About Us


Founder of Emmaus Swiss Hospital School

  • Founded by Mrs. Kathleen Jacob in June 1986 with 25 children; The Emmaus Swiss Hospital School has upheld its aim to build a brighter future through education for children of the underprivileged.
  • The journey began, with the children of Emmaus Hospital staff, the leprosy patients, the elite of Palmaner town and a few children from the surrounding farming community.
  • Emmaus School grew phenomenally within 3 years from a single classroom in the auditorium to a successful extension.