Stories of Change
Jai Prakash Tomar, Shirdi Sai Baba School
Orphaned at the age of 12, Jai Prakash Tomar had a dream to serve the Indian Army. Under the care of his poor grandmother, he joined Shirdi Sai Baba School which gave wings to his dreams. Sai Dham supported him and his two siblings financialy after they became orphans. Jai got selected in 2019 in the clerical department of the Indian Army, with a salary of 50,000 rupees. He had passed out from the school in 2012 with flying colours and completed his B.Com from Nehru College. Today, he is an inspiration for many underprivileged children. He has proved that education is the weapon that fights poverty and makes one a winner!
Preeti, Vocational Training Centre
Daughter of a mechanic, Preeti joined the Beauty & Wellness training centre at Sai Dham. She received training and acquired skills under the guidance of professional trainers. Preeti successfully bagged the certificate of Assistant Beautician under National Skill Qualification Framework. Talented Preeti became an expert and today has become a trainer herself. Thanks to her income that the family was able to build a pucca house for themselves as they earlier lived in a small kuccha jhopadi. Preeti is a source of inspiration for young girls striving to become financially-independent professionals
Sangeeta and Sandeep, Mass Marriage Event
The physically challenged couple, Sangeeta and Sandeep, tied the nuptial knot at the 3rd batch of Mass Marriage in July, 2018 organized at Sai Dham. Father of Sangeeta, a rickshaw-puller, did not have the means to arrange for the dowry of his daughter. He came to know that Sai Dham performs Mass Marriages along with gifting the newly-weds with all necessary household items. Sangeeta was married to Sandeep, a factory worker. Today as they have become proud parents of a baby girl, they are resolute in providing her with best education paving the way for her bright future.
Aarti, Vocational Training Centre
Aarti was born in the humble household of a daily-wage labour who earned a meagre amount of Rs.100 per day. Barely able to feed his 4 children, her father was not able to pay for their education. Aarti’s dream to financially support her family came true when she joined the Beauty and Wellness training center at SaiDham. Even before the completion of the 6 months course she received a job offer from Secret Unisex Salon, Sector 82 Faridabad. Today, she earns Rs.7000 per month. Her younger siblings go to school now. All thanks to their Aarti didi!
Twinkle, Vocational Training Centre
Twinkle was under deep depression due to her ailing health and the financial crunch at her household. After suffering a paralytic attack, she had given up the hope for a bright future. She then joined the Beauty and Wellness Training Centre at SaiDham. Her life took a turn, and today the confident young girl is an entrepreneur herself. She provides home-based beauty treatment to the ladies in Faridabad. With an earning of more that Rs.9000 per month, her appointments are always full. Her clients say that Twinkle is super-talented and does bridal make-up like branded salons!
Akash Kaushik, Vocational Training Centre
Akash was a dedicated and hardworking student. His financially poor family could not support his higher education. He had no guidance regarding his career. He decided to join the Computer Training Centre at SaiDham. He joined the course for Data Entry Operator. Akash gained confidence within himself as he started performing very well in the course. He started gaining knowledge and became a quick learner. Looking at his sincerity, his instructor encouraged him to write the Uttar Pradesh Constable Exam. He cleared the exam and now serves as a Government officer, proudly serving his country and his family. For Akash, sky is the limit!
Harkesh, Vocational Training Centre
Being the eldest member of the family, Harkesh had many responsibilities on his shoulders. He failed at many odd jobs. He was of a shy mentality and lacked communication skills. But after completing a course from the Computer Training Centre at SaiDham, his learn technical skills. Also, by interacting with other classmates and by becoming a part of other activities of SaiDham, he gained confidence. He was placed in Vision India Private Limited, Delhi and earns a decent salary of Rs. 25000 per month. Today, the smart and confident Harkesh supports the education of his younger siblings.