Our Smartphone Assistance Program Volunteers
Naren is a physicist by training and a research fellow at the department of Physics of Pune University. He sings beautifully and loves to cook. He has been volunteering for Smartphone Assistance for Seniors programme for more than 2 years now with some breaks.
Kaushal is an enthusiastic follower/ teacher of technology and has been with this programme since inception. A Berkeley alumni, software and marketing are his passions. A young man with two young kids, he still makes time to be here for our Smartphone Assistance program for senior citizens.
Manoj has been an IT guy all his working life having started his career in Telco Pune in 1990. He is an avid sports nut and loves travelling to see places far away from crowds. His current passions include reading and playing golf. Having seen how the senior folks contribute towards society in the US, he feels there is a lot that senior Indians can do too so wants to contribute in whatever way to make that happen.
A curious person by nature, Anvit tries to dig up information about almost everything that he comes across. He volunteers with SHB to contribute back to the community. He is a hands-on, "can do anything" professional and loves music and travelling.
Padmaja is a happy-go-lucky person with a positive attitude, who loves to constantly explore new things. Her professional experience is in HR as well as software development. She loves to read and enjoys good music. For Padmaja, volunteering for the Smartphone Assistance programme is an enriching experience that has helped her to give back to society. In her words “It's truly holding hands together for a better today and tomorrow".
Sunita is a Finance and IT professional with 24 years of work experience. Having quit full-time work, she is now dedicating more time to her hobbies which include reading, travelling, cooking and learning Indology. Though an introvert by nature, she loves being around energetic and positive people and lives by the motto – live and let live.
Ashok is an IT professional based out of Hyderabad. His hobbies include photography and reading fiction and science fiction novels. He worked at Twist 'n Tales way back in 2003 and reconnected with Janaki when he heard about SHB.