India. The audience showed their appreciation of the […]

Patron Appreciation Lunch- June 1, 2014

The Association for India’s Development (AID) Donor Lunch took place at the Royal India restaurant in Carmel Valley on June 1. The annual AID lunch, which acts as both a fundraising and a patron appreciation event, was kicked off by a welcome reception by a San Diego chapter AID volunteer, Adarsh. This was accompanied by […]