Last Updated:  05/01/2021

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Project Pitch By: Rise Against Hunger India

 

Proposed Project Title


Nourishing Lives & Growing the Movement

 

Thematic Area

Eradicating hunger, poverty and malnutrition, promoting health care, sanitation & safe drinking water

Sub Thematic Area

Hunger & Malnutrition

Project Synopsis

RAHI had been providing meals around the year to regular beneficiaries in need of support. These regular beneficiaries comprise of children of daily wage workers, abandoned, senior citizens, destitute, low income groups, medical patients such as those affected by AIDS. In this hour of crisis and shortage, RAHI remains committed to support these regular beneficiaries and extend support to lower income groups economically affected by COVID19 crisis. RAHI has already supplied 3 million meals to the lowest strata of the society, comprising of daily wage workers, construction workers, contract laborers, street vendors groups across the countries since March-2020. They would like to appeal to you to come forward and contribute and help in providing basic food and other necessities to these people and prevent them from succumbing to hunger.
 
 
 

Overview of the Proposed Project

Estimated Budget
below INR 0.3 Cr
Proposed Location
Bangalore, Mumbai , Delhi

Key Project Partners
Companies

Project Status
Active
 

Facts

Beneficiary Type (Primary): Children
Beneficiary Type (Secondary): Elderly care
Estimated No. of Beneficiaries: 1000 and above Families
Status of Baseline Survey: Already Done
 
 
 

Proposed Project Description

Project Background

The whole of India is reeling under the intense economic impact of the Pandemic COVID-19. Even in this need of the hour, while RAHI is working towards providing its regualr beneficiaries, ending hunger by 2030 will not possible without Hunger Champions, volunteers who immerse themselves towards eradication of hunger. RAHI works towards “Growing the Movement”, creating awareness and engaging volunteers, corporate employees towards the End Hunger Movement. With the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, RAHI has been offering virtual volunteering options to corporate employees, which provides avenues to become part of the End Hunger Movement.

 

Project Area and Rationale

  • RAHI shall provide 100000 meals to its 2000 regular beneficiaries pan India. Each beneficiary shall be provided 50 dry, uncooked, fortified meals
  • RAHI shall organize a session with corporate volunteers/employees to create awareness about the Hunger situation in India and create Hunger Champions. All available virtual volunteering options of RAHI shall be offered to volunteers/employees of Corporate.

 

Project Goal and Objectives

 

The specific objectives of the project include:

  • To provide 50 meals to 2000 beneficiaries pan India
  • Organize a session with corporate volunteers/employees to create awareness about the Hunger situation in India and create Hunger Champions.
  • Offer all available virtual volunteering options of RAHI to volunteers/employees of corporate.

 

Project outcomes/Results

  • The primary outcome is that the beneficiaries will have enough food to eat and sustain themselves for 2 months
  • Employees will have opportunity to become Hunger Champions and contribute to the End Hunger Movement, virtually, staying at home.

 

Implementation Plan and Target Beneficiaries

  • The project will be implemented in partnership with local organizations who are already associated with RAHI. If need be, additional partner organizations will also be empaneled.
  • The direct beneficiaries are the usual beneficiaries of RAHI and people from low-income levels economically affected by COVID19 crisis.
  • These families are served by their partner organizations who already have presence in these locations and are working in the community. Local organizations working at the community level are well informed of the families who need immediate assistance.

 

Monitoring and Evaluation

Their team will monitor the project. Proper care will be taken to ensure that all precautions as per Government of India guidelines are taken to prevent transmission of COVID19 virus during all stages of the project.

 
 

Salient Features

  1. RAHI providing meals around the year to regular beneficiaries.
  2. RAHI has been offering virtual volunteering options to corporate employees.
  3. RAHI Meals content with 23 essential micronutrients
 

About Rise Against Hunger India

Rise against Hunger, an international hunger relief organization, aims to show the world that it is, in fact, possible to end hunger by the year 2030. In 2014, RAHI India was created as an independent entity in India, formally registered as ‘Stop Hunger Now India' but later changed to Rise Against Hunger India (RAHI) in 2017.

 

One of RAHI’s signature programs centers around a hands-on meal packaging activity that provides volunteers the opportunity to package dehydrated, high protein, nutritious meals. Over the past nearly 20 years, RAHI has worked with thousands of volunteers around the globe to package nearly 530 million nutritious meals that have been served to poor and needy communities in 78 countries.

 

As of March 2019, before COVID19 crisis, RAHI has provided more than 9 million high quality, micronutrient-rich, nutritious meals packaged by over 44,000 volunteers in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Gurgaon, Noida, Patna and many other locations in India. RAHI meals have been in high demand in floods and natural disasters. Through all its projects, RAHI has been able to serve a total of 997,386 children and adults in 14 States.

 
 

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