Our Team

The Spark-A-Change brains, brawn, and passion. These are the people that continue to make our mission a reality

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Nirmala Venkatesan

FOUNDER TRUSTEE

A Chartered Accountant to a homemaker & a mother who found her calling in the SAC cause. Nirmala firmly believes that meaningful literacy with equal opportunities for every childis the only way to progress the country. A believer in structures and processes with an analytical mind she takes responsiblity for the Lokhandwala center mentoring around 160 children.

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Avani Dalal

CO-FOUNDER TRUSTEE

An Electronic Engineer, a graphic designer, an animator and a passionate social worker wedded to the cause of SAC. Avani has been responsible for all activities at the Juhu center mentoring 200 children. Avani brings her creative expertise and intuitive understanding of children to enhance various facets of teaching methodologies.

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Gauri Gupta

HEAD ADARSH NAGAR IN-SCHOOL SUPPORT PROGRAM

A Philosophy graduate from Delhi University and a certified Image Consultant, she has been involved with teaching underprivileged children from her teenage years in Delhi. She started with SAC as a volunteer and has played a pivotal role in planning community events. Dedicated, responsible and an optimist, Gauri believes her expertise on Public Relations and Corporate Connects can also serve a larger cause at SAC.


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Farisa Zaki

HEAD (CURRICULUM) ADARSH NAGAR IN-SCHOOL SUPPORT PROGRAM

Farisa Zaki is an educationist with 18 years of experience in Child psychology. She has worked extensively in education research and evolving new teaching methodologies. She is also the Co-Founder of Fun'N'Learn, a Pan-India Worksheet Subscription-based program for Preprimary and Primary children. Patient, sincere and a complete team player, Farisa provides curriculum and counseling support for the Adarsh Nagar in-school support program.

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Brinda Gupta

CENTER HEAD, LOKHANDWALA

Brinda started as a volunteer and stepped up to manage all activities at the center. Her positive, affable and enterprising nature has forged a beautiful bond with SAC kids, their parents and co-volunteers. She is a keen learner willing to go the extra mile for all kids under her care.

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Mahima Karnani

CENTER HEAD, JUHU

Mahima started her journey with SAC 2 years back. She took up the charge of managing the centre at Juhu and has never looked back. Her warm affectionate nature makes her loved by one and all. She is mindful for every child’s well being looking over their needs with utmost dedication.


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Madhu Kabra

CENTER HEAD, IRLA BALWADI

An avid music lover, Madhu started came to SAC as a volunteer and has taken charge of the Balwadi as a Centre head. Over her three years at SAC, Madhu has built strong bonds with the children and volunteers alike. Her principle “where there’s a will there’s a way” makes her strive hard to accomplish the tasks put forth to her.

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Melody Zosangliani

Melody has been with SAC for almost a year now. She coordinates the needs of the Juhu and Irla centers. She is full of warmth, concern and has every child’s best interest at the forefront. Her resourcefulness helps running the centers efficiently.

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Payal Choksi Thanawala

A Wealth Advisor and Investment Consultant by profession. Payal helps with support on investments, accounting process and internal audit.


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Ashmeen Arora

SOCIAL MEDIA

Passionate, full of life, driven, holding an acting diploma from Actor Prepares, Ashmeen has been in the advertising industry for over 6 years. Her skillsets include copywriting, promotional ideation & planning, social media strategy, marketing and client servicing. Currently, she's working as a Content Lead with Partners Advertising. Ashmeen brings to the table all her expertise gained to handle the social platforms of SAC.

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Saurabh Gaikwad

WEBSITE MAINTAINANCE

A computer engineering student, Saurabh has always believed that everyone has the right to education and one day education shall be free. He is in synch with SAC’s vision of making a positive impact in the lives of children and providing them with quality education. Saurabh manages SAC’s website, weaving in changes to make it easily accessible to the site-visitor.


