AMBEDKAR ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA

We transform the lives of poor's through education

aka Social religious and cultural   |   Canton, MI   |  www.aanausa.org

Mission

Ambedkar Association of North America (AANA) believes that prosperous people can and should create opportunities for less empowered. AANA also believes in advocating and demonstrating social responsibility towards the underprivileged. AANA passionately follows Buddhism and practice Dr. Ambedkar’s creed centered upon ‘Pay Back To Society’. Thus, AANA is driven to help impoverished people escape the cycle of destitution and enrich their lives through the path of literacy and Buddhism.

Notes from the nonprofit

Ambedkar Association of North America (AANA) was formed in the year 2008 with the aim of uplifting the life of these poors. It is a registered non-profit, charitable, and cultural organization. AANA believes in Dr. Ambedkar’s dreams and vision for uplifting the SC/ST poor’s of India. AANA focuses on promoting Dr.Ambedkar’s legacy by educating, agitating, and organizing. AANA also envision to spread Buddha’s message of peace and kindness to humanity.We transform the lives of poor people through education that provides children with opportunities to escape poverty, gain a voice in their community and experience a better quality of life. “I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.” — B.R. Ambedkar

Ruling year info

2010

Principal Officer

Mahesh Wasnik

Main address

7080 Foxridge Dr

Canton, MI 48187 USA

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26-2793893

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Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (W01)

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

Community Coalitions (S21)

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This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Covid-19 relief fund

THE WORLD IS FACING AN UNPRECEDENTED CHALLENGE WITH COMMUNITIES EVERYWHERE AFFECTED BY THE GROWING COVID-19 PANDEMIC. THE MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES WILL BE THE MOST AFFECTED DUE TO COVID-19. TO HELP MINIMIZE THE BRUNT OF THIS PANDEMIC, WE HERE AT AANA ARE TRYING TO HELP HOMELESS AND MIGRANTS IN INDIA BY RAISING FUNDS. THE FUNDS WILL GO TOWARDS THE ACTIVITIES AS FOLLOWS:
1. BUYING AND DISTRIBUTING RICE/GRAINS/OIL
2. DISTRIBUTING FOOD PACKAGES TO MIGRANT WORKERS, WHO ARE IN DIRE NEED.
3. BUYING AND SHIPPING OF ESSENTIAL SAFETY SUPPLIES SUCH AS MASKS, GLOVES AND PROTECTIVE WEAR FOR FRONTLINE VOLUNTEERS

YOU CAN SEE THE DETAILS OF DONATIONS MADE FOR COVID-19 BY CLICKING ON COVID-19 BUTTON. PLEASE USE THE DONATE BUTTON TO SEND IN YOUR DONATION. YOUR DONATION IS GREATLY APPRECIATED IN THE EFFORT OF SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITIES WHICH NEED THE MOST.

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