Asia & Oceania

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Complete Water Projects Ensuring Youth Have Access to Clean, Safe Water

By at March 22, 2017 | 7:00 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Complete Water Projects Ensuring Youth Have Access to Clean, Safe Water

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for more...

Cambodia , Clean Water Initiative , Congo (Brazzaville) , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Rwanda , Samoa , Zambia

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs That Empower Girls and Young Women Through Education

By at March 8, 2017 | 8:00 am

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs That Empower Girls and Young Women Through Education

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and its international partners in celebrating International Women’s Day, celebrated each year on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. Each year, International Women’s more...

Bolivia , El Salvador , Global , India , Madagascar , Special Reports

INDIA: Salesian Missionaries Hold Training Programs for More Than 3,000 Women in Rights Education in 2016

By at February 28, 2017 | 5:45 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missionaries Hold Training Programs for More Than 3,000 Women in Rights Education in 2016

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Bangalore Rural Education and Development Society (BREADS) held trainings and awareness programs in the Indian states of Karnakata and Kerala to educate men, women and youth about the human and legal rights of women in society. More than 3,000 women attended these training programs with more than 1,000 taking part in more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missionaries Hold Official Opening Program at Don Bosco Kep to Highlight School Improvements Funded by USAID

By at February 4, 2017 | 10:35 am

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missionaries Hold Official Opening Program at Don Bosco Kep to Highlight School Improvements Funded by USAID

(MissionNewswire) On Jan. 31, 2017, Salesian missionaries held an opening program to officially launch new structural improvements which increase the accessibility for students with physical disabilities attending Don Bosco Technical School Kep (Don Bosco Kep) in Kep City, Cambodia. The improvements to the school were made possible by a January 2015 grant from the Office more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

THAILAND: Salesian Missionaries Provide Relief to Those Affected by Devastating Floods

By at January 28, 2017 | 4:07 pm

THAILAND: Salesian Missionaries Provide Relief to Those Affected by Devastating Floods

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries within the Thai province, in cooperation with the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians and the Sisters of Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, have responded to the needs of people affected by heavy rains and flooding in the southern provinces of Thailand. A news report from the BBC indicates that at least 12 people have died more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Thailand

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Continue to Provide Shelter and Assistance to Those Displaced by Recent Violence

By at January 27, 2017 | 12:49 pm

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Continue to Provide Shelter and Assistance to Those Displaced by Recent Violence

(MissionNewswire)  Salesian missionaries in the town of Namtu in the northeastern Shan State in Myanmar continue to provide shelter and assistance to 120 people, mostly women and children, displaced by recent clashes between the Rohingya, a persecuted Muslim population, and Myanmar’s security forces. Frightened by the clashes, Salesian missionaries initially sheltered more...

Myanmar , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Missionaries Hold Medical Clinic Providing Free Medical Care for More Than 500 People

By at January 14, 2017 | 11:01 am

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Missionaries Hold Medical Clinic Providing Free Medical Care for More Than 500 People

(MissionNewswire) More than 500 people were able to access free medical care at a medical clinic hosted by Salesian missionaries from Don Bosco Technical-Vocational Education and Training Center (Don Bosco TVET) in Tondo, a district located in Manila, the Philippines. Salesian missionaries held the medical clinic in collaboration with Rotary Chinatown-Manila and the more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

PHILIPPINES: Don Bosco Technical Institute Graduates Typhoon Haiyan Survivors from Porsche Training Program

By at December 28, 2016 | 12:21 pm

PHILIPPINES: Don Bosco Technical Institute Graduates Typhoon Haiyan Survivors from Porsche Training Program

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical Institute in Makati City, which has had an ongoing partnership with Porsche AG and PGA Cars in the Philippines since 2008, recently graduated a group of students from Eastern Visayas who are survivors of Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Typhoon Yolanda), which struck the Philippines in November 2013. The super typhoon killed more more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

INDIA: Salesian College Launches First Web Radio Programs in Nepali Language

By at December 22, 2016 | 8:37 am

INDIA: Salesian College Launches First Web Radio Programs in Nepali Language

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries at the Salesian College Sonada in Darjeeling, India began regularly scheduled programming for their new radio station on Dec. 8, with 20 different programs produced in the Nepali language. This radio station (90.8 FM) is the first community/campus radio in West Bengal and the entire northeast India to be operated by a college, more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep Student Receives New Orthopedic Feet to Help Him Walk and Continue in School

By at December 22, 2016 | 8:19 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep Student Receives New Orthopedic Feet to Help Him Walk and Continue in School

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to donors and the support of the nonprofit organization Together for Cambodia, Savon, a student from Don Bosco Technical School Kep/Hatrans (Don Bosco Kep) who was born without feet, was able to go to Thailand and receive the special orthopedic feet he needs. The new feet allow him to walk and continue in school. The Sawasdee Foundation is also more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news