Christel House India

Works to break the cycle of poverty by providing underprivileged children with quality education, healthcare, college and career guidance, and character development training

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  • Gold Certified 2023
  • FCRA
  • 80G
  • 12A
  • CSR-1
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  • Headquarters

    Bangalore, Karnataka

  • Since


Christel House works to break the cycle of poverty and build self-sufficient, contributing members of society. It provides K–12 education, a character Read more development programme, regular healthcare, nutritious meals, guidance counselling, career planning, family assistance, and support related to college and career.

Demographies Served


100% of students passed 10th-grade exams, 100% of students receive healthcare, 98% of students passed graduate exams and 9 out of 10 graduates pursue higher education.


  • Education Programme

    It provides education to children who come from underprivileged families and cannot afford the same under normal circumstances.

    The medium of education is English, while Hindi and Kannada are also part of the curriculum. The holistic educational system includes an arts programme which helps students express their emotions, music classes that are initiated at a young age along with a computer training course which starts in Grade 1. Christel House also rewards a group of outstanding students with a trip to Goa where its sponsors, the Karma Royal Group, reserve the Royal Goa Beach Club exclusively for the children’s enjoyment.

  • Character Development Programme

    It works to develop its students' characters. As a result, students care for their families and communities and have a desire to make a positive contribution to society. Its students have petitioned government officials to provide better sanitation, recycle waste materials, fed the homeless, visited nursing homes and cleaned up their neighbourhoods.

  • College & Careers Programme

    Christel House Bangalore provides help with board exams, such as the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) at the tenth-grade level and the Pre-University Certificate (PUC) of the Karnataka State Education Board, equivalent to twelfth-grade.

    JIVA, its career guidance program, helps students make informed choices regarding their future education and career paths. It helps exceptional students secure scholarships and find ways to support their career objectives.

  • Community Outreach Programme

    It works with parents, conducting regular parent-teacher workshops, involving parents in their child's development, and creating a parent-teacher team to work together for the best interests of the child. Medical professionals offer community programs on hygiene and illness prevention. Through its partnership with ACCEPT, an NGO that educates people about HIV & AIDS.

    It has also established a community awareness programme and has helped more than 40 parents secure employment. Additionally, a thrift movement teaches parents the importance and habit of saving. Instead of money, parents are asked to contribute to their children's education by volunteering 40 hours annually at the school, assisting with gardening, cooking, and laundry services.

  • Health & Nutrition Programme

    It partners with M.S. Ramaiah Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore, to provide regular medical examinations, and all children are immunized according to WHO standards. New students undergo a physical exam to identify malnutrition or any other ailments. All the students are provided with breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack with milk, in order to provide more than 80% of a child’s daily calorific needs since most students do not receive proper nutrition at home.

    In addition, it provides showers and a laundry where uniforms are washed and ironed weekly, as many children do not have access to soap and running water at home. Additionally, a physical education programme promotes health and wellness leading the children to achieve awards at the annual interstate athletic competitions.

  • Empowering Impoverished Children Through Education

    Our Mission: To help impoverished children become self-sufficient members of society, Christel House provides robust K-12 education, character development, health care and nutrition, family assistance, scholarships to pursue a university education, career guidance and job placement. Christel House schools impact the lives of impoverished children utilizing the best research-based practices with a focus on holistic human development. They offer students a pathway to become contributing members of society and change the lives of generations to come. Our Approach: Christel House focuses on the ‘whole child’, addressing the root causes of poverty through a holistic human development model. We don’t just educate, or feed, or provide health care—we do all of these things—from early childhood through early adulthood.

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Impact Metrics

  • Served Students From the Learning Centre

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2017-18 279
    • 2018-19 349
    • 2019-20 418
    • 2020-21 487
    • 2021-22 558
  • Transformed Lives of Children With Educational and Developmental Programmes

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2017-18 1222
    • 2018-19 1769
    • 2019-20 1900
    • 2020-21 2050
    • 2021-22 2200
  • Board Exam Results

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  • Tertiary Enrolment Rate

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  • Student Retention Rate

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  • Board Exam Results (%Age)

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 10000
    • 2020-21 10000
    • 2021-22 10000
  • Tertiary Enrolment Rate (%Age)

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 10000
    • 2020-21 9800
    • 2021-22 9800
  • Student Retention Rate (%Age)

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 9700
    • 2020-21 9700
    • 2021-22 9700

Theory of Change

Christel House transforms the lives of children by breaking the cycle of poverty. Christel House helps impoverished children become self-sufficient members of society. Christel House provides robust k-12 education, character development, health care and nutrition, family assistance, career guidance and job placement. Christel House employs a holistic model of education. It provides high impact education, nutrition, medical care, transportation, books, uniforms and stationery to all the students. Along with rigorous academics, students receive complete health services such as medical check-ups, vaccinations, follow-up treatments and mental health services as needed. Breakfast, lunch, milk and an evening snack, that follow nutritional guidelines, are provided daily. These services contribute to student success, as it has been well-established by the research community that healthy and well-nourished young children are more likely to reach their fullest physical, cognitive and socio-emotional potential. All the above services provided to the students are completely free.

Leadership Team

  • Sunanda Das


  • Mousumi Kapoor

    Member, Advisory Board

  • Jaison C Mathew

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Pramod R

    Head - Finance & Administration

  • Ponath Abhimanyu Maya


Registration Details

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  • 12A


  • 80G


  • FCRA


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  • Headquarters

    Bellahalli Road, (Off Hennur Road) Kannur Post - Via Bagalur Bangalore East, 562149

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Other Details

  • Parent Organisation

    Christel House

  • Type & Sub Type

    Section 8 (formerly Section 25)

  • Employees


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Government Partnerships

Naya Raipur Development Authority