Dear Friends,

Its me, Jyothis. Your very own Jyothis whom you have love and care for all these years. This year I thought of conversing wit you personally through this letter. To begin with, I would love to travel on a nostalgic journey with you and refresh our minds of how it all began.

The Genesis.. Jyothis...

Truly, I was a small and humble beginning in the year 1994 as a project of the Adoor - Mavelikkara Diocese, a training centre for mentally challenged children which looked beyond the limitations of caste and community. By the grace of God, from just 4 children and 1 staff member today. I proudly stand with 120 children and 30 staff member.

About me.. Jyothis..

Coming back to me, Jyothis! we provide residential as wel as non-residential training in accordance with the syllabus of the 'National Institute for Mentality Handicapped' (NIMH), Secundrabad, a central government organization and SCERT State Syllabus.
Classes are organized according to the child's IQ and age. Currently we have Care group, Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary, Pre-vocational and Vocational classes. Special training is given in a whole variety of areas including, basic computers, envelope making, flower making,soap and detergent making, arts and sports, band group, cooking, agriculture and horticulture.

Rev. Geevarghese Kochummen

Ph: 8281878255 / 8281910360

Our Achievements

   At the Alapuzha District 'Special School Kalolsavom 2012', with an over all performance rating at second position, we won an ever rolling trophy.

   Our children were also selected for kerala state special olympics and for the national special olympics

   10 students received pass certificates from the Athullyam Program of Kerala State.

   Represented the Disability Day Program at Alapuzha and won several prizes.

   Represented the Lions Club SPORTS and Arts festival and ASWAM program of Chavara College, Mannanam

Mental Retardation

   It is not a disease but a subnormal condition of intellectual and social development.

   It is caused by genetic or environmental problems.

   The genetic condition is due to either the presence of an extra chromosome in a child's genetic makeup, leading to 'Down Syndrome'.

   External factors such as poor health can also lead to mental retardation.

   In most cases, mental retardation cannot be cured, but a great deal can be done to help a child's intellectual and social development through appropriate education and training.

My Needs

   I need your continued prayers and underlying support for these special children.

   Rehabilitation centre for adult students.

   To complete the classrooms for the children.

   This brings me to the end of this concise and informative letter which I conclude with a small prayer for you.


Arranging endownments and sponsorships for our children (Rs. 10000 p.a for sponsorship of one child's study)

Donation for Adult rehabilitation center, Indoor gammes courts, Performance hall etc

Sponsoring special meals on special occations in your life.

S.no Items Rs.
1 Breakfast 4000
2 Lunch 6000
3 Tea & Snacks 2000
4 Dinner 5000
5 Day to Day Expense
(Donate any amount)
6 Lakh/month

Account Information

Indian Currency

Cheques/DD shall be drawn in favour of Jyothis

A/c no. 10412100132005


Payable at Federal Bank, Mavelikkara

Foreign Currency

"Cheques/DD shall be drawn in favour of Marthoma Development Society Jyothis"

A/c no. 7384

Payable at Indian Overseas Bank, Kayamkulam
and kindly send Jyothis address


The Director, Jyothis School for Special Education
Puthiyakavu, Mavelikkara
Kerala, India
Pin:- 690101

PHONE NO : 0479-2305400 (R), 2306020 (O)

MOBILE NO: 8281878255 / 8281910360

Email: edayila.achen@gmail.com

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