New Delhi: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Chennai-based Sneha Mohandoss was the first lucky woman to get the chance to share her story through Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s social media account. Also Read - Makki ki Roti With Maggi! Netizens Try Weird Food Combination During Lockdown
Mohandoss, who is among the seven women achievers to handle Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Twitter urged people to feed at least one needy person. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out in Chennai as People Burn Crackers in Response to PM's Call, No Deaths or Injuries Reported
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Mohandoss, a 23-year-old visual communication student, is the founder of FoodBank-India, an initiative to fight against hunger.
While introducing herself on Twitter, Sneha said that she was inspired by her mother, who instilled the habit of feeding the homeless.
“You heard of food for thought. Now, it is time for action and a better future for our poor. Hello, I am Sneha Mohandoss Inspired by my mother, who instilled the habit of feeding the homeless, I started this initiative called Foodbank India,” Mohandoss tweeted along with a video introducing herself.
The Food Bank India founder works with volunteers, even those who reside abroad, to work towards eradicating hunger. With the help of her team, she has also initiated breastfeeding awareness drives.
“I work with volunteers, many of whom are outside India, to work towards eradicating hunger. We have over 20 chapters and have impacted several people with our work. We also initiated activities like mass cooking, cooking marathons, breastfeeding awareness drives,” she said.
“I feel empowered when I do what I’m passionate about! I wish to inspire my fellow citizens, especially women to come forward and join hands with me. I urge everyone to feed at least one needy person and contribute to a hunger-free planet,” she added.
Earlier, the Prime Minister greeted the nation on the occasion of International Women’s Day and announced that he will give away his social media accounts to women whose life and work inspires people to help them ignite motivation in millions.
The second woman achiever to take on Prime Minister’s social media accounts on the occasion of Women’s Day on Sunday was Malvika Iyer who survived a gruesome bomb blast at the age of 13. In her message, Malvika asked the youth to change their mindset towards disabilities and the disabled.