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GOOD SHEPHERD TRUST & IT”S FOUNDER: The founder of the good shepherd trust rev. fr. kuriakose kariakatt , a roman catholic priest , working in the catholic diocese of Vellore was born on 30.09.1951 at elampal in the kollam district of the state of Kerala to varkey and rosamma. After completing the secondary school education he joined seminary to become a priest , he had his priestly(theology) at the papal athenaeum Poona and was ordained a priest for the diocese

Of Vellore on 10.05.1982, with the motto “towards integral development of man” this total development of the society could be achieved only if there was a total liberation through education. Therefore education of the poor and disadvantaged became his primary concern and this is vigorously followed even today. His attention was drawn to the other pressing basic needs of the people such as drinking water, housing, health care, vocational training, women –empowerment etc, to achieve all these he formed a trust and that in good shepherd trust. This was registered on 14th December 2005 this is a non-profit oriented charitable trust most of the activities of the good shepherd trust (gst)

From 1984 to 1997 can be witnessed in tirumalpadi village of vandavasi taluk in tiruvannamalai district where he spent 13 years of service among the rural poor. From 1997 to 2004 he worked at chetphet where a spiritual revolution was witnessed Especially fostering the devotion to our lady of Lourdes by starting “GIRIVALAM “at matha hill chetpat . All the educational and other developmental activities were continued here also. From 2004 he is working at katpadi.

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Our Mission

» Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
» Achieve universal primary education
» Promote gender equality and empower women
» Reduce child mortality
» Improve maternal health
» Combat HIV/AIDS,malaria and other diseases
» Ensure environmental   sustainability
» Develop a global partnership   for development

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» Educational Development 
» Vocational Training for the skill up gradation 
» Medical Health development Programme
» Women Development for Women empowerment
» Housing and construction
» Eradication of child workers
» Handicapped Person Rehabilitation Programme 
» Sri Lankan Tamil Refugee Rehabilitation Programme 

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