305 avid supporters participated and ran for Habitat for Humanity India in the Tata Mumbai Marathon on 19th January 2020, in support of better shelter and sanitation across the country.
Among them were 250 employees from corporates like Sony Pictures Network, Messe Frankfurt, Indostar Capital Financial Ltd., Schindler India Pvt. Ltd., Capita India and Group M, who ran the marathon in support of Habitat India. Out of these, 205 employees also raised funds through crowdfunding campaigns in support of Habitat India.
We had 43 students from schools across Mumbai who raised funds for better access to water and sanitation for girls in schools. They were from Lodha World School - Palava, Universal High School, Gold Crest International School, Billabong High International School, Rajhans Vidyalaya, Vivekanand English High School, Gopi Birla Memorial School, The Gateway School of Mumbai, Smt. Sulochanandevi Singhania School, HFS International School, BK Birla Public School and JBCN International School.
12 individual supporters ran the marathon in our support. Among them was Sumanth Cidambi - Director, KKR Financial Services and ultra-marathoner – who ran as a Change Leader and raised funds in support of sanitation facilities in schools.
Piyush Khullar from HDFC Asset Management also ran on our behalf as a Change Investor, as well as Shloka Nath, a member of Habitat India’s Women Build Committee, Sunil Vijan, Owner - Alloy Costing Business, Sanjeev Mittal, Country Head India – Scotiabank and Harsh Podar, Director - Podar Education Network.
We thank each and every participant, school and organisation that supported us at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020.