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Mani Mistry Elavia
Consultant , Non-profit organisation
Mumbai, India
I have provided avant garde leadership to NGOs,enhanced positive and ethical work culture in those organisations. My 37 years of experience in social sector ranges from community organisation to training, networking, advocacy and policy intervention, liaisoning with government, empowerment of institutional children, project evaluations and fund raising. Being rooted yet creative is my strength.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
  • Private Sector, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social, Gender, Education, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
Presently offering Consultancy for i.Creating Child Empowering Institutions ii. Enhancing Staff Motivation and the ethos of those Organisations

June 2011- October 2016- Director, Shree Barbhaya Orphanage for Hindu Girls

March 2003- June 2011- Executive Director- Children of the World (India) Trust

November 2000- March 2003- Program Officer, Sir Dorabjee Tata Trust

September 1999- October 2000- Assignment with Institute for Community Organisation Research
-Training Assignment with YUVA for capacity building of staff and the people's organisations promoted by it.
-Consultancy with AVEHI, a media resource centre for strengthening its training unit and developing systems for effective functioning.

November1997- August1999- Senior Research Officer, CEHAT- Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes

July 1987-June 1993- Coordinator, Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action.Co-ordinated- Urban Animator's Training Program
Legal Resources Centre
Comprehensive Area Intervention in Slums in Jogeshwari
People's Empowerment Program Unit of Mumbai City Project.

July 1993- October 1997-Jt. Director, YUVA- Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action

December 1985- March 1987- Co-ordinator, Project Laya working in the tribal areas of West Godavari District,A.P.

July 1981- August 1985-Coordinator, Bombay Slum Citizen's Development Project of College of Social Work

July 1979- June 1981- Social Worker, Bombay Slum Citizen's Development Project.
*Passed Inter school Certificate Examination in 1973

*Completed Bachelors of Arts (Psychology Entire) in 1977)

Completed Masters in Social Work (Generic) in 1979

*Completed Fellowship Program in Advocacy
Skills organised by Holdeen India Trust and
Ford Foundation at Washington D. C.

*Participated in Training of Trainers course conducted by Participatory research in Asia.
Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi
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