Sumitra Mishra, Executive Director, Mobile Creches

Coming Soon


Twenty+ years of work experience ranging from grassroots direct practice, rural, urban poor and urban contexts, programme delivery and partnerships, grant management, fund raising and communications, research & policy advocacy, and organisation development has helped me in evolving as a person and developing a portfolio of holistic professional abilities.
– Focus on development Established linkages between local resources, community embedded programmes and effectiveness measured in terms of poverty reduction and increased participation by stakeholders. Aligned programmes to global and national frameworks – SDGs, RtE 10, National Policy statements.
– Programme strategy and development  Managed over Rs 10 crores ($1.5M) annual programme grants, from diverse sources – individuals, family foundations, Trusts, bilateral agencies, HNIs, CSR funds; developed partnerships with credible organisations in the frontline to deliver results to disenfranchised communities
– Partnership development Built and nurtured partnerships with credible local and national organisations running high impact programmes, linked to communities, enabling their access to rights and social justice. Developed
systems for maintaining programme management cycles from exploratory missions to monitoring and exit strategy. Created and implemented systems for bespoke capacity mentoring.
– Fund raising and donor development Invested in donor acquisition, donor development, donor relationships, donor reporting and moved it towards a transformation in the philanthropic journey of a donor. Kept donor communications simple – honest, timely, focus on programme issues, impact stories.
– Communications and external audience influence Strategic communications and positioned the brand value of the organisation amongst all stakeholders – from web presence, social media voice to direct donors, partners and like minded networks. Built communication plans around campaign messaging.
– Budget and grants management Three year budget planning, annual operational budgets, reforecasts, income versus expenditure plans, budget controls, cash flow and reporting against budgets. Prepared budgets as per donor requirements and matched donor needs to budget deficits.

Read More

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Featured Collection

Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. By browsing this website, you agree to our use of cookies.