"Snehalaya gave me ambition. I’ve always been grateful for that and I would do anything for this organisation that gave me a childhood. I’m really happy that as soon as I graduated I was able to find a place working here."


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Mahesh first came to our children’s shelter home when he was in 4th standard, admitted by his parents who were unable to look after him - his father was on a disability pension from the army and his mother was very ill.

He stayed at our home until he reached 11th standard when he signed up for an Industrial Training Institute (ITI) course which would give him practical skills to find a job and support himself through his 12th standard and university. Completing the course, he started work as a lathe turner and took over responsibility for looking after his mother while also studying towards a four-year degree in agricultural technology at Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (MPKV) university in Rahuri.

Having qualified and wishing to give something back to the organisation that helped him when his family was unable to, Mahesh returned to Snehalaya in 2016. Initially employed as Project Manager of our Agricultural Training Center, he has since helped set up and run various vocational training and agriculture projects and also taken on responsibility for the over 18-year-old boys living at our GKN Center. He is now project manager for our latest initiative, Family-Based Care working with government stakeholders and international partners.

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Snehalaya is a voluntary organisation registered in 1992 under the Societies Registration Act 1960 (Reg No MH2220/A'nagar) and in 1995 under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) Reg No 083720087. It has Tax Exemption Recognition under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961 No.CIT(E)/12A(a)/80G/135/2008-09/1916)


Snehalaya adheres to the norms prescribed for good governance of voluntary organisations and is certified by Credibility Alliance (CA/82/2013)


Snehalaya, Home of Love Project and Snehalaya UK are all trading names for operations in India and beyond that all represent our projects and services operating since 1989 in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra - India.


All donations given to any part of our organisation, unless directly specified, will be spent where most needed for the betterment of our beneficiaries in project running costs and in building capacity through organisational development.


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UK Charity Registration Number: 1157926

Snehalaya Americas, Inc. is a registered 501 c(3) entity, at the following registered address: 30 Sheryl Drive, Edison NJ 08820-1311 


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