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Dine in the Dark
Paropkaar Application Form
Paropkaar Programme Application Pack
Equalities monitoring form
Overview of application process
Research report- Paropkaar

Sanskrit Translation: to serve others unconditionally
Paropkaar is a tangible way for Asians from all walks of life to connect to India. Volunteers get the opportunity to work with our projects in areas of education, livelihoods, participation and governance. Since 2005, 70 volunteers have been sent and have included business advisors, designers, educationalists and film makers.

India has steadily been establishing itself as a world economic power, with a national average growth rate in the past decade of 9% (WDI, 2007). However, despite this strong economic growth, India’s needs are far surpassing what she can provide. As the population increases, more than a third of India’s population of 1.1 billion live below the poverty line, comprising a massive one third of the world’s poor.

AFP aims to reduce India’s poverty by contributing to the economic and social development of the country. We do this by engaging the Asian population that lives outside of India i.e.