Assam Foundation for North America

Assam Foundation of North America, Inc. (AFNA) is a publicly supported non-profit organization with foundation status serving since 1982, under section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code with tax exemption under section 501(c)(3) with Tax ID. #: 61-0994468.AFNA encourages and facilitates organizational and individual efforts to further mutual understanding and co-operation between Assam and North America. Assam is a state in the Northeastern part of India and is considered among the backwards states with decade long problems such as insurgency and ethnic conflicts among others. To address the many problems, AFNA assists grassroot institutions in promoting social, cultural, technical, m...
Solar light : Power to people
 
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This project aims to replace the usage of kerosene lamps with solar lighting devices to households in a remote village called Pamohi, located in the outskirts of Guwahati, Assam, India. In this under electrified village, the villagers use kerosene or candles as source of energy for lighting. The solar lighting device will provide better illumination and kerosene smoke free indoor environment thereby enhancing the productivity and quality of the villagers, particularly children. project reportread updates from the field