The orphans at ARK India are a bunch of amazingly talented, caring and beautiful girls. Our society however has this social stigma related to HIV/AIDS and hence they remain neglected by their own families, schools and neighborhood. Many of them are forced to quit school as parents of other children fear the influence of HIV/AIDS affected children. We at ARK India have built a welcoming home for these girls, shielding them from the social rejection and providing for their education in a school set up within our orphanage.
ARK India Service Society a non-governmental organization working for the welfare of children and youth infected and affected by HIV/AIDS in society by ensuring them education and encouraging them to fight against HIV/AIDS deadly disease.
ARK’s major focus is to provide holistic care to HIV/AIDS infected girls. This project aims to effort for the health development and well-being of Children Living with HIV/AIDS (CLHAs) When we had a pilot study There are more than 9000 people have been under the care of ART treatment. Majority of the people are below 30 years old but we the ARK purposely focusing on girl children and adult girls to give them the following activitiesActivities of the Project:
Aims at controlling the growth of AIDS By having a formidable presence in its area of operations and well-established networking, it has adopted Advocacy as its basic approach. Working in close alignment with Governmental and non-governmental agencies, it is striving towards controlling the growth of AIDS through preventive and aggressive strategies.
"ARK India Service Society" which is continuously fighting for the betterment of peoples infected of AIDS. It coordinates with government to identify such peoples who are unaware of this deadly disease and provide them with proper care and medication, and it also counsels such peoples and tries to make them aware about this disease and convince them that proper medication can keep them alive and healthy.
There is no support for them to acquire the skills and knowledge in their own world, without undermining their importance in decision-making and preparing for their future. Studying all these facts which were heart breaking, Jerome Selvaraj & Priyadharshini was motivated to start Shelter for such children. ARK India Service Society is committed to HIV and AIDS prevention, care and support and was established with a personal contribution of Rs. 2.50 lacs by Jerome Selvaraj & Priyadharshini, young social workers.
ARK India Service Society is dedicated to continuously create awareness by conducting various programs in ARK Home. We aim to provide shelter to 25 orphans which will include HIV/AIDS children in the coming years. We also wish to fulfil every requirement of orphans, by providing them with stomach full of nutrient foods. Focusing on education of the orphans, which indeed is most important objective. Special Care for Orphans with HIV, by providing them special proteins and providing medical care.