Mahesh Foundation was established for the welfare of children and youth affected with HIV/AIDS. It is dedicated to continuously create awareness by conducting various programs in schools, colleges, and public institutions. It provides shelter, education and medical care to orphans affected with HIV.
Shelter: Mahesh Foundation runs “Aadhar” and “Ashakiran” where more than 55 HIV-infected orphans are sheltered. These children are provided medical care, nutritious food and education.
Nutrition Support: The Foundation during FY2013 provided nutrition support to around 350 Children with HIV/AIDS in Belgaum district in Karnataka.
Health Care: Free hospital services (treatment, medicines and accommodation) are provided to HIV-infected people in Belgaum district. In 2013, around 1,020 people benefitted by this project.
Aadhar Village: Aadhar village program involves the identification of communities living in slums and shanties, and providing the residents with healthcare, education and improving their living conditions. This program reached more than 350 families and 600 children during FY13.
Anna Daan Seva: Each year around 25 patients admitted in district hospital and the family members accompanying them are given free food through ‘Anna Daan Seva’ program.
School Support Program: Mahesh Foundation conducts this campaign to provide educational support to orphans, HIV infected and slum children. These children are given a school kit, which includes: school bag, note books, stationery items and a water bottle. A total of 963 school children benefitted under this project during the year 2013.
Income Rs20 lac
Expense Rs17 lac
Source : Audit Report 2013
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