Vinay and BenedictaVinay Kumar is the Project Director for all the activities in India. He is the son of the Church Pastor, Mary, and has been the principal contact, via email, with Julie in the UK.
He and his wife, Benedicta, had been living 200 miles from Burlavaripalem in Chittoor where he ran a printing business in his home. Benedicta was a College English teacher and is an expert seamstress. They have a daughter Cynthia, married to John, and now living in Chennai, and a son Keerthan who has completed engineering studies and is working in Hyderabad for an IT company.
In July 2009 they decided to move to Burlavaripalem so that Vinay could take more direct control of all the various projects and Benedicta took over the running of The Elizabeth-Ann Home.