Issues we are focusing can be expressed by the acronym


  • Water, Waste/Sanitation
  • Education,Energy,Environment
  • Agriculture,Attitude,Administration
  • Livelihoods,Leadership
  • Technology,Trade,Transportation
  • Healthcare,Housing,Harmony

Not for Profits- by NRI-PIO

Here is a listing of Not for profit organizations founded by NRIs-PIos in US, Canada, UK and elsewhere. these organizations have participated in IDCA conferences or interacted with IDCA in other ways since 2003.

  • Sewa International, TX
  • Ekal Foundation, NJ
  • International Village Clinics, MN
  • Himalaya Education Foundation, NH
  • Shankara Eye Foundation, CA
  • Pallium India, USA, CA
  • Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development, MI, CA, DC, IL
  • Foundation for Excellence, CA
  • One Million Lights, CA
  • Indians For Collective Action, CA
  • Arogya World Foundation, IL
  • One School At A Time, CA
  • Vibha, CA
  • Bridging Nations Foundation, DC
  • World Resources Institute, DC
  • Janyaa , CA, AP
  • India US World Affairs Institute, MD
  • Women Thrive Foundation, DC
  • The Beautiful Tree Fund, DC
  • Helena Kaushik Foundation, NY
  • Cartha, Iowa
  • Nava Bharat Public Charitable Trust, Odisha, MN
  • Batchu Foundation, AP, IL

"Let new India arise-let her arise out of the peasants' cottage, grasping the plough; out of the huts of fisherman,the cobbler, and the sweeper. Let her spring from the grocer's shop,from the oven of the fritter-seller." - Swami Vivekananda


  • The 5th South India Conference February 8-9 Hyderabad/Bengaluru More information coming soon
  • The 15th International Conference January 18-19, 2019, New Delhi/Gurugram
  • Presentations from the 7th North India conference and the 4th South India conference posted on website. Click here
  • Here is a collection of photos of our activities on the field and past conferences. Click here to view
  • Check out latest updates on 'Adopt A Village' initiative Click here