Welcome To Pravaham

A community which lives to enlighten;
Receives to enable, with God as its source,
Christ as its model and people as partners.


Pravaham means an “ever flowing stream”. It was initiated by the Rt. Rev. Ananda Rao Samuel, former Moderator and Bishop of the Church of South India, in 1993, with a vision of a community for Peace and Justice. Pravaham is located in Palamathi Hills in Venkatapuram, a village in the Timiri Panchayat in Vellore district, Tamil Nadu, South India. It offers programs in Education, Health, and Awareness to the rural Dalit and marginalized communities.