Krishna Rao (Boppana)

Founder & Chairman

Krishna Rao (Boppana) currently living in West Palm Beach, FL. Stays very active and engaged with all aspects of Hope for Humanity activities. Worked as an Accountant at the University of Maryland for 32 years before retiring to Florida. She is always interested in social service work. Helping the needy comes very natural to her. Founding Hope for Humanity full filled her life long passion.


Balaji Vanapamula


Balaji holds a B.Tech from Nagarjuna University, Vijayawada and M.S. from Johns Hopkins University. He has been working with HfH for more than 6 years. His main contributions were to handle all financial matters of HfH, Hold Annual Events and to conduct Local Community Events in MD/VA/DC areas. He played a major role for the October 2011 Walk-A-Thon (to benefit poor and marginal farmers). He also earned matching contributions through his company, Verizon since 2010. He is very passionate about Humanity and believes in Telugu Proverb "Manava Seva Ye Madhava Seva".

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Jayaprada Devi Valluripalli

Vice President

As a recently retired public servant who devoted over 30 years of service to the Veteran’s Administration, Jayaprada Devi Valluripalli has always believed in service to others, both in her professional and personal live. She has lived in the DC Metro area for almost 26 years and during that time has been an active member of the community, serving in various leadership roles in different local organizations.Since retiring, she enjoys her free time traveling, and spending time with her friends and family, especially with her lovely grandchildren.


Koteswara Rao Valluripalli


Koteswara Rao Valluripalli is a retired engineer who worked for Bechtel Corporation for over 33 years. He also loves to garden, read, travel and spend time with his extended family and friends. He is also a founding member of Kudaravalli Development Foundation. Some of the highlights of the foundation include helping to build an elementary school in 1980, a Panchayat building in memory of his parents, support of a drinking water project, and financial support to educate the students. His personal motto is “To serve Humanity is to serve God”.


Ramakrishna Grandhi

Board of Director

Ramakrishna Grandhi is an entrepreneur with diversified business in USA like software and Hospitality Industry. Worked for various MNCs as a Technical Manager in the information technology domain. He has been supporting our causes along with his wife Mrs. Vinuthna Grandhi. He served various Nonprofit organizations in USA.


Siddarth Sathi

Board of Director

Siddarth currently lives in Arlington, VA. He graduated from Penn State University in 2015 after majoring in Finance/Economics and is currently working as Strategic Human Capital Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton. Siddarth has always had the desire to give back to his country and is passionate about social service opportunities to help children, especially through empowerment and education.


Nagendra Polu


Nagendra holds a B.Tech Degree from Nagarjuna University, Guntur and curently working as Senior Member of Technical Services in Verizon, Maryland. He has been voluntering for HFH for more than 5 years in all activities. He is very passionate about helping needy people whenever or wherever possible. He has been taking care of Registering HFH in CFC Funds which  generate dontations from Federal and state govt employees every year.