Vasundra Opam

I have 20 years of work experience focused on child protection, foster care and rehabilitation. My organization Centre of Excellence in Alternative Care (CEAC) is into Knowledge enhancement, policy recommendation, training, development of resources etc on family based care.

Since 2015, we have trained more than 10,000 government officials, judges, policy and social workers. To enhance the working knowledge of implementors we have produced “User Guide on Foster Care” for National Commission for Protection of Child Rights and “FAQs on Alternative Care”.

Martine Jones Foundation, Key Assets, UK are our knowledge partners. With their support, we are creating South Asia Network to promote family-based care in the region.

I am Consultant to Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family, Mauritius. We also train judges and Probation officers on foster care in Sri Lanka.
I am a law post graduate and pursuing Ph.D (Law) from NorthCap University, India.

I have worked with Employees State Insurance Corporation, Prayas and Tata Consultancy Services.