No matter how you measure success, Vijay Eswaran has attained it. He was born into a working-class family in Penang, Malaysia and has risen to become one of Asia’s richest men. He started the multilevel marketing company the QI Group in the middle of an economic downturn in Asia and the company now generates over $750 million dollars a year.
Eswaran has created hundreds of thousands of economic opportunities for people mired in poverty and on the brink of starvation. Most importantly to him, Vijay Eswaran has created charitable organizations that have played an important role in helping the needy. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: http://www.qigroup.com/2013/11/vijay-eswaran-makes-ceo-of-the-year/
Vijay Eswaran came from humble beginnings. He had to overcome many obstacles to turn the QI Group into the e-commerce juggernaut it is today. He has worked as a laborer, had people scoff at him for becoming involved in multilevel marketing and had to work long hours to overcomes dire economic conditions to make his company profitable. Read more: Dato’ Sri Vijay Eswaran Speaks At World Economic Forum 2016
Yet he still considered himself fortunate and turns much of his attention to helping people who feel they have no hope. Vijay Eswaran has generously shared his wealth to help the poor and needy. He said it was something his parents taught him to do when he was a child.
In many struggling communities throughout Asia the work of the RYTHM Foundation and the Vijayaratnam Foundation, two philanthropic organizations created by Vijay Eswaran, is responsible for bringing hope and help where economic opportunities are scare commodities.
Through the support of those organizations children can attend school and bright students can get higher education. People can get food to eat and the resources to plant trees and do other projects to protect the soil and the environment. People are given the chance to participate in dance, song and other cultural arts.
The impact the charitable work of Vijay Eswaran on countless communities cannot be measured merely in money. It’s reflected in the shining eyes of children who know they have hope for a brighter future and the joy in the hearts of people participating in the cultural arts their ancestors developed over thousands of years.