Our Vision

To transform lives of underprivileged 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.

5,48,039
Lives transformed

75
Centres established

1498
Villages reached

Economic Impact

Comparative Income Distribution

  • 93% of parents earn a monthly income below Rs. 4,500/-.
  • 63 % of employed beneficiaries earn monthly income between
    Rs. 5,500/- to Rs. 50,000/-.
  • 43%: Rs. 5,500/- to Rs. 7,000/-.
  • 46%: Above Rs. 7,000/- upto Rs. 15,000/-.
  • 9%: Above Rs. 15,000/- upto Rs. 25,000/-.
  • 2%: Above Rs. 25,000/- upto Rs. 50,000/-.

Social Impact

Age of marriages

  • 16 years is the average marriage age in the areas of intervention.
  • 22 years is the average marriage age of female beneficiaries of LOLT.
  • 531 students are a part of the task force leading to social contribution.

Academic Impact

Rural girls pursuing higher education

  • 692 Tribal children are pursuing education.
  • 3605 plus female beneficiaries of LOLT are pursuing higher education currently.
  • 51% of LOLT female beneficiaries are pursuing higher education, in Comparison, the Maharashtra State percentage in the districts of intervention is 27%.

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

Highlight

Light of Life Trust honoured with the Mahatma Award 2023

Ms. Villy Doctor, Founder & Managing Trustee of Light of Life Trust, was honoured with the prestigious "Mahatma Award for Leadership in Social Responsibility, Social Good, and Impact 2023”, on September 30, 2023, at the ceremony held at India International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.

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Ms. Villy Doctor, Founder and Managing Trustee, Light of Life Trust honoured with the Mahatma Award 2023

Ms. Villy Doctor, Founder & Managing Trustee of Light of Life Trust, was honoured with the prestigious "Mahatma Award for Leadership in Social Responsibility, Social Good, and Impact 2023”, on September 30, 2023, at the ceremony held at India International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.

The Mahatma Award recognizes and celebrates Global Impact Leaders and change-makers who are making social impact and paving the way for a more sustainable future.

Stories of Change

Inspiring journeys of courage and determination.

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Events

21 JAN

Tata Mumbai Marathon 2024

Starts on 6 AM IST MUMBAI
03 NOV

Javed Ali : Live in Concert

Starts on 7 PM IST TATA Theatre , NCPA
14 OCT

Sunhere Alfaaz 2.0

05:00pm - 10:00pm Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli Mumbai
15 Jan

TATA Mumbai Marathon 2023

Starts on 7 AM IST Mumbai

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