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CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School Launches New Computer Lab Thanks to Partnership with Shukaku

By at July 5, 2017 | 11:06 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School Launches New Computer Lab Thanks to Partnership with Shukaku

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School of the Phnom Penh Thmey Commune has officially opened a modern technology laboratory on its school campus thanks to a partnership with Shukaku Inc., a private development company in Cambodia. Shukaku, headed by Senator Lao Menh Khing, was established in Cambodia in 2011 as a privately-owned innovative real estate developer and more...

Cambodia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: BOSCO Helps to Provide a Second Chance for At-Risk and Marginalized Youth

By at June 29, 2017 | 9:03 am

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota (BOSCO), located in Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore) and the third-most populous city in India, serves child laborers, victims of child abuse and youth who are orphaned, abandoned or live on the streets. Nine BOSCO rehabilitation centers and six outreach hubs are spread throughout the city to assist these more...

India

GHANA: Salesian Missionaries Complete Project to Repair Truck for Transportation for Salesian Programs

By at June 29, 2017 | 8:47 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries at the St. Francis de Sales Community in Ashaiman, Ghana recently completed a project to restore a Toyota Hilux truck in order to provide greater logistic capabilities at the Salesian center. Funding they received provided the ability to purchase a functioning second-hand engine and other parts to put the truck back on the road. more...

Ghana

MONGOLIA: Salesian Programs for Poor Youth and Their Families Expanding to Meet Growing Need

By at June 29, 2017 | 7:13 am

(MissionNewswire) During his visit to the Vietnam province, Father Václav Klement, the Salesian regional councilor for East Asia-Oceania, also visited Salesian programs in Mongolia. Fr. Klement visited the Salesian community in Darkhan, near the border with Russia. He also spent some days in Ulan Bator, the capital of the country, meeting the Salesian community and more...

Mongolia

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Provides Life-Changing Programs for At-Risk Youth

By at June 24, 2017 | 9:22 am

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Provides Life-Changing Programs for At-Risk Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been serving in Sierra Leone since 2001, when they began working to rehabilitate former child soldiers. In the years since, Don Bosco Fambul, located in the country’s capital city of Freetown, has become one of the country’s leading child welfare organizations—offering food, clothing, crisis intervention services, more...

Featured on slider , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian Sister Helps Incarcerated Vietnamese Fishermen to be Freed and Repatriated to their Home Country

By at June 23, 2017 | 9:35 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Sister Ma Theresa Trinh Vu Phuong has been helping Vietnamese fishermen to be freed and repatriated to their home country from their incarceration in Papua New Guinea. More than 130 of these Vietnamese fishermen have been detained in the prisons of Alotau, Giligili and Bomana for illegally fishing and harvesting berche-de-mere in Milne Bay more...

Papua New Guinea

DR CONGO: VIA Don Bosco Helps Educate and Support 1,000 Congolese Youth Each Year

By at June 23, 2017 | 9:30 am

(MissionNewswire) Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was the first partner country of the Belgian Salesian organization Via Don Bosco. The organization is active in the field of education and training and supports the employment of young graduates from local Salesian professional schools. More than 70 percent of youth between the ages of 15 and 24 in DRC do not have a more...

Congo (Democratic Republic)

INDIA: New Salesian Migrant Help Desk Joins 7 Others Across India Helping Migrant Workers Connect to Vital Services

By at June 23, 2017 | 9:22 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian programs across India have set up migrant help desks to address the needs of migrant workers in local communities. These help desks have been set up in Dimapur, Guwahati, Panjim, Tiruppur, Vijayawada and Chennai. Salesian missionaries at Don Bosco Veedu Society in Trivandrum just launched a new migrant program, “Shramik Kalyan Kendr” (SKK), more...

India

UKRAINE: Don Bosco Youth Educational Center Helps Provide Students Technical Skills for the Workforce

By at June 22, 2017 | 5:57 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been living and working in Ukraine well before the conflict started. One of the programs they operate is the Don Bosco Youth Educational Center, which is a modern vocational school and educational complex that includes an academic building, workshops, canteen, library, gym and an athletic field. The Salesian Educational Center more...

In the News , Ukraine

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Provides Education and Workforce Development Programs for Refugees Around the Globe

By at June 20, 2017 | 12:37 pm

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Provides Education and Workforce Development Programs for Refugees Around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions stands with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and other international organizations in honoring World Refugee Day, held each year since 2001on June 20.  The day, coordinated by UNHCR, honors the plight of millions of refugees and internally displaced people who have been forced to flee their homes. UNHCR has noted that a record 65 more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Kenya , Special Reports