Sneha Care Home and Shining Star School, a residential programme for the children infected with HIV, belongs to Sneha Charitable Trust, owned by the Cammillians. There are 100 children within the age group of 4 to 12 under the programme. Most of these children have lost their parents or parent and their normal growth and development seem to be difficult in their home or community.
Sneha Care Home as an intervention model, is an attempt to create an environment that would help children infected with HIV to grow and become beautiful human beings, who would live their lives joyfully and responsibly, by comprehensively addressing their multifaceted needs. The model which is evolved to meet the long term needs of these children, which aims at future development. Value based formation, which is a key feature of the model, will enable responsible living for these children and will reintegrate the children meaningfully to the larger society.