Awards Awards & Recognition

National Award for Child Welfare, 2007-2008

Matthew Kurian, Co-founder & Managing Trustee received the National Award for Child Welfare to give state recognition to voluntary activities in the field of child welfare and development. The government of India has also instituted Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Award to honour for individuals for outstanding contribution towards child development, protection & Welfare, 2007-2008 at the hands of Smt. Sonia Gandhi.


Global Achiever Foundation Award 2012

Matthew Kurian, the co-founder of El Shaddai Charitable Trust, Goa received the Excellence Award for National Social Activity 2012 from the Global Achievers Foundation in the month of April 2012. He was honored for his Outstanding Individual Achievements and Distinguished Services to the Nation during the occasion of National Seminar on Individual Contribution for Social & Economic Growth on the 20th April 2012 at New Delhi.


Spirit of Humanity Award 2012

The 7th of April 2012 is another added milestone in the journey of El Shaddai Charitable Trust, Goa. After receiving the prestigious “National Award for Child Welfare” from the Government of India in 2008, El Shaddai Charitable Trust has again made a remarkable landmark in the history of its humanitarian line of work by winning the “Spirit of Humanity Awards 2012” in the Child Nutrition Category from the Ameri Cares India Foundation.

El Shaddai Charitable Trust was shortlisted as one of the final five nominees in the whole of India and emerged as the winner of this prestigious award. El Shaddai is the first charity in entire Goa to receive such a distinguished honour, both from the governmental and non-governmental sectors.


Platinum Certified by GuideStar

El Shaddai Charitable Trust is Platinum Certified by GuideStar India for highest level of Transparency and Accountability. GuideStar certifies NGOs based on their level of transparency & public accountability after a rigorous due diligence carried out by team of certification experts. Due diligence is based on verifying financial and legal compliance through a thorough scrutiny of registration documents, tax returns, FCRA returns, audited financial statements & auditor’s reports, public disclosures on our portal, reporting key facts to stakeholders as per our Annual Report disclosure template and third party site visits and references.


A Trustworthy Charity

At El Shaddai Charitable Trust, we take your trust very seriously. We know how valuable your confidence is…without your support our vision “Bringing childhood to children who never had one” can’t be accomplished. “We are accredited by Credibility Alliance under Desirable Norms.” Credibility Alliance is committed to a set of values that have evolved over time. Credibility Alliance is one of the Leading Accreditation Agencies in India.









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