Committing towards the empowerment of Tribals in the love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.


Our mission is to propagate the Sacred Heart spirituality and empowering the tribal and the marginalized through education, social work apostolates and promote environmental sustainability.

  • Formal education
  • Social work
  • Organic agriculture
  • Home for the children and hostel for boys

Community established in 1980 in Jawadhu Hills, a tribal belt in the district of Thiruvannamalai of Tamil Nadu. 99 per cent of the population are tribals while the rest are outsiders from the plains. There are two major tribes in Jawadhu Hills, namely, Malayalees and Pachai Vellars. Malayalee, the major tribe in the area, is one of the primitive tribes in India. Stone houses constructed by the tribe 5000 years before can still be found in some places.


  • Joseph’s Primary School. Est. 1999
  • Joseph’s Hr. Sec. School. Est. 1980
  • Joseph’s Home for Children
  • Joseph’s Hostel
  • Joseph’s Tribal Home
  • Michael’s Agri Farm
  • Sugantham Home for the Aged Est.2018

This mission was established to promote the social and economical development of the tribal people with stress on the promotion of education among the tribal children as education is the gateway for their social and economical upward mobility.