I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot. Together we can do great things. - Mother Theresa

 
 

Our small paid staff is supported by many volunteers, all of whom are dedicated to restoring dignity to the lives of those in need.

 
 

Board of Trustees

In 1994, Renate and Shashi Desai settled in the remote village of B. Dharmathupatti, near Bodinayakanur in the district of Theni in Tamil Nadu, South India. They very quickly fell in love with the people of the area, but recognized the challenges that many of them — particularly those that are often marginalized in rural society — faced.

Committed to make a difference, Renate and Shashi were motivated to provide services that could transform the lives of children, women and the elderly in the area. Their comprehensive plan included providing free medical care and improving education, vocational skills, job opportunities, and infrastructure. Within a month, they were joined by Mr. S. Mohamed Sheik  Ibrahim and his wife Stella

In memory of Shashi's father, Ambelal and Renate's father Heinrick, they soon formed the Ambelal Henrick Memorial (AHM) Trust

Previously, Renate and Shashi both studied and practiced medicine in Hamburg, Germany for several years.

Mohamed and Stella have post graduate degrees in community health and development. Additionally Mr. Ibrahim has completed a masters degree in business administration and Mrs. Ibrahim holds a masters degree in social work and NGO management.

 

Dr. S. DESAI,  M.D., M.S
Founding Trustee
S/o Ambelal,
Anuradha Clinic
B.Dharmathupatti.
B. Melachokkanathapuram (Po)
Pin – 625 582

Mr. S. MOHAMED SHEIK IBRAHIM
Managing Trustee

MBA, LLB, PGDCHD, PGDCA,
S/O  A.S. Sulthan,
A.H.M.Trust
B.Dharmathupatty
B. Melachokkanathapuram (Po)
Pin – 625 582

Mrs. M. STELLA
MSW,  MA, PGDCHD, PGNGOMgt,
W/O  S. Mohamed Sheik Ibrahim,
A.H.M.Trust,
B.Dharmathupatty
B. Melachokkanathapuram (Po)
Pin – 625 582

Sr. J.ANASTASIA, B.A.
D/O Joseph,
Jeevan Jothi Hospice,
Jeeven Nagar,
Kailasapatti,
Periyakulam - 625605

Mr. N. SUBRAMANI, DEEE.,
S/o Narayan
24/81 Periyandavar Kovil street,
Bodinayakanur - 625 513

Mr. S. MURUGAN, M.Sc.
S/O Shanmugavel,
10.4.69 Karuppasamy Kovil street,
B.Dharmathupatty,
B. Melachokkanathapuram - 625582

Ms. T. JEEVA BANU, M.A., M.L.,
D/o Thambirajan,
264 A, Kamarajar Street,
PTR Colony,
Uthamapalayam – 625533

JYOTI DASGUPTA
AHM Trust
892 Shippan Avenue, #E
Stamford, CT 06902

 

Shashi and Renate Desai with Mohamed Sheik Ibrahim

Shashi and Renate Desai with Mohamed Sheik Ibrahim