Raah Foundation

Our Team

Manjiri Bhagwat

Manjiri Bhagwat has a Post Graduate Degree in Textiles & Clothing from SNDT University. She has been a successful entrepreneur designing and selling infant clothing until she decided to use her talent and skill to change the life of the under privileged and Needy. She Heads the Skill Training and Product Development at Raah Foundation.

Yogita Salaskar

Yogita Salaskar is the coordinator and administrator at Raah Foundation. One of the oldest employee, she has grown along with the organisation.

Isha Kulkarni

Young and Passionate, this permanent volunteer chips in all department. Whether it is designing a product or providing honest often ruthless feedback about a product or helping with sales and marketing of products; Isha enthusiastically supports all activities of Raah Foundation. Her main focus however is on creating a sustainable platform for linking livelihoods to social problems to resolve them permanently.

Swatee Chaturvedi

Swatee Chaturvedi has a PG Diploma in fashion designing from IITC, Mumbai. Is a freelance writer and has worked for a media services company earlier. She is handling the Northern region for Raah Foundation and is based in Gurgaon. Her work involves networking, marketing and selling the products in the northern region and also ideation.

Dr. Avinash Deshpande

An MBBS from Mumbai university also completed Diploma in Dermatology from Mumbai University with a first rank before moving to USA and completing a paediatrics residency from Detroit, USA. Practiced Paediatrics in West Virginia before moving back to India. He now works as a locus consultant in the US and looks after all Health Interventions of Raah Foundation.

Vaishali Londhe

Vaishali is associated with Raah foundation since the past 2yrs. Very creative, Vaishali supports all skill training initiatives right from planning to training, She also supports several other initiatives especially which involve public speaking. A Shiv Chatrapati Awardee for Kho-Kho, she is also on the committee of Maharashtra Kho-Kho association.

Sonia Risbood

Sonia comes with strong number crunching skills and manages all the backend work of Raah Foundation. With equally good IT skills, she has been instrumental in digitising all the operations. Passionate and very meticulous, Sonia also chips in other departments and areas of interventions.

Reshma Pawar

Reshma looks after all the back office work of Raah Foundation whether it supporting in quality control of products made by the tribals or planning for the training programs, she chips in all departments. Soft spoken and very good in communication skills, Reshma is often the one managing and attending calls etc.

Parmeshwar Kharsade

All weather supporter of Raah Foundation; Parmeshwar is a man Friday. While he primarily provides the logistics and delivery support, he is equally enthusiastic about sitting on a stall or clicking pictures of our activities. Like his name he is omni present in all activities of the Foundation.