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Aarohan-2018 - A musical concert to support Kerala Flood Relief and Rehabilitation

Association for India's Development (AID)- Portland chapter, and Aarohan are teaming up once again to to support Kerala flood relief and rehabilitation. As you may be aware, the floods of 2018 in Kerala caused massive destruction to lives, livelihoods and homes. AID has been working with partners in Kerala to help in relief and rehabilitation efforts.
To support Kerala relief efforts, Aarohan, Portland's very own local band has come together to help raise funds for this cause. This talented group will present a range of songs - from Bollywood to Bangla Folk, from Semi-Classical to Western - always mixing them in a way that the band find exciting.

We invite you with your family and friends to attend this musical evening and help raise funds for those affected by floods in Kerala. We do hope you will stand by the people of Kerala in their hour of need.

AAROHAN is a band comprised of passionate 
musicians who offer different genres of Indian music.

Date and Time

30th September, Sunday, 3pm to 5pm
 Venue SMSU Ball Room, Portland State University

Ticket Regular                       $12

Students                     $8
Kids (10 yrs & below)  Free  



All proceeds from this event will go to Kerala Flood Relief and Rehabilitation.  You can also find the detail of the event at our Facebook page.              

Effort by Association for India's Development (AID) for Kerala Flood

During the recent floods in Kerala, AID INDIA partnered with Koodu Trust, Snehi Bhavan and many other like-minded groups in Kerala to provide immediate relief supplies to affected victims.  The areas of focus are: Wayanad, Idukki, Ernakulam, Alappuzha, Kochi, Trissur

(Click on the image to view the poster)

Youtube video by AID India on Kerala Flood Relief Effort

AID has accomplished the following by the end of August:

  • 10 trucks with relief materials sent
  • 38 tons of relief materials sent worth 72 Lakhs
  • 10,500 people benefitted from the relief initiative
  • 420 volunteers actively involved in relief work
  • 1440 family kits distributed
  • 283 baby kits distributed
  • 270 vessel kits distributed
  • 132 cleaning kits distributed
  • 170 school kits distributed
  • 684 milk powder packets distributed
  • 2,129 kgs of raw rice distributed
  • 78 kgs of dal distributed
  • 9545 snack packets distributed
  • 3800 clothes for all age and gender distributed
  • 2618 blankets distributed
  • 6182 toiletries distributed
  • 1208 stationary items distributed
  • 4000 water bottles distributed
  • 600 umbrellas distributed