Our Team
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Archana Subramanian

Firmware Engineer at Seagate

Denver, CO
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Sarayu Padmanaban

Partner at Jagadeesh Keerthy & Sarayu Chartered Accounts

Chennai, TN
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Mythreyi Managaleshwaran

Software Developer at Cognizant

Chennai, TN

Premkumar Pugalendhi

STEM Education Specialist at UNC Charlotte

Charlotte, NC
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Aswin Ramakrishnan

Software Developer at Parsons Brinckerhoff

Denver, CO
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eLight Beneficiaries


Pavai Varam Polytechnic College, Salem

  • Ramya, daughter of Mr.Mani and Mrs. Chinnaponnu is a hardworking student, doing her Diploma in Computer science at the Pavai Varam Polytechnic college, Salem.
  • Mr. Mani was a washerman, but he had to quit his job due to a recent surgery. His wife is a daily wage labourer and the total family income sums to Rs.5000 per month.
  • Ramya joined the Polytechnic after completing 12th std. With the small family income, she has been struggling to pay her yearly tuition fees of Rs.35,395. She was denied bank loan too.
  • Monisha, a friend of our member, Nithya approached eLIGHT to help with the payment of Ramya’s fees. The situation was critical as Ramya had a deadline to pay the fees before the start of her semester exams. Monisha and another friend Solomon had managed to contribute Rs.13,000.

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Omalur, Salem District

  • Kuppusamy is studying 11th std in the Govt. Hr. Sec School, Omalur. Kuppusamy has no father, and his mom Mrs.Nallammal is a daily wage labourer. His uncle Mr.Govindaraj, also a daily wage labourer supports their family.
  • With the small monthy family income of Rs.4500, Kuppusamy educational expenses has become a financial burden to the family.
  • Apart from his schooling, Kuppusamy works in a local bakery in the weekends, to support his family’s financial needs.
  • Mrs. Vijaya Pugalenthi, the headmistress of the school and mother of eLIGHT member, Premkumar provided us with the necessary details and helped us with the background verification.
  • eLIGHT paid Kuppusamy’s yearly school fess of Rs.500 for this academic year and Kuppusamy has agreed to update us with his exam results and his future plans.

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Our Principles

"Education is the movement from darkness to light" - Allan Bloom

eLIGHT commits itself to help deserving children with their education, in any form. It is our belief that Education alone has the power to redefine their future. eLIGHT supports the educational needs of orphanages or homes that are not very well established, and where the funds are just enough to mete out the basic necessities. eLIGHT aims at helping children who have been forced to discontinue their education due to their family’s financial circumstances. eLIGHT also lends a helping hand to sponsor deserving meritorious students with their higher education. If you believe in the value of education and wish to help these kids, come join us, and be a part of this enlightening movement!

"Truth never damages a cause that is just" - Mahatma Gandhi

We, at eLIGHT not only make sure your contributions reach the child, but also provide you the follow up in the child’s career so that you can actually see and feel the change you made! eLIGHT will furnish details about the orphanages, homes and the children whose lives have been touched by you, including the school fees receipts paid, material purchases made for the students, as well as other relevant expenses. This entire information will be posted on the website for members to track then and there after every event. Bank statements will be emailed to the members on a monthly basis. Donations received will be published on the website every month name wise. Also account statements will be prepared and circulated for every quarter. eLIGHT promises to serve as a transparent medium between the noble minded people who wish to positively impact the lives of these children and these children who await a change!