Cafe Positive started its journey in July this year and has since gained immense popularity among the people of Kolkata. The cafe is unlike any other and what makes it unique is the fact that it is run entirely by HIV positive teenagers of Anandghar, a home for children who had been ostracized by their families because they were HIV positive. Anandghar is one of the noble initiatives of OFFER, an organization dedicated towards the cause of helping disadvantaged children and securing their childhood. Kallol Ghosh, the visionary behind OFFER, wants these children to have independent lives. He describes Cafe Positive as a transition phase where these kids will learn to work, earn, interact with the crowd while spreading awareness simultaneously.
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