The HUGGS team in India is comprised of an administrator, a coordinator, an HSC Assistant and tutors.  Also on the team is an on-call doctor.

Administrator - India

Administrator  - David Benjamin of SNEHA (Society for Nurture, Education and Health Activities), a registered Indian NGO,  A mechanical engineer by training, David brings to HUGGS many years of experience in NGO administration.  He also manages the Bridge of Hope in Gotlam, Andhra Pradesh.


Madhu Latha

Coordinator -  Madhulatha has a Masters in Social Work.  She enjoys her responsibilities and goes beyond the call of duty in her dedication to HUGGS, taking a personal interest in the students and initiating innovative programs. 


HSC Assistant

HSC Assistant - Malleswari.  She helps the Coordinator with various tasks related to students and the study centre.  She is a HUGGS graduate with a B.Sc. degree.


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Subject Tutors - Ananth, Leelarani and Vanaja are all HUGGS graduates with B.Sc. Degrees.  They tutor and assist the students with various subjects.



Syam Prasad teaches computers part-time at the HSC.  He has an M.Tech. degree in Computer Systems, and works full-time with DataPro.


HUGGS Doctor  - Dr. Syamala works at the King George Hospital in Vizag and also mentors medical students.  She brings to HUGGS a genuine caring spirit for each student. 

HUGGS Students

The mission of HUGGS Canada is to provide underprivileged students in India with the opportunity to further their education, enabling them to contribute more effectively to their families and communities.