Aaron Phogat,a 15 year old child born in US in an Indian family, is an inspiring character in many ways for his parent’s homeland. Though he was born in New Jersy,USA,Aaron nursed love for India, due to frequent visits with his parents. He used to visit his paternal and maternal elders. Now he imparts English language tutorials to the younger children living in several orphanages in Rajasthan. His parents are from Sikar districts of Rajasthan.
He started teaching in two orphanages “Apna Ghar” and “Manna Children Home” in Jaipur, His special attention was focused on orphans who do not have luxury or anybody’s support for even basic primary education.
School going children started gathering around him for attending his classes. Aaron developed skill of teaching English language, which was simple,interesting and understandable for the orphanages children. Aaron’s inspiration came from his grandfather P R Dhayal who came from a very humble farmer’s family but due to timely education and hard work reached to the rank of Chief Commissioner of Income Tax in India. Mr PR Dhayal’s continuous support & guidance motivated Aaron to do more for these kids .
However, after some days he had go back to US on the completion of vacations. Everybody was sad as Aaron had to leave the children behind him. On his return, he convinced his parents to arrange equipment for organizing classes through video conferencing. His parents supported him in this and it took a new turn in the life of orphanages’s children as well as Aaron.. Now he is teaching these kids on every Saturday and Sunday from his home in New Jersy through video conferencing.