The Founders

Peter and Mercy founded Shining Stars in Hyderabad, Telangana, on March 5th of 1996. They have three sons. Josiah (married to Simona), Stephen and Caleb.

Peter directs the organization and Mercy helps in various ways, mostly connected with mentoring children & women and curriculum development.

PETER WIIG AND MERCY WIIG Founders & Director

    Our Admin Team

    PREMDAS PONAGANTI

    Acting Director

    To develop the young leaders, so that they may grow in every area of their lives (holistically), and to give back to Shining Stars in the future.

    DEVA KRUPAKAR

    Finance & Programme Coordinator

    God had a plan through developing the many talents and leadership abilities that Shining Stars had nurtured in me years ago . . .
    I’m so thankful!

    ABHILASHA RACHEL JOHNSON

    Admin Assistant

    I am involved in teaching the young generation in which I’m a part of the vision: “No child left behind from being happy, valued and whole, so that they can learn, grow and become the leaders of tomorrow.”

    Our Ministry Team

    ISAAC BOMMASANI

    Manager Operations

    I enjoy serving young people by preparing them to become future leaders and equipping them to contribute to the society.

    LAXMI NARAYANA YATTA

    Outreach Coordinator

    I am passionate to empower young children through Shining Stars Centres.

    SANKATI SRIKANTH(John)

    IT & Training Coordinator

    I received in my childhood and youth, I am investing back in other young hearts.

    BONKURI SUSHMA

    Centre Leader

    I am very thankful to God and immensely happy to be a part of the Vision of Shining Stars in RAISING THE NEXT GENERATION of LEADERS and hoping to learn and grow more in the years to come.