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Sunshine Group

“Sunshine” Support Group Meetings creates a platform for adolescents and youth to advocate for their rights and a time of sharing and fun

Crisis Intervention

Most children HIV /AIDS orphans have dropped out of school due to extreme poverty . Sahara tutorials at the care home, readmitted them in the open school system, and supported school fees, books transport as well as crisis nutrition .

Income Generation

Products made by clients sold at Novotel Hotel/Radisson Hotel /1730 cafe/ IT Parks and fairs Money from these products either supplements their income or is their entire income. More than 40%of Pune’s population lives below poverty line and are daily wagers who are not protected by medical coverage or insurance[…]

Health Camp

Sahara Aalhad conducts health camps in 5 urban slums. Taking test and treat to communities who are unable to access public health services . HIV/TB


DRAFT 1 – ACCOMPLISHMENTS – 2016 Nandini Thapa, a Sahara Aalhad staff member was selected for a Leadership Award by HIV/AIDS Alliance. The award was given for ‘emerging leadership’ in the field of People Who Use Drugs (PWUD). She was invited to Delhi where she received a memento and a[…]

Alliance HIV India Visit

Alliance HIV India visit Alliance HIV India visited the Sahara Aalhad DIC at Pimpri and conducted 2 Focus Group Discussions (FGD), the first with Female Partners/Spouses and the second with Women Who Use Drugs. The day started with an Introduction by Pemu Bhutia ( Alliance regional technical support unit –[…]

Ankita Pawar

Ankita Pawar was orphaned at a very early age and was cared for by her neighbours. The community elders decided to get her married to a man more who was more than thrice her age.Her husband was an abusive alcoholic.He put her to work as a maid and used the[…]