Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

  • William James Francis

    Founder & Managing Trustee

    He has a BA degree (English, Psychology and Sociology being the major subjects and majoring in Psychology and Sociology in the final year) done at Andrew’s College of Arts and Science, Mumbai University. He holds a degree in Philosophy from St Peter’s Pontifical Institute, Bengaluru. He has done a degree in Christian Theology at Janandeepa Vidhya Peeth in Pune, Maharashtra. He also holds a diploma in depth psychology awarded by the Institute for Formators, Bengaluru. He has been an editor with the BETTER YOURSELF BOOKS/ST PAULS publishers based in Mumbai. He has done Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism studies at the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. He has been a teacher, mentor, leader, organizer, writer, editor, animator and philanthropist. The poor and the weaker section of the society are the primary focus of his mission.

    His ideal in life is:
    ‘To be Humane and to lead the Humanity to be Humane.’

  • He has obtained a D.C.A at The Academic Council of National Computer Technology. He has done a B.Com at Loyola College, Chennai. He holds a Bachelor of Philosophy degree obtained from Jnana Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune. He also has to his credit an Executive M.B.A from International School of Management Studies, Chennai, affiliated to Missouri State University, Missouri, USA. He has additional qualifications namely, (a) IELTS – British Council – IDP Australia – University of Cambridge (7/9) (2012), (b) Certificate Holder in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) & Inner Healing from Anugraha Institute of Counseling, Psychotherapy and Research, Dindigul. He has had a few filed work experiences: (a) Participated in a two-week rehabilitation programme in a Sri Lankan refugee camp, (b) Active member in a Tsunami Relief & Rehabilitation programme at Muttam, Kanyakumari among others. His personal interests are: (a) Carnatic Music [Vocal & Instrumental], (b) Athletics and Basketball and (c) Gardening and Meditation. He is a married person.

    His personal goal in life is:
    ‘To be a faithful Servant of God.’

    Richard Marcel I.

    Trustee – Vice-president

  • Jaya Nithya

    Trustee – Treasurer

    She holds a B.Sc (Maths) from Annamalai University, Chithambaram, Tamil Nadu. She has done a D.T Ed at Adithya College, Pondicherry. She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA). She has worked as a teacher at Jawarlal Nehru Matriculation School, Kumanachavadi, Chennai. Being a house-wife, she presently takes tuitions for the school children.

    Her personal motto in life is:
    ‘To be an Educationist to Uplift the Downtrodden.’

  • She has done her Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies from Madras University, Chennai. She has done a B.Ed from the same University. She has worked as a teacher for seven years at Nazareth Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai. She is at present working at Velammal Vidyashram, Chennai. She has been married.

    Her personal goal in life is:
    ‘To impart Education to the Abandoned and to do Social works in order To raise the Standard of Living of the Downtrodden.’

    Freda F.

    Trustee – Secretary

  • Aloysius Xavier Lopez

    Trustee – Member

    He holds Post Graduation studies in Physics at Scott Christian College, Nagercoil. He has done
    an M.Phil at Scott Christian College, Nagercoil. He has a Post Graduation Diploma in Journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. He has ten years of experience in Journalism. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D at Anna University, Chennai. He is a married person.

    His personal goal in life is:
    ‘To Serve The Lord Jesus by helping the poor and the needy, according to the Word of God.’