To the world, Mark Rego is a popular pub quiz master in the city of Bangalore.

Source: BBC Hindi


But to hundreds of destitute children, he is akin to a father.

Source: BBC Urdu


Mr. Rego was diagnosed with cancer 7 years ago and he has been a changed man ever since. Wanting to make a difference in the lives of people, he now helps raise funds for charities that work with orphans, underprivileged children and cancer patients.

Mark spends a lot of his time at the Jeevarathni Foundation, which is a home for destitute children in Hosur, between the border of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

Source: Arjun's Arrow


"They are mostly from poor backgrounds, some are orphans and others have parents who are unable to take care of them. A few were rescued from the streets where their parents had left them to beg", he told BBC

Source: BBC


According to Mark, "giving away your spare money" is not really charity.

Source: BBC


The world needs more of such good samaritans!