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.

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Meet the Team

Directors

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

Pranav Rungta
Pranav Rungta
Partnerships
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Neeraj Shetye
Neeraj Shetye
Program Manager
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Bhavik Kothari
Bhavik Kothari
Operations & Strategy
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Mazher Ramzanali
Mazher Ramzanali
Operations & Outreach
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Sheldon Pinto
Sheldon Pinto
Partnerships
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Parth Sarthi Shukla
Parth Sarthi Shukla
Field coordination
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Sufyan Shaikh
Sufyan Shaikh
Operations & Outreach
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Kushala Dhade
Kushala Dhade
Finance
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Mithila Naik-Satam
Mithila Naik-Satam
Communications
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Karthikeyan KN
Karthikeyan KN
Data Management & Research
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Navin Selva
Navin Selva
Design & Creative
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Maya Patel
Maya Patel
Outreach
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Anthony Mascarenhas
Anthony Mascarenhas
Partnerships
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Sanika Govekar
Sanika Govekar
Partnerships & Outreach
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Paras Soni
Paras Soni
Field Coordination
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The Hunger Map Project

Neeraj Shetye
Neeraj Shetye
Co-Lead, Policy Analysis & Field Study
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Karthikeyan KN
Karthikeyan KN
Co-Lead, Quantitative Analysis & Data Management
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Maya Patel
Maya Patel
Focus: Nutrition & Mental Health
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Akshiti Todi
Akshiti Todi
Focus: Public Health
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Mithila Naik-Satam
Mithila Naik-Satam
Field study & Implementation
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S. Raaga Akkineni
S. Raaga Akkineni
Focus: Food Security
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Bhavya Gupta
Bhavya Gupta
Focus: Design for Social Impact & Technology
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Tushar Dadlani
Tushar Dadlani
Focus: Data mapping & Visualization
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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.

Contact Us

contact@khaanachahiye.com
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