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Young Oakville activist empowers other youth to make the world a brighter place

November 18, 2021

As a youngster, Oakville’s Vishal Vijay was profoundly affected by the abject poverty he witnessed on a family trip to India.

“I didn’t really know what to do, but I knew that something was wrong and that I had to do something to help the kids that I saw,” he said.

When he returned to Canada, Vijay, his younger brother, Ishan, and three friends formed a group and held a bake sale, raising just under $400.


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