Every successful person has two beliefs, ‘The future can be better than the present’ and ‘I have the power to make it so’. Standing firm on his beliefs, Dr. Mudunuri Venkata Suryanarayana Raju has worked towards building a strong community through his efforts as a Lion.
Dr. Mudunuri Venkata Suryanarayana Raju popularly known as MVS amongst the Lions and Kuwaiti Doctor to his patients started his journey of Lionism in the year 1977 by joining Akividu Club. Dr. M.V.S Raju as extended his medical services to various Lions service activities. In 1989, Dr. M.V.S Raju was elected as the President of Akividu Club and was also elected as the District Governor for District 316 G in the year 2010.
Dr. M.V.S Raju with his passion to help those in need and his dedication towards Lions Clubs helped him bring a positive change in his community through Akividu Lions Club. Through his strong leadership various Lions Clubs were formed such as Akividu Adarsa, Akividu Abaya, China Kapavaram, and Bhimavaram Royal amongst others.
Dr. M.V.S Raju has encouraged many industrialist and philanthropists to donate towards the development of the community and to support those in need. Through his efforts, various projects initiated by Lions Clubs were financially supported through the donations received. The implementation and execution of these projects were independent as they were built through donations and not a single rupee was taken from the Lions District or Lions Clubs International Foundation. The following are a few contributions to the community:
He is happily married to Ms. Sundari, and has two children, a son and daughter. Dr. M.V.S. Raju and his wife are blessed with four grand Children. He has travelled extensively and is fluent in French and Arabic.
Dr. M.V.S. Raju has been zealous not only about rendering his services to those in need but also about Lions Clubs International.We salute you Dr. M.V.S. Raju, for being a heroic Lion and a true inspiration to all of us.