Welcome to AID Seattle Chapter

Association for India's Development is a volunteer movement promoting sustainable, equitable and just development. AID supports grassroots organizations in India and initiates efforts in various interconnected spheres such as agriculture, energy, education, health , livelihoods, natural resources including land and water, women's empowerment and social justice.

The Seattle Chapter was formally launched on June 6th 2007. Comprised of volunteers from diverse backgrounds, the chapter has raised over $800,000 and partnered with over 25 NGOs working in 18 states of India. In addition, it has hosted over 40 talks by eminent social activists and our partners, organized over 20 fund-raising events, worked to raise awareness in the local community, and built relationships with a large number of local charitable organizations.

The Chapter volunteers meet every Friday from 6pm to 7:30pm at Microsoft building 50, Room 1373.

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Featured Projects


Solid And Liquid Waste Management

SOLID AND LIQUID WASTE MANAGEMENT Exnora/India Green Service, TAMIL NADU/KARNATAKA $ 18,000 (2010 – 2012) The project aims to provide a path-breaking solution to modern societies’ biggest challenge ‘How to handle the waste we create’. STRATEGIES Redesigning the...

Kalrayan Hills Health Project

KALRAYAN HILLS HEALTH PROJECT Tribal Health Initiative, TAMIL NADU $ 4,000 (2011 – present) This project involves working with tribals in remote forest areas of Kalrayan Hills, and aims at promoting awareness of health and diseases, providing neonatal care, emergency facilities....

Women Action Against Pesticides

                  Kheti Virasat Mission and Center for Sustainable Agriculture, PUNJAB $ 10,000 (2011 – present) Kheti Virasat Mission (KVM) engages the village women in Punjab to work on the process of ecological agriculture and...


Courage | Commitment | Change

Compassion wherever there is suffering
Conviction that the compassion is strong enough to eliminate suffering
Courage to make this conviction a reality
This is AID...