Asia & Oceania

CAMBODIA: Students at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Battambang return to course work in agro-technical education

By at November 29, 2018 | 2:57 pm

CAMBODIA: Students at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Battambang return to course work in agro-technical education

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical Institute Salabalath, located in Battambang, Cambodia has started a new school year. The institute focuses on agro-technical education as a means to teach youth new and modern farming techniques to help them develop the skills for later employment. The institute includes a well-established farm adjacent to the school building more...

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

INDIA: Boys at Bosco Boys Home learn how to play mallakhamb, a traditional Indian sport

By at November 28, 2018 | 12:50 pm

INDIA: Boys at Bosco Boys Home learn how to play mallakhamb, a traditional Indian sport

(MissionNewswire) Boys at the Bosco Boys Home located in the Borivli neighborhood of Mumbai, India were introduced to mallakhamb, a traditional Indian sport, as a way to stay fit and healthy. The sport involves performing aerial yoga postures and wrestling grips in concert with a vertical, stationary or hanging wooden pole, cane or hanging rope. The word mallakhamb more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Don Bosco Rural Training Center provides educational initiatives and partnerships to ensure youth find and retain employment

By at November 23, 2018 | 2:09 pm

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Don Bosco Rural Training Center provides educational initiatives and partnerships to ensure youth find and retain employment

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Rural Training Center in Tetere Bay in the Solomon Islands is working to bring educational and workforce development opportunities to poor youth in rural areas. Programs at the center help youth gain a basic education as well as the vocational or technical skills needed to find and retain employment. More than 200 young men more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Solomon Islands

INDIA: St. Joseph’s Industrial Training Institute develops partnership with Motul Atlantic Lubricants and Specialties to establish a 1,100 square foot training center

By at November 15, 2018 | 1:44 pm

INDIA: St. Joseph’s Industrial Training Institute develops partnership with Motul Atlantic Lubricants and Specialties to establish a 1,100 square foot training center

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run St. Joseph's Industrial Training Institute Don Bosco Kurla, located in the city of Mumbai within the Indian state of Maharashtra, signed a memorandum of understanding with Motul Atlantic Lubricants and Specialties to establish a 1,100 square foot training center for students to learn how to work on and repair two-wheeler more...

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

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors support work of Salesian missionaries at five Don Bosco Snehalaya homes for poor and orphaned youth

By at November 13, 2018 | 1:50 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors support work of Salesian missionaries at five Don Bosco Snehalaya homes for poor and orphaned youth

(MissionNewswire) Two Salesian Missions donors support the work of Salesian missionaries operating programs at Don Bosco Snehalaya, located in Guwahati within the Indian state of Assam. Salesian missionaries operate five homes for poor and orphaned youth in the region as well as educational programs, summer activities and more. Children in the five Salesian homes have more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

THAILAND: Salesian missionaries hold collaborative meetings across the Thailand, Cambodia and Laos province to discuss future vision to best meet the needs of vulnerable youth

By at November 9, 2018 | 1:15 pm

THAILAND: Salesian missionaries hold collaborative meetings across the Thailand, Cambodia and Laos province to discuss future vision to best meet the needs of vulnerable youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working in the province that comprises Thailand, Cambodia and Laos recently wrapped up 10 weeks of collaboration culminating in a two-day meeting and training session that took place at the Bangkok provincial house in Thailand. Both rectors and provincial council members participated in the first part of the meeting with the more...

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

INDIA: Assam Don Bosco University awarded “University of the Year” by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

By at November 7, 2018 | 5:13 pm

INDIA: Assam Don Bosco University awarded “University of the Year” by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Assam Don Bosco University has been awarded “University of the Year” by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The university received the award at the 14th Chamber Higher Education Summit 2018, a global conference and exhibition held in New Delhi on Oct. 30. R. Subrahmanyam, secretary of higher education for more...

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

INDIA: Don Bosco Balprafulta holds educational forum on youth and addiction for childcare institutions

By at November 6, 2018 | 5:59 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco Balprafulta holds educational forum on youth and addiction for childcare institutions

(MissionNewswire) Sixty-five professionals from 25 child care institutions in the Indian state of Maharashtra attended a seminar on “How to Handle Addicted Children” organized by Don Bosco Balprafulta and held at the Don Bosco Provincial House in Mumbai on Oct. 24. Father Thomas Koshy, executive secretary of the Don Bosco Young at Risk forum and Delhi Juvenile more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Young woman escapes difficult family life and continues her education with support from Don Bosco Navajeevan

By at October 25, 2018 | 12:08 pm

(MissionNewswire) Gaddala Mary Venkulamma, a 22-year-old woman living in Telangana, India, received a second chance in life and the ability to finish her education thanks to the Salesians of Don Bosco, according to an Asia News article. After much hardship, Venkulamma was sent to live at Don Bosco Navajeevan in the city of Vijayawada located in the southeastern Indian more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Salesian missionaries are working to address needs of poor youth and their families living in Ranadi landfill

By at October 20, 2018 | 10:01 am

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Salesian missionaries are working to address needs of poor youth and their families living in Ranadi landfill

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are working to help families that are living in the vicinity of a landfill in Ranadi, a suburb of Honiara, the capital city of the Solomon Islands. Many families, including children and older youth, live near the landfill so they can dig and collect plastic to survive. Father Srimal Priyanga, rector of the Don Bosco Technical more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Solomon Islands