Mumbai to host golf event to raise funds for energy efficient home construction –

Habitat for Humanity India, a leading non-profit housing organization, will host the fourth edition of its Charity Golf Tournament on February 4 at the prestigious Willingdon Sports Club in Mumbai. Proceeds from the Charity Golf Tournament will be used to build energy efficient homes in Maharashtra.

Corporate CEOs, prominent business personalities and senior government officials will participate in this charity golf tournament.

Participants include Harsh Mariwala, Founder and President – ​​Marico; Tarun Rai, Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives, APAC – Wunderman Thompson; Dev Bhattacharya, Group Executive Chairman – Aditya Birla Group; Harjit Singh Chauhan, CEO of Tata Teleservices; Akshay Kilachand, Kilachand Group; Ajith Sundaresh, CFO of Wells Fargo India; Sudhir Jain, Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer of Bank of America and Nikhil Srivastava, Partner and Managing Director, Head of India Private Equity at PAG, among other business leaders.

Commenting on the Charity Tournament, Dr. Rajan Samuel, Managing Director of Habitat for Humanity India, said: “At Habitat for Humanity India, we have been working tirelessly to build strong housing ecosystems comprised of decent housing, better sanitation, access to water and infrastructure at the community level. With the construction of energy efficient homes, we move towards the construction of environmentally sustainable homes, thus contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Solidarity Golf Tournament will help us raise awareness about the cause of housing and will allow us to get the support of the golfing community to build energy efficient homes, which will improve the living conditions of the most disadvantaged families. We would like to thank all the corporations and individuals for supporting our charity golf tournament.”

“Habitat for Humanity India has been working tirelessly to positively impact the lives of disadvantaged families through housing. In the fourth edition of its Solidarity Golf Tournament, the organization has rightly highlighted the importance of building energy-efficient homes to ensure resilience against climate change and adverse weather conditions. Sustainability and making a difference is the motto of Grupo Marico. It is a privilege for me to be a part of this noble initiative,” said Mr. Harsh Mariwala, founder and chairman of Marico Group.

The last three editions of the charity golf tournament have seen the participation of prominent personalities such as West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara, prominent Indian golfers Jeev Milkha Singh, Shiv Kapoor, Rashid Khan, Chiragh Kumar and the former Indian cricketer Ajit Agarkar to name a few.

Charity golf tournaments have touched the lives of more than 200 families through better housing, improved sanitation, access to water, disaster response, and community-based disaster risk management training.

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