Organizations Approved by ASTI
American Service to India (ASTI) works in partnership with programs in India whose goal is to train men and women to become productive individuals. Though ASTI recognizes that help is needed in many areas, it has chosen to work in the fields of education and medical assistance through
partnership with effective rehabilitative programs. These programs engender economic independence and self-respect for the less fortunate in order that they may fashion productive lives for themselves and their families. The organizations are listed by state and types of programs;
i.e. schools, orphanages, hospitals, clinics, etc. Included is the Ramakrishna Sarada Mission,
The Ramakrishna Mission, and non-government organizations (ngos) Many of the missions offer multiple programs for the poor.