Sanju Kumar, Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Sanju Kumar has over 5 years of work experience developmental and microfinance. He worked with leading microfinance institute in Karnataka. Before starting SAMRUDHI Micro Fin Society, he had acquired knowledge about poverty issues, developed sensitivity to respond to social injustice & poverty around him and most importantly a craving for developing deprived communities such as women, children, and special children.

His experience with the poor families gave him an insight into and helped him develop an understanding of poverty issue as well as the importance of community work. He realized that one-time charitable grant may help in the short-term, but will not make a long-term impact in the lives of poor people.

He is an independent consultant for start-up NGOs and livelihood promotion institutions. He has seen operations of different organisations having operations in various methodologies. Sanju holds a bachelor degree from University of Agricultural Science, Dharwad. Currently he is pursuing his MBA from ICFAI. He is, presently, the CEO of SAMRUDHI Micro Fin Society.

Mallinath H.M

Mallinath has over 6 years of experience in marketing, finance and development. He worked with Godrej Hi Care Ltd & Rangsons Pvt Ltd. Currently; he is working with Agricultural Research Station, Gulbarga as an executive on the project Integrated Farming System under rainfed situation.

He is also an independent consultant for making agriculture and allied activities profitable enterprises. Mallinath holds Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Specialization in Marketing and Graduate in Agriculture from University of Agricultural Science's, Dharwad.