Stop Hunger Now India took shape because few socially committed professionals who had learnt about Stop Hunger Now and packaged meals through their corporate events in India thought of bringing the model to India.  Their intent was to build the foundation for a strong volunteer base to spread hunger education and encourage as many people from all streams of life from all age groups to join the movement to end hunger.  The objective is to create a sustainable impact on the hunger situation in India to achieve the goal of ending chronic hunger by 2030.

Our Board of Trustees:

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Hatim Dawasaz: Hatim works for Cisco Systems as a Global Extranet Service Manager and has been with Cisco Systems India managing IT Infrastructure Services for Cisco’s Offshore Development Centers which is spread across 500 offshore sites globally. With an overall experience of about 16 years, Hatim has held various roles on IT Enterprise Infrastructure built for Cisco offices across India & SAARC; managed various IT Acquisition Integrations and also played Client Experience Lead role for Cisco India.

Over and above his day job Hatim leads Cisco Connected Disability Awareness Network (CDAN) for APJC (Asia Pac, Japan & Greater China), an Employee Resource Organization (ERO), which supports Disability within the Organization as part of Cisco’s Inclusion and Collaboration Organization. Leading CDAN is not just a responsibility for him but is his passion and takes pride in being part of the CDAN APJC community as he is able to connect and fulfill the needs of the differently abled to build Assistive Technologies with a lot of focus on Accessibility to be integrated into Cisco Products. Apart from focus on Assistive Technologies, he also helped in introducing other tracks in CDAN community like Partnering with External Organizations, PWD Forum, PWD Talent Acquisition, Inclusive Environment and Disability Awareness. He is very passionately involved in other Giving Back activities & events.

Hatim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering and Post Graduate in VLSI Design.

In his leisure time, Hatim likes to spend time with his family & during weekends he devotes his time with family & friends for NGO visits which brings him satisfaction. Long drive journeys / road trips excites him a lot. His passion towards supporting disability & never-give-up attitude aligns to his favorite quote “No defeat is final until you stop trying!”

 

hatim-aHatim Amreliwala: Hatim is a successful an entrepreneur dealing with real estate and mall-management.  His company, Integrated Mall Management & Retail Solutions, works in many locations in southern India providing onsite management to many well-known malls, properties and commercial hubs.

Hatim is an inspirational leader who takes personal interest in social activities that uplift the deprived population.  He spends personal time in various humanitarian activities.  He travels extensively on work and has gathered wide-ranged experience in diverse areas.  His passion is visible during volunteering activities where he puts his heart and soul.

Hatim has previously worked with one of the major private banks of India.  He is a serious long-drive enthusiast and is planning to do cross-country driving from Kanyakumari to Kashmir to beat the current record.