US invites city man for serving the needy
Shaik Nayeem Pasha is the first social worker to be selected by American Consulate to tour USA
Rasoolpura: Good deeds do not go waste and yield fruitful returns.A good best example is Shaik Nayeem Pasha, the founder of NGO, 'Kriya Sangh Society.'He has become the first social worker to be selected by the US Consulate, Hyderabad, for the International Visitors Leadership Program(IVLP) to tour USA, for 3 weeks for selflessly serving marginalised people at Rasoolpura area.
Through his NGO,Pasha offers free meal service to slum people. He provided skills training to more than 6,450 and out of this around 3,600 are settled in their life. He also helped more than 300 school dropout youth and provided them with formal education on weekends and helped them clear SSC exams. Apart from that, the Good Samaritan with the help of NGO volunteers provides scholarships to more than 55 girl students every year and runs a weekly health camp for slum women's.
Speaking to The Hans India, Pashasaid, "I started the non-profit organization in 2005, and now, we have around 200 volunteers, and we do various projects to serve the needy." He said he felt proud of winning recognition from the US government and that it was his first overseas tour. The tour started on November 10. "I need to do more for humanity, so that no one would sleep with empty stomach or children should not be deprived of education."
He added that as his childhood was very painful."I was born to a marginalised family and saw my family struggle for livelihood and I did not want other marginalised people to suffer the same. For my livelihood, I run a mobile service center. The NGO is run with the help of crowd funding and also various government organisations," he said.