India is a progressing country and progress happens only when all sections of the society are uplifted. India has large diversity where a major section of the population is less-privileged than the others. So, people volunteer to lend their helping hand to brighten the future of these sections. Many programs are organised by institutes for people to volunteer in ways like teaching the street kids, providing skills to the unemployed, spreading awareness about people’s rights.
Lakshyam is one such NGO devoted towards the upliftment of the less-privileged focusing on children and women. Ms. Rashi Anand founded Lakshyam in the year 2012, a non-profit organisation which vowed to put an end to the widespread violation of people’s fundamental rights, especially of women and street children across India. Lakshyam aims at reaching its goal through education and employment by implementing models of development that are tailored to the needs of the communities and are sustainable and replicable. Ms. Rashi Anand, through Lakshyam has been able to empower more than 3 lakh lives across 3 countries. Her entrepreneurial spirit and determined nature has benefitted the nation to large extincts. . In her own words “You should never limit yourself and create boundaries of your work area, always explore and expand as a human being. Take opportunities, life is offering you to do something better for the people”.
Lakshyam provides a variety of volunteering opportunities where anyone can contribute according to their skills and interests. Lakhyam has involved many volunteers willing to provide their support through various Volunteer programs like- Butterfly- Child Welfare and Education (wherein basic education is provided to impoverished children through comprehensive learning methods), Lakshyam Toy Library (wherein the child’s growth is supplemented using educational toys, games and books in an environment which cultivates and encourages the child’s imagination and creativity), Rooh – Awakening Women’s soul (wherein women are empowered to generate self-employment and a means of income using training of vocational and professional skills), and Project Aarogya (providing accessible and affordable healthcare to the underprivileged). It is because of these programs that people get an accessible means to contribute to the society.
Lakshyam has catered to the needs of the economical, political and socially marginalised communities through its work. It has given comprehensive training to children, professional abilities to rural women to assist them with accomplishing financial freedom and to make a framework where ability offers back to their homes as opposed to streaming to the urban areas.
Organizations like Lakshyam have helped create a charitable environment where people can connect with others. Bridging the gap between the less-privileged and others lead to overall development of the nation and hence India becoming a faster growing economy. Lakshyam has brought about a change in the society and people’s thinking towards the method of helping others. Volunteering opportunities, thus empower all to reach their dreams and become independent. With the contributions of organizations like Lakshyam working around the world, we’ll be lead to a more prosperous tomorrow.