Asia & Oceania

CAMBODIA: Salesian Technical Students Access Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation from Rise Against Hunger

By at July 30, 2017 | 7:46 am

CAMBODIA: Salesian Technical Students Access Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation from Rise Against Hunger

(MissionNewswire)  Students in Salesian programs across Cambodia have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now), an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable. The rice-meal donation, which also included Sawyer more...

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INDIA: Toyota Launches New Training Programs at Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai

By at July 14, 2017 | 7:52 am

INDIA: Toyota Launches New Training Programs at Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai

(MissionNewswire)  Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai has partnered with Toyota Kirloskar Motor to launch a new training site for the company’s T-TEP (BP) training model. T-TEP trains students and provides hands-on experience in Toyota outlets. The latest launch is Toyota’s fourth institutional partnership in Tamil Nadu, following the Mohanmull Chordia Jain more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Don Bosco Research Center Releases New Report on School-Age Substance Abuse

By at July 6, 2017 | 6:15 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Research Center Releases New Report on School-Age Substance Abuse

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Research Center in Mumbai, India, under the leadership of Father Ajoy Fernandes, concluded a three-year long research study on substance abuse among school children. The study’s findings have been published in a teacher’s manual “Preventing Substance Abuse Among School Children.” The 104-page report provides in-depth data on the more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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)

THAILAND: Innovative Salesian Educational Programs Provide Skills Training for Poor and Marginalized Youth

By at July 1, 2017 | 7:59 am

THAILAND: Innovative Salesian Educational Programs Provide Skills Training for Poor and Marginalized Youth

(MissionNewswire)  Salesian programs across Thailand focus on education and workforce development in partnership with social development services that work to meet the basic needs of youth and their families living in poverty within the country. Nearly 1,000 students attend each of the Salesian Professional Training Centers in Thailand. These centers mostly focus on more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Thailand

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

By at June 29, 2017 | 9:03 am

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

(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 , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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...

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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...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Papua New Guinea

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 , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

EAST TIMOR: Salesian Volunteer Teaches English at Don Bosco Fatumaca School

By at June 19, 2017 | 5:28 am

EAST TIMOR: Salesian Volunteer Teaches English at Don Bosco Fatumaca School

(MissionNewswire) Salesian student Simon Mühlbauer, 19 years old and from Germany, was a recent volunteer with the Don Bosco School in Fatumaca, East Timor. Mühlbauer, who is about to start university in September, had attended a Don Bosco high school in Germany that each year had a day dedicated to social work projects to better his community and those in need. He had more...

East Timor , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)