When ARMY word come anywhere what comes in your mind? A Disciplined group of people fighting/protecting a country within boundaries. But there is An Army Working day in day out to fight Against Hunger without any boundaries. Yes, we know them as ‘ROBINHOOD ARMY’.
Data Says 9 Million people die of hunger and hunger-related disease every year, more than the lives taken by AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis combined. 190 Million Peoples from India sleeps hungry every day. It’s a quite large number, but do you know it can be solved. For this cause the Robinhood Army initiated.
Robinhood Army is a Volunteers based NGO started on 26th August 2014 by Neel Ghose and Anand Sinha. They Distribute foods to the needy is sourced from restaurants, which regularly provide surplus or freshly cooked food on a goodwill basis. The nos. of food partner is increasing day by day. People provide the surplus as well as Fresh food for distribution. This is the big Success of RHA when Individual join them as food partner when they get a call of surplus food from a marriage, private party or function. This is a positive change RHA created in people mindset.
In a very small span of four years, The Robin Hood Army spreads its presence in 12 countries Which Includes India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Srilanka, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Egypt, Mexico, Australia and Canada. They believe it is just 1% done in its war against hunger and plans to grow its presence worldwide in the next few years.
On 15th August 2018, they are providing meals for 1 Million people and asking big Celebrities and Policy Makers to take the responsibility of other.
They came up with a Campaign #MissionMillion2018. This 15th August they are approaching Celebs to raise HUNGER as an issue and try to eradicate the Hunger related problems. Where 20 Cultural Celebs selected people from Entertainment and Sports Groups and 18 Changers Policymakers from Politics, Industrialist, and Writer.
List of 20 Celebs Includes Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan, Akhsay Kumar, Shahrukh Khan, Nagarjun Akkeni, Amir Khan Salman Khan, Ranveeer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, A.R. Rehman and Karan Johar. Sports Stars Sania Mirza, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Virendra Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir. Along with them Vir Das , Tanmay bhatt and Miss Malini
18 Changers are PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi , Arvind Kejriwal, Mamta Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav, Shushma Swaraj, Smriti Irani, Kiran Bedi, Shashi Tharoor, Ratan Tata, Anand Mahindra, Baba Ramdev, Indira Nooyi, Nandan Nilekani, Amitabh Kant, Divya Sapandana, Kamal Hasan and Chetan Bhagat
Will they take a stand on such big Issue? Every One knows some week ago three kids died due to Hunger. It’s very painful for every Indian where lots of food goes to dustbin.
As Per RHA ‘The problem is not the lack of food, but its inequitable distribution. Let’s make the surplus food reach those who need it the most. Let’s make India hunger free.’
They came up with slogan #FightAgainstHunger #HungerFreeIndia #HungerFreeWorld
Kindly join them on this Independence Day for a noble cause. Go through the following Link and be a Robin.