Born from the school of hard knocks, Raj suffered set back after setback after his father passed way when he was in his teens. At a tender age, he struggled to make ends meet supporting his family doing odd jobs, while still studying, Raj's soft corner for the aspirations of disadvantaged kids is apparent from the numerous charitable organizations in tanzania, Bhutan and Kenya who have benefitted from his generosity and largesse. He believes that measure of an individual's worth is determined by what one gives back to society.