About Us

Khaana Chahiye Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Mumbai established to combat hunger. It was founded on 29th March as a relief effort during the COVID-19 lockdown with a pilot of 1200 meals on the Western Express Highway by Ruben Mascarenhas, Rakesh Singh, Swaraj Shetty, Anik Gadia, Neeti Goel, Shishir Joshi and Pathik Muni. It is powered by 200 + citizen volunteers in partnership with the citizen collective Litmus Test Project, Project Mumbai and Bharat Utthan Sangh. Along with immediate relief, Khaana Chahiye conducts advocacy efforts through its policy intervention - The Hunger Map Project.

Litmus Test Project logoProject Mumbai logoBharat Utthan Sangh logo

Meet the Team

Directors

Ruben Mascarenhas
Ruben Mascarenhas
Adv. Rakesh Singh
Adv. Rakesh Singh
Neeti Goel
Neeti Goel
Swaraj Shetty
Swaraj Shetty
Digital / Outreach
Anik Gadia
Anik Gadia
Pathik Muni
Pathik Muni

Working Committee

Pranav Rungta
Pranav Rungta
Partnerships
Aishwarya Pandit
Aishwarya Pandit
Sameer Patel
Sameer Patel
Manisha Balachandran
Manisha Balachandran
Saumil Bharani
Saumil Bharani
Savio Joseph
Savio Joseph
Bhavya Srinivasan
Bhavya Srinivasan
Neeraj Shetye
Neeraj Shetye
Program Manager
Madhusudan Mahale
Madhusudan Mahale
Head - Engineering & Technology
Bhavik Kothari
Bhavik Kothari
Operations & Strategy
Maya Patel
Maya Patel
Outreach
Sheldon Pinto
Sheldon Pinto
Partnerships
Mazher Ramzanali
Mazher Ramzanali
Operations & Outreach
K K Mookhey
K K Mookhey
Strategy & Planning
Parth Sarthi Shukla
Parth Sarthi Shukla
Field coordination
Sufyan Shaikh
Sufyan Shaikh
Operations & Outreach
Kushala Dhade
Kushala Dhade
Finance
Mithila Naik-Satam
Mithila Naik-Satam
Communications
Navin Selva
Navin Selva
Design & Creative
Karthikeyan KN
Karthikeyan KN
Data Management & Research
Anthony Mascarenhas
Anthony Mascarenhas
Partnerships
Sanika Govekar
Sanika Govekar
Partnerships & Outreach
Paras Soni
Paras Soni
Field Coordination
Sanish Kulkarni
Sanish Kulkarni
Research & Operations

Advisory Committee

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Volunteers

Aashutosh Gokhale
Abhishek Yadav
Advait Kadne
Afzal Yakub Kureshi
Aishwarya Pandit
Ajay Chaurasia
Ajit Chaudhuri
Alpa Maanoj Shah
Alpesh Malvankar
Aman Bhalla
Ambika Hiranandani
Amogh Dasguru
Amit Kalukhe
Anahita Irani
Anand Desai
Ankeet Shah
Anil Kushalraj Mehta
Anil Shinde
Anirudh Gandhi
Ankita Verma
Anmol Agarwal
Annika Chauhan
Arbaz Bubere
Aparna Atul Ketkar
Arushi Kausalkar
Ashfaaq Shaikh
Ashma Gupta
Avishi Jalan
Ayushi Satra
Bakul Kodikal
Bhagyashree Kasar
Bhavesh Utekar
Chinmay More
Devi Waingankar
Diana D'souza
Dipesh Tank
Disha Dhadd
Divya Dhadd
Dhwani Kothari
Dr Deepti Naik
Dr Glen Vaz
Dr Jerryl Banait
Dr Rajani Bhat
Dr Sachin Jadhav
Druti Datar
Durga Vasudevan
Dwiti Mittal
Elsa Marie D'Silva
Errol Mathais
Eshita Kasar
Gaurav Borse
Gautam Marathe
Gita Jaisinghani
Glevina Mathias
Govind Agarwal
Harris Khan
Harsh Jain
Haseeb Ahmed Khan
Heena Khan
Hruta Durgule
Imran Khan
Imran Khatri
Ishita Sharma
Kailash Shahani
Kanika Mahadik
Kashyap Swaroop
Kedar Jaidev
Kunal Rane
Lahu Ramdas Gawade
Lata Sankarnarayan
Mainak Ghosh
Maitreyee Avachat
Mamta Gohil
Manas Gubbi
Mangesh Sarode
Marita D'souza
Mihir Chitre
Milan Makwana
Milind Pradhan
Mohit Chaudhary
Monica D'Souza
Munib Dolare
Murli Menon
Nabil Kachchi
Narjis Naqvi
Naveen Midha
Neil Gracias
Nimesh Advani
Nishma Dsouza
Parth Shetye
Payal Arun Shinde
Payas Nivatkar
Prakriti Mittal
Pranay Parab
Pranit Bhandula
Praveen Narvekar
Priyanka Tendolkar
Priyanshi Jain
Purendra Shukla
Sai Korgaonkar
Rachel Simons
Rahul Vaswani
Ritika Vadhan
Ritika Waghela
Robin Lal
Rohan Richard
Rohin Samtaney
Rohit Dsouza
Rosemary Fernandes
Rupali Waghela
Rutvi Sheth
Rylan Agera
Saad Dolare
Sahil Parsekar
Sahishnu Tongaonkar
Sahib Shahnawaz Adhikari
Sameer Khandekar
Sameer Patel
Sangeeta Mittal
Sanjana Kanade
Sanjay Patel
Sanjay Talukdar
Sanket Dedhia
Sanket Doke
Sanskriti Sharma
Sapna Bhavnani
Saumil Bharani
Saurabh Khardikar
Savio Joseph
Savio Saldhana
Sayed Israr Ali Ishaque
Shahid Rakhangi
Shahrukh Pathan
Shakil Chowdhary
Sharan Shetty
Sheetal Gada
Shobha Bade
Shreya Rai
Shubham Gujare
Siddhant Malvankar
Sidharth Jatar
Subodh Choubey
Supreet Singh
Suruchi Sapru
Sweta Nanda
Tasneem Sharafally
Taufique Khan
Tejashree Sonawale
Trishnendu Ghosh
Tushar Shinde
Uma Iyer
Umar Shaikh
Umesh Kumar
Usman Khan
Vartika Singh
Varun Maru
Vedanti Karekar
Vibodh Jadhav
Vikas Chandra
Vinod Bora
Viral Ramaiya
Vishal Lamba
Vishwajeet Chand
Yash Bardiya
Yashashree Rao
Zahabiya Patharia
Zia Shaikh
Zubin Patel

Want to join Mumbai's fight against hunger?

Be a part of our fight against hunger. If you’re an individual, organization, institution, donor, the press or an artist who would like to join us or partner with us, please reach out here or write to us at:

volunteer@khaanachahiye.com

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Khaana Chahiye Foundation is a
non-profit organization based in Mumbai. It aims to combat the issue of hunger through relief efforts and advocacy initiatives. The organization started as a relief operation during the Covid-19 lockdown in Mumbai and became one of the most extensive crisis management operations in the city.

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contact@khaanachahiye.com
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