Pratik Kumar – Director
B. Tech (IIT Delhi). Mr. Kumar is a leading social sector specialist. He was the Executive Director at Magic Bus Global and CEO of Magic Bus India, an NGO working in the space of Sports for Development in India aiming to break the poverty cycle by taking children on a journey from education to livelihoods. He has a career spanning over two and a half decades in the UN, International NGOs, Indian Government and the private sector. He has also worked with bilateral donors, UN agencies, international NGOs, corporate industry and foundations, print and electronic media. He is now completely devoted to the social sector and brings together the diverse skills sets he possesses having worked in very different settings. As the Director of Sashakt Foundation, he intends to guide the organisation to new heights in the near future.
Vibhu Rakesh – Manager
B.Tech (Chemical Engineering). Vibhu is an avid environmentalist and animal lover. He has earlier worked at Reliance Industries Limited, but seeing the nature and scope of damage being to the environment all over the world over he decided to pursue his passion. He worked at Centre for Environment Education for a few months to hone his skills and get experience of school environment. After ensuring proper waste management in his locality he realized the necessity to take this mission forward to others. He is currently spreading awareness regarding waste management in Ahmedabad and working for behaviour change with schools and societies. In his free time he works with animal shelters and conservation of sparrows. His aim is to see India get rid of waste and utilize resources effectively.
Arunima Srivastav – Programme Officer
Masters in Social Work (Amity University, Noida). BCA (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi). Being an enthusiastic social worker, she started her journey by working in Mission Education programme of Smile Foundation. Simultaneously, she completed her short term course in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) from India Institute of Corporate Affairs. She also worked in CSR of the retail brand The Body Shop. Besides this, she has proactively interned with Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, Saksham Daksh and counseled and developed activities for differently able children. She interned under CSR department of NTPC Dadri project wherein, critical review of their Resettlement and Rehabilitation policy was undertaken by her. Here, she aspires to sensitize people regarding environment and their own social development so to build up a better world.
Wilson Macwan – Training Assistant
BSW/MSW (Bachelor/Master of Social Work), a Social Worker he has worked in different organizations. As Blood Bank Social worker in GMCCC & R. Society Blood Bank, As Trainer in Shri Ram New Horizons under Traffic Education & Awareness Mobile Van Project, As Project Coordinator on Project Poshan: Nutritional supplementation for MDR Tuberculosis Patients’ in Doctors For You. He has also volunteered in different NGOs, Gram Panchayats and Medical setting, where he engaged in various activities of Slum Development, Rural Development, Skill Development, Mentally and Physically Challenged Development, Research and Educational awareness, Individual-Group Counseling, Disaster Management. At Sashakt, he looks forward to sensitize people for a better future.