NEW YORK (TIP): Association of Indians in America is the grassroots organization established in 1967 . It is well known for its social, cultural and educational activities. AIA has been serving India by sending funds from time to time, like during Earthquake , Flooding Disasters etc.
This is the first time AIA has undertaken to do complete renovation of a school destroyed by flooding In Kerala
AIA is renovating a school in Ayoor village in Kerala . This school was totally submerged and destroyed by Floods in Aug. 2018. Funds were raised in Oct. 2018 and again on May 5th 2019 . The school was up to 4th grade but on request of villagers, AIA will sponsor for school to be a Higher Secondary School. This School will benefit several villages . School will be run by Vidya Bharati Shiksha Sansthan.
Vidya Bharati gives both education and Sanskaras to its students.Children learn Yoga , Meditation, Martial Arts etc. Most of children from this school go for higher education and become professionals . PM Narendra Modi praised the education at Vidya Bharati Schools. He said students at these schools are usually patriotic , and come out as great citizens . AIA national president Urmilesh Arya said, “Education is the best gift we can give to children back home , and good patriotic citizens are the best gift to our Motherland”.