Y Maheswar Reddy recently met Sameer Hasan, a software engineer, who loves to see people smile, because of him!
“I casually visited the APD along with my colleagues thinking that it will be like other places I had visited in the past. I never thought that it would affect me so much’’ he recalls. Even as his interaction with the challenged strummed his sympathetic chords, their warmth kindled something beyond sympathy in him - empathy. This was enhanced by the skill, dedication and sacrifice of the staff at the APD. He began to feel the need to do something to help them and in turn, perhaps help himself.
Thus began his journey into what he calls ISR – Individual Social Responsibility. He started a Non-Government/ non- profitable organization ‘Desire: Share a SMILE’, for the welfare of the neglected people in the society, on 3rd May, 2016.
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