The founder of BLACD Mr. Maher Boshra, was awarded the prestigious Ashoka Fellowship for his social entrepreneurial work in 2004.
Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment in the year 2008.
Best Practice Award on Preventing Child Labor in Egypt by the Japan Social Development Fund on October 21, 2009.
World Habitat Award 2010, for the project of "Local Housing Movement Program", presented by Building and Social Housing Foundation in London, according to the decision of UN_ HABITAT in Nairobi and United Nations university in Tokyo.
Better Life Association has got the Medal of the French Republic for Human Rights for the Project of Improving the Livelihood of the Fisher Folk in Minia Governorate
The award was presented by the Ambassador of the French Republic in the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. John, at a reception and dinner in honor of the Association attended by some media people, diplomats and representatives of civil society organizations on Monday, 10/01/2011