"Happiness depends on what we can give,not on what we can get" - M.K. Gandhi

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IDCA inspires and promotes Social Entrepreneurship to Alleviate Poverty and Mitigate/Adapt Climate Change in India. Through our various meetings in the US and India we promote networking, collaboration, learning, giving, and volunteering for poverty eradication and climate change Mitigation/Adaption in India In these pages you will find answers to most of your questions about IDCA. You will learn about our Vision, Mission, objectives, resources, activities

What we do ?

Inspiring Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship for Poverty Alleviation and climate Change Mitigation in India.We aim to facilitate a suitable environment to meet basic needs for all the rural & urban poors including Food, Clothing, and Shelter. Below are major areas we focus through our activities to achieve a better lives in India for the deprived folks...

water  

Water is responsible for life on earth. To elevate the quality of life and to meet our basic needs, we must work toward sustainable water management. IDCA supports activities and projects to enhance efficient use of water. It supports non-government organizations engaged in developing water management resources in different regions of the world.

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education

Education has a huge impact on culture and society and vice versa. Education shapes the society. An educated individual can interact with his/her surroundings in a more responsible and mature way. Education provides dignity and confidence to the learner. The world is getting highly globalized by each passing day and an educated and skilled individual can survive better in the present world scenario.

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agriculture

Our ancestors settled to grow their own food and crops. In agriculture lie the roots of modern society and economy. Wealth increased with growth in agriculture practices and the societies started to explore the areas of knowledge, science, technology and art.The human society will be forever depended on land and agriculture no matter how modern and sophisticated it gets.

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livelihood  

A once thoroughly agriculture based economy is slowly coming to terms with the new more modern manufacturing and service predominant economy. Most of India is still uneducated in most basic terms. The professional services are offered by people mostly having middle class background.

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technology

All the basic societal infrastructures require qualitative improvement, especially in rural India. As technological providence does not require huge infrastructural improvements, it is rather easy to initiate technological improvement in rural India and in deprived and poor sections of urban India.

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healthcare

The healthcare sector is the lifeline of any society. India, with its oversized population, lower income and inadequate literacy is still far behind when it comes to world standards of healthcare spending. Healthcare is vital for human well being and in turn is directly proportional to societal progress and enhanced productivity.

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Upcoming Events

  • Oct
    17

    The 13th International Conference

    2015-10-17      Illinois Institute of Technology,Rice campus 201 East Loop Road Wheaton, IL 60197
    You are invited to participate as a Speaker or Delegate in:
    The 13th International ConferenceDates: October 17, 18, 2015
    Theme:
    Exploring Innovative Strategies to Eradicate Poverty and Mitigate Climate Change in India
    Venue: Illinois Institute of Technology-Rice campus, 201 E. Loop Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
    Time: Oct. 17:  8:30 AM to 8:00 PM, October 18: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Registration: Register Early and SAVE
    We have special rate at the Sheraton Hotel, Lisle, Illinois
    http://www.sheratonlisle.com/ 630-505-1000 contact: Rowie--for IDCA rate
    Early: $60: (Members and Seniors $50. Students: $25) to July 31,
    Regular: $75: (Members and Seniors $60. Students: $40)September 15:
    Late: $95: (Members and Seniors $75. Students: $50)From September 16
    Online registration at: http://idc-america.org/donate
    Click here to download Registration Form
    For more information: write: info@idc-america.org or call 630-303-9592 or Porus Dadabhoy at: 630-960-2425
  • Aug
    22

    IDCA India Water Forum

    2015-08-22      Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL 60561
    You are invited with Family and Friends:
    When: Aug 22, 2015
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library,401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL 60561
    Time: 1:30 PM -4:30 PM
    Speakers:Names will be posted as soon as finalized
    Contacts: IDCA: 630-303-9592/  Porus Dadabhoy: 630-960-2425 or info@idc-america.org

"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

IDCA News

  • You are invited to participate as a Speaker or Delegate in: The 13th International Conference Dates: October 17, 18, 2015 Theme: Exploring Innovative Strategies to Eradicate Poverty and Mitigate Climate Change in India Venue: Illinois Institute of Technology-Rice campus, 201 E. Loop Road, Wheaton, IL 60187 Time: Oct. 17: 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM, October 18: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM FOR MORE INFO, PLEASE CHECK "UPCOMING EVENTS" SECTION OF THIS WEBSITE
  • You are invited with Family and Friends in next India Education Forum on Aug 22, 2015 at Indian Prairie Public Library,401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL 60561, Time: 1:30 PM -4:30 PM
Issues we are focusing can be expressed by the acronym

WEALTH

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