Events

Team AID ASHA Event

​Would you like to do something challenging for a great cause, improve your fitness, make amazing friends and have the time of your life this summer? If yes, we would like to invite you to join TeamAIDAsha organized by Association for India's Development (AID) and Asha for Education. Learn more about our training and fundraising program at our FREE information session.
 
Who: Everyone is welcome, no prior running or fund-raising experience required
When: Sunday, April 2nd 2017, 2 pm
Where: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building 3, Room 270, 
77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA
RSVP on our Meetup page:  https://www.meetup.com/TeamAIDAsha-marathon-program/events/238152815/ 

Details
TeamAIDAsha trains runners to run marathons (Marine Corps Marathon, Baystate Full or Half Marathon) while raising funds for AID and Asha. Over the last 14 years we have trained more than 350 runners to complete their first full/half marathon and raise more than $800,000 for developmental and educational projects in India. 

We are preparing for a bigger and better season this year. At this FREE information session you can learn about training for the races and fund-raising from our coaches, alumni runners and volunteers. Please share this event with all your friends and family members. 

Everyone is welcome, no prior running or fund-raising experience is required. Please help us spread the word.
 
Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeamAIDAsha
Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/teamaidasha
For more Information : http://www.teamaidasha.org
Questions? E-mail us at: info@teamaidasha.org

See you,

TeamAIDAsha Volunteers

Upcoming

Team AID ASHA Event

​Would you like to do something challenging for a great cause, improve your fitness, make amazing friends and have the time of your life this summer? If yes, we would like to invite you to join TeamAIDAsha organized by Association for India's Development (AID) and Asha for Education. Learn more about our training and fundraising program at our FREE information session.
 
Who: Everyone is welcome, no prior running or fund-raising experience required
When: Sunday, April 2nd 2017, 2 pm
Where: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building 3, Room 270, 
77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA
RSVP on our Meetup page:  https://www.meetup.com/TeamAIDAsha-marathon-program/events/238152815/ 

Details
TeamAIDAsha trains runners to run marathons (Marine Corps Marathon, Baystate Full or Half Marathon) while raising funds for AID and Asha. Over the last 14 years we have trained more than 350 runners to complete their first full/half marathon and raise more than $800,000 for developmental and educational projects in India. 

We are preparing for a bigger and better season this year. At this FREE information session you can learn about training for the races and fund-raising from our coaches, alumni runners and volunteers. Please share this event with all your friends and family members. 

Everyone is welcome, no prior running or fund-raising experience is required. Please help us spread the word.
 
Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeamAIDAsha
Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/teamaidasha
For more Information : http://www.teamaidasha.org
Questions? E-mail us at: info@teamaidasha.org

See you,

TeamAIDAsha Volunteers

Past

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We want to invite you to this talk by our partners Jeevan Saathi Kamayani Swami and Ashish Ranjan. Kamayani and Ashish work full time on labor issues such as temporary/seasonal migration, minimum wage, employment guarantee & pensions for the elderly. They are based in Bihar where Kamayani helped form a trade union of unorganized sector rural workers Jan Jagaran Shakti Sangathan (http://www.jjabihar.org).    WHEN: Sunday, June 19, 2016 (4-6pm) WHERE: MIT | Bld. 4, Rm 231  About Kamayani: ...
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Obalesh Bheemappa hails from the Madiga community, historically the most marginalized even among the dalit communities. It is also one of the ‘untouchable’ communities. The Madigas form about 95% of the sweepers and manual scavengers in Karnataka. He is one of the few people in the community to have even completed schooling (10th std). Since then he has been working to organize the manual scavenging community through various interventions in the Tumkur district. Obalesh and his team work in the...
R. Geetha began her sociopolitical work in 1974 in the organized sector but soon shifted to the unorganized sector because the workers there were the worst off while of least interest to political parties. She was instrumental in launching two organizations in the slums of Madras - Pennurimai Iyakkam(Women's Rights Movement) and KaTTiDa ThozhilaaLar Sangam (Construction Workers Union).  The construction worker movement gained strength in the state and later at the national level, even with no...

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