Bringing Hope, Building Lives

The team at Nirikshea has a passion to see the children’s lives changed through the power of education and by bringing them the hope and love of God. Together they bring extensive talent and many years of experience. Their goal is to play a role in changing India to make a brighter future for generations to come.

Volunteer Testimonials
“The teachers are such good role models, they are women who are walking by faith. This is a faith story. It started by faith and will continue with faith. These women love and serve God with all their heart.”
Dorothy Shafer – Works in Special Ed, United States
Ms. Grace Nirmal

Grace is the Founder/ Principal and 3rd grade teacher for Nirikshea. She is also responsible for doing the Awareness Programs and Workshops with the parents on the importance of education and the rights of the child. Grace feels it is her calling to bring together like- minded people to share in the vision and mission of Nirikshea. She has made it her life’s goal to bring hope and build the lives of all the children that God brings to Nirikshea.

Grace has been involved in Children’s Ministries and social work for the past 20 years. She has worked along side churches and Christian organizations. She has organized as well as developed curriculum for Sunday school’s, vacation Bible Schools, and Children Camps. Grace has trained and rose up teachers for various children’s programs as well as for Nirikshea. Grace is gifted in developing strategies to reach out to the children from the poor communities.

Mr. Dominic Devraj
Joy and Dominic are the Co- Founder’s of Nirikshea and live in Bangalore India, they have a 10 year old son called Joel.

Dominic: at Nirikshea he is managing the Finances, getting the audits done and looks into the Legalities of the Organization.

Joy is the Head Teacher of the Elementary & Preschool. Joy currently teaches 2nd grade at Nirikshea. She is also in charge of planning the Nutrition program for the children, which includes both breakfast and lunch. Joy also plays an active role in the Awareness Programs with the parents. In addition her responsiblities include ensuring the highest standard of quality for the school.

Dominic has been involved in Church planting ministry along with other Christain Leaders for the past 14 years and was able to raise leaders through Bible School & Leadership training, has worked alongside other christian Ministries being involved in children’s work through the distribution of the Shoe boxes from Smaritans’ Purse,actively worked with aid during the super cyclone in Oriassa in 1998 and Tsunami in 2004 in Pondicherry and Chennai, and was a Partner of a Business firm which was involved, in dealership & trading & building Pools & fitness Equipments. In 1998, he left business to be obedient to the call of God, and has been in Ministry since.

Joy has actively been involved in Children’s Ministries for many years. She has been on mission trips in South India establishing Sunday School’s as well as teaching Sunday School. Joy has organized Vacation Bible Schools and trained teachers as well as taught in multiple VBS programs. Joy previously worked in a private school as a pre-school teacher. She also is the worship leader in her church as well as is responsible for interpreting the messages preached by the pastor. Joy helped the needy during the Cyclone in Orissa.


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