Br. Lawrence Colaco, is based in a remote village in a mission run by the Christian Brothers and the Missionary Sisters of Mary Help of Christians. The Ane Moriam mission began over 15 years ago in an largely inaccessible rural area in the Arunchal Pradesh region in India. The mission consists of a school, community health services and socio-economic development programmes. The mission is a 20 hour drive from the closest airport and 10 hours away from the nearest large township.