A homemaker with a little education, Jayasundari owes her will to serve those afflicted with leprosy. Earlier this month she was awarded by the Mutt for the two-year-old’s Trust’s tireless services for the patients.
Speaking to DT Next, Jayasundari said that she was a mere tool in the world of service that has beacons like the Mutt.
She said, “I was introduced to it by Mr Raman of Daasya that has also been carrying out services like this. In fact, I have to only attribute it to my spirituality that is also propelled by the will to serve society.”
She added that she is supported by a strong fleet of volunteers who work actively on the ground. She also mentioned that serving leprosy patients was important as it helped people affected by the disease to step out.
“Their unwillingness to go towards the treatment is because they do not want to be recognised by the society, but if they are given counselling, they come forward to get treated and that speeds the process of cure,” she added.
While deciding to continue in the field, she also added that was playing a small role. ‘There are so many big organisations doing such similar services. I am just a small drop,” she signed off with humility.