Related GLA Programs: India: The Initiative for Children

Grant Recipient: Aashray Care Home

The Aashray Care Home was established in 2006 for children affected by HIV and AIDS. Their mission is to advocate for social inclusion of HIV infected and affected children and their participation in all major national flagship programs.

Currently, Aashray houses 60 children between the ages of 5 and 18. This initiative is supported by dedicated staff members and several individual volunteers and organizations. Aashray provides counseling to both children and family members, healthy meals, supplemental education, life skills, and support and guidance toward responsible and independent adulthood.