MEET OUR PROMISORS

MEET OUR PROMISORS

Kushal Raj Chakravorty

Kushal Raj Chakravorty

Non-Profit professional  "Even though I was born in a middle class family, I have enjoyed the comforts of life thanks to good education, nutrition and mentoring since early years. However, I have been cognizant of it and been supporting various individuals via giving....

Meera Innanje

Meera Innanje

Finance professional  "I am not super rich but giving away everything after my demise was in my mind for many years. LivingMyPromise is just a way of reaffirming my commitment and perhaps help impress at least few people to start thinking about it.   Why...

Ravindra Kumar

Ravindra Kumar

Professor for Jee advanced aspirants  "Hailing from the small town of Rath in Hamirpur district of western UP, which is academically one of the most underdeveloped parts of the country, School days were difficult for me. I completed my Bachelors in Science in...

Bhaumik Shah

Bhaumik Shah

Social Sector Professional "Work -> Earn -> Invest -> Earn more :: Spend half on yourself and Give away half to others" - that's the life philosophy I live with.  Luck often plays an important role in achieving privilege and I'm lucky to get some of these privileges....

Irwan Malhotra

Irwan Malhotra

Entrepreneur "A couple of life-changing events transitioned me from the for-profit to the non-profit sector. Having run Givfunds since the last 5 years, enabling others has become a way of life. I am sure, like in present, going forward too, a substantial part of my...

Vaishnavi Srinivasan & Dr. Prahalathan KK

Vaishnavi Srinivasan & Dr. Prahalathan KK

Founder, Bhumi Fellowship & Executive Director at Bhumi | Co-Founder, Bhumi & strategy consultant "As children, both of us saw our parents engage in acts of giving, volunteering. Their actions instilled a sense of responsibility in us. We started...

Naveen Narayanan

Naveen Narayanan

Chief Human Resources Officer, Biocon Biologics "I have been on the path of giving back in some shape and form for the last 6-7 years through Udayan Care. Covid increased my efforts to giving where I raised and distributed relief material worth 1.5crore through...

Sherry Yezdani

Sherry Yezdani

Development sector professional "I grew up constantly being reminded that members of my community were in numbers beneath consideration, but in philanthropy, perhaps unequal and certainly unsurpassed. From every point of view, was told that poverty and human suffering...

M Vijay

M Vijay

Retired Corporate Professional "For many years, I have been making small to medium contributions towards underprivileged by providing blankets, sweaters, fans, school dress etc. besides donating to charity NGO's. I assessed that my investment and savings are...

Surya Prakash B S

Surya Prakash B S

Programme Director at DAKSH "I am committed to doing my small part in making a difference, contributing to nation building and continuing the practice of giving back that is an inherent part of the Indian tradition. Over the years, I’ve made contributions to various...

Sunil Anant Chaudhari

Sunil Anant Chaudhari

Retired Corporate Professional "I am signing up to pledge as I firmly believe that giving or contributing to help socially or financially deprived citizens is need of the day. I believe giving for right cause gives a feeling of satisfaction & pleasure. Today the...

Arvind Kamath

Arvind Kamath

Managing Trustee – Sharada Educational Trust After spending more than 25 years in the corporate world followed by a stint of about 3 years as a startup entrepreneur, I followed my calling in the social sector. The move gave me a sense of purpose that connected me to...

Sarita Chand

Sarita Chand

Edtech Entrepreneur I believe quality education for the underprivileged and minorities can reduce inequality and provide equal opportunities in India . So I want to support the causes that make education affordable and accessible to every...

Suniana Calapa & Aashu Calapa

Suniana Calapa & Aashu Calapa

Director - Offer Management at Metro Cash & Carry & Retired HR professional and Volunteer This is something that we have wanted to sign up for quite some time. We have been always clear that our wealth would be distributed amongst family, friends and...

Sanjeev Mago

Sanjeev Mago

Corporate Executive and Founder BRIGHT 100 Club I hail from a humble background and my mother was always my role model. She taught me the importance of education and how it can be used as a tool to lift people from poverty. A lot of people helped me during my...

