In 2020, AIF quickly pivoted to address the critical situation in India and the United States. In India, AIF leveraged its programs’ infrastructure on health, education, and livelihoods via its wide network to address the needs of the nation with ventilators, PPE, and other interventions in order to save the lives of vulnerable Indians from COVID-19. Read the report here.

In 2021, India recorded the world’s highest daily tally of 314,835 COVID-19 infections on April 22nd, as this second wave sent many more into a fragile health care system, critically short of hospital beds and oxygen. Working with our partners, hospitals, and governments, AIF has launched a three-pronged Phase 2 Emergency Response Strategy to address this crisis. Here is an overview.

The American India Foundation is committed to improving the lives of India’s underprivileged, with a special focus on women, children, and youth. AIF does this through high impact interventions in education, health, and livelihoods, because poverty is multidimensional. AIF’s unique value proposition is its broad engagement between communities, civil society, and expertise, thereby building a lasting bridge between the United States and India. With offices in New York and California, twelve chapters across the U.S., and India operations headquartered in Delhi NCR, AIF has impacted 6.7 million lives across 26 states of India.

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Circle of Hope – From one group of women to another

A group of dynamic women philanthropists in AIF’s Circle of Hope is committed to improving […]

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“I feel more confident to carry out the tasks on my own”

Like millions of migrant workers in India, Rupaben Rathod’s parents never had a chance at […]

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“I am now interested in things that people think only boys love doing”

Pallavi’s parents hail from a remote village of Satara in Maharashtra. For generations, they have […]

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Remote Learning Strategies in COVID times

Along with the rest of the world, COVID-19 has had an immense impact on students […]

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THIS MOBILE LIBRARY IS A LIFELINE

The Mobile Library, a pilot project by AIF’s Learning and Migration Program (LAMP), aims to […]

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LEARNING AGAINST ODDS

Insights from STEM for Girls India Program in Haryana, Punjab, and Rajasthan IBM Private Limited […]

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Scrap Collector’s Daughter, Thireya Devi, Wins Award At A Robotics Competition

Meet Thireya Devi, a Grade 9 student of Thiru Vi Ka Corporation Higher Secondary School, […]

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How the Covid-19 Lockdown Transformed 15-Year-Old Doctaren Khadia as the Head of the Household

The countrywide lockdown and a sudden decision to close schools in March 2020 brought about […]

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The Needs of Seasonal Migrants Children in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 has affected all segments of society, whether it is industrialists, middle class citizens, farmers, […]

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Now I Can Read And Write Fluently

Sonalkumari Munnabhai Vasava prefers to be called Sonalben. She is in Grade 6 at the […]

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