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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

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

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Don Bosco Technical School provides young students in poverty an opportunity for education and long-term employment

By at August 30, 2018 | 10:05 am

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Don Bosco Technical School provides young students in poverty an opportunity for education and long-term employment

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical School in Gabutu, an area within the city of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea, is providing close to 1,000 students a chance to gain the skills needed for employment. Some students have already graduated and are now employed at the school. Martin Dai, the current principal, is one of the first 120 students who graduated from the more...

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

SAMOA: Salesian students from Australia visit Salesian vocational and technical training programs

By at August 2, 2018 | 5:49 am

SAMOA: Salesian students from Australia visit Salesian vocational and technical training programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Samoa are providing education and technical skills training to help disadvantaged youth find and retain employment. Two Salesian schools, the Don Bosco Technical Center in Alafua and the Don Bosco High School/Vocational Center at Salelologa, provide educational opportunities for students whose parents are unable to provide more...

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

EAST TIMOR: Don Bosco Co-Educational Technical School provides job skills training to 106 poor youth

By at April 10, 2018 | 9:44 am

EAST TIMOR: Don Bosco Co-Educational Technical School provides job skills training to 106 poor youth

(MissionNewswire) Five years after the launch of the Don Bosco Co-Educational Technical School in the city of Maliana in East Timor, the center has 106 students currently in its classes. The school, which was a collaborative project by Salesian missionaries and the governments of East Timor and Spain, is facilitated by four Salesian missionaries and 15 lay missionaries. more...

East Timor , Featured on slider , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

EAST TIMOR: Salesian missionaries focus on technical skills training and educational programs for women and young girls

By at October 20, 2017 | 8:26 am

EAST TIMOR: Salesian missionaries focus on technical skills training and educational programs for women and young girls

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in East Timor have been providing programs to help residents recover and rebuild in the wake of a devastating civil war in the country that claimed countless lives, decimated entire communities and resulted in living conditions that are among the worst in the world. Now that the violence has subsided, efforts are being focused on more...

East Timor , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian Missions provides eight new water tanks giving students access to clean water

By at October 19, 2017 | 5:43 am

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian Missions provides eight new water tanks giving students access to clean water

(MissionNewswire) As part of its Clean Water Initiative, Salesian Missions recently donated eight water reservoir tanks to the Don Bosco Araimiri Secondary School in Araimiri, Papua New Guinea. The school is located in a remote area without access to even the most basic necessities. The new water tanks give students access to clean drinking water. Prior to receiving the more...

Clean Water Initiative , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Papua New Guinea

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

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)

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Salesian Missionaries Working to Rebuild After 5.2 Magnitude Earthquake

By at June 6, 2017 | 10:30 am

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Salesian Missionaries Working to Rebuild After 5.2 Magnitude Earthquake

(MissionNewswire) On Jan. 28, 2017, a 5.2 magnitude earthquake shook the western region of the Solomon Islands, leaving houses destroyed and affecting Salesian programs. Earthquakes of such magnitude are  common in the region, which sits on what is known as the Pacific “Ring of Fire,” a hot spot for seismic activity due to friction between tectonic plates. In Nila more...

Disaster Relief , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Solomon Islands