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Apr 16, 2017

"I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy." --Rabindranath Tagore

He Quit His Corporate Job to Help His City's Needy

How much of a difference can one person possibly make? Here's a great example. Five years ago, Goutham Kumar decided to walk away from a successful career and commit to helping others full time in his hometown of Hyderabad, India. It wasn't enough to be a passion; he wanted it to be his profession. First he started Save a Life, which aims at rescuing and rehabilitating the homeless. Then he started a nonprofit called Serve Needy, which helps the poor and homeless. He opened an orphanage to shelter and educate children. He started a program to collect leftovers and distribute meals to hundreds of people daily. He is making available a mobile ambulance to provide medical and emergency services to the poor. His message to others? Come forward and serve. More on this remarkable man and his inspirational example.

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