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PositiveSaathi.com seeks to help HIV/AIDS sufferers find life partner

Anil Kumar Valiv, a government employee, has launched PositiveSaathi.com , a matrimonial site that seeks to help HIV/AIDS sufferers find life partners. Valiv lost a close friend to AIDS and it was this friend’s desire for a relatively normal life that inspired the website.

According to Anil Kumar Valiv, around 460 people have registered their profiles on the site since its launch last year. However, there are only about 10 female entries for every 100 male registered on the site.

Anil Kumar Valiv, a government employee, has launched PositiveSaathi.com , a matrimonial site that seeks to help HIV/AIDS sufferers find life partners. Valiv lost a close friend to AIDS and it was this friend’s desire for a relatively normal life that inspired the website.

According to Anil Kumar Valiv, around 460 people have registered their profiles on the site since its launch last year. However, there are only about 10 female entries for every 100 male registered on the site.

PositiveSaathi.com is expected to help prevent the spread of the disease in a country where being single is usually frowned upon and parents often “give in to social pressure and knowingly marry off sons with HIV infection to healthy women who in turn get infected”. [Source: Reuters ]

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