Raj Mohan

Raj Mohan

TREE PLANTING Having been blessed with an almost zero-cost professional education, and having tasted the entrepreneurial cycle of professional and financial success and the accompanying failures, when I chanced on LMP during the first wave of the pandemic in 2019, I...

Praful Nikam

Praful Nikam

Social Activist - President Y4D Foundation “ “If there is a problem and you are not a part of the solution then you are a problem” - This particular quote significantly changed my orientation towards my way of living.I come from an economically backward family from a...

Anu Prasad

Anu Prasad

Social Entrepreneur, CEO @ India Leaders for Social Sector Every Indian citizen who comes from privilege needs to pay it forward. We need to be a part of the solution. Give, not just your money but also your time. This is the least one can do for our country. It’s an...

Rohit Anand

Rohit Anand

Human Resources Professional Gratitude is the most potent human feeling and state of being. It allows us to connect with all elements of nature and the universe. Giving is the simplest form of gratitude, expressed and manifested. I am lucky to have met and be guided...

Jagruti Gala

Jagruti Gala

Educator, Transformational Coach, Founder Non-profit I once heard a powerful descriptor of privilege - you know you have privilege when you do not have to think twice about something. Born and brought up in India, with it's mind numbing social diversity, I...

Sudha Srinivasan

Sudha Srinivasan

Development sector professional In the last couple of decades, the world has witnessed a rapid spiral in income and wealth inequality. The extent to which life outcomes for a person are determined by privilege at birth is appalling. Today, to not give, is not an...

Sakshi & Vidur

Sakshi & Vidur

Service Professionals We are blessed in many aspects along with having a privileged life over the years. We believe our gratitude needs to be expressed with meaningful contribution to various initiatives. LivingMyPromise will enable us to connect with like-minded...

Ruchi, Astha, Akriti & Anupam Tyagi

Ruchi, Astha, Akriti & Anupam Tyagi

Corporate Leader & Professor Society has given us so much it’s our duty to give back to the society, we as a family think we need to do our bit for our fellow humans, if we could do a small bit for our future and present or elders it would be of greatest...

Anant Arora

Anant Arora

Sustainability & Communication The inspiration and motivation to have “serving as a part of life design” came from my parents who always made me realise as a child that you are over fortunate to have an unfair share of privileges given by god and you should repay...

Kishor Jagirdar

Kishor Jagirdar

Social Entrepreneur & Angel Investor "I want to impact peoples lives by supporting and sharing with those who need the resources and even better with those who can amplify the outreach of impact in making a difference" - Kishor Jagirdar

Nandkumar Rane

Nandkumar Rane

Board Member & Management Consultant "I am inspired to join the growing fraternity of ‘LivingMyPromise’ which is reimagining Indian philanthropy.I am blessed with professional success and wealth which could be possible only due to help from a social welfare trust...

Prabhat Saxena

Prabhat Saxena

Social Entrepreneur "To make our life more meaningful, we are giving our very best to society at present and by pledging 50% of wealth afterlife would be even more meaningful. Rationale - Wealth can be created anytime, devoting yourself to nation and society...

Pratyush Panda

Pratyush Panda

ESG, CSR & Sustainability "I have been into the Social sector, ESG and CSR from day one of my career after passing out from XIM, Bhubaneswar in 1996. In addition to my job, I am always into charity and philanthropy out of my earnings. After the sudden demise of my...

Abha Jain & Ankit Jain

Abha Jain & Ankit Jain

Healthy Baking Evangelist & Entrepreneur "We want to contribute because it makes us happy.  Pledging part of the wealth is simply a step on the path of a joyous experience of life. We believe that giving to contribute towards the wellness of others is an...

Mudar Patherya

Mudar Patherya

Communications Consultant "Pledge: We pledge to give away more than 50 per cent of our wealth to philanthropic causes while we live Rationale: One, because we have more than enough for our lifetimes based on our moderate spending habits coupled with no financial...

Mukund Rajagopalan & Vidya Chari

Mukund Rajagopalan & Vidya Chari

Management Consultant & Free-lance trainer, educator and communications professional. "Having lived on three continents, experienced a rather comfortable lifestyle, and been afforded an education and opportunities that many may not have, Mukund and I are committed...

