Skip to content

An Inspiring Story: Jatinder Kaur’s Impact on Helping Others

Home / About / News / Events and milestones / Jatinder Kaur's Case Study

Published: 5 July 2023

The following case study is dedicated to the remarkable journey of Jatinder Kaur, an alumna of the University of Sunderland in London, who has demonstrated passion and philanthropy throughout her life. From her commitment to service activities to her current role as President of the Heston Lions Club, Jatinder has made a significant impact on various causes, earned prestigious awards and has built a bright career. 

In 2017, Jatinder decided to help others by participating in various activities. She delivered over 50,000 meals to places such as food banks, hospitals, soup kitchens, and NHS111. She also assisted more than 50,000 homeless people and raised over £30k for charities that support women, children, and medical equipment in Africa and India. Her remarkable work earned her the Prime Minister's Points of Light award and the Queen's Award from the Food for All Charity. 

A photo of Jatinder Kaur

Jatinder is currently the President of the Heston Lions Club, which is part of the largest service organisation in the world, called Lions Clubs International (LCI). LCI collaborates with important organisations such as the United Nations and the World Health Organization to help people in need. Jatinder leads by example and encourages club members to propose and organise their own activities to assist others. 


In addition to her passion for charity, Jatinder has been an accountant for over 30 years and has worked with Rehny Shaheen Chartered Accountants for the past 30 years. She has played a significant role in the management and growth of the company, and when the opportunity arose to pursue her MBA, it came at the right time. Her degree from the University of Sunderland in London provided her with all the tools she needed for her career and the confidence to pursue her dreams. for her career and the confidence to pursue her dreams.  

Undeterred by age, Jatinder, who will turn 70 this year, continues to make a profound impact. Recently, she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for homeless and child hunger charities, while also supporting schools in deprived areas. Her resilience and determination serve as an inspiration to others, showcasing the power of individuals to effect change. 

Having achieved her greatest dream of climbing Kilimanjaro, Jatinder is now looking forward to pursuing her passion for charity and volunteering. Among her future plans is travelling to Lepchas Island and helping to build a library for the kids or travelling across Siberia, and much more. After all, her goal is not just to travel but to travel and give at the same time.  


Follow Us 

Don't miss out on important announcements, community initiatives, and exclusive content. Learn more about our full list of student services, by visiting the getaway, health and wellbeinglibrarycareers, and personal academic tutor web pages. 

Stay connected and be part of our exciting journey! Follow us on FacebookInstagramTwitterTikTok and LinkedIn for the latest updates. Follow us and be part of our university family.