Aug 22, 2019
About the Charity
Snehalaya meaning 'Home of Love' was founded in 1989 to provide support for women, children and LGBT communities, who have been affected by HIV and AIDS, trafficking, sexual violence and poverty. They operate in Ahmednagar, a town and district in the agricultural region of Maharashtra, and provide services to over 20,000 beneficiaries annually. To date they have supported 200,000 beneficiaries through 20 rehabilitations, health and education and awareness-raising projects. This year they are working with 350 villages along with Pani Foundation for water treatment and conservation work. Solar powered pumping station: A new reservoir at the Himmatgram campus to increase water storage capacity is almost complete and ready for placing HDPE Tarpaulins, constructing a pumping station and fence around it. The pumping station will be solar powered. This project will not only be useful for water conservation but also help to spread awareness about the use of non-conventional energy sources.