Upendra Bhatt

Upendra Bhatt

Sustainability Advisory and Cleantech Investments My journey so far has been blessed with shelter, opportunity and enriching companionship; one can’t but simply thank one’s ‘stars’ given the inequity in the world around us. This inequality (really an outcome of birth...

Neeraj Sanghi

Neeraj Sanghi

Business Executive I have been involved in several philanthropic activities for past several years e.g., I have been a fundraiser for and also donating to "Isha Vidya" during Tata Mumbai Marathon (TMM). I also ran half Marathon for seven editions of TMM. Clearly,...

Maneesh Bhandari

Maneesh Bhandari

Entrepreneur Maneesh is an entrepreneur at heart, likes to build or scale ventures for both social and commercial models. Has keen interest in policy making and supporting good politics over the next decade. Has also been actively working with startups in India. He...

Sunita Sharma & Deepak Sharma

Sunita Sharma & Deepak Sharma

Serving Medical Professional & Voluntary Social Service Sunita is a serving medical professional and Deepak is a full volunteer for the last 8 years with Udayan Care a 27-year-old NGO. Prior to this, he spent 31 years in Corporate across the public sector, MNCs,...

Sundeep Kapila

Sundeep Kapila

Social Worker All wealth that we have or will ever have, we have it as a Trustee and not as the owner. Our duty as people with wealth is to manage the wealth as a Trustee for the ones who do not have enough or are at some disadvantage to gain wealth and we should plan...

Sunil K Goyal

Sunil K Goyal

Venture Capitalist In Feb’2002, I was on the roadshow for an IPO in New York. Post a busy day, four of us, including two bankers, were enjoying a casual dinner. Looking at one of the bankers' experiences and maturity – an Australian, let us call him Richard. I...

Jyotsna Sitling

Jyotsna Sitling

Indian Forest Service officer working at the intersection of market, equity and environment My life has been profusely blessed. But all these never belong to me. This is the time to give back as much as I can to others in need and to the mother earth. I feel deeply...

Rushabh Mehta & Rajitha Gopinath

Rushabh Mehta & Rajitha Gopinath

Tech Entrepreneur & Educator We have been lucky to have been born in families that provided us the foundation and allowed us to build the skills to acquire the wealth. Our society has given us the freedom to explore and try out different paths and also the freedom...

Kartikeya Nitin Desai

Kartikeya Nitin Desai

Impact Investor and Social Entrepreneur Through the good fortune of being born to my parents, and exposure to incredible friends, colleagues and mentors over the course of my career of 15 years in development finance and social entrepreneurship, I have come to realise...

Deepali Bhagat & Dhiraj Sinha

Deepali Bhagat & Dhiraj Sinha

Business woman trying to create an impact in school education & Technology professional We firmly believe that whatever we have achieved won't have been possible without the help from the society that we live in. Hence, it's our moral obligation to give back to...

Mahesh Sarma

Mahesh Sarma

Co traveler I don't know what would be left of my wealth by the time me and my wife go. But we have begun giving it all away. We will definitely give away at least 90% of our liquid wealth in our life time and the assets would go to the foundation after our lives.

Arun Wakhlu

Arun Wakhlu

Instrument of Love When we wake up to who we really are, we see that we are wholeness: infinite love,peace, silence and abundance. We also see that Life is happening in just this one moment. This is the time to be loving, giving, celebrating. The larger purpose of...

Ankur Kothari

Ankur Kothari

Leadership Roles in Manufacturing Over time, I have come to realize that true fairness lies in equality of opportunity. The world today is fundamentally unequal, and it is structurally difficult to bridge this gap and despite all efforts, can take generations.I was...

Malati Majumdar

Malati Majumdar

Given up services in Financial Services from August 15, 2015. The definition of the word “Energy” is the quantitative property that must be transferred to an object in order to perform work.  The “dharma of energy” or “law of being” meaning “that which makes a...

Dhanada Mishra

Dhanada Mishra

Academic This is a wonderful initiative. Sometimes many of us would like to quietly do our bit for the society without making a hue and cry about it. However, if my pledge being public helps some one else also to consider philanthropy, I am happy to help. Thank you...

