Aid India has been working in Tamil Nadu for the last 13 years. It was started by a group of IIT and BITS alumni in 1996 and has been involved in Integrated Community Development - Education, Health, Women’s Empowerment and Livelihood – programs in several blocks across the state. Aid India works closely with the government and UNICEF to develop curriculum and methodologies to improve education quality in schools. Aid India has also received several prestigious awards (Ashoka Fellowship, Lemelson Award for Innovators, MIT Indus Technovators Award, Pratham USA Award), for innovative work in education.
The flagship initiative of Aid India is the Eureka Child Project. The objective of Eureka Child is to improve the quality of education through direct action as well as with NGO and government partnerships. Currently, more than 350 staff and 2,000 volunteers are involved in developing and disseminating quality education materials and methodologies in Tamil, science, mathematics, English and pre-primary across ten districts in the state.