Our Team

The Spark-A-Change brains, brawn, and passion. These are the people that continue to make our mission a reality

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Avani Dalal

CO-FOUNDER TRUSTEE

An Electronic Engineer, a graphic designer, an animator and a passionate social worker wedded to the cause of SAC. Avani has been responsible for all activities at the Juhu center mentoring 200 children. Avani brings her creative expertise and intuitive understanding of children to enhance various facets of teaching methodologies.

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Nirmala Venkatesan

FOUNDER TRUSTEE

A Chartered Accountant to a homemaker & a mother who found her calling in the SAC cause. Nirmala firmly believes that meaningful literacy with equal opportunities for every childis the only way to progress the country. A believer in structures and processes with an analytical mind she takes responsiblity for the Lokhandwala center mentoring around 160 children.

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Gauri Gupta

HEAD ADARSH NAGAR IN-SCHOOL SUPPORT PROGRAM

A Philosophy graduate from Delhi University and a certified Image Consultant, she has been involved with teaching underprivileged children from her teenage years in Delhi. She started with SAC as a volunteer and has played a pivotal role in planning community events. Dedicated, responsible and an optimist, Gauri believes her expertise on Public Relations and Corporate Connects can also serve a larger cause at SAC.


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Farisa Zaki

HEAD (CURRICULUM) ADARSH NAGAR IN-SCHOOL SUPPORT PROGRAM

Farisa Zaki is an educationist with 18 years of experience in Child psychology. She has worked extensively in education research and evolving new teaching methodologies. She is also the Co-Founder of Fun'N'Learn, a Pan-India Worksheet Subscription-based program for Preprimary and Primary children. Patient, sincere and a complete team player, Farisa provides curriculum and counseling support for the Adarsh Nagar in-school support program.

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Brinda Gupta

CENTER HEAD, LOKHANDWALA

Brinda started as a volunteer and stepped up to manage all activities at the center. Her positive, affable and enterprising nature has forged a beautiful bond with SAC kids, their parents and co-volunteers. She is a keen learner willing to go the extra mile for all kids under her care.

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Mahima Karnani

CENTER HEAD, JUHU

Mahima started her journey with SAC 2 years back. She took up the charge of managing the centre at Juhu and has never looked back. Her warm affectionate nature makes her loved by one and all. She is mindful for every child’s well being looking over their needs with utmost dedication.


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Madhu Kabra

CENTER HEAD, IRLA BALWADI

An avid music lover, Madhu started came to SAC as a volunteer and has taken charge of the Balwadi as a Centre head. Over her three years at SAC, Madhu has built strong bonds with the children and volunteers alike. Her principle “where there’s a will there’s a way” makes her strive hard to accomplish the tasks put forth to her.

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Melody Zosangliani

Melody has been with SAC for almost a year now. She coordinates the needs of the Juhu and Irla centers. She is full of warmth, concern and has every child’s best interest at the forefront. Her resourcefulness helps running the centers efficiently.

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Payal Choksi Thanawala

A Wealth Advisor and Investment Consultant by profession. Payal helps with support on investments, accounting process and internal audit.


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Ashmeen Arora

SOCIAL MEDIA

Passionate, full of life, driven, holding an acting diploma from Actor Prepares, Ashmeen has been in the advertising industry for over 6 years. Her skillsets include copywriting, promotional ideation & planning, social media strategy, marketing and client servicing. Currently, she's working as a Content Lead with Partners Advertising. Ashmeen brings to the table all her expertise gained to handle the social platforms of SAC.

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Saurabh Gaikwad

WEBSITE MAINTAINANCE

A computer engineering student, Saurabh has always believed that everyone has the right to education and one day education shall be free. He is in synch with SAC’s vision of making a positive impact in the lives of children and providing them with quality education. Saurabh manages SAC’s website, weaving in changes to make it easily accessible to the site-visitor.


Spark-A-Change Foundation

A Mumbai based non-profit organisation registered as a Charitable Trust under
the Bombay Trust Act,1950.



Email: [email protected]

Call: +91 9323288002 / 9619707002

Spark-A-Change Foundation

A Mumbai based non-profit organisation registered as a Charitable Trust under
the Bombay Trust Act,1950.



Email: [email protected]

Call: +91 9323288002 / 9619707002