Vijay Nadkarni

Vijay Nadkarni

Practitioner and trainer in the Social Sector I feel I have been fortunate enough to be blessed in life with circumstances which allowed me to learn, grow and attain a fairly secure and – in relation to my needs and aspirations – a comfortable lifestyle. It was not...

Stuthi Vijayaraghavan

Stuthi Vijayaraghavan

Social entrepreneur I believe that rising inequality is the greatest threat the world faces. I also believe it was just a throw of dice that caused my birth in the family I was, with the privileges of education and lifestyle that came with it. I would like to do all I...

Sandip Kantha Mukherjee

Sandip Kantha Mukherjee

Retired from the corporate world after 28 years experience I believe we are all trustees of earth's resources for all generations following us and for privileged folk like me it is my duty to take care of the still vast multitude of under privileged folk in my country...

Pratik Renuse

Pratik Renuse

Consultant, Entrepreneur, Advisor I ran after things the society considered success metrics for a long time, I achieved some and I started questioning what are my metrics of success when I didn't feel fulfilled even after being so called successful. The answer was...

Dinesh Ramkumar Venkatasamy

Dinesh Ramkumar Venkatasamy

Serial Entrepreneur My promise is based on a simple philosophy, "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." I believe education is the greatest form of empowerment and that everyone is entitled to a quality...

Ashwini Srinivas & Dr Srinivas Chunduru

Ashwini Srinivas & Dr Srinivas Chunduru

Partner- Vans Investments & Founder Vans Group - Vans Investments | Vans Skilling and Advisory | Mindful e- commerce It is our humble attempt to give back to the society and contribute to a stronger India. We come from humble origin middle class background and god...

Anandhi & Mahesh Yagnaraman

Anandhi & Mahesh Yagnaraman

Anandhi has been in the Non Profit sector for the last 20 years and now heads Catalysts for Social Action, working for children under Institutional care.Mahesh heads Acumen in India, investing in Social Enterprises and leadership capacity nurturing character in social...

Saptarshi Roy

Saptarshi Roy

B2B and Globalisation specialist with the Edtech Industry Very unconscionably i started supporting stray animals and their rights almost 10 yrs back. In this journey I have fed, medicated thousands and lately I have taken up litigation to protect their dignity at a...

Sangeeth Varghese

Sangeeth Varghese

Founder and Managing Director, LeadCap Ventures Our nation is marked by deep fissures of inequality - accentuated by a broken education system - a basic necessity for the nation's development. I would like to dedicate my wealth to make a small difference to our...

Neelima Thota & Naren Shetty

Neelima Thota & Naren Shetty

Founder & CEO Sah Krta Foundation, VP, Credit Suisse The very essence of a life is to give back and pay it forward! We are thankful for all that we have received over the years and we will be eternally grateful for the opportunity to make a promising difference in...

Ekta Gupta and Akarsh Gupta

Ekta Gupta and Akarsh Gupta

Commodity Trader & Green Energy Entrepreneur "I started my business in clean energy as the effects of the activities of mankind were visible while I was growing up. Rampant urbanisation, industrialisation and exploitation of natural resources has affected both...

Kiran Chainani and Sunil Chainani

Kiran Chainani and Sunil Chainani

Yoga evangelist & Mentor and Angel Investor "Kiran and I have been among the more fortunate in the country to enjoy a good education that led us on to successful careers - many others have been less fortunate. We would love to see many more Indians get an...

Reena Bhagwati

Reena Bhagwati

Business woman "My life's meaning is in contribution, sharing by way of philanthropy. I am privileged and I am grateful that I am blessed with much more than I will ever need. It is my aim to continue to create wealth, so that I can share the wealth and make a...

Smita Kothari and Pranav Kothari

Smita Kothari and Pranav Kothari

Writer & Education Sector Professional "We have been very fortunate in receiving a healthy upbringing, sound education and found meaningful careers. This has been possible due to the generosity and support of others and hence we would like to enable opportunities...

Krishna Narayan

Krishna Narayan

Development Sector Professional "As a development sector professional, one is naturally exposed and is a witness to people around you who are less privileged than you are in many aspects. For me, the choice of giving back was something very organic and did not require...

Rohan Gupta

Rohan Gupta

Enterprise Architect & Impact Investor "Akanksha and I are delighted to join LivingMyPromise, and commit at least half—I expect that we will commit substantially more than half—of what we have to charity. It is much easier to be generous if you have more than you...

