Yearly support for an orphaned vulnerable HIV+ve child undergoing ART

by Marathwada Gramin Vikas Sanstha (MGVS)


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MGVS is providing support to 217 HIV +ve children from 100 village of Aurangabad district and receiving Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART). 45 to 50% of these children are orphans and others are with single or foster parents and they are often left out without any care and support. And their close relatives usually extremely poor to take the necessary and special care.

Travelling to ART centres every month is also a big predicament, as villages do not have road access. Also the travel costs are high as the villages from the ART centre are at a minimum distance of 70km radius and travelling is very difficult. Also sometimes due to the limitations of ART Clinic timings they have to spend on overnight stay. Irregularity makes adherence to ART and subsequently resistance to treatment will predictably complicate the issues.

As the family members and relatives are not able to support, these children feel insecure, neglected, and fall prey to more infection and weakness, which ultimately leads to premature mortality.

It costs Rs 7800 /- for providing yearly ART treatment for 1 child along with a small provision for their travelling and other charges. Your donation of Rs 7800 can bring hope in the lives of these children.


After you have made the donation you will receive;

  • An email from iCharity acknowledging the receipt of donation along with the 80G certificate of the concerned NGO for tax claiming purpose.
  • And after 4-6 months, you will receive feedback with receipt on the donation made which will contain;
    • Details of utilization and Beneficiary details;
    • Accompanying photograph on a case to case basis;
    • Receipt for 80G tax benefit claim.


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Marathwada Gramin Vikas Sanstha (MGVS)

About the organization

Marathwada Gramin Vikas Sanstha (MGVS) initiated its work in Aurangabad District of Maharashtra state in 1995-96 which is one of the most backward districts in Marathwada region. The vision of the organization is to strengthen the grassroots initiatives for socio economic upliftment of economically downtrodden, rural, slum women, children and youth through promoting community based development programme in the field of health, education, environment, water, sanitation and women empowerment. The head of the organisation Mr Appasaheb Ugale hails from a small village in Vaijapur Taluka of Aurangabad Dist. He has completed his diploma in mechanical engineering. While working with a Reputed NGO in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, he was moved to think about the most backward villages of Aurangabad District and determined to serve the down trodden of these backward areas. He believes that by struggling alongside the poor and motivating them to take their own initiatives will bring true development. MGVS believes in Community Driven Development (CDD) Approach in its programmes. Through this CDD Approach, local communities are encouraged to participate in every stage of project cycle such as planning, implantation, monitoring evaluation and sustainability. MGVS has been working to improve the reproductive and child health status of rural poor by reduction of maternal mortality, morbidity, totality and STD rate through community based intervention. MGVS is working in health and education also working in rural water supply and sanitation for achieving following objectives.
  • Take Action for Prevention and Control of STD / HIV/AIDS among Female Sex Workers (FSW) and vulnerable population in Aurangabad District of Maharashtra State
  • To Improve the Reproductive Health status of women (age 15 to 49 years) by reduction of maternal mortality, morbidity, totality and STI / RTI, rate in the targeted population of Gangapur block of Aurangabad District through community based intervention .
  • To create awareness and provide training on organic farming among the rural farmers of Aurangabad District.
  • To create awareness and build capacity of village community to take up the issue of Drinking water and sanitation of their own village and solve by their involvement and contribution towards maintenance and sustainability
  • To provide day care and education services for the street children who are left out during day time as their mothers go for daily wages.
  • To create awareness and build capacity of rural , women groups and as will as Community Based Organization

Please click here to view the annual report of MGVS for the year 2011-12

Sr.No. Name Age Sex Education Designation in the committee Occupation Years of membership
1. Mr. Mansukh Manakchand Zambad 62 Male B.A. President Farmer 1996
2. Mr.. Popatrao Dasharath Patil 60 Male B.A. Vice-President Farmer 1996
3. Mr. Appasaheb Janardhan Ugale 35 Male DME Secretary Social Worker 1996
4. Mr. Shivaji Bhaurao Aware 45 Male B.A. Joint Secretary Farmer 1996
5. Ms. Sunita Girijinath Shejul 32 Female HSC Treasurer Farmer 2003
6. Mrs. Alka Kishor Patil 30 Female HSC Trustee Farmer 1996
7. Mr. Bhausaheb Karbhari Gunjal 48 Male B.Com, Masters in rural Development Trustee Masters in rural Development 2003

Marathwada Gramin Vikas Sanstha (MGVS) No 2, Behind MBC Building, Opp. Raviraj Hotel, Adalat Road, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Pin- 431001 Contact Person: Appasaheb Ugale, Project Director Phone: (0240) 2341411 Mobile: 09423147204, 7798530094 Email: Website: