Manish Sharma, a kirana shop owner in Ujjain, tested positive for HIV in 2004 when his wife was pregnant. Struck by the tragedy and worried for his soon-to-be-born child, Sharma’s life turned upside-down and he did not know what to do.
With a strong determination to lead a normal life, Sharma started Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) treatment with his family’s support. Besides, he also set up a shelter home for HIV-positive orphaned children in his hometown Ujjain in 2014.
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