|Mrs. Thejaprakash (6+ years)
Mrs. Thejaprakash previously worked as a primary school teacher in Subash Memorial English School (1993-2000)
and Gokul Public School (2000-2009). Mrs. Thejaprakash joined the Dolna staff as a teacher in March, 2009 and has
been instrumental in the organizing, development and planning of various activities especially relating to children of 6+ years.
She is fluent in Kannada, English, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi and Tamil.
| Mrs. Kalyani Sharma (2-6 years)
Mrs Kalyani Sharma worked as teacher in Kupparaju and Bros. Vidyaniketan at Hebbal from 1997-2006 and
briefly as an office receptionist at Cypher Infotech in 2006. She joined and trained at NCBS as a teacher from
2006-2009. After another brief stint in NCBS as the Young Investigator Meeting Secretary from 2009-2010,
Mrs Sharma rejoined the Dolna teachers staff. During her various stints with Dolna, Mrs. Sharma has worked
with children at all age-levels, and engaged children in variety of activities from games to studies.
She is fluent in Kannada, English, Hindi and Telugu.
|Mrs. Ummeara (Zoha) Khan (0-2 years)
Mrs Khan worked for 6 years as teacher in Kasturba Girls High School & Girls Pre-University college in Shimoga before moving to Bangalore. After
brief stints in the private sector, she joined Dolna in 2009 as teacher where she primarily works with the 0-2 years group. Mrs. Khan is fluent in Hindi, Kannada and English.
|Mrs. Parvati Thangam (0-2 years)
Mrs. Thangamma has previous experience as a Nursery and Primary teacher at Gouri Educational Trust before joining Dolna in 2011. She combines her love for music and books with her interactions with kids in the 0-2 year range. She is fluent Malayalam, Kannada, English and Hindi and Tamil.
|Mrs. Parvathi (Papi)
Mrs. Parvathi is one of the earliest staff members of Dolna, serving as a caregiver since 1997. She speaks Kannada, Tamil, and bit of English and Hindi.
| Mrs. Yellamma
Mrs. Yellamma joined as a caregiver in 1999, and is usually the smiling face that greets children every morning. Kannada, Telugu, Tamil.
|Mrs. Ancy Mini Varghese (Deepa)
Mrs. Varghese joined the creche in 2004, and frequently is the one that bids the children goodbye in evenings. Speaks Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, bit of English and Hindi.
| Mrs. Sushilamma
After a brief stint in the Mandara library, Mrs. Sushilamma joined as a Dolna caregiver in 2009. Speaks Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam.
| Mrs. Indira
Mrs Indira joined recently in January 2011 as caregiver. She speaks mainly Kannada, but also a bit of English and Hindi.
| Mrs. Ramya
Our most recent staff member, Mrs Ramya joined in September 2011 as a caregiver. She speaks Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, and a bit of English.