Balbir Bora

Balbir Bora

Entrepreneur "I have been fortunate to be signing up for this noble initiative and I thank my parents who inculcated the culture of giving in me. I learned over time the importance of giving which can make a difference to someone and your desire to see that change...

Naman Gupta

Naman Gupta

Business "Signing up to push me to do what I have always wanted- to “do my bit” towards nature and the less privileged. Whilst my contribution may be minuscule compared to other philanthropists, I’m sure it’d make a remarkable difference in making the world a better...

Sarika and Ashok Kumar ER

Sarika and Ashok Kumar ER

Corporate Professional & Entrepreneur "We both hail from middle class families. While growing up, we have seen our parents & teachers give in abundance love, care, money & time unconditionally to the lesser privileged. When we got married, we started with...

Pramod Bhasin

Pramod Bhasin

Corporate Leader "Our world has thrived on wealth creation and free markets which have lifted millions out of poverty—and yet we are also judged, too often, primarily on the basis of money. Tragically it has become the visible sign of Success or Failure and a...

Kiran Kumar

Kiran Kumar

Corporate Executive "When I look back over the years, I realise that I have been fortunate to have got the right breaks at crucial times, particularly in terms of quality education. What I am today is because (or the fault) of my parents, family and a whole host of...

Akhil Sivanandan

Akhil Sivanandan

Entrepreneur "Inequality fostered by inter-generational wealth is one of the most pressing issues of our time. I hope by being part of the Promise, I can inspire others like me to make society more equitable."Akhil Sivanandan​

Dr Uma Ganesh and Dr Ganesh Natarajan

Dr Uma Ganesh and Dr Ganesh Natarajan

Founder & Chair of Global Talent Track, Founder & Chair of 5F World & Pune City Connect "We have both built our careers starting from small towns with middle class backgrounds and know what it means to live in poverty with poor prosperity outlook in this...

Bindi Dharia

Bindi Dharia

Non-Profit professional "I was raised by grandparents who during their lifespan, gave away a substantial amount of their wealth and time to the community they came from, to build a school, hospital and colleges. We grew up distributing gifts instead of receiving them...

Nirmala Peters Mehendale

Nirmala Peters Mehendale

TISSian, Behavioural Coach, Entrepreneur, Founder Trustee - Kindness Unlimited & International Council Member - The World Kindness Movement "Birthdays have been a time for reflection and gratitude .The year 2020 is unprecedented and I have had countless moments...

Aarav, Anoushka, Charmaine and Sudhir Shenoy

Aarav, Anoushka, Charmaine and Sudhir Shenoy

Students, Volunteer, Corporate Executive We have been blessed with the fortune to receive gifts beyond our wildest dreams and perhaps beyond what we deserve. Having grown up in lower middle income families we have experienced firsthand the disparity that exists in our...

Amol, Deepshikha, Parag and Anusha Agarwal

Amol, Deepshikha, Parag and Anusha Agarwal

Learner, Home-maker, Corporate Executive, Student "Today is the happiest day of our life. On Buddha’s Birth anniversary (May 7th, 2020), and with the blessings of our parents, our family has decided to share 50% of our net worth with the society. This will be used to...

Priti and Avinash Jhangiani

Priti and Avinash Jhangiani

Banking and Wealth Management professional & Social Entrepreneur and Innovation ConsultantPriti is Vice President at Campden Family Connect, A Patni Family Office & Campden Wealth UK Alliance. 15 years of experience in Banking and Wealth Management in USA and...

Meera Shenoy

Meera Shenoy

Meera Shenoy is Founder Youth4Jobs, helping companies have an "inclusive" workforce and Founder at Not Just Art. Meera Shenoy is married and has one child. "Little ripples together make the infinite ocean. I believe this movement of upper-middle class, giving...

Meenakshi and Anshu Gupta

Meenakshi and Anshu Gupta

Meenakshi Gupta is Co-Founder at Goonj, a non-profit turning discarded & underutilized material of cities into a tool to bring ignored issues to light & convert it into resource for rural developmentAnshu Gupta, is Founder Director at Goonj, he is popularly...

