Meet Our Team

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Aiman Mehta

Director

After a successful stint in Journalism and Real Estate, Aiman Mehta opted for a break from the corporate world having decided it’s time to give back. Having been part of senior management teams in India and overseas, Aiman Mehta brings with her years of experience, skills and strong understanding and involvement in local and international voluntary and community organizations. She is responsible for all Raah Operations, Business Development and Planning. She guides the vision and strategic direction of Raah. Besides writing, Aiman enjoys painting and reading. Her leaning towards art and culture from childhood has greatly helped in the vision of Raah. – The Literacy and Cultural Centre. Her varied experiences in the rehabilitation of street children, adoption and teaching the blind is an added advantage for The Raahat Foundation too. She strongly believes that a life without cause is a life without effect.

Azhar Tambuwala

Director

Azhar Tambuwala, Founder and Trustee of The Raahat Foundation has been responsible in setting up a co-operative movement for Indian fruit and vegetable farmers in Maharashtra. He is the Co-founder Director and responsible for setting and shaping up Sahyadri Farms in Nasik, which today is India’s largest fruit and vegetable exporter. Besides being a veteran in the world fruit export business, Azhar has a deep sense of social responsibility inculcated since childhood by his parents. He has been supporting numerous and varied organizations in helping the under privileged, through the years. Apart from his philanthropic activities, Azhar is a voracious reader, a sports enthusiast, runner, trekker and an amateur photographer with a keen interest in arts and varied cultural activities. It was this interest which fuelled the creation of Raah. Besides founding Raah, he also brings with him his skills, knowledge and advice to guide and enhance Raah – The Literacy and Cultural Centre. He relishes challenging projects believing that nearly everything is possible when you approach it with a clean intent.

Cheryl Mendoza

Programme Marketing Executive

A complete people’s person, Cheryl Mendoza is the Programme Marketing Executive at Raah. She specialises in social media campaigns and public communications at Raah, alongwith all marketing coordinations. Her dimpled smile, good nature and pleasing personality wins the hearts of many of our Raah patrons.

Gaurav Kanojiya

Sr. Executive Operations

A district level swimmer, Gaurav is at the forefront of Raah Operations. From mixing sounds and lights at all Raah programmes to handling the Raah Café, Gaurav exceeds in all tasks assigned to him. His enthusiasm and infectious smile rubs off his colleagues and drives the team ahead.

Mayur

Office Assistant