Saumil Bapat / Technical Architect at Saleforce.com / Start a successful tech company
I heard from a few friends that it was a very positive and eye-opening experience, and they had a major impact in the area they went to.
Meeting new people and understanding their culture, seeing their challenges and different work styles
Seeing how happy the kids at Anugrah were in spite of the difficulties they faced in life.
I’ve become much more interested in social causes since going on the last trip. It’s also taught me that impact isn’t just a purely financial matter – rather it’s more about having a positive impact on the people you’re working with, even something like providing a different perspective.
It’s taught me to look at poverty in a more intricate way – something that goes beyond just financial.