Charity Autism Rocks

British Millionaire and Philanthropist, Mr. Sanjay Shah, is planning on staging concerts and events to raise funds for his charity Autism Rocks. The charity is triggered after Shah’s son diagnoses that he was suffering from autism. The 43-year old has been sponsoring kids in India for the past ten years through an international plan.
Mr. Shah grew up in Marylebone neighborhood in Central London and studied medicine at King’s College and later decided he didn’t want to get into the career. He got into accounting and got his first job with investment bank Merrill Lynch as the head of trading. He had to lose the job at the height of financial crisis in 2009 after nepotism in the resume shortlisting.
Nevertheless, Mr. Shah didn’t like the office work, so he planned on starting his own brokerage business and started small. “The only way for me to earn a living without limiting my income prospects was to become a broker but I thought rather than me doing that job for a big organisation, I’d rather start up my own business,” He said. He, therefore, rented a small office place with a few graduates and traders then worked hard and Solo Capital was born.
Five years down the line, he is worth $280 million, and Solo Capital operates in both Dubai and London. The business was doing so well, and Shah decided to focus on his Philanthropist jobs. In 2011, his son was diagnosed with autism, and this makes Mr. Shah sprung into action in trying to save his son and also to create awareness about the condition. After Mr. Shah’s youngest son had experienced challenges in the Dubai Autism Center, a government-funded resource to support families with autistic children due to years-long waiting lists, he volunteered to buy two Hyundai minibuses for the hospital to improve effort efficiency.
Mr. Shah is now planning on concerts with paid artists to raise funds for his charity Autism Rocks. He plans on small concerts for about 300 – 1000 people who pay higher attendance fees in support of the charity. Mr. Shah has other four people in London to influence his decision making on where the raised funds will be directed either to the US or Europe. Shah also plans on creating an Autism Rocks compilation album by next year from pop artists track donations.
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