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The foundation is driven and led by a dynamic women's league comprising individuals from diverse backgrounds, bringing a wide range of expertise and experience in fields such as early childhood education, teaching and technology, nutrition and healthcare, public policy, higher education, communications, law, and business. Guided by the foundation's mission to foster inclusivity, our leaders are committed to ensuring that every beneficiary has the opportunity to live a healthy and productive life.

Ponnamma Mathew

(Chief Functionary)

She is a Science graduate from CMS College , and a qualified  B Ed in Natural Science.. She has retired as the principal of Basal Mission Higher Secondary School with her 32 years of handful experience in managing 3500 students and 65 teachers.. She has donated her entire  savings and pensions to the Foundation during her retirement in 1999.Under her visionary, the Education programs have been a benchmark in the Foundations impeccable journey for more than 2 decades.

Adv. Seema S

(Legal Solicitor)

A distinctive lawyer with 16 years of experience with in trial courts and High Court of Karnataka , Seema has great passion for educating the less privileged. She adorns the chair of various  social service platforms including the position of  vice chairman of vasudha Global foundation for women, which aims to provide protection for the women.She is also a graduate of  MBA in (HR), Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from National Law School, Bangalore, LLB and Bachelor of Arts.

Kauser Banu


 Banu has been  with Lovedale since 15 years- an avid teacher and she is handling communication and donor relation.. She did her schooling from TunBridge and graduated from Bangalore University. Highly committed and focussed, Banu has been a strong pillar to our mission. Her Immense passion for social causes especially education for the underprivileged will not go unnoticed in her day to day work

Jayani Bennheim


She began her philanthropic activity in 2001, and her remarkable effort to uplift the marginalized community in rural India is commendable. Her innate passion and strategic plans to  strengthen the community has delivered various milestones during her service with non-profits sector. She has been awarded Woman of the year 2015 followed by several honors nationally and globally. in the last decade. 

Priya is a versatile, result-oriented HR trainer, with over 19 years of corporate  experience, who trained people with the vision to help them manage life with both skills and character. She has completed B.Sc. Community Development from St. Teresa’s College Ernakulum. Her expertise are applied on women empowerment, life skills and beyond

The league of extra ordinary members of our advisory board are as below. They share their  knowledge, critical thinking and analysis to increase by  demonstrating a commitment to Foundation's  project development . 

Priya Shivadas


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