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AccorHotels India today announced a partnership with Desire Society, a registered non-profit voluntary organisation engaged in the rehabilitation of HIV infected or affected children.
AccorHotels will support Desire Society’s Gurgaon-based Residential Care Home for HIV+ orphaned children. The Care Home currently houses over 34 children between the ages of two to 14 years, and provides a support system where essential needs of nutrition, medicine and education are met
AccorHotels will also ‘adopt’ 15 children across ages to sponsor their education, health and dietary needs in entirety at the Care Home. Founded in 2004 in Hyderabad, Desire Societynow has five centres across India with Residential Care Homes for over 300 children.
Ashwin Shirali, vice president – talent and culture, AccorHotels India & South Asia said, “Our support for Desire Society is a part of AccorHotels India’s initiative to care for local communities as an integral part of the Planet 21 Charter to help disadvantaged and socially isolated people.
“We commend Desire Society for its laudable work in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The Care Homes run by the society give these children much needed strength and support to fight against the impact of this disease and giving them a chance towards a quality and productive life.”
Ravi Babu, executive director, Desire Society said, “It is our motto that every child on this earth should have full life potentiality and since our inception, we are actively engaged in serving HIV+ children’s cause in India. We welcome AccorHotels’ contribution in supporting us in our mission to ensure that no child gets left behind.”