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Please donate generously this year, especially to support Covid-19 efforts. Sponsor a child for only $500.

AIM for Seva Donation

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR 

Special Event: AIMS Collaboration livestream concert , Dec 12th at 5 pm PST

Proceeds to educate children of rural India through AIM for Seva  and cover direct expenses.

Please book tickets now $25 per ticket (email id).  Dance schools can buy tickets in bulk by sending email request to SurdarbarAustin@gmail.com, contact phone: +1-3135301706
Additional Donations to AIM for Seva can be done on that site or on our site.  Please join the team to perform your Seva.

Famous Hindhustani Artists:
Jayateerth Mevundi: Hindustani classical vocalist and torch bearer of the Kirana gharana as exemplified by the late Bharat Ratna Pt. Bhimsen Joshi.
Sreedutt Prabhu: A sought after percussionist who plays the Tabla and Pakhwaj, he has performed with renowned artists – vocalists and instrumentalists.
Deepak Nayak: Student of Vidwan Shri Sathvijay – he is a well-known and talented tabla player who has performed across India and abroad
Sameer Rao: A sought after Hindustani classical Indian flautist is one of the prominent disciples of Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia
Narendra Nayak: A graded artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan, he is a disciple of Pt. Vasanth Kanakapur.

Please enjoy this short video clip as a symbol of our prayers to Sri Ganesha to help educate young children. This is what AIM for Seva is all about. Then, please register for the online concert on Nov 7 to enjoy the full glory of India’s diverse culture

Annual 2020 donor appreciation livestream concert  completed successfully.

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Links for Watching the Event on Nov 7th

link for Nov 7th show
Preview of Event
Artist’s introduction to Event

Bhāvaye Paramātmānam – Manifestation of the Devine

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“We do not say there are many gods. We do not say there is one God. We say there is ONLY God.” These profound words of Swami Dayananda Saraswati have been the inspiration for this uniquely presented concert. Bhāvaye Paramātmānam is our 2020 donor appreciation event and is dedicated to Swami Dayananda Saraswati, AIM for Seva’s founder, on his 90th jayanti this year. He firmly believed in the validity of all cultures, and exhorted everyone to preserve and celebrate the diverse forms.

Bhāvaye Paramātmānam is a confluence of music, dance and languages. Seven top-performing artists from the field of classical music and dance have come together to celebrate the great master and his vision.

Free Registration Now

Link to watch the Event on Nov 7th 5pm PST  click Here

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Youtube live streaming link will be sent a day before the event.

 

AIM for Seva transforms a childs journey

Please download and share these colorful brochures for all those who may be interested.

AIM for SEVA Mini Brochure

Aim for SEVA_Full Brochure

Transforming Rural India one One child at a time 

Transforming Rural India One Child at a time

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More videos below

Diversity,Disparity,Challenges
Manjakudi
AIMS Thanks You

More aims for seva impact videos here

Please donate generously this year, especially to support Covid-19 efforts. Sponsor a child for only $500.

AIM for Seva Donation

Please donate generously this year, especially to support Covid-19 efforts. Sponsor a child for only $500.

AIM for Seva Donation

 

Read more of their stories HERE

 

CURRENT SITUATION in Challenging times

First and foremost, thank you for your kind support of the life-transforming work of AIM for Seva. Your generous contribution is impacting the most disadvantaged children of rural India, allowing them to discover their interests, pursue their dreams, and realize their full potential.  We want to keep you informed of the situation in this most challenging times.

  • 95% of the 4,000 students living in our 104 chatralayas (free student homes) have returned to their family homes and are safe & healthy. We keep in touch with them on a regular basis.
  • We continue to provide on-line education to our students where applicable until school re opens later this year.
  • We provided food and supplies to thousands of migrant workers, in rural India, during the pandemic situation.
  • Here in USA, we partnered with SEWA International in providing non-medical help such as donating masks to healthcare professionals, delivering groceries for senior citizens, providing travel & accommodations to stranded visitors and psychological counseling to many who needed our help during these challenging times.

As a valued donor, we want you to know how your contribution is being invested and the difference it’s making …

OUR IMPACT

  • We educate 9,000 children per year in our 104 chatralayas and 7 educational institutions across 16 states of India and 90% of our students graduate from high school.
  • Our 6 health care facilities serve 150,000 patients annually, from common ailments to performing surgery.
  • We serve 5 million meals (anna dānam) each year and invest 80,000 hours in shaping the life of a child through our value-based education (vidya dānam).
  • Our work has impacted over 20 million lives across 2,300 villages over the last 20 years of our seva.

