ARGUABLY ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL FOOD CITIZEN INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT THE NEEDY, UNDERPRIVILEGED, HOMELESS AND MIGRANTS WITH FRESHLY COOKED MEALS, GROCERY KITS AND SUPPORT. CO-FOUNDED BY PROJECT MUMBAI, THIS COLLECTIVE HAS PROVIDED SUPPORT TO OVER 45 LAKH MEALS TILL EARLY AUGUST, 2020.
On March 29, Project Mumbai co-founded KhaanaChahiye, one of the most successful citizen-led initiatives to provide food to those in dire need. On day one, in the last week of March, we first started providing food to around 1200 homeless persons under the Western Exporess Highway.
Daily. Within one month, the numbers had touched 50,000 (fifty Thousand meals) and at peak, we were providing meals to over 70 thousand people, every day from across several kitchens. By mid-June, the total number of meals provided under this initiative had crossed 37 lakhs.
This is when we realised, there are so many children–with lesser privileges, who require assistance