Nisha Benny-Varghese is a humanitarian, storyteller and describes herself as “an aspiring Good Human Being” who tries to make a difference and inspire others to do the same. 

In this episode, Nisha Benny-Varghese discusses:

  • volunteering at Breath of Life, a children’s home in East London, South Africa, that cares for abandoned and orphaned babies until they find a suitable home for them or until they are reunited with their families…
  • her liberating experience ziplining in 2016 to raise funds for Smile Train to repair 42 cleft palates…
  • how having cerebral palsy and needing help every day has inspired her philanthropy and volunteerism…
  • the importance of not “labeling” people…
  • getting great joy from the small things in life…
  • practicing gratitude every morning and every night by mentioning to herself a list of things for which she is grateful…
  • reminding us to use past pain to help someone else in the present…
  • and this inspiring advice for us all, “Don’t let anyone tell you that your voice doesn’t matter.”

The Power of Stories Podcast by SayItForward.org is a podcast BY women, ABOUT women, and FOR women! 

Listen to previous episodes with women from around the world here. SayItForward.org is the storytelling platform for women and girls to share their experiences, and to read about the experiences of others. The site is full of inspiring stories submitted by people from around the world. 

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