Gita Nayyar

Gita Nayyar

Senior Finance Professional/Board Member "Our ancient texts gave us the wisdom of the joy of giving, sharing and compassion for the whole world. As a society we seem to have forgotten some of these basic teachings. A life well lived is one where we have lent a helping...

S Sridhar

S Sridhar

Sridhar is Private Equity Investor with diverse Board & CEO experience. Sridhar is married. He doesn't have children "YOU COME INTO THIS WORLD WITH NOTHING, YOU LEAVE WITH NOTHING (EXCEPT POSSIBLY FOR BLESSINGS FOR YOUR SOUL).While exploring the nooks and corners...

Akshita Jain and Chet Jainn

Akshita Jain and Chet Jainn

Akshita is a Holistic Health & Lifestyle Expert and a clinical cosmetologist.Chet Jainn is a serial entrepreneur and currently CEO, Founder at crowdera, a free crowdfunding platform that supports social impact and innovation serving individuals, non-profit...

T V Srinivasan

T V Srinivasan

T V Srinivasan is a retired corporate professional and currently an executive coach and community service volunteer Srinivasan is married and has one daughter who is actively engaged in social sector "I have since childhood believed that I am privileged and blessed...

Mohan Sundaram

Mohan Sundaram

Mohan Sundaram is Hon. President and Trustee at The Association of People with Disability, Bangalore. He is CEO & Founding Director at ARTILAB Foundation, a first of its kind incubator worlwide and ecosystem builder for Assistive and Rehabilitation Healthcare...

Rajni and Ram Chadha

Rajni and Ram Chadha

Rajni Chadha is actively involved in Nashik Anna Seva Samiti, Nashik Dialysis Support Foundation & Nirmaan FoundationRam Chadha is founder at Aryan Aerospace Fasteners and is involved in Nashik Anna Seva Samiti, Nashik Dialysis Support Foundation & Nirmaan...

Usha and Ujwal Thakar

Usha and Ujwal Thakar

Usha Thakar is a home maker who manages her family and enjoys her time with grandchildren.Ujwal is a board member at Educate Girls, Ummeed child development centre, Arogya World and Shoshit Sewa Kendra and is an incubating mentor for the Indian School of Democracy. He...

Sanjay Arora

Sanjay Arora

Sanjay Arora retired as a Chief General Manager-PC Marketing at GAIL (India) Limited Sanjay Arora is married and has two children "The reason for my decision of giving 50% of my wealth is that I believe that my various goals of life are now met with and even if I...

Mansi Vilas Vrunda Bapat and Vidyadhar Anand Sulabha Prabhudesai

Mansi Vilas Vrunda Bapat and Vidyadhar Anand Sulabha Prabhudesai

Mansi Vilas Vrunda Bapat works with Goethe-Institut at the Max Mueller Bhavan.Vidyadhar Anand Sulabha Prabhudesai founded LeadCap Trust and LeadCap Ventures which consults for national governments and international institutions like UN, World Economic Forum. He is a...

Kamini and Rajiv Sawhney

Kamini and Rajiv Sawhney

Kamini Sawhney is a curator with the Jehangir Nicholson Art Foundation, housed in the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. She has helped bring to the public realm a series of exhibitions structured around the collection including a special focus on women's...

Shariq Mohammad

Shariq Mohammad

Shariq Mohammad is a Global Human Resources & Talent Management professional based in the United States. He is alumnus of Lucknow University and IIM, Indore "Happiness is all internal to you and as human beings, our goal is always to be happy and make this world a...

Hemant Gaule

Hemant Gaule

Hemant Gaule is Co-Founder & Dean at School of Communications & Reputation. He is a communications professional with experience in corporate & brand communications of diverse brand portfolios, with keen focus on digital engagement. "We come with nothing...

Balaji Sampath

Balaji Sampath

Balaji Sampath is the CEO at AID INDIA, through which they reach the poorest implementing programs on Education, Housing & Integrated Village Development. He is the Founder of Aha Guru an online coaching platform where several students successfully got placed in...

