Manish currently works as a trainer at Breakthrough. He first became involved with Breakthrough in 2009, when he participated in a Breakthrough Rights Advocates program. He loved it, and continued to take part in Breakthrough video van and street theater shows. Before working with Breakthrough, he conducted research at the G.B. Pant Institute of Health and Rural Studies and the ISRO Project in Uttarakhand. He has also performed in street theater with the Family Planning Association of India. In his free time, Manish loves listening to old music.