About Us – Tikina NGO Canada Inc

ABOUT US

Tikina NGO Canada Inc., is a Federally Incorporated NGO under Canada Not-For-Profit Corporation Act, Corporation Number: 1094589-7 under the leadership of Ms. Sunita Singh. Tikina’s management includes experienced and educated trustees, expert advisors and consultants in related fields of sustainable development and women empowerment. At Tikina we firmly believe in gender equality, Zero percent tolerance against political, social and legal corruption, human rights violation and domestic violence against women & children. Our core value is multiculturalism, humanity, poverty eradication and Climate Change Adaptation.

DIRECTOR / TRUSTEE

Ms. Sunita Singh

Ms Sunita Singh was born and raised in the Paradise Island of Fiji. She is residing in Canada for the last 35 years and has been involved in travel industry for over two decades and is well travelled globally, including the developing countries and the Islands where she has seen first hand the plight of social injustice poverty and the lack of ecological and environmental programs aimed to improving quality of life and environment.
Ms Singh has started Tikina NGO Canada Inc. to make her dream come true. Her desire to help others, her positive attitude, and her managerial expertise continuously inspired her passion for doing something for others and to be a part of the solution for global warming, in uplifting of spirits of those who deserve to live and experience life in a positive manner by educating women for gender equality, creating entrepreneurship through sustainable development and protect the environment.
Ms Singh has been helping her community and is associated with NGO’s in the developing countries to implement community based and microfinance projects.

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Mr. Arjun Sawhney

Mr Sawhney is a graduate with honour in Business Administration and major in Accounting.
He is a Businessman having business interest in a group of companies in travel, e commerce,
Procurement and premium coffee.
Mr Sawhney has been very active in his community and has done social work with local provincial party in developing youth entrepreneurship programs.

ADVISORS

Ms. Manjaree Bhatt has studied Yoga at THE YOGA INSTITUTE, SANTACRUZ,- MUMBAI, INDIA (Established in 1918)- under the direct guidance and supervision of Mother Sitadevi and Dr. Jaydevji Yogendra. Also trained at the world known and recognized two yoga schools; Sivananda Institute of Vedanta -Yoga Academy and Sri Aurobindo's Integral Yoga at Indian Psychology Institute, Pondicherry, India. Main goal and aim were to learn various paths and styles of Yoga science, a comparative study of those techniques invented by the founders and utilize them to serve the society for a healthier living. Ms. Bhatt is a qualified yoga teacher and having working experience to teach yoga covering all age groups: from age 4 to 70 plus including chair and wheelchair users. At present offering classes to 50 + and seniors, conducting workshops for seniors on various topics; breath for health, Attitude and perception, concentration and memory, change for a better life - internal journey.
Her achievements: Offering service since 2003 by modifying and simplifying traditional Yoga techniques; postures, breathing, relaxation, cleansing techniques, improving concentration and memory, coordination, synchronization and management of various diseases and disorders. Goal is to provide optimum benefits in prevention, treatment and cure. Designed and implemented Yoga programs for those who can't sit on the ground or floor due to any reasons. Not just for seniors but children and young adults.
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Ms. Manjaree Bhatt


Ms. Geetanjali Anauth

Ms. Geetanjali Anauth is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT] working for the last 15 years. She has been helping her clients to manage their health and providing advice for better health. Ms. Anauth is very passionate about her profession and enjoys to help her clients. Her clients hail from all walks of life and focuses especially on athletes, people with injuries and post and pre-natal massage.
Ms. Anauth is also a certified Yoga teacher and has constantly been improving her yoga skills by following courses in India. She is also a certified Reiki Master.
Ms. Anauth was born in Fiji and now lives in Toronto for the last 18 years.

