This person, whom i have not met so far, added me as a friend in orkut. First, I did not bother to click and learn more about the profile. But then, some instinct told me to check! (is this called 'woman's instinct' by people? :)) Well, I am really glad I did as I think this was one of the most memorable moment of the day!
I gasped in astonishment when I read this profile. For the first time, I ended up spending close to an hour learning more about the acheivements and the good work done by him and I thought this profile definitely needs to be known by people , particularly those who are interested in Social Service!
His name is Manekshaw T. He has adopted 17 children who lost their parents to the Tsunami waves. 21 widows who lost their husband to tsunami waves are in his care. 84 Mentally Retarded Children are also being nurtured.
You can visit his profile at:
(Orkut is an online community in which you can become a member if you have a gmail account).
In brief, He is...
- The winner of National Award from His Excellency the President of India Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
- The coordinator for Government sponsored Guinness world record event of planting record number of saplings in 24 hours
- Managing Trustee of EshaasEp, a Non Governmental Organization dedicated for the welfare of the Children with Mental Retardation, based at tsunami-hit Nagapttinam. Presently, EshaasEP is instituting a residential care home, Hospital and Research centre for the children with Mental Retardation. Pl visit ww.eshaasMRprojects.com for more details
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If you too are impressed by this profile, you may add him as a friend, so that many more of your friends would know him if they chance to visit his profile. You may also Join in the EshaasEP community of ORKUT.COM
For more details you could contact:T. Manekshaw BE. MBM, Managing Trustee, EshaasEP, GVR Complex, New bus stand, Nagapattinam – 611 001. Ph 04365 240412, email: firstname.lastname@example.org