How Best To Give Back To Community What You Get From It

Entrepreneurs or business owners like me have many roles to play from creating innovative business ideas to forging new frontiers for the organization to helping employees reach their dreams.

But, in all these activities, there is one that gives entrepreneurs the maximum satisfaction dedicating time and energy to social work or giving back to the community they live in

Volunteering for people will not only help you connect with others, but also enhance the quality of your life and give your ideas that will positively impact the world that surrounds you. It will provide you an opportunity for blossoming as an individual and have a deeper appreciation of your role in the overall scheme of things.

Ways to Help Your Community

If you are thinking about getting involved in uplifting your community, here are a few ways to help you do it..

1. Volunteer

Volunteering work can be very fulfilling through helping people in society. From teaching children and adults to visiting hospital patients—there are many ways to get involved. You can think about doing something you have done earlier or something that you are good at. Volunteering could even lead you onto a new business venture or a new career!

2. Helping Neighbors

There maybe people around you who are going through hard times that you know nothing about. Their issues could be monetary, emotional or physical. Loneliness is also a growing problem that is difficult to detect. Taking time out to know your neighbors can help you find out more about the challenges they face and come up with ways to help them. Solutions can include planning a budget, doing grocery shopping, or even chatting for a short while. A small step can make a huge difference to their lives.

3. Donate Goods

Besides dedicating your time and energy, there are many other ways to help society. You can even donate things that you no longer use. Those items can help someone in need. Think about giving away unwanted things to non-profit organizations, or giving away edibles to food banks. You can even consider starting a collection initiative at your community center, organization, or a school.

4. Donate Money

You can consider donating a small amount to a local charity, if you have extra money in hand. But, before doing so, make sure the non-profit organization you are giving to is a genuinely charitable one. You should check the legitimacy of the organization first.

5. Clean Neighborhood

You can make your area more beautiful to live in by picking up trash and doing some cleaning work. Such jobs prove that small acts can make a vast difference.

6. Plant trees

Trees are important for the environment, but more for us because of growing air pollution. Trees produce oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide and water, too. By planting a tree, we can reduce environmental toxicity in addition to enhancing wildlife and wellness.

Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering can have several advantages in your life…

Makes You Energized

Social contact with others while volunteering can relieve stress and make you happy. Being in a social setting can help fight depression and loneliness. Doing good for society can give you a sense of achievement and improve your self-confidence. Spending time helping others will take your mind off your own worries—at least for the time being. This sense of purpose remains with you, especially when you observe the positive outcome of the work you are doing. Besides, volunteering is also good for your physical well-being. It will develop your thinking skills and keep you physically agile.

Improves Your Career

Social work can help you acquire skills you can use in your profession—for instance, learning to cope with crisis by working at a child rehabilitation shelter. On the other hand, you can use your job skills while doing social work or volunteering. For instance, if you work in marketing or communications, you can work on raising awareness for a cause that you believe in.

In Conclusion, We Can Say…

It is important to give back to society. But first, you should find a cause that moves you before you volunteer your time and efforts. You can spend time to enrich your community and, at the same time, broaden your understanding of the world.

By getting involved in a shared activity, you get to meet other people and make new friends. This can be especially useful if you are new to a place. Through volunteering in an area that is close to your heart, you can have fun while making a difference at the same time.

You can involve yourself deeply in community work and stay close to people who are keen to improve the world and learn more about how the world runs.

About the Author

Mr. Harish Jagtani, a philanthropist, visionary, businessman of Indian origin, currently based in Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 20 years now, is one of the most reputed business owners in the Indian diaspora as well as the entire expat business community in DRC. The business house caters to multiple domains, including but not limited to Domestic as well as International Air Cargo, real Estate and infrastructure development, healthcare, hospitality as well as CSR.

Coming from humble beginnings from Jaipur, Rajasthan, Mr. Harish Jagtani has come a long way in building this conglomerate with a strong and clear vision, sheer dedication and grit. Starting with a small job in sales, Mr. Harish Jagtani today is a proud and righteous owner of a fleet of airplanes and multiple businesses that cater to the basic and advanced needs of the people of Dem. Rep. of Congo in different sectors.

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