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At The Lighthouse Project, we believe that volunteering is one of the most important and transformative experiences one can witness. We started our program in August 2013 with the goal of building a strong culture of volunteering in India.
Anusha Pathak is a Program Coordinator at The Lighthouse Project. She has completed her Bachelor’s in Mass Media from Sophia College for Women, Mumbai after which she pursued her Master’s in Social Work from the College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai.
Anusha began her career with an internship with Garbage Concern Welfare Society, Mumbai, where her role involved understanding and implementing Solid Waste Management practices, Environmental Solutions such as the making India Clean and Green campaign. Later she interned with Bosco Institute of Rural Development, Patiala, Punjab where she worked closely with the children living in the institute and also with women Self Help Groups formed with NABARD in nearby villages. Recently, Anusha worked with Vidi Kamgar Kalyan Pratishthan, Nasik as a Management Trainee where her focus was helping ‘Bidi’ workers and their families create better livelihoods.
Anusha is a trained Bharatnaytam dancer and her Kindle is her most loved possession as reading is the biggest stress buster for her. She loves listening to music and also travelling spontaneously.
Kunaljit Bhatta is a Program Coordinator at The Lighthouse Project. He has completed his Bachelor of Arts from Digboi College. He has completed a post graduation Diploma in Tourism Management and recently completed his Masters of Social Work with Specialization in Community Development from Dibrugarh University, Assam.
Kunaljit has worked as an intern with Kripa Foundation. Prior to that he was involved with organizations like SEWA, Gramiya Vikash Mancha, SeSTA wherein he worked closely with children, women and SHG’s. He interned with C.R.H.P (Comprehensive Rural Health Project) in Jamkhed and worked on issues relating to child health care and prenatal care. Kunaljit is particularly passionate about causes involving children and youth.
Kunaljit enjoys watching animated films, documentaries, listening to music and playing the guitar in his free time.
Vruddhi is a Program Coordinator at The Lighthouse Project. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai and is currently pursuing PGDBA with a specialization in Marketing from Symbiosis University.
She has earlier worked with Career Launcher (Formerly known as CL Educate Ltd), where her role was to counsel MBA & LAW aspirants for academic, professional and career development. She worked with Teach For India as a volunteer focusing on academically weak students to improve their English and Maths proficiency. She has also volunteered with Kshamata, an organisation working towards reintegrating women/girls trafficked & vulnerable to exploitation, where she assisted in skill building and fundraising for the organisation.
She loves spending time with kids and is passionate about community service. In her free time she enjoys dancing, travelling and trekking.