43 years old Nafisa Hussain realised during her days at Tezpur University that she had to do something for the women of her area, since they were backward due to lack of resources and attitude of the society. Soon she understood the potential of an organised body, which could do much more than an individual. Therefore, Drishti Foundation was formed at Nagaon, Assam.
She is the founder member of DRISTI FOUNDATION. Also working as a resource person for SIRD&PR (State Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Govt of Assam) and also as a Trainer under NRLM(National Rural Livelihood Mission)
She is also a member of Resource Team under GPDP, Barhampur GP. 2. District Level Co-ordination Committee, Aryabhatta Science Center. Nagaon, Assam. 3. Block Level Co-ordintion Committee, Barhampur ICDS Project, Nagaon, Assam. 4. Block Level Committee, Rajyik Mahila Ayog, Barhampur Dev Block, Nagaon, Assam. 5. District Level Selection Committee for the Selection of “Chief minister’s Best Community Action Award for Development”, Nagaon, Assam. 6. District Level Selection Committee “New Social Security scheme- Financial Assistance to Widows”, Nagaon, Assam. 7. District Level Selection Committee for “Zila Mahila Samman” and “Rajya Mahila Samman” Award, Nagaon, Assam
Nafisa Hussain feels that the women in this part of the country are still quite backward literally and technologically also. It’s my little effort to make it possible for them to come forward to decision making platform.