Faiz Rajwani: Senior’s experience in India leads him to a life of community service

He walks into the small, cramped classroom, staring at the disheveled floors 135 orphaned girls sleep on every day with two thin blankets to cover them. Cooking IMG_0080-900x600themselves three meals a day and without a single clue about menstrual hygiene, they live in fear not knowing if they will get out. Sadness takes over as he realizes how lucky he is to have a bed and pillows waiting for him back home.

Last year, senior Faiz Rajwani was given an opportunity by the international Shia Ismaili Muslim program, Global Encounters, to travel to India to experience what everyday life is like for the citizens there. Traveling to India with a group of people from different parts of the world,  Rajwani’s experiences influenced him to start participating in community service events that he knew would make an impact on the community.

Read more at the source: https://www.hebronhawkeye.com/feature/2019/12/18/a-change-in-character/

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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