OUR TEAM

Meet The Team

"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team."

Our Board

THANGAPERUMAL P

TRUSTEE

Thangaperumal is a development professional with more than 19 years of experience working in the development sector, leading Child Protection projects across Asia. His core areas of work include Child Protection, Livelihood, Disaster Management and Disability.

SUBRAMANIAM SIVA

TRUSTEE

Mr. Subramania Siva, son of freedom fighter Sri. A.V. Sivaramaswami, is a retired officer from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. In his capacity as the State Convener of Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Land Rights, he works towards improving the living conditions of tribal communities.

Meet the Dream Team

Our Staff

EZEKIEL KANAVALLI

PROGRAMME OFFICER

Ezekiel oversees all the projects and is involved in project design, project implementation, capacity building, monitoring & evaluation and grassroots level coordination. He is certified in working on Child Well being.

S.ANNE PRIYA

PROJECT OFFICER, IMAGE

Anne manages the Initiatives for Married Adolescent Girls’ Empowerment project which works towards empowering Early Married Girls. Her core areas of work are women empowerment and socio-economic development.

SUBRAT K PANDA

PROJECT COORDINATOR, GAA

Subrat manages the Girls Advocacy Alliance (GAA) project which works towards prevention of child marriage and child trafficking. His core areas of work include gender mainstreaming, girl child development and child protection

MARKANDAY MISHRA

PROJECT COORDINATOR, MICA PROJECT

Markanday manages the Mica project which addresses Child Labour in Mica Mines. His core areas of work is integrated rural development with a focus on agro- based livelihood, water, sanitation & hygiene and community development.

RAVIKUMAR KASETTY

FINANCE CONTROLLER

Ravi manages the financial and administrative division of CIF. He leads the programme budget development, ensures effective financial management, manages grant programmes and provides support in office administration and human resources.

MAHIMA SASHANK

COMMUNICATION OFFICER

Mahima manages the programme communications and fundraising team. With a background in communication for development (C4D), she works on project documentation, donor engagement, public outreach, social impact awareness, branding and marketing.

HARI PRASAD

PROJECT COORDINATOR, CHILDREN GOOD

Hari Prasad manages the Children GOOD project which protects children from sexual exploitation in the Devadasi system. His core areas of work are gender, justice for marginalised, and field operations.

SUSHMITA K

OFFICE MANAGER

Sushmita provides support in managing the office operations. She assists the finance and admin team in accounting through the Tally software, filing documents, data entry and staff management.

THOMAS KURIEN

ADMIN ASSISTANT

Kurien is the backbone of all the administrative operations. He takes care of staff requirements, engages with vendors and suppliers and mobilises operational resources for projects.

Our Associates

VAISHNAVI GUPTA

Associate, Creative Communications

Vaishnavi works on social media content, digital marketing, supports in publication design and creation of IEC materials.

TUHINA UPADHYAY

Associate, Donor and Marketing Communications

Tuhina works on donor engagement, donor relations, and provides support in digital marketing & content writing.

NIVEDITA

Associate, Fundraising and External Relations

Nivedita works on collaborations, fundraising campaigns and events. She also provides support in digital marketing. 

SREEJITH

Associate, Project Documentation

Sreejith documents CIF’s COVID interventions specifically focusing on the vaccination drive and public health strengthening initiatives.

SHALINEE PAUL

Associate, Project Documentation

Shalinee documents CIF’s COVID interventions specifically focusing on the vaccination drive and public health strengthening initiatives.