Mathanmi Hungyo is a professional social worker. He completed his Master’s degree from Delhi School of Social Work in 2017 and after which he Co-founder and Director of Recognize Rise and Empower Association and Teach for North East. He has been part of incubators like Changeloomers by Pravaah, WIPRO Education Fellowship, Social Entrepreneurship by UNLTD India,Teach For India X (TFIx). He was also part of Global Shapers -Imphal Hub After completing his education in Delhi, Mathanmi returned home to establish his Non Profit Organization in 2017, with a vision “to transform at-risk communities into sustainable communities through socio-economic interventions’ ‘. Hungyo was recently awarded “India’s COVID Heroes Award 2020” for his dedication and work during the pandemic in the State of Manipur through the role of his organisation and as a Nodal officer of the Control Room of Covid-19 for Kamjong District . He did his schooling in Manipur, Meghalaya and Graduated from Delhi University . His interest areas other than his work areas are Indigenous community knowledge and Farming.