Asia & Oceania

INDIA: Salesian missionaries hold ecological events and workshops to teach youth about protecting the environment

By at April 2, 2018 | 2:15 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries hold ecological events and workshops to teach youth about protecting the environment

(MissionNewswire) Salesian students across India have been participating in ecological programming to learn more about the environment and to do their part in protecting it. In Sonada, the Salesian College Gorabari’s NSSS group recently teamed up with the nongovernmental agency Tieedi (Take it easy, easy does it) for an eight-day socio-ecological outreach program. more...

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

MYANMAR: Don Bosco Vocational Training Center graduates 43 students from seven different trade programs

By at March 29, 2018 | 1:53 pm

MYANMAR: Don Bosco Vocational Training Center graduates 43 students from seven different trade programs

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in Myitkyina, Myanmar recently held another graduation that included 25 boys and 18 girls who received their diplomas after completing their year-long program. Students graduated from  carpentry, welding, electricity, automotive, tailoring, dressmaking and beautician programs. Because the school is located in more...

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

INDIA: Salesian Institution for Culture and Rural Development launched new training center for school dropouts and unemployed youth

By at March 27, 2018 | 10:31 am

INDIA: Salesian Institution for Culture and Rural Development launched new training center for school dropouts and unemployed youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Institution for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) has launched another project for underprivileged youth in Santipur village in Sadiya, Tinsukia district. Salesian missionaries have launched Yuva Bandhu, a training center for school dropouts and unemployed youth that offers vocational training and farming activities. “The more...

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

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missions highlights “Clean Water Initiative” projects that ensure youth have access to clean, safe water

By at March 22, 2018 | 9:00 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missions highlights “Clean Water Initiative” projects that ensure youth have access to clean, safe water

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the United Nations' 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 more...

Cambodia , Clean Water Initiative , Congo (Brazzaville) , Rwanda , Zambia

INDIA: Don Bosco Tech AIDA graduates 64 new trainees in the hospitality, beauty industries

By at March 21, 2018 | 7:20 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Tech AIDA graduates 64 new trainees in the hospitality, beauty industries

(MissionNewswire) In Nagaland, located in the northeast of India, Salesian programs are working to help poor youth who have dropped out of school gain the skills needed for employment. Salesian missionaries have been educating poor youth in the region since 1969. In response to rising youth unemployment, they launched Don Bosco Technical Institute in 2012. Students focus more...

In the News , India , NOT ans , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

CAMBODIA: Students with physical disabilities able to access Don Bosco Kep thanks to modifications completed at school

By at March 19, 2018 | 11:48 am

CAMBODIA: Students with physical disabilities able to access Don Bosco Kep thanks to modifications completed at school

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School Kep/Hatrans, located in southern Cambodia, has completed changes to the school’s buildings and dormitories to ensure they are accessible for students with physical disabilities. In January 2015, Don Bosco Tech was awarded a grant from the Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad at the U.S. Agency for International more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , NOT ans

NEPAL: Salesian missionaries develop program to educate ‘future helpers’ in villages affected by earthquakes

By at March 13, 2018 | 12:39 pm

NEPAL: Salesian missionaries develop program to educate ‘future helpers’ in villages affected by earthquakes

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have continued to respond to long-term reconstruction and educational needs after two earthquakes in 2015 caused massive destruction in Nepal. A devastating 7.8 earthquake struck the country on April 25, 2015, followed by a second earthquake that struck on May 12. More than 8,000 people died and close to 20,000 were injured as a more...

ANS , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Nepal

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights health, education programs that empower girls and young women

By at March 8, 2018 | 10:55 am

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights health, education programs that empower girls and young women

(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...

Burkina Faso , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Ethiopia , India , Sierra Leone , Special Reports

INDIA: Don Bosco College provides university education to more than 1,000 youth

By at March 1, 2018 | 6:40 am

INDIA: Don Bosco College provides university education to more than 1,000 youth

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco College in Yellagiri, located on a plateau over 1,100 meters high between Bangalore and Chennai in India, offers university education to more than 1,000 youth. Almost 500 of them live at boarding houses. The boys house is operated by Salesian missionaries while the girls house is operated by Daughters of Mary Help of Christians. Youth more...

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

NEPAL: Nepal Don Bosco Society provides education and essential services to poor youth and their families

By at February 21, 2018 | 7:10 am

NEPAL: Nepal Don Bosco Society provides education and essential services to poor youth and their families

(MissionNewswire) Nepal Don Bosco Society has a focus on transforming poor communities through social development programs, education and vocational training. The organization was also instrumental in the immediate aftermath and long-term recovery after two earthquakes in 2015 caused massive destruction in the country. A devastating 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal on April more...

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