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Habitat for Humanity India organises the 5th edition of its annual Charity Golf Tournament in Mumbai to support families in need of decent housingMumbai, 24th February 2024: Business leaders from Mumbai came together to champion the cause of housing for underprivileged families at the 5th edition of annual Habitat Charity Golf Tournament organised by leading housing non-profit organisation Habitat for Humanity India. 

Held at the prestigious Willingdon Sports Club in Mumbai, the proceeds from the charity golf tournament will be used to improve the housing conditions of tribal families in Palghar district (Maharashtra). Through the past four editions of the tournamentHabitat for Humanity India has touched the lives of more than 250 families through interventions in housing, WASH (water, sanitation, hygiene) and disaster risk reduction and response.

The 5th Habitat Charity Golf witnessed a total of 85 participants – including 10 women – who are distinguished business leaders, entrepreneurs and Golf enthusiasts. Some of the prominent leaders who took part in the 5th edition include Harsh Mariwala, Founder and Chairman – Marico; Arjun Nohwar, General Manager, South Asia – Warner Bros. Discovery and Luis Noda, Area Vice President – Asia Pacific, Habitat for Humanity International.

 They were joined by renowned industry leaders for a gala dinner held later in the evening to raise awareness about the need for housing. 

Commenting on the tournamentJames Samuel, National Director (Interim), Habitat for Humanity India said, “Habitat for Humanity India believes that the right to decent shelter is a fundamental right of every citizen and is committed to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live. The annual charity golf tournament is our effort to raise awareness about the need for housing. We thank all the participants and our supporters for advocating the cause of affordable housing. This initiative will help families in need of decent shelter achieve the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build a better future.” 

“A decent shelter provides a foundation for a family to build a better future. I believe in the profound impact of housing which empowers people’s lives. Through this charity golf tournament organised by Habitat for Humanity India, we come together to support this meaningful cause,” said Harsh Mariwala, Founder and Chairman, Marico who participated in the tournament. 

“Shelter is a human being’s fundamental need and this unique initiative by Habitat for Humanity India enables us to make a difference to the lives of families who need decent shelter. We also see, firsthand, the impact Habitat India is making on ground. This is one of the main reasons why I look forward to taking part in Habitat for Humanity India’s Charity Golf Tournament, every year,” said Arjun Nohwar, General Manager, South Asia – Warner Bros. Discovery, who took part in the tournament. 

The 5th edition of Habitat for Humanity India Charity Golf Tournament is supported by Value Quest, Goodrich Maritime Private Limited, Chemical Process Piping and The Pant Project.  

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