"My dream is to build a home for me and my sister"



Tulsi and her sister were found wandering the streets of Nagpur and with no way of tracing their family they were admitted to a local orphanage. Finally, when Tulsi reached her 10th standard, her aunt found them at the orphanage and showing the required legal documents she was able to take the two sisters home. Tulsi met her grandmother and found out her father had died with HIV. The sisters were tested for HIV and the tests came back positive.

In a tragic twist, none of the girls’ relatives were willing to continue to take care of them and again they were abandoned. This time, as Tulsi was considered an adult and her sister a minor,  they were sent to separate institutions. Tulsi pleaded to be reunited with her sister and finally both were sent to Snehalaya - Tulsi to our Snehadhar women’s shelter and her younger sister to our Rehab Center.

Wanting some stability in their lives, Tulsi expressed a desire to join our ‘Bedside Nursing’ course. We supported her and she passed with flying colors and is now employed in our Caring Friends Hospital. She continues to live in our shelter home, keeping a watchful eye over her sister and hopes to continue her career in nursing while saving her earnings to secure a place that she can call home for herself and her sister.

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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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