Food for Life Vrindavan is excited to share with you that our director, Rupa Raghunath Das has been awarded Human Achievers Award for the year 2012 by the Human Achievers foundation in India. The award was given based on the revolutionary work Rupa Raghunath has done in the field of empowering women and children of the Braj area, transcending racial, national and religious barriers.
Human Achievers foundation felicitate Ambassador individuals, whose lives exemplify the ideal of living for the sake of others, and who dedicate themselves to practices which promote universal moral values, strong family life, inter-religious cooperation, international harmony and the establishment of a culture of peace. The ambassadors of Human Achievers Foundation working for peace, education and empowerment contribute to the fulfillment of the hope of all ages, a unified world of peace wherein the spiritual and material dimensions of life are harmonized.
Rupa Raghunath Dasa had the vision, skills and persistency to develop FFLV from a food distribution program into an organization that seeks long-lasting solutions and effectively helps improve all areas of life in Vrindavan. Now director of a large organization, Rupa still works hard and plays a hands-on role in the day-to-day running of the programs including food distribution. He also spends time traveling overseas, raising awareness about the work of FFLV and establishing relationships with businesses and individuals interested in supporting the children of Vrindavan.
Senorita Isaac, the founder of Human Achievers Foundation (HAF), personally visited the school on the 4th of May 2012 to deliver the award to Rupa Raghunath. She also visited Food for Life Vrindavan Projects and greatly appreciated the work that is being accomplished.