El Shaddai Charitable Trust
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Estd: 1997
Used for Beneficiaries: 90% *
Address : 251, Socol Vaddo, Assagao, Mapusa, Bardez 403507. Goa
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 832 6513286; 832 6513287
Donor Contact : Ms. Rucha Chudasama / +91 9260671710 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources000
Institutional Sources000
Foreign Sources000
Other Income56300
Total Income (A)41,201,41240,810,33353,146,814
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities13,120,68713,303,87221,581,838
Programme Staff Cost11,546,40013,863,07315,600,272
Travel Expenses1,445,1891,296,4321,893,049
Direct Programme Expenses26,112,27628,463,37739,075,159
Fund Raising Expenses1,616,7701,906,0671,564,306
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses2,535,6742,740,9472,769,128
Other Expenses/Transfer000
Total Expenditure (B)35,055,45638,105,41948,596,164
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)6,145,9562,704,9144,550,650
Balance Sheet201320142015
Fixed Assets66,411,52168,683,79677,952,048
Current Assets (excl. Cash)3,171,9843,383,1551,503,727
Cash/Bank 2,182,9424,245,1615,305,806
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets82,671,27385,934,57390,118,308
Corpus / Share Capital000
General Funds82,165,17784,870,09189,420,740
Earmarked Funds000
Current Liabilities506,0961,064,482697,568
Total Liabilities82,671,27385,934,57390,118,308
Other Details201320142015
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)1,6161,320N.A.
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)2,0002,500N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Avg. 18,72825,084N.A.
Number of Staff201192132
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)420,000425,200462,100
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)18,00042,00018,000
Note: * Adjusted. Depreciation is more than 10% of total expenses and is excluded while calculating the proportion of expenses 'Used for Beneficiaries'
Regd. under : The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
Auditor : S. P. Bhandare & Associates
Bankers : Axis Bank

Donor tax benefits : 80G 50%
Eligible for foreign donations : Yes

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Mr. Matthew Kurian, Founder & Managing Trustee
Capt. Ben H. Berson, Trustee
Adv. Thomas Jacob, Trustee
Mr. Paresh Tewary, Trustee
Mr. Joseph Scaria, Trustee
Mr. Leonard Alphonso, Trustee

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : 1) The NGO has provided only one amount as Donations received, but not a detailed breakdown. 2) In FY12, Profit on sale of land shown under Other Income. 3) Repairs and Maintainence expenses (Rs65 lakhs in FY15, Rs26 lakhs in FY14 and Rs23 lakhs in FY13) included in Direct Programme Activities. This has been 7% of the Total Expenses in FY13 and FY14, and 13% in FY15. 4) Direct Programme Activities include overheads like electrity, rent, water, printing & stationery pertaining to running the School.

NGO Profile :
El Shaddai Charitable Trust (El Shaddai) was established with an objective to provide food, shelter and education to homeless, poor and destitute or underprivileged children and to make them responsible citizens. They do this by creating and maintaining an environment in which children experience a homely atmosphere. They also run Cottages for the seniors who are attending University, Colleges, Technical Institutions and Professional Training Centers & working with them as trainees and staff.

Their initiatives include:

Homes and Shelters: El Shaddai runs six children’s homes for 308 children who have been orphaned, abandoned or abused, homeless and the poor living on the street. Around 266 children are educated in a non-formal school on their premises, while some boys and girls study outside their campus. They also run three day care centers where children are given nutritious meals, education and guidance. Many more children come to the shelter for medical and first aid. They also provide medical camps for slum dwellers with the cooperation of Primary Health Centers.

Child Aid Unit: Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) is one of their unit set up to help children and their rights. SCAN is committed to protecting children from abuse and all forms of exploitation like sexual abuse, physical abuse and prostitution. SCAN also works to create awareness and disseminate information on laws related to children and works towards improving the status of children. They also conducted awareness programs in collaboration with NGOs working in the field of child rights.

Shanti Niketan School: The Shanti Niketan School is a non-formal educational institution with an aim to provide the basic education and life skills is a non-competitive, happy and secured environment. They also teach children at a government-run shelter called ‘Apna Ghar’. They also help educate slum children in several government schools. They have approximately 240 children between the age group of 3–18 years who avail educational facilities through their school.

Community Centers: El Shaddai runs six community center’s where the children are provided tuition facilities, vocational training for developing skills. It also conducts outreach programs to communicate with a large number of families living in slums.

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