Wardha Mission

Wardha Mission:

Started as a missionary outreach program of the Yuvajana Sakhyam of Jerusalem Mar Thoma Church in 1989, Wardha Mission has completed 28 years of existence. It started as a dream of a group of youngsters to do something for the tribal people of villages far away, unconnected and untouched by the giant leap of development happening elsewhere in the world. Even basic education and other facilities were unheard of. These villagers could never think of sending their children for any kind of higher or senior education. They had to send them to city and they did not have the means to facilitate that either.

JMTYS thought of opening a Boy’s hostel at Wardha initially to facilitate the children from far off villages who wanted to study in higher classes but did not have any means to stay or undertake this education in Wardha.
The contribution of Mr K C Pappachan - the first missionary to Wardha and the continuous support from Mr John Varghese and family at Wardha has been the major contributors for the great success that Wardha Mission has achieved over these years.


St. Thomas English Medium School (Pre-Primary Section) - was established in the year 2011 at Wardha. The JMTC Society manages the school in the Wardha Mission Campus.The year 2018 – 19, saw a total of 63 students associated with our school, of which 15 students passed out from KG II class this year. As we do not have provisions for higher classes there has been no new admissions yet. 25 students are expected to join this year as new admissions by the month of June 2019. We have at present 1 Headmistress, 2 teachers, 2 Support staffs.


Attended regularly  by30 – 40 seekers. Choir and Sundays Schools were conducted regularly. Weekly Prayer meetings on Wednesday’s and Thursday’s were also conducted regularly both in Wardha and Dahegaon Village. Following were the other activities taken up in the Mission Chapel.


For the holistic development of our believers community at Wardha Mission, we have regular Sundays School classes at 7.30 a.m. to 8.00 a.m. 


The food distribution program conducted every 4th day of the month, which started on 26th January 2016, successfully completed 3 years and is managed well by the mission.


In the village where our Mission is situated, there arises financial crisis quite often as labour work and agriculture are the major occupations. The Good Samaritan Fund is generated through donations by well wishers.

This year too, the Good Samaritan Fund, supported deserving individuals according to the purpose laid down by our mission and the fund was judiciously handled. 


It was through Balewadis that our Mission started 30 years ago in remote villages of Wardha. Balawadis at Amla, Digras and Dhanora, for the last 2 years, have been brought under the VCARE Projects and are conducted regularly. We had a total of 25 children each in these three centres this academic year 2018-19.


By the grace of Almighty, and the support of our church members, this year too we could successfully run our VCARE Projects both in Wardha Mission Centre (CHETNA VCARE PROJECT) and Dahegaon Mission Centre (SNEHDHARA VCARE PROJECT) along with sub centres at Amla, Digras and Dhanora. We have 50 students each in both the main centres and 25 students each at the sub centres. The students attend the project on daily basis.

Rev. Likuish Koshy