OUR GROWTH PLAN

  • Twelve more chatralayas (free student homes) are under construction, with completion set for 2021.
  • Three residential school campuses (vidyalayas) are planned, with each campus comprising of a high school and a boys’ & girls’ hostel as part of our five-year plan, with a long-term strategy of such campuses in every state of India.
  • This unprecedented and innovative approach will allow us to increase our reach within rural India and bring our comprehensive care and proven value-based curriculum to a greater number of underprivileged children.

Your continued support is needed now more than ever as we work to deepen our reach and have an even greater impact on the children we serve.  We have earned Charity Navigator’s highest star rating for the fourth consecutive year, demonstrating our strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.

Please donate generously this year, especially to support Covid-19 efforts. Sponsor a child for only $500

2020 Donation

AIM for Seva achieves TOP 4-star rating four years in a row!!

AIM for Seva has earned Charity Navigator’s highest rating for the fourth consecutive year, demonstrating our …

  • Strong financial health
  • Commitment to accountability and transparency
  • Adherence to best practices
  • Consistent administrative, or overhead, costs of less than 5%

We are proud to announce that AIM for Seva USA has been awarded a four star rating for the third consecutive year by Charity Navigator, an independent external validating non-profit organization, for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.

In the USA, there are about 1.2 million charities out of which about 8000 organizations get qualified to be evaluated by Charity Navigator every year. Only 24% of these have scored the TOP rating (four out of four stars) for three consecutive years. This achievement by AIM for Seva means that we outperform most charities in our area of work, and demonstrates exceeding of industry standards.

“This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets AIM for Seva apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.” says Charity Navigators’s CEO, Mr. Michael Thatcher.

We could not have received this four star rating without you! Thank you for your donations, your time, and your good will. Your trust and support means a lot to us!

See charity navigator site here

AIMS has also been awarded India’s Highest Honors for a charity.

Covid-19 Relief Effort: AIM for Seva has joined hands with Sewa International

2020 Donation

COVID-19 Relief donations also accepted. Online Credit card donations can be done using the link above. OR, checks payable to “AIM for Seva” can be  sent to this address.
C/O Vijay Kapoor,  AIMS Director, Bay Area, 28615 Matadero Creek Ct, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

To provide non-medical assistance to those impacted by the pandemic in the United States.  Regional helplines have been established to access information and resources Southwest: 281.909.7392; West Coast: 203.872.7392;East Coast: 302.330.7392;Midwest: 708.872.7392.   Read Here for more details

Volunteer Sign up Sheet

Here is the link for signing up as volunteer with Sewa International. Many volunteers are signing up from other AIM For Seva chapters and they also receive training.  Click Here.

Pictures from Vijayji and Jugal/Bimla Kishore recent visit to Pedali and Manjakudi Projects, Feb 2020

see more pictures on this page

Your Support Matters

Leave a legacy by sponsoring a new FSH construction

With a $100K donation, drive the construction of a new facility and change the lives of a village and district around it. Shortlist of possible sites with great need have already been identified.  All detailed logistics and procedures will be handled by well organized teams, to make the process easy.  See this Page for more details.

Maintenance of 6 FSHs sponsored by SF Bay Area

Please see here for more details about the composition, location and updates of these FSH here.  Longer term endowments are highly appreciated.

Progress and updates of recent  projects

See the updates of recent FSHs here. See the progress of new construction of FSHs  and projects  here

Donate 

Online Credit card donations can be done using the link above.. Checks payable to “AIM for Seva” can be  sent to this address.
C/O Vijay Kapoor,  AIMS Director, Bay Area
28615 Matadero Creek Ct, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

Thank you for  your continuing support for this worthy cause. If you can help in any volunteer capacity, please send an email to sudharsana.srinivasan@gmail.com for inquiries.

AIM for Seva, Vision and Activities

Links to Progress Reports

See the many projects and new initiatives accomplished by AIMS India in 4th quarter news letter

AIMS India Oct-Dec-2018-Newsletter
Brief overview of AIM of Seva (pdf)
SFBA Annual Report of Progress in 2017

Achievements for 2018

Please see this Page for more details

Lots of family fun at Sevathon,  Sept 8th 2019.

40 people came to  join outdoor fun and raise awareness for the  AIM-S seva projects.

Where: Arena Green East at 349 W. St. John Street, San Jose, CA 95110.

Children Helping Children Activities

Please see more details on  this Page