“I have been with Mahesh Foundation since they are in a small house and happy to see how they have utilized the resources to uplift underprivileged children. I have never seen such a best school facility anywhere and I wonder if these facilities have been provided without expecting any fees in return. Mahesh Foundation’s efforts are truly commendable”. said the President of the Belgaum Chamber of Commerce and Industries Shri. Hemendra Porwal on the occasion of the inauguration of Mahesh Foundation’s Skill-Based Classroom for Underprivileged Children and BCCI’s Board Meeting at Mahesh Foundation in Kanabargi, Belagavi.
Mahesh Foundation has been serving HIV-positive children and children from underserved communities for the past 14 years providing them with various facilities along with free education. Mahesh Foundation’s Utkarsha School & Learning Center was started in 2018 and currently provides free Skill-Based Education to 275+ underprivileged children. As part of the curriculum, Utkarsha Learning has adopted Arts & crafts to enhance skills among the children. Hence, Mahesh Foundation established a Skill-Based Classroom which was inaugurated by the Members of the Belgaum Chamber of Commerce & Industries. This classroom will benefit 600+ children every day as this will teach the Skills to underprivileged children studying in nearby Government schools along with Utkarsha Learning Center children.
The Belgaum Chamber of Commerce & Industries is a premier institute serving the trading and industrial communities of Belagavi. It was formally established in 1969. The chamber enjoys representation on various local, state and national level bodies. The Belgaum Chamber of Commerce & Industries and its members have been engaged in various social activities. To understand the social activities conducted by Mahesh Foundation, the BCCI organized their Monthly Board Meeting at Mahesh Foundation along with this, they inaugurated Skill-Based classrooms at Mahesh Foundation.
“The support of the people of Belagavi and Belagavi-based industries have been unforgettable for Mahesh Foundation. Because of their support, it has been all possible so far. We are grateful to the Board of Chamber of Commerce & Industries as well as all the industries in Belagavi who have been with us all the time”. said, the founder of Mahesh Foundation, Shri. Mahesh Jadhav. Also, remembered the former President of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce & Industries, Late Shri. Suresh Hundre who was also the former president of Mahesh Foundation and said, Suresh Hundre sir is an inspiration to us and we are working on the path shown by him.
Shri. Swapnil Shah, the Hon. Secretary of the Belgaum Chamber of Commerce and Industries addressed the gathering and said “Mahesh Foundation is an inspiration to others. The children are fortunate to have themselves here and get international quality facilities. I would like to congratulate them on their successful and selfless journey”.
The President of the Belgaum Chamber of Commerce and Industries Shri. Hemendra Porwal, Senior Vice President Prabhakar Nagarmunoli, Second Vice President Sanjiv Katishetti, Hon. Secretary Swapnil Shah and other office bearers of the Belgaum Chamber of Commerce and Industries honored the event with their presence. Mahesh Foundation children, staff, teachers and volunteers, were present on this occasion.