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Meet the Belagavi man whom 55 HIV positive children fondly call 'appa'

Very few people can think about giving back to society and Mahesh Jadhav is one of those people. We chat with him to trace his journey that led him to start an NGO for HIV positive kids Read Story

Succour for change

Mahesh Jadhav is the ‘father’ of 46 children. At his spacious home in Belagavi, he ensures basic needs for them all, right from food to schooling. Such is the warmth here that the kids never feel the trauma of being HIV-positive. Left orphaned and uncared for otherwise, they have found their parents in Mahesh. Read Story

लोगों के ताने और पत्थर की मार खाकर भी इंजीनियर ‘अप्पा’ ने लिया 55 HIV+ बच्चों को गोद!

HIV+ बच्चों को गोद लेने की वजह से लोगों को लगता था कि महेश खुद HIV+ हैं। इसलिए वह जहाँ भी जाते उनके साथ दुर्व्यवहार किया जाता। लेकिन जब महेश को उनके काम के लिए राष्ट्रीय पुरस्कार मिला तो वही लोग उनके स्वागत में रेलवे स्टेशन पर पहुंचे। Read Story

Mahesh Jadhav to be bestowed National award for child welfare

The Government of India, Ministry of Women and Child Development selects 3 individuals from all the states and union territories every year for their exceptional work towards Child Welfare. This year, Mahesh Jadhav, founder of Mahesh Foundation Belagavi has been bestowed with this honour. Read Story

Despite Ridicule & Attacks, 33-YO Karnataka Man Adopts 55 HIV+ Kids

“Many with young HIV+ kids came to our door. I didn’t want to send anybody back. In the next 6 months, I had 26 children join the family. By 2010, I was a father to 55 children!” Read Story

For HIV+ kids, this is home

Though he himself has little to spare, Mahesh Jadhav, 24, has adopted over 30 HIV orphan children and most of them are HIV positive. Read Story

Mahesh Foundation: Serving Special Children

Mahesh Foundation is a not-for-profit (NGO) working for enriching the lives of those affected by HIV/AIDS, by providing shelter to the orphans and inspiring older patients to fight the disease through various initiatives. Read Story

Solar Lights Free Slum from Dark Nights

Gone are those dark nights,’ say residents of Sagar Nagar slum of Belgaum, thanking the Aadhaar Village Programme (AVP) of Mahesh Foundation for providing them solar lights recently. Read Story

Mahesh Jadhav from Karnataka Who Has Adopted 55 HIV+ Kids Despite Criticism & Challenges.

33-year-old Mahesh Jadhav from Karnataka has dedicated his whole life to those who are affected by HIV/AIDS. Here is an inspirational story that is worth a read Read Story

Mahesh Jadhav the MR india of Belgaum

Leading a life for yourself is what everyone does but we come across people who have submitted their entire life for helping their brothers in humanity. Read Story

Person of the year

It was a moment of honor for AllAboutBelgaum.com to accolade Raghvendra Anvekar & Mahesh Jadhav as the Belgaumite of the year 2010. Read Story

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