Mastek Foundation annual fundraiser witnessed Mumbai citizens not only enjoy good music concert but come forward and donate enthusiastically to support Parivaar.
Mastek Foundation had announced a matching grant of INR 50 lakh at the beginning of the show. This was the 6th edition of ‘Inspired’ a unique musical concert for a cause. Bollywood playback singer Sanjeevani Bhelande and guest ghazal singer Talat Aziz gave performances and at the same time urged the audience to donate generously.
The idea behind ‘Inspired’ the annual Mastek Foundation fundraiser is to inspire and sensitize citizens of Mumbai and encourage them to contribute to good causes. Through this fundraiser, in the past the foundation has raised funds for helping victims of drought in Maharashtra, a hospital building for orphaned children in Ahmednagar and a school for underprivileged and destitute children in Kolkata.
Sanjay Mudnaney, Co-Founder and Trustee, Mastek Foundation said; “Children are the future of the country. We are happy to partner with Parivaar and are in awe of the stellar work Vinayak has done with poor and destitute children.”
Parivaar has been working with underprivileged children for the last 15 years. Since 2017, Parivaar has started 102 Seva Kutirs (day boarding – meal cum education centres) for children in selected impoverished tribal and rural pockets of Madhya Pradesh. At these Kutirs, more than 9,000 children are provided nutritious meals (breakfast and dinner) along with strong supplementary education and life-skills over morning and evening shifts.
Vinayak Lohani, Founder, Parivaar said; “We share Mastek Foundation’s vision to help address the educational gap among children from underprivileged communities. It is our endeavour to bring about opportunities for education and overall development for children from the most impoverished and vulnerable backgrounds.”