Gift of jaipur artificial limbs to BMVSS
KEEP WALKING...forever and always!
"People walk out smiling, that is the biggest satisfaction you get"
This gives an account of our experiences on attending the proceedings of Le Passage to India?s 9th Foundation day at the main Hall of Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti. The event took place on 24th Aug at Jaipur. Shaping Lives, the corporate social wing of Le Passage Travel Foundation gifted a cheque of INR 80000 to cover the cost of 40 Jaipur Artificial Limbs including all fitments and accessories to the hundreds who with a lot of difficulty in their daily life come to the hospital premises, to receive treatment for leading a better life. The artificial limbs were distributed on first cum first served basis, and the beneficiaries ranged from very elderly citizens coming from Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, to people from Orissa, Gujarat and Maharashtra.
This wonderful event was graced by the staff and top management of BMVSS. Shaping Lives was represented by its General Manager, Col (Retd.) Anil Alagh and the State head for Le Passage Travel Foundation, Mr. Khalid Khan along with Mr. Milind and other noted dignitaries. Mr Mehta, in his introductory address acknowledged the presence of all beneficiaries and accepted the cheque on everyone's behalf. He said during the ceremony, "People crawl in crying and walk out smiling', from this organization each day, and nothing can be more true and fulfilling, than the sight of smiling faces of these less privileged and poor, testing out their free of cost, newly fitted limbs, with the visible glint in their eyes, as once again they would be leading an active self, sustaining life with respect and renewed confidence."
On behalf of Shaping Lives, it was a very humbling experience for all of us to be a part of this beautiful program at the majestic hall. A special happiness envelops me as I have tried to provide some tiny drop in BMVSS' vast philanthropic enterprise, and in near future, would definitely endeavour to create more such opportunities with the guidance and help of our travel guests as well.