Anish Kumar completed his Masters in Social Work with specialization in Community Development from Rajagiri College of Social Science, Cochin, Kerala. His intellectual reflections and critical thinking helped to shape the destiny of the organisation. Anish has been one of the driving forces in the Director Board since its inception.
Ramesh Krishnan is the Founder Director of Foundation for Development Action (FDA) and is trained in Social Work with specialization in Community Development from Rajagiri College of Social Science, Cochin, Kerala. He started his professional career by working in Gram Vikas – a reputed Non-Governmental Organisation based at Berhampur, Orissa and has 22 years of experience in developmental sectors. Ramesh had worked in projects supported by World Bank. International Labour Organisation, American India Foundation, Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction and United Nations Development Programme. Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR); Water Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Alternative Livelihoods and Documentation are his key area of interest and expertise.
Post Graduate in Social Work with specialisation in Family and Child Welfare from Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, Kerala, 2001. She completed an M. Phil in Medical and Psychiatric Social Work from Martin Luther Christian University, Meghalaya, and a PG Diploma in Child, Adolescent, and Family Counseling from the University of Kerala.
She has experience in HIV/AIDS, disaster management, emergency relief and rehabilitation, public health, counselling and psychotherapy, women’s empowerment and child development. Her area of expertise includes training and development, youth and adolescent skill enhancement and empowerment, behaviour modification therapies for children and adolescents, premarital counselling, life skills training, community mobilization, and remedial education for children with learning difficulties. As vice president, she holds the charge of training, counseling, community awareness and sensitization programmes in various sectors and maintains liaison with various agencies.
Deepak George did his Masters in Social Work with specialization in Community Development from Rajagiri College of Social Science, Cochin, Kerala. He has vast experience of teaching Social Work in school and is an active contributor by sharing new ideas and innovative thoughts for the development of organization
Sandhya S.S completed LLB and B.Ed from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala and had extensive experience in Insurance sector. Since inception she had contributed towards the development of the organisation by supporting in administrative affairs of the organisation.
Jessy Mole Sebastian, widely known as ‘Sr. Jessina’ did her Masters in Social Work with specialization in Community Development from LISSAH Collage, Calicut, Kerala and Bachelor Degree in Social Work from Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore University. She also did Diploma in Development Leadership from International Institute of COADY, Canada. Adolescent Services, Community Development- Rural, Health Counseling, Health Education, Palliative Care, Women Development, Capacity enhancement and coordination of NGO are her area of practice.
Sindhu S is trained in B.Sc Nursing and has vast experience of working in health care programmes of reputed institutes. Sindhu is currently pursuing her studies in development sector.
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