Hemlata Momaya was the 2016 Recipient of the highly prestigious 2016 Angels in Adoption Award by the CCAI (Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute) in Washington, DC. To be honored, one must be nominated and seconded by your state Senator. On September 20, 2016, Hemlata Momaya received her certificate (from Alabama Senator) at the pin ceremony by US Congress. There were many US Senators in attendance.
We are extremely proud of Hemlata Momaya for her lifetime of service to orphan children and families in need around the world.
August 04th, 2016- Hemlata Momaya Nationally recognized by the US Congress as the 2016 Angels in Adoption Award recipient!
Read what people in the community have to say:
Liz N. Congrats!
Kelly J Congratulations to her!! She deserves it!!💖
Rhonda J Congratulations !!!! What an honor and you are SO deserving! 😊👏🏼
Melinda E Awesome!!
Ashok S Congratulations "Momaya's"
Greg P Congratulations! Well deserved.
Susan Orban Congratulations! What an honor!
Debbie H What an honor Hemlata! All the happiness you have brought to so many families you deserve it.
Punita S congratulations :) well deserved
Joan P Congratulations! Richly deserved. Have a wonderful time in DC.
Lilabeth D Well- deserved! Congratulations Hemlata Momaya! 😄
Aarti I Wow this is great news!! Am sure it's her dedication and hard work that couldn't go unrecognised... Congrats Hemlata Momaya
David H Congratulations! You have made many lives so much better! Inspiring!
Lisa H Congratulations! Your Mom has a beautiful heart ❤️
Darlene W Woohoo so cool
Sylva D Congratulations!!! That is so fabulous! SO SO deserved! Love and huge hugs...can't wait to see the photos from DC :-)
Catherine F Well deserved!!!
Coleen R Congratulations Hemlata Momaya! Enjoy DC
Dharmesh M Heartiest congratulation
Dharam S Congrats...
Patti H Congratulations! Well deserved!
Mary W Congratulations! :)
Ami Shah Heartiest Congratulations so so proud of you
Line J Congratulations, enjoy your trip to DC
Chandni S Congratulations !!!!!
Hardik S Congratulations. You deserve it.
Steve J ❤️
Kunal S Congrats... you make us proud...
Manisha P Congratulations .. proud of u!!!
Anait K Congratulations are your award!!!
Dean H - no surprise here, she's loved and respected by all.
Doug Y- Congratulations Hemlata and well deserved.
Julie B- This is amazing Hemlata!!! Congratulations! So well deserved, they could not have chosen a more well- deserving "Angel." Love You
Vanessa A- Big congratulations Hemlata from the A***n clan!
Luisa B- Congratulations, Hemlata! That's wonderful.
Sarah O'B - Fantastic news- huge congratulations to Hemlata. Well deserved!!!
Pallavi& Shirish- Congratulations. Good job and wish you continue success
Karen D Congratulations!
Karen B Way to go!!
Yap L <3
Loveth AShe deserves it. Congratulations Hemlata!
Amber B Congrats to her and your family! 💟
Mingster L Wow! Well deserved award to a woman who dedicated her whole life to creating families. Congrats Hemlata.
Douglas B She is so amazingly dedicated !!
Karen L Congratulations !!
Freddie M Congrats to your mom.
Karen S Congratulations to her!
Jane L Congratulations to mama
Michele St P wow! Congratulations to your noble family!
Christine B Congratulations! She is so sweet! Well deserved. 👏🏽
Mausami Momaya Thank you everyone - my mom is my role model. You'll never meet a more giving selfless person.
Felicia H (Smiling face)
Nelinia- A huge congratulations to you!! You have spent so much of your lives giving hope to children around the world and parents here in the US. Your work is inspiring!
Lila P Congratulations dear Hema ❤️
Carol F Congratulations. You are deserving of 100 awards🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹
Kelly J I'm so very happy for you!! You are more than deserving!! Congratulations!!💖
Kathy R Hemlata: I am so proud to be the friend of such a good and deserving person! This is no surprise to those who know you!
Bankim K Congratulations. You deserve it.
Bhavya M Congratulations
Pooja S congratulations dii
Amit S That's a great news .. Congratulations. With all your hard work and passion you deserve it.👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
Krishna Amin Congratulations my dear hema aunti.
Bipin C Congrats proud of MOMAYA Family
Susan E M So proud of you Hemlata! You are a blessing to all of us. Thank you for your dedication and love. God bless you. Xo
Mausami Momaya, MSW, LCSW, Director of Social Services is recipient of CSULB 2016 Community Service Award for Alumni
Please click here for the MP3 of the Voice America interview with Mausami Momaya, MSW, LCSW, Director of Social Services of Bal Jagat describing the agency and the work we have done helping children worldwide through adoption.
Here is the link for the radio interview!
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On Friday, February 12, 2016, at 8 am PST, Mausami Momaya, BASW, MSW, LCSW, Director of Social Services will be interviewed by Nelinia Varenas for the internet radio show, "Your Why," Episode titled, Adoption is a Gift of Life.
Click here to listen live:
In this one hour interview, Mausami Momaya, LCSW, will share the agency's 33+ year history and information, her credentials as an Adoption Specialist in the field, her life experiences in orphanages around the world, and some heart warming stories of families and children that have touched her heart and changed her life. This will be a wonderful intimate interview. Grab your coffee cup and tune in!
The mp3 of the interview will be shared when it is available.
December 4, 2010 was a very busy day! After the Holiday Party in Long Beach, Hemlata Momaya was honored a special award for her service to the community for her 27 years of non-profit work in International Adoptions. The award was granted by the Network of Indian Professionals LA-OC Division at the Sheraton Hotel in Santa Monica, CA in the evening gala.
In 2008, on behalf of KCET public television in Hollywood, and Union Bank of California, Hemlata Momaya was awarded a “Local Hero of the Year” Award for her 25 years of dedication in the field of Social Services. She was granted this prestigious award in front of a live audience, and a documentary on her work in the field of International Adoption was showcased and televised on KCET in Los Angeles. Please see the very special video clip below!