American India Foundation (AIF)


The American India Foundation is dedicated to catalyzing social and economic change in India and building a lasting bridge between the United States and India.

The mission of AIF is to disrupt poverty and catalyze social and economic change in India.

AIF’s vision is to: 

Contribute to building an India where all people can gain access to affordable education, health care and livelihood opportunities, and where all Indians can realize their full potential.

Engage, inform, and inspire those passionate about India by building a trusted bridge and secure channel for philanthropic funding from the United States and other regions across the world, and its effective investment in the most innovative and scalable projects in India.

Uphold principles of secularism, transparency, and accountability in all of our activities.



AIF Raises $500K at Orange County Gala.

The American India Foundation hosted its third Annual Orange County Gala on March 19th, bringing together more than 250 guests, including some of the region’s most influential philanthropists, entrepreneurs, and community leaders to raise $500,000 in support of AIF’s Maternal and Newborn Survival  Initiative (MANSI), a public-private partnership working to reduce maternal and child mortality by providing care, resources, and support to empower local communities to care for their mothers and children and improve local health systems.

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Mast Center in Rewari, near Delhi India – Project Target:

Project Highlights:

  1. Trainer for garment construction training and Master Trainer for Production work have been identified.
  2. Garment construction lab with 2 Juki machines, 1 interlock machine, 1 embroidery machine, 1 pressing table with boiler, 1 cutting table and 5 motor backed sewing machines has been set-up.
  3. Signing of agreement with London Academy for providing Spoken English to the trainees is in process.
  4. The response from the youth, mainly from female candidates, towards the Garment Construction training cum production work has been positive; total 31 candidates enrolled so far.
  5. Training on Virtual MAST was organized by Anudip Foundation, Kolkata on 29th September at the center.
  6. Necessary hardware has been set-up for Virtual MAST
  7. Regular follow-up with placed candidates and their employers.
  8. Candidates mobilization drive being organized on daily basis.

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