Our Vision

To transform lives of underpriviledged rural communities in India.


Our Mission

To break the generational cycle of poverty, one life at a time.


Our Universe

At the centre of our projects are single parent, neglected, tribal and/or orphan children, youth and women from rural communities of India and their holistic development.


Our Journey

Our journey began in 2005. Since then, we have ensured that thousands of underprivileged children from rural communities in India have completed their secondary education.

2,45,657
lives transformed

65
centres established

790
villages reached

Economic Impact

Comparative Income Distribution

  • 92% of parents earn a monthly income below Rs. 4,500/-.
  • 59 % of employed beneficiaries earn monthly income between Rs. 5,500/- to Rs. 32,000/-.

Social Impact

Age of marriages

  • 17 years is the average marriage age in the areas of intervention.
  • 21 years is the average marriage age of female beneficiaries of LOLT.

Educational Impact

Rural girls pursuing higher education

  • 26% of female beneficiaries pursue higher education in areas of intervention in Maharashtra.
  • 56% of LOLT female beneficiaries are pursuing higher education.

Founder & Managing Trustee

Compassionate, gentle, humble, giving and committed, Villy Doctor founded Light of Life Trust in 2002 with a vision to break the generational cycle of poverty - one life at a time. Since then, she has dedicated herself to transforming the lives of under-resourced rural communities, particularly women, children and senior citizens, thereby empowering them to live with dignity & self-respect.

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Villy Doctor

Founder & Managing Trustee

Stories of Change

Inspiring journeys of courage and determination.

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Donor Speak

I am truly thankful for the remarkable work that Light of Life Trust is doing for the children and the youth. It is heartwarming to learn of their activities and of the difference they have made to so many lives. Bravo!

Rajiv Agarwal

(Chief Executive, Sambandh Health Foundation)

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