In this inspiring story, we delve into the incredible journey of Raiza Lu, who is the Operations Manager at Sahara Services Australia. Raiza manages her teams of Supported Independent Living and Community Activities services. Raiza’s story revolves around her passion for creating opportunities for people with disabilities and her dedicated team.
Raiza’s journey began with a fortuitous encounter in a disability organisation, where she started as a support worker. This experience opened her eyes to the world of compassion and care. Raiza’s deep commitment to the participants and their unique needs fueled her desire to learn more, leading her to study accounting for further growth.
However, Raiza soon realised that her true calling lay in building connections with the participants and making a lasting impact on their lives. When the NDIS was introduced in 2016, Raiza witnessed firsthand the incredible opportunities it brought to individuals with disabilities.
At Sahara Services, Raiza and her dedicated team focus on providing a wide range of inclusive and diverse activities. Their approach centres around each participant’s personal choices and aspirations, allowing them to live life on their own terms.
Raiza’s unwavering dedication and passion embody the spirit of a disability service provider. She continually strives to create a supportive environment that fosters growth and independence for the NDIS participants.
Raiza’s story serves as a shining example of the power of discovery and empathy. It highlights the immense potential for growth and opportunity within the disability sector, showcasing how individuals like Raiza can positively impact the lives of NDIS participants and their communities.