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Indian-origin 7-year-old schoolgirl wins UK PM’s Points of Light award

A seven-year-old girl of Indian origin has received the British Prime Minister’s Points of Light award for her outstanding efforts in helping the environment. Moksha Roy began volunteering for a United Nations sustainability initiative against microplastic pollution when she was only three years old. She is now recognized as the world’s youngest sustainability advocate.

Moksha has been actively involved in various campaigns for sustainability, including raising money to support needy children. She has worked hard to promote the UN Sustainable Development Goals in schools and has even communicated with world leaders to encourage their support. Moksha’s dedication and efforts have set a great example for everyone.

Award background

  • The Points of Light awards recognise outstanding people whose service is making a difference in their communities and whose story can inspire others towards innovative solutions to social challenges in their own communities and beyond.
  • The British Prime Minister’s Points of Light award is a national honor given to outstanding volunteers who are making a difference in their communities. The award was created in 2010 by then-Prime Minister David Cameron.
  • The Points of Light award recognizes people from all walks of life, from young children to senior citizens. The only requirement is that the nominee must be making a significant contribution to their community through volunteering.
  • Nominations for the Points of Light award can be made by anyone, and they are accepted year-round. The awards are presented at a ceremony in Downing Street, and each honoree receives a certificate and a framed copy of their Points of Light award.
  • The Points of Light award is a great way to celebrate the amazing work that volunteers do in our communities. It is also a great way to inspire others to get involved in volunteering and make a difference in the world.

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