His humanity saved many lives
Updated: Jan 23
Clean Andhra Pradesh (CLAP) success story from Butchayyapeta Mandal, Anakapalli.
Sri. Vakada Vijaya Kumar, a sanitation worker from Butchayyapeta Mandal, has been working as a sweeper in the Vaddadi Gram Panchayat for the past 15 years. He is known for his dedication and sincerity in his work, always going above and beyond to ensure the cleanliness and hygiene of his community.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Vijaya Kumar's humanity shone through in his selfless actions to help those in need. He not only performed his duties as a sanitation worker, but also went above and beyond to feed and transport COVID-positive patients to the hospital, even when others were too afraid to leave their homes. He went out of his way to search for an elderly lady who went missing from a quarantine center and provided care and assistance to many other patients during this difficult time.
"There is no greater joy than to serve others and to know that in some small way, we have made a difference in their lives." - Wendy Watson
Vijaya Kumar's compassion and dedication to helping others during this time of crisis has not gone unnoticed, and he has been honored by the community and political leaders of his village. His actions served as a shining example of what one person can do to make a difference in the lives of many.
Vijaya Kumar's humanity and selfless service has not only helped to save lives but also served as an inspiration for us all to do our part in helping others. He truly embodies the spirit of service, and his actions serve as a reminder of the positive impact one person can have when they put the needs of others before their own.