Mashqura Fareedi and Sriram Venkatraman

Mashqura Fareedi and Sriram Venkatraman

Mashqura Fareedi is Senior Manager Programmes at Azim Premji Philanthropic InitiativesSriram Venkatraman is Director and Head, Partnerships and Engagements - The/Nudge FoundationMashqura is married to Sriram. They don't have children "We believe that it is within our...

Dr Suwas and Vidya Darvekar

Dr Suwas and Vidya Darvekar

Vidya Darvekar is a home maker who manages her family and is also actively involved in philanthropic initiatives of Sangeeta Darvekar Chartiable TrustDr. Suwas Darvekar is a Dentist by profession and Founder and trustee at Sangeeta Darvekar Chartiable Trust through...

Rahul Bose

Rahul Bose

Rahul Bose is a Bollywood Actor and Philanthropist. He is Founder at 'The Foundation', Global Ambassador at 'Oxfam Foundation' and Ambassador at 'Design For Change'. Rahul Bose is single "When I started The Foundation, I didn’t consciously calculate I would give over...

Aarit, Atula and Vinod

Aarit, Atula and Vinod

Atula is an educator and a researcher by profession. She also volunteers with organisations working for children and women. Vinod heads the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in his position as the Country Representative in Mongolia, where...

Radhika and Krishnan Iyer

Radhika and Krishnan Iyer

Radhika Iyer works for a nonprofit in Bangalore.Krishnan Iyer is a private equity investor.Radhika & Krishnan are married with one child "It rushes, sometimes it seeps;it streams, sometimes it weeps;like water, there is wealth enough for each,make it flow to...

Meenakshi Ramesh and Ramesh Mangaleswaran

Meenakshi Ramesh and Ramesh Mangaleswaran

Meenakshi Ramesh is trustee at Oorvani Foundation, a non profit trust that develops and promotes deep-diving journalism on governance, citizenship and society. She is flagbearer at Citizen Matters Chennai, passionate volunteer for 'kuppai' (garbage) cleaning and other...

Revati Sharma Singh

Revati Sharma Singh

Revati Sharma Singh is an autodidact artist based in London who works with assemblages of ceramic, cast metal, hand made silver, tapestry, embroidery and paint. Revati is married and has two children "I’ve been painting for 20 years now. I paint because it is a medium...

Yogesh Parmar

Yogesh Parmar

Yogesh Parmar is Founder & Director - GameChangers, India's first & only behavioral sciences led people development enterprise. Yogesh Parmar is single "Have been a recipient of the most precious gifts: the love of my parents, a good education, and a life that...

Sailaja Kattubadi

Sailaja Kattubadi

Sailaja Kattubadi is a technology consultant & business professional. She is a coordinator with Asha for Education. Sailaja is married. She doesn't have children "World is an extended family". This learning as a kid watching parents' inclusiveness of society, and...

Meena and V Raghunathan

Meena and V Raghunathan

Meena Raghunathan is Director, Community Services at GMR Varalakshmi FoundationV Raghunathan is Director at Indian Campus of Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto. He was the Chief Executive - GMR Varalakshmi FoundationMeena is married to Raghunathan....

Ashika and Jayesh

Ashika and Jayesh

Ashika Jain has earlier worked at Tata Consultancy Services.Jayesh Jain works as a freelance consultant for a microfinance institution.Ashika and Jayesh are married with two children. "It took some time to realize that to receive ever-present grace, I need to develop...

Archana and Amit Chandra

Archana and Amit Chandra

Archana Chandra is the CEO of Jai Vakeel Foundation & Research Centre, serving intellectually challenged childrenAmit Chandra is Chairman, Bain Capital India. The A.T.E. Chandra Foundation anchors the philanthropic giving of Chandra FamilyArchana & Amit...

Fiona Dias and Luis Miranda

Fiona Dias and Luis Miranda

Fiona Dias Miranda is Director at Seeds of Awareness, 17000ft Foundation and also a sexual health educator who conducts workshops for grades 5 to 10Luis Miranda is Chairman at CORO, Center for Civil Society, he is the Founder Director at Indian School of Public...

Umakathyayini and Javali Ramanath

Umakathyayini and Javali Ramanath

Uma Kathyayini & Javali Ramanath have worked as engineers with the state government of Karnataka. After retirement the duo started GHVS welfare trust to provide financial assistance to poor but meritorious students in Gubbi, a township around 90 km from Bengaluru...

