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The Wipe Out Waste(WOW) workshop organized in collaboration with Naree Artisans Movement – Panaji

A workshop was held on the 17th June 2016 at the El Shaddai’s Tremara Community Centre situated at the Chimbel Slum. This workshop was a collaborative effort with the Naree Artisan Group that is not only working towards the empowerment of women through skills but also Wiping out Waste. The workshop was attended by 25 women. The three trainers Mrs Aira Mirchandani, Mrs Marie Lou Alemao and Mrs Lucia De Souza taught the women how to make paper bags with newspapers. The paper bags can then be sold to all the shops. 25 ladies participated in the workshop.


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El Shaddai Charitable Trust - Albert's Centre

Albert’s good news centre completed 1 year at Monte-Dongar Hill on the 27th June 2016. Five years back when Good News Centre was started by El Shaddai it was in a small rented area. Through El Shaddai’s intervention a lot of children were educated and  women were empowered with skills. El Shaddai Charitable Trust - Albert's CentreThe Centre conducted  various vocational training activities. In 2015 a good friend of El Shaddai Mr. late Albert Burns El Shaddai helped to move the Centre into a larger space.
The programme began with the inauguration of the Bus Shelter. This was  sponsored by another friend of El Shaddai Mrs. Dilshad & Mr Amir Meghani. The shelter was inaugurated by the cutting of the ribbon at the hands of Shri Digamber Kamat in the presence of Mr. Ibrahim, Mrs. Sharda Prabhudessai (Ward Counselor), Dr. Padma Mollio, Mrs. Dilshad & Amir Meghani.  Shri Digamber Kamat thank El Shaddai for putting up a shelter at the bus stop. Mr. Ibrahim urged the people of the community to use and take care of the shelter not allowing miscreants to destroy it.
El Shaddai charitable Trust - Albert's CentreOnce that was done the dignitaries moved toward the stage and lite the lamp and cut the one year anniversary cake.
After the lighting of the lamp the certificates were distributed to the women who completed the Tailoring, Mehendi, Beautician, Computer classes. The women who underwent tailoring training through Padre Agnel Vocational Training (Verna) were given their certificate by Mr. Sidhanath. Mrs. Dilshad Meghani in her speech interacted with children and advice them to work hard. She also thanked the organisors for inviting her to this celebration. Dr. Padma Mollio informed the children that both Health & Education should be their first priority and than only they can they be successful in life.
Dance performances were put up by our AGNC children as well as our Stepping Stone children.

El Shaddai Charitable Trust - Albert's Centre

El Shaddai Charitable Trust - Albert's Centre

El Shaddai charitable Trust - Asha Deep

This month the Centre 65 children visited the Shelter on a daily basis. The Centre distributed on average 55 manna food packets in and around the Panjim and Tonca areas. The Centre has also begun its slum schools and 40 children are attending so far.
The children attended the “Rainbow 2016” a day of fun organized by Rotary club of Riviera Panjim. It was a whole day program and the children had a very good time as they participated in many games and different activities.
This year due to our intervention in the slum schools we have been able to admit 10 children into the Govt Primary School. Two of our children got outstanding results in tenth standard at the Goa board exams and now they are going to attend college in Panjim. They have been with the Ash deep for the past 10 years.
The staff of the Centre conducted Night outreach in 18th June road, Gandhi chocd, and Panjim market area to get to know and identify the children living on the streets.

El Shaddai Charitable Trust - Dream centre

Chintadripett Dream Chennai Centre is a child educational development and a women empowerment centre, The Centre conducts play school and tuition classes for children and tailoring and computer classes for women. The field workers also visit the slum regularly and conduct medical camps and awareness program.

In the month of June all the activities of the centre resumed. Our staff went to different areas of the slums to interact with the people.

A new batch of play school began and we have between 20 to 28 children attending.

The Centre also began conducting its tuition classes at the Pallavan Nagar centre where 20 children are attending.

On 10th and 11th June the centre conducted exams for the women who did the tailoring course.

On 15th June the Centre initiated the third batch of tailoring class. 18 women are presently attending.

The Centre is getting ready to celebrate its first anniversary next month.

El Shaddai charitable Trust - Dream centre

El shaddai Charitable Trust - Dream centre

El Shaddai Charitable Trust - Tremara Centre

On the 17th of June a workshop was conducted in collaboration with Naree Artisan Movement Panjim  on paper bag making and 25 ladies attended.El Shaddai Charitable Trust - Tremara Centre

As the academic year has begun all the Kinder Garden Students have begun attending classes. They are 80 children

This month the students and women attending computer classes were taught M.S PowerPoint and at the end of the session a practical and theoretical examination was conducted.

The Centre has 34 women attending the tailoring class.

8 women are attending the tailoring classes in the sub centre of Curca

A total of 207 patients were examined by the doctor this month in the weekly (every Saturday) OPD conducted by the Centre.

El Shaddai charitable Trust - Tremara CentreEl shaddai charitable Trust - Tremara Centre

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As the New Academic year started on June 06 children’s were back to the centre with full of excitement and enthusiastic.

  • Nursery students there are around 20 students.
  • In this month our regular formal classes that are morning/ Afternoon tuitions were conducted regularly. Including morning and Afternoon tuition classes there be around 150 students coming to our centre every day. So also there are new students who too have joined our centre.
  • Every day before the students get back to their classes assembly is conducted in AGNC were in prayer, songs, pledge, thought for the day and national anthem is been held.
  • Vocational classes are conducted regularly on everyday basis such as, Mehendi, computer, tailoring and wire making. For computer classes 06students, mehandi 05 students, and for tailoring and wire making there are 22 women’s and adult girls coming every day.
  • Centre cleaning is done every day so also deep cleaning on every Saturday’s.
  • Slum school classes are also conducted on a regular basis at Monte dongar area, there are around 13 students attending he classes.
  • Field work is been carried out everyday around the Monte dongar area, mobilizing the people about our nursery classes, so also for medical camps, visiting the children who don’t come regularly to the centre, so also NIOS awareness to all the youth.


Events & Celebrations

On 28th May 2016 medical camp was conducted, around 30 women’s were present for the general check & HIV/ AIDS test was done and free medicines were also distributed.  DR. Anil Kenny and he’s team helped us to have a successful medical camp.

Workshop for Teachers

Quality Classes

* Classes on obedience and discipline is been conducted for the students by their respective teacher

*Mock fire drill was conducted with the staff, vocational class’s women’s and children, and importance of MFD was explained to them.



  • Dilshad Megani had visited our centre; she interacted with our children, staff members, along with Stanly Thomas.
  • Paster Mathew along with Mr. Joe had visited our AGNC; they had an interaction with Francis and all the staff members, so also with vocational women’s.
  • Rashmi along with GIM students and their faculty had visited AGNC since they wanted to join our centre for internship for the better prospects of their studies.
  • Sidhanath had visited and had an interaction with our women who attended the training of tailoring classes which was conducted by Padre Agnel Ashram Verna.


*AGNC Back side roof work was still in process so also new bus shed work such as painting and putting up the El Shaddai posters.

Student of the Month

Following are the students of the month May 2016

Sr. No. Class Student Name
1 Nursery class Sumaya Nadaf
2 1st & 2nd std. Aladdin, Mallik
3 3rd & 4th std. Jeenat, Rehan
4 5th std. Gayatri, Maya, Rahim
5 6th  std. Mehek, Pratiksha
6 7th  std. Ajay, Prema
7 8th  std. Aisha
8 9th  std.  Sunita, saira banu, prashant


Upcoming Events

Following are the upcoming events

  • AGNC Annual day celebration.
  • Awareness program
  • World population day

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