About Us

In our modern and fast-paced lifestyle, diabetes, diabesity (diabetes + obesity) and diabetes-linked vascular diseases are increasing at an alarming rate. Managing diabetes is becoming a challenge each day, and is now a matter of concern more than ever before. Taking cognizance of this fact and spreading awareness about its management is imperative for controlling the blood sugar level and living a better life. Championing this cause, the Helping Hand Foundation (HHF) was founded in 2003. By a diabetic. For a diabetic. It is rightly said that only a person in pain can fully understand the pain of others. Meet Ganesh Shanbhag, founder of Helping Hand Foundation who has always extended a helping hand to all diabetics, caretakers, and youngsters alike. HHF organizes holistic diabetes management events to educate people on diabetes and its preventive measures for healthy living. Currently, close to 15% of the India’s adult population is detected with diabetes; while the rest are unaware if they stand at risk. Close to 40% of all diabetics are youths.

If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path.


As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

-Audrey Hepburn

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.


There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life.

-Mary Rose McGeady

Generosity consists not the sum given, but the manner in which it is bestowed

-Mahatma Gandhi

It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.

-Mother Teresa

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

-Mahatma Gandhi

Set your heart on doing good. Do it over and over again, and you will be filled with joy.

-The Buddha
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