Thalavadi – Don Bosco

Thalavadi – Don Bosco

History of the House

Responding to the invitation of the Bishop of Ooty Rev.Anadarayar in 2003, Fr.Jeromedas Varuvel from Don Bosco – Kotagiri began weekly visits to study the area. In the same year the presence was registered with the title Don Bosco Tribal Peope Advancement Society. Fr.Jeromedhas braving many odds took up the residence at Talavadi and began a community college and was joined by Fr.Amalan Seraphin. 32 acres of land was bout at Kanakuntur in Sathyamangalam taluk and a training center was began at Talavadi (with a christian base of 8 parishes and 6000
catholics), along with self-help-groups, evening study centres etc., Kadambur (with a christian base of 3 parishes and 2000 catholics) presence too was initiated.  Don Bosco Illam. Academic Ed: DB Matriculation Hr.Sec.School (DBMHSS). Youth Ministry: Don Bosco Youth Centre (DBYC). Social Ministry: Evening Study centres (DB ESC) - Chaplaincies.

From 2005 the mission has tracked those with SSLC certificates and 600 youngsters who need some form of professional training and placement have been identified. The program project with the aid for COMIDE has aided in training the youth. In 2013, the Talavadi mission has its own building to facilitate the residence and training.

Activities And Sectors

The Salesian community at Kadambur and Talawadi caters to the integral development of the tribal children, families, youth, men and women in and around the region.

Don Bosco Mission
Thalavadi Post
Thalavadi Tk.
Erode Dt 638461

(04295) 245 045 - House
(04295) 245 043/44 - DBMHSS
9943 770 540 -DBMHSS

P Arockiam Leo - R/A/Cd
P Kasi Joseph Arulraj(K.J.) - V/Prin: DBMHSS/YMC