Asia & Oceania

INDIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for new bathroom facilities and septic tank at Don Bosco Center Rangajan

By at February 22, 2019 | 9:54 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for new bathroom facilities and septic tank at Don Bosco Center Rangajan

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Center Rangajan, located in Assam, India, will be able to construct several restroom facilities that include 50 new toilets and a septic tank, thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors. The project is part of a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” which will ensure that the mostly poor, indigenous residents from a number of more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

EAST TIMOR: More than 1,170 youth attending 11 Salesian centers have access to better nutrition thanks to shipment of rice-meals from Rise Against Hunger

By at February 13, 2019 | 3:02 pm

EAST TIMOR: More than 1,170 youth attending 11 Salesian centers have access to better nutrition thanks to shipment of rice-meals from Rise Against Hunger

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,170 poor youth across 11 Salesian centers in East Timor have access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger, an international relief organization that provides food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable. The rice-meal donation was shared with the Don Bosco Co-Educational more...

East Timor , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

INDIA: BoscoNet received Art4Peace award for its contributions in the fields of education and social development

By at February 9, 2019 | 4:21 pm

INDIA: BoscoNet received Art4Peace award for its contributions in the fields of education and social development

(MissionNewswire) Father Noel Maddhichetty, director of BoscoNet, along with the BoscoNet team in New Delhi, India were honored with the Art4Peace award at the Teen Murthi Bhawan Auditorium in New Delhi. BoscoNet received the award in appreciation for its tremendous contributions in the fields of education and social development. Father Maddhichetty and his team more...

ANS , India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

THAILAND: DiBosco Coffee launched by Salesian graduate is helping youth learn coffee production skills and enter the workforce

By at February 6, 2019 | 10:15 am

THAILAND: DiBosco Coffee launched by Salesian graduate is helping youth learn coffee production skills and enter the workforce

(MissionNewswire) DiBosco Coffee, located in Chiang Mai, Thailand, is the project of Mr. Phaisan who graduated from Don Bosco Technical School in Bangkok 20 years ago. Since then, Phaisan has focused his life on the three things he loves most – coffee, serving the poor and supporting Don Bosco initiatives. Today, Phaisan is operating DiBosco Coffee in an effort to help more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Thailand

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian Missions Lay Missioners begin their work in Salesian programs in Port Moresby

By at February 3, 2019 | 2:03 pm

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian Missions Lay Missioners begin their work in Salesian programs in Port Moresby

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Lay Missioners program through Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, has sent three lay missionaries, one from Ecuador and two from the U.S., to work in Papua New Guinea. The Salesian Lay Missioners program began sending lay missionaries to the country in 1993 but stopped in 2005. This is the first year more...

ANS , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Papua New Guinea

INDIA: Don Bosco’s Prafulta Psychological Services holds educational forum to help 350 children learn about emotions

By at January 27, 2019 | 12:33 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco’s Prafulta Psychological Services holds educational forum to help 350 children learn about emotions

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco's Prafulta Psychological Services and psychologist Shalu Mehrotra conducted a “Festival of Feelings" at the Salesian St. Dominic Savio School on Jan. 13. The event was attended by 350 children from the St. Dominic Savio School and other schools around Mumbai, India. During the festival, a team of 60 consultants helped youth learn how to more...

ANS , India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Salesian missionaries host forum bringing together 96 tribal youth for day of discussion and learning

By at January 25, 2019 | 2:06 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries host forum bringing together 96 tribal youth for day of discussion and learning

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Narukot, located in the village of Narukot in the Gujarat State of India, are working with tribal communities in the region. They recently held a Salesian Youth Movement forum which brought together 96 tribal youth from Jalod, ChhotaUdepur, Narukot and Kawant. The theme for the event was, “Don Bosco’s Missionary more...

ANS , India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PHILIPPINES: The Salesian-run Tuloy Foundation has supported close to 20,000 children since its inception in 1993

By at January 25, 2019 | 10:52 am

PHILIPPINES: The Salesian-run Tuloy Foundation has supported close to 20,000 children since its inception in 1993

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Tuloy Foundation in Muntinlupa, the southernmost city of the 16 cities that make up Metro Manila or the Philippines National Capital Region, provides residential care services and education for more than 800 street, migrant and orphan youth. Founded in 1993 by Father Marciano “Rocky” G. Evangelista, the foundation began with just 12 more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

INDIA: Graduate of Don Bosco Ashalayam chosen for Bollywood movie production

By at January 17, 2019 | 11:47 am

INDIA: Graduate of Don Bosco Ashalayam chosen for Bollywood movie production

(MissionNewswire) Rajdeep spent many years at Don Bosco Ashalayam, a Salesian center for youth at risk in Kolkata, the capital of India's West Bengal state. Last year, he left the center to join a rugby school. Recently, he was selected by a Bollywood film director to play a role in “Jungle Cry,” a film based on the true story of the Indian under-14 rugby team known more...

ANS , India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors help improve medical care for children in remote villages and poor communities

By at January 16, 2019 | 12:10 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors help improve medical care for children in remote villages and poor communities

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions donors are improving the medical care of children in India. Salesian missionaries care for the sick in nearly 100 clinics and hospitals, located mostly in rural areas, around the globe. Funding for a new mobile medical van and medical assistance booths is helping Salesian missionaries address a number of serious and sometimes chronic more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India