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Finding and building a start up

Finding and building a start up

Recently, our team was honoured to be a part of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Summit held by CIIE and Chandigarh Angel Network at SD College, Chandigarh. Invited to pitch our business story in front of an esteemed jury of eminent personalities and investors from the town, also in the audience were hundreds of budding student entrepreneurs. The session was thoughtfully moderated bringing many aspects of starting-up to the fore, which in the din of raising money or chasing the unicorn dream are often sidelined.
Contrary to popular opinion, starting up is the riskiest and hardest endeavour an individual can ever take up in his/her life. Running a marathon, hitting a double century or landing a promotion are all trainable and do-able tasks with the probability to succeed proportional to the efforts put in. Starting up, however, is unlike any of them. The closest you could draw a similarity to it is aiming for Mars, quite literary. Remember, Tesla!!
YouCare too is a similar venture which started up due to a problem the founders faced while searching for a professional yet affordable caregiver for their loved ones. Initially, a blog, YouCare has grown to now having trained over 3000 workers, landing jobs for over 100 unemployed workers, fulfilling a requirement of close to 500 families and in all, touching the lives of over 4000 people so far in just 2 years.
What made us do it? What kept us going on? Two things primarily:
a. A desire to do meaningful work. Beyond the din of six figured salaries and owing to high rise apartments, a genuine need to touch other lives, to do what was considered not do-able and to be a part of something larger than yourself.
b. To work with people who cared about a common cause. Making caregiving a vocation for the masses and an occupation for millions to earn a decent living out of is something that we as a team deeply care about. Ensuring families can hire a caregiver at the click of a button is what keeps us passionate and charged up.
For YouCare, bringing women to the forefront is a goal. No nation has ever succeeded without enabling its women to take the reins. Margaret Thatcher did it for UK, Angela Merkel is still doing it for Germany and not so long ago, Indira Gandhi ensured atleast the trains were running on time :). By ensuring women are trained and provided with jobs, YouCare is ensuring caregiving is accepted as a noble profession in the future and helps millions ensure good upbringing for their children. Educating our caregivers to ensure high self esteem and confidence in them is something we at YouCare are deeply passionate about..
How our journey unfolds is a matter of time. What we can ensure during this time is what our attitude looks like and how much fun we are having while at it. As Victor Frankl has put it:

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way”.
Thank you for your support!! Keep reaching out to us with your messages and suggestions. Click our website to hire a caregiver now!!
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Testimonials

We had hired a patient care attendant for my wife who was recuperating after a hip surgery and was completely bed ridden. Youcare carefully analyzed our requirement and understood the preferences and nature of my wife before attaching a caregiver to us. Our caregiver was very caring, punctual and always had a smile on her face. She not only attended to my wife`s needs but also encouraged her to become independent. Within 6 months my wife could actually start walking. I will really recommend YouCare to everyone in need of professional care services.

SK Mehta
SK Mehta

I have been a client with YouCare for the past 2 years. Their babysitter is now like a member of our family who we can trust and rely upon for taking care of each and every need of our 4 year old daughter. This is a professional organisation managed by well educated professionals wanting to do good work and provide exceptional services. Will certainly recommend to all working couples to reach out to them.

Mandeep Brar
Mandeep Brar

I am a working mother and required a professional babysitter for my 6 month old son. Youcare offered me two alternatives as per my requirement and the babysitter I selected for my son was sweet, loving and punctual towards her duty. My baby really took to her and I could work in peace knowing there is a reliable organisation responsible for ensuring everything is going fine. Thank you guys for being with me throughout!!

Sonal Singh
Sonal Singh

We hired an attendant for my mother who was sick and required constant supervision for her personal needs. Our caregiver was professional, soft spoken and very dedicated. She also had a working knowledge of English which made communication with my mother very easy. YouCare is doing a great job.

Mridula Dang
Mridula Dang

We have hired two caregivers for my mother from YouCare. Both caregivers are trained and professional and very dedicated towards their duty. The Youcare team has been very professional whether for feedback or sending replacements. The team also makes periodic visits to ensure customer satisfaction and grievance redressal. We are satisfied with Youcare.

Lt. Gen P Bakshi
Lt. Gen P Bakshi

We have hired a live-in nursing assistant from YouCare Services. The caregiver is trained and a thorough professional. My mother has taken to her very well and looks forward to her companionship each day. We are now at peace knowing we have a professional taking care of our mother. Thank YouCare.

Balbir Singh
Balbir Singh

We had hired a nanny from YouCare for our grandchild. My son was in town and needed help with his new born baby and elder child. Our caregiver was very loving, trained and a thorough professional. She took very good care of both the kids and ensured that the entire family was comfortable while she was around. We were very satisfied with Team YouCare and their services.

Bharat Bhushan
Bharat Bhushan

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