About Us

About Us

Who We Are

APCW (Association of Parents for Child Welfare) is a non-profit trust, established in 2015 by a group of like-minded parents in Bangalore, to focus on child welfare initiatives.

The trust consists of a group of individuals, who are passionate towards the cause of Child Welfare & Safety.

Meet the Trustees

Reema Banerjee

Reema Banerjee

Reema Banerjee is a Physics Major and holds a master’s degree in applied computer science. She is also a research scholar with research interests in the advancement of Physics learning and interdisciplinary methods. She is a proponent of classical music as well and has received formal education in North Indian Classical vocals. She is based out of US and teaches Physics & Mathematics- HS and College bound. She also contributes to the field of cancer awareness, and as a mentor to women who are dealing with the same.

Sooraj Thali

Sooraj Thali is a B-Tech in electronics & communications and holds a post graduate diploma in business management. He has 2 decades of experience in the IT industry and is an IT professional specialized in the field of Information Security. Providing underprivileged students an equal opportunity to succeed, is a keen area of interest for him. He is based out of Singapore.

Sooraj Thali
Vandana Surana

Vandana Surana

Vandana Surana is a graduate in economics from Madras University, a CPA from State of Delaware, US. She has two decades of work experience in sales, marketing, finance and customer service, in various industries, and is also an Entrepreneur. She is involved with many non-profit organizations, and education for the underprivileged, is one of the causes close to her heart. She is based out of Bangalore.

Liz Thomas

Liz Thomas is a B-Tech Graduate in Information Technology and holds a MBA degree from IIM Kozhikode. She is based out of Chennai and is an IT professional specialized in Governance, Risk and Compliance Advisory and Implementation. An active supporter of social causes, she uses her leadership & relationship skills to facilitate and coordinate support for many causes.

Liz Thomas
Anita Makharia

Anita Makharia

Anita Makharia is a graduate from Mount Carmel College, and is based out of Bangalore. She is an entrepreneur and runs her event planning & management firm. She is a key office bearer of Karnataka Event Management Association, and also serves as a committee member with the ethics committee of a leading children’s hospital chain. She is passionate about working towards woman and child safety issues.

Mohan Veeranna

Mohan Veeranna, is an Engineering graduate from Karnataka University and is based out of Germany. He has been in the software technology industry for 2 decades working with many multinationals. He has been an active member & supporter of social causes through CSR. An avid marathoner, he also participates in marathons supporting social causes.

Mohan Veeranna
Mayank Kumar

Mayank Kumar

Mayank Kumar holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Karnataka University. A self-taught software developer, who started programming at a very young age, he now works in the field of AI based communication. He is based out of Seattle, USA and is passionate about issues related to child welfare.

Devyani Choudhury

Devyani Choudhury is a graduate in Computer Science from San Jose State University. She was also a member of the Indian Table Tennis Team. At present, she is retired from the software Industry, and is involved with many non-profit organisations which work in the areas of education, environment and other social causes. She is based out of US and Bangalore.

Devyani Choudhury

Our Programs & Initiatives

APCS Program

APCS Program

Academic Tutoring, Psychological Mentoring & Career Motivation Support Program for Underprivileged Students
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NCSOR Initiative

NCSOR Initiative

National Child Sex Offenders Registry
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