Our Team

Ms. Maria MendesPresident - EDI, Trustee - Protsahan
Ms. Maria Mendes

Maria is a founding member of Educational and Development Initiatives and she is currently Principal of Kamalini Vocational Training Centre, Gurgaon – an EDI project in Haryana. She has a varied corporate industry experience, having worked with the Taj Hotels, the Embassy of Mexico, Arthur Andersen, IBM, and Galderma.

Ms. Monica Rita D'SouzaManaging Trustee - Protsahan
Ms. Maria Mendes

Monica Rita D’Souza is an entrepreneur of Domus Home Products & Services Ltd. New Delhi. She is a co-founder of Protsahan Charitable Trust in 2003. Monica has long experience mobilizing youth and professionals to give of their time in outreach service work, and to gather food and clothing for the needy and to visit the sick.

Dr. J. J. KunnnacherryTreasurer - EDI Trustee - Protsahan
Ms. Maria Mendes

Dr. J.J. Kunnacherry, MD and Ph.D, is a Consulting Gynecologist and Obstetrician, the treasurer of EDI. She is the Project Director of Family Health Care and Education, a charitable trust that promotes a supplemental educational centre for children, that promotes good habits of nutrition and hygiene, study, and good use of time. The trust also runs preventative medical care camps in poor neighborhoods.

Ms.Barbara SpencerProject Manager
Ms. Maria Mendes

Ms. Spencer volunteered for Kamalini since its inception, finding donors, and then to find land for the project to establish a place of its own. She began working as the project manager before the new campus project broke ground. Prior to joining Kamalini, Ms. Spencer managed the India liaison office sourcing for a retail chain.


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