Anu (Kapoor) Vala
is the founder/director of the Go
Bananas Kids organization.
Born and educated in Mumbai city, Anu (Kapoor) Vala completed her Bachelors
Degree from Bombay University in Child Psychology and Sociology, and
subsequently went on to do a Masters degree in Mass communication.
With a mind bent towards the creative arts, Anu has been freelancing as a
writer with various publications, as well as running a successful company
dealing with films and radio productions.
Anu has traveled widely, lived, and worked in different countries, which lends
a global perspective and multi-cultural outlook to her work.
Her tryst with children’s projects started almost 12 years back with her
daughter, Aryana, as her inspiration behind it all. Her 1st workshop was held
during the spring of 1998 with just a handful of 25 kids, And then onwards,
there was no looking back.
Her passion to work with the young minds initiated the Go Bananas Kids, which,
as it stands today, is rated to be the most popular children’s organization in
the region. She is presently based in Chandigarh, India.