YWAM Dehradun has a Centre focus by adopting six groups of People who are greatly in need of the Gospel.
They are –
Garhwali They are the hill people of the western side of the state of Uttarakhand. Dehradun city the state capital is in Garhwal.
Kumaoni They are the people of the eastern side of the state of Uttarakhand.
Tibetan Most of the Tibetans in the region of Dehradun were born in India. A few of the Tibetans have come to faith in Christ.
Gorkhali/Nepali Being near to western Nepal, there are 15 % Nepalis in Dehradun. The history of their presence here goes back over 200 years.
Muslim The Muslim population in Uttarakhand is lower than the national average, but in nearby districts of Uttar Pradesh their population can be as high as 50 %.
Refugees YWAM Dehradun has offered short-term discipleship training for Muslim Refugees from Afghanistan, and the Rohingya of Myanmar.