Drawing inspiration from our founder Blessed Chavara, a great visionary, reformer and religious leader of the 19th century, the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) were the first indigenous religious congregation for men in India. The CMI have dedicated themselves to education at all levels. At present, our mission of education comprises a vast network of 448 institutions - including over 200 schools, 14 university affiliated colleges, 1 engineering college, 12 technical institutes, 1 university, 1 medical college, 3 B.Ed. colleges, 5 special schools, 18 non formal educational institutions and 17 cultural centres spread all over India and beyond.
Chavara Trust Registered in 2001 under Bombay Public Trust Act 1950 with Register No. E-490 (Dhule) conducts CHAVARA WONDERKIDS NANDURBAR, to help the integral personality formation and development of the children through education in Nandurbar area. Now it is conducting Primary, High School & Higher Secondary classes for boys and girls.
The board of Trustees of Chavara Trust is constituted of Fathers belonging to the congregation of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI). This congregation is now engaged in charitable and educational activities all over India and abroad. The CMI fathers are infact, pioneers in the field of modern education in India. They now run various prestigious educational institutions such as Schools, arts and science colleges, training institutions, Research centers.
We use education as means to change the individual and society. We believe education can be an instrument to liberate individuals and society from the clutches of superstitions and ignorance.