Category AID News

Visit to City Heights Farmers’ Market and New Roots Community Farm, San Diego

Date: 28 July, 2012  Kathy Smith and I visited the City Heights Farmers’ Market, , followed by a visit to the New Roots Community Farm, an initiative by the International Rescue Committee (IRC). This document presents an overview of our visit, and hope we can learn from activities that are happening in this market and […]

AID Volunteer attacked for responding to a call for help from a minor girl being forced to marry

The Association for India’s Development (AID) condemns the cowardly attack on Linkan Subuddhi, an AID Noida volunteer, who was responding to a call for help from a minor girl being forced to marry. We demand that the perpetrator of this attack be brought to justice, adequate steps be taken by the Child Welfare Committee to ensure that […]

Ragi …A Wonder Grain!

Written, by Aravinda Pillalamarri   Ragi … also known as millet, nachni, sollu, or sattemavu … • grows well without irrigation, pesticides or fertilisers • is rich in calcium, iron, protein and some rare nutrients such as methionine • digests easily from infancy through old age, and its nutrients are highly absorbed • costs less than wheat, rice, or […]