Ms Roseline Kumar hails from the Paradise Island of Fiji. She attained her education at Jasper Williams High School and started her career in banking with the Westpac Banking Corporation where she served the Fijian community as a professional banker for 20 years.
Ms Kumar is extremely compassionate about serving the underprivileged whether it be children, youth, widows or those in senior care homes. She strongly believes in the servant-leadership philosophy in which the main goal of the leader is to serve. She is also an advocate for women empowerment and education.
She is the Mission u dean for California Nevada United Methodist Women organization which is the largest denominational faith organization in the United States. She also serves as the Vice President of the California Nevada United Methodist Foundation Board of Directors.
She has traveled to Macedonia, Greece, Israel on mission trips to support local children, youth and young women in care facilities and has also traveled to Europe, Korea, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Mexico and learned their culture and human behavior.

Ms Roseline Kumar


Ms. Sneh Lata Singh

Ms. Sneh Lata Singh Completed placements with Immigration Women’s Speak out Association dealing with Domestic Violence Issues amongst the migrant women. Did a small project on Women facing DV amongst the Indian and Islander background and got funding to address the issues within this group. She is working for Department of Human Services Australia for over 28 years. Ms. Singh is passionate about issues facing our women today. It can be very challenging and threatening due to compete in priorities placed on our women today. Ms. Singh is looking forward to working with our group and aim to look at the issues and provide assistance to empower women.

Mr. Jagdish Punja is Managing Director of J Punja NZ Limited, a successful businessman based in New Zealand also has a link with Punja Group of Companies in Fiji Islands. His passion for music has inspired him to do charitable work through his musical concerts. He has performed with many artists to help raise funds for needy Schools in Fiji, Golden Age home in Lautoka, Fiji Islands and many religious, sporting and community groups.

Mr. Jagdish Punja


Mr. Nirmal Singh

Mr. Nirmal Singh is a President & Chief Executive Officer, Management Consultants FIJI Pte Ltd., Mr Singh is a former Senior United States Embassy employee in Fiji and served US Government for 17 years for Trade and Commerce, Public diplomacy and political affairs. He also served as embassy spokesman and had extensive experience and training in public/media relations, political affairs, event management and organization, trade and investments at the Foreign Service Institute in Washington DC.

Mr. Bhas Karan is originally from Lautoka Fiji Islands, he graduated from Natabua High School and University of South Pacific and he started working at Fiji Electricity Authority Special Projects Division in Monasavu and Armstrong and Springhill (Fiji) Ltd.
Mr. Karan is currently residing in Calgary Canada and actively involved with the Fijian community.
He is ex-secretary of the Fiji Soccer Association of Calgary and Soccer coach with PSA soccer of Calgary which involved primary and high school youths.
Mr. Karan enjoys helping senior citizens assisting in their government correspondences and paperwork.

Mr. Bhas Karan


MANAGER - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Mr. Lalin Bilimoria

Mr. Lalin Bilimoria is well known artist from Fiji Islands and currently residing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
He is an active member in the community and is very much involved with the Senior Citizens here in Toronto Canada. Through his musical shows and creative Craft Projects in Leather Industries he has raised funds for the community.
In 1986 he was the Guest Artist for the largest musical program for the Cyclone Relief victims and raised funds organized by Melody Makers and was the best performer in Tui Ravai Band in the Lauda-Bay Soccer stadium in Suva, Fiji islands.
Mr Bilimoria has been very passionate about helping the community and he received donations from local and International Companies during Hurricane and Cyclone seasons in the Fiji Islands. He arranged a group of volunteers and distributed First aid kits, clean water, food and provided hygienic education in the rural villages.

Project Coordinator - Fiji Islands

Mr Narayan Reddy resides in Lautoka, Fiji Islands. He is successfully running business namely, West Quality Pest & Cleaning Services PTE LTD. This company was established not only for him to excel in his own life but primarily to help employ the homeless and less fortunate people in the streets of Lautoka. He is very much involved in the service of the community of Lautoka.
Mr Reddy listens graciously to the pleas of the people of Lautoka and tries to help better their living situations. In order to fight Climate Change, he is also involved with his team to help clean up the beaches, rivers and other public areas of the non bio degradable materials. Mr Reddy is a Project Coordinator for Community Based Solid Waste Management with Tikina NGO Canada Inc.
Mr Narayan Reddy

Mr Narayan Reddy


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