Vinay Gupta founded AID Faridabad in March 2010 and opened the first school 'Paathshaala'. He is passionate about bringing the change in the lives of underprivilege children through education. Besides managing AID Faridabad, he is also working on other project 10th Gear aimed at helping 10th Standard students . He holds Masters in Financial Engineering from Imperial College London & is currently working in Sales & Strategy at Bloomberg.
Sanjeev, a mechanical engineer by qualification and manager at Larsen & Toubro. He founded AID London in 2009 and has been with AID Faridabad since inception. He is incharge of Finance, Administration & Legal at AID Faridabad. He has more than 10+ years of experience in education sector.
A post graduate in Sociology, Mrs Ritu Sharma always had a dream of bringing a change into the lives of children who come from weaker sections of the society. As her first venture into a non-profitable organisation, Ritu Sharma has been a crucial support system since the inception of AID. Apart from spending time with children, she ensures wholesome learning environment and supervision through regular feedback in all the schools under AID.
Shikha joined AID Faridabad in 2012 and has been instrumental in expanding its reach to over 100 students. She was pivotal in opening up of 2 new schools Disha and Udaan and spreading literacy to over 100 kids. She holds Masters in Fine Arts and is currently working as a free lance painter.
Nitin is Designer by profession and holds an experience of 11 years. He has been a part of AID and helping in designing and teaching craft and storytelling to kids. Also help in fund raising activities for the foundation.
Jasmine, has collaboratively found our new school '' Chaitanya '' which spreads education and brings resources to about 30 students, herein she actively raises funds for the foundation and handles the core administration of the school. She enthusiastically involves with the kids and has motivated their families to educate them. A passionate humanitarian who believes that a positive change in society can be brought about by ingraining the young brains with the right education, joined AID Faridabad in early 2018. She says '' AID is one of those foundations where the main focus is on maximum output by effective utilisation of funds and resources. A team of highly motivated individuals working with such vigor towards the cause is indeed an inspiration to live by."
She is an Engineer, post graduate specialised in Cyber Security, also pursuing MBA for the betterment of her knowledge and carrier. She is an industrial professional with experience of over 3 years, in fields like marketing, sales and customer relation. She has been part of AID, to contribute her knowledge resource for a literate and empowered nation. Her role is to co-ordinate with the officials and volunteers helping the kids to recognize the power of education by engaging them in various educational fun filled activities.
Parul, a Gargi College graduate and an Actuarial Aspirant, has been associated with Saksham since Jan, 2016. She has worked with Evalueserve Pvt Ltd. for 2 years up till 2015 and then took a break to pursue further studies. Having kids around, being with them is her motivation to be there in school. As she says, "Seeing their innocence, enthusiasm gives me energy galore."
Manisha joined AID Faridabad very recently in April 2015. She is passionate about the cause and within no time has taken over all the activities of Disha, our project in Sec-17 Faridabad. AID provided her the platform where she could share her knowledge and can learn from the team. She holds a bachelor's degree from Gargi College, Delhi University and aims to pursue a career in Civil Services.
Vidisha has joined AID after her several years of experience working with Hope Foundation, Bhumi, SOS and other NGOs. She holds an MBA degree and work as a Sr Manager in a Solar Power company. Although she is a full time employee at work, she is a core contributor to the team. Her management skills helps a lot in counselling parents, driving change in their thought process and convincing them to educate their children and parallely building relationship with schools. She says "working for society is my passion, children are full of energy, innocence, enthusiasm and creativity and always motivates me. The smile on the face of kids on their first day to a reputed school gives an incredible experience. Working with AID gives me a feeling of pride that we are creating a positive impact on our future generation and contributing in the success of our country".