"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team."
Mr. Thangaperumal is a development professional with more than 19 years of experience in leading Child Protection projects across Asia. His core areas of work also include Livelihood, Disaster Management and Disability.
Ms. Shakila has more than 10 years of experience in the banking sector, specifically focusing on microfinance and financial empowerment of women in poverty.
Mr. Subramania Siva, is a retired officer from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. As the State Convener of Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Land Rights, he works towards improving the lives of tribal communities.
Ms. Sarala has worked in the development sector 17 years with expertise in counselling and fundraising. She is also the Managing Trustee of Samuthra Trust, a trust which works towards women and child empowerment.
Ms. Hemima has been working for women empowerment and specially abled children for the past 15 years. She is also a project coordinator of SIVA Trust, an NGO in Tamil Nadu.
Meet the Dream Team
Ezekiel oversees all CIF 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.
Anne manages programmes in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, with a special focus on the Initiatives for Married Adolescent Girls’ Empowerment project. Her core areas of work are women empowerment and socio-economic development.
SUBRAT K PANDA
Subrat oversees operations of projects based in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha. His core areas of work include gender mainstreaming, girl child development and child protection.
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.
EDUCATION OFFICER, THE MICA PROJECT
Dheena oversees field activities as well as the education component of The Mica project in Jharkhand. He manages the child-led interventions of this project.
PROJECT COORDINATOR, CHILDREN GOOD
Jenifar manages the Children GOOD project which addresses exploitation in the Devadasi System. Her core expertise include Child Emergency Relief and Child Protection.
Communication Officer IMAGE
Gowri works on CIF’s IMAGE project communications, creating content in local languages for children and promoting the project’s work across various platforms.
Mary Flora manages the administrative and HR operations at CIF. She coordinates with vendors, manages office operations, human resources and staff care.
FINANCE OFFICER, COIMBATORE
Deepa manages the accounting, finances and administrative operations at the CIF registered office in Coimbatore. She also manages all the office related activities.
Finance & Compliance Officer
Dhanalakshmi is a finance and compliance officer at the organization. She takes care of all the finances and compliance-related activities.
M Anitha is a finance officer at the organization. She takes care of all the finances related activities.
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.
Senior Communications Associate
Vaishnavi oversees CIF’s social media presence and works on project documentation, marketing communications, as well as donor reporting,
Digital Marketing Associate
Swati manages the CIF’s website and takes care of SEO related stuff. Assist the communication and fundraising team with the website for various projects in India.