Ehsan Bayat of Telephone Systems International is a prominent name associated with the development and growth of war ravaged Afghanistan. Known for his social entrepreneurship and acts of philanthropy, Ehsan Bayat has always worked towards providing facilities and infrastructure required for the well being of the people of Afghanistan.
The Bayat Foundation provides education and health facilities to the needy regardless of their religion, ethnicity, gender, age or marital status. Awarded greatly for his contributions towards social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility, Ehsan Bayat has helped in bringing connectivity and wireless facilities into the country in a big way.
His personal contribution has helped in the development of various programs, which cover a wide range of activities involving orphanages, athletic programs, food and water supply, medical care and many more areas. Ehsan Bayat, the icon of social entrepreneurship in Afghanistan, has helped in unlocking the potential of Afghans through partnership programs leading to social empowerment, strengthened families, cultural preservation, economic independence and refurbished educational systems.
Bayat has been highly successful in recognizing social problems prevailing in the country and has used his entrepreneurial principles and skills to create, organize and manage social ventures and organizations to bring about the required change. As a social entrepreneur, he has looked beyond profits and returns, to measure the impact of his efforts and positive returns on the society. His aim of broadening cultural, social and environmental goals has made him a very popular philanthropist and social worker in Afghanistan.
Corporate social entrepreneurs usually operate for the well-being of the society. They identify the opportunities in championing activities which are important for bringing about social changes in a responsible way. Ehsan Bayat has used his position and funds to encourage CSR activities regardless of organizational context. His programs are driven by pre disposed values towards CSR rather than self enhancement f personal values. His agendas have always advocated his desire for bringing about changes which impact the poor and deprived citizens in more ways than one. His ethical acts have been supported by leaders from around the world and this has immensely helped his efforts.
The Bayat foundation was established in 2006 and ever since it has been working along with nongovernmental organizations to provide adequate support and aid to most at risk local citizens. Bayat's act of charity and philanthropy has inspired others to join his nonprofit movements to bring about social change and prosperity.