Mumbai grocer’s son’s HIV project in final 3 for Harvard award

The son of grocer in Dharagani village, Khetani left home when he was barely four years old and lived in hostels in Panchgani and Mumbai, set up by the Fidai Trust and the Life Trust, both of which work towards the betterment of the Khoja Ismaili community.

Mumbai grocer's son's HIV project in final 3 for Harvard awardMUMBAI: Sultan Khetani, a youth from a small village in Gujarat’s Amreli district, is now part of a team of researchers whose project on HIV has made it to the finals of a prestigious award at Harvard.

The son of grocer in Dharagani village, Khetani left home when he was barely four years old and lived in hostels in Panchgani and Mumbai, set up by the Fidai Trust and the Life Trust, both of which work towards the betterment of the Khoja Ismaili community. The trusts took care of his education. “I have been very lucky. I have always been surrounded by people who believed in the need for a good education,” says Khetani.

More Mumbai grocer’s son’s HIV project in final 3 for Harvard award – The Times of India.


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