Rushabh Turakhia

Rushabh Turakhia

Rushabh Turakhia is Owner at R. Kirti & Co that deals in Jewellery. He is the Founder and kindness ambassador at Your Turn Now.Rushabh Turakhia is married and has one child. "I truly believe that "Kindness should be the only religion." Taking this thought forward...

Govind Iyer

Govind Iyer

Govind Iyer is a consultant at Egon Zehnder, he is a board member at Social Venture Partners, India. He is an alumus of The Wharton School. Govind Iyer is married and has 3 children. "I believe that all I have got in my life is because of the goodness of others – the...

Amith Prabhu

Amith Prabhu

Amith Prabhu is Founding Dean at SCoRe - School of COmmunication & REputation for Post-Graduation, Co-creator, PRAXIS & Founder trustee at The PRomise Foundation, a unique non-profit created by PR practitioners "Why am I making this promise? I have come to...

Gagandeep and Atul Satija

Gagandeep and Atul Satija

Gagandeep is Head Training at Speaking Hat and is is passionate about developing training and skill enhancement programs.Atul Satija is Founder at The/Nudge Foundation, Founder and CEO at Give, Founder at We/Can, N/Core & Center for Skill Development &...

Smita and Ulhas Vairagkar

Smita and Ulhas Vairagkar

Smita & Ulhas are teachers at a supplementary school. Ulhas Vairagkar is also a freelance volunteer and advisor to several nonprofits. He is Founder-investor at Vanguard Business School. Both Smita & Ulhas were earlier Directors at T.I.M.E. Delhi-NCR. Smita...

Venkat Krishnan N

Venkat Krishnan N

Venkat Krishnan is principal trustee at India Welfare Trust, he cofounded Eklavya School and Educational Initiatves Pvt Ltd, he also set up Give India. He now spends 90+% of his time and money to promote volunteering & giving in India. Venkat Krishnan is single....

Tanu and Girish Batra

Tanu and Girish Batra

Tanu Batra is an artist and a Yoga instructor from Bangalore.LivingMyPromise was initiated by Girish Batra, he is an author and Founder of Glocal Projects. He is a Business Leader with 23 years of experience across Sales, Marketing, General Management, and...

Aparna and Sridhar Rajagopalan

Aparna and Sridhar Rajagopalan

Sridhar Rajagopalan is a co-founder of Educational Initiatives Pvt Ltd and an alumnus of IIT Madras and IIM Ahmedabad.Aparna Sridhar was an educator and folk artist who was an early signatory of #LivingMyPromise. She passed away in 2019. "Luck, the hard work of others...

Rama Toshi Arya

Rama Toshi Arya

Rama Toshi Arya is Founder, Executive Director at The Communiqué, and a blogger on communication, travel, contemporary Indian art, and giving back initiatives. "I am a simple, self-made person. I also have been able to make more than I need. Life has been kind to me....

Bharati Dasgupta

Bharati Dasgupta

Bharati Dasgupta is the Co-Founder and Trustee at Catalysts for Social Action working on a mission to create a brighter future for children under institutional care. Bharatiji is currently single. She has 1 daughter "A lasting childhood memory is that of a constant...

Archana and Vinod Kulkarni

Archana and Vinod Kulkarni

Homemaker and CSR Professional "To give, it is not required to have wealth, it requires a large heart. I have seen many people with limited resources give lavishly their time, skills, knowledge, etc. Giving 15 day's a year is done by farmers and poor people for a...

Archana and Hari S

Archana and Hari S

Archana Hari currently volunteers on multiple community projects in an effort to learn ground realities from people. She earlier worked with Give, headed online giving subscriptions and workplace giving helping hundreds of nonprofits meet their fundraising goals.Hari...

Manjula S

Manjula S

Senior finance professional “You must be the change you wish to see in the world” Mahatma Gandhi.This is what I believe, be the change we wish to see ! I think the gap between the rich and poor is really very high in our country.. Unless we have equitable distribution...

Ravi Venkatesan

Ravi Venkatesan

Social Entrepreneur, Author, Business Leader I came with nothing, I will leave with nothing so I want to at least make some difference with the assets that came our way.

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