Asia & Oceania

INDIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for bathroom renovation and restoration at program for street children

By at July 26, 2018 | 8:32 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for bathroom renovation and restoration at program for street children

(MissionNewswire) Boys attending the Don Bosco Rehabilitation Center for Street Children at Ramanthapur in Hyderabad, the capital city of southern India’s Telangana state, have improved bathroom facilities thanks to funding from Salesian Missions. The funding, provided through a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative”, was used for a major renovation of the more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

VIETNAM: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for new water purification system at Salesian technical school

By at July 25, 2018 | 8:49 am

VIETNAM: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for new water purification system at Salesian technical school

(MissionNewswire) Underprivileged youth and their families in Bao Loc, a city in the Lam Dong Province in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam, have clean, safe drinking water thanks to a new water purification system that has been installed at the Salesian-run Tan Tien Intermediate Vocational Training School. The project was made possible thanks to funding from a more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Vietnam

INDIA: Girls living in hostel at Don Bosco Junior College have access to clean, safe water

By at July 19, 2018 | 12:09 pm

INDIA: Girls living in hostel at Don Bosco Junior College have access to clean, safe water

(MissionNewswire) Girls living in a hostel at the Don Bosco Junior College in the town of Diphu, the largest administrative headquarters of the Karbi Anglong district in the state of Assam in India, have access to clean water thanks to a new water project funded by a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” In Diphu, piped water is available to only a very few more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

VIETNAM: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for six wells in three villages

By at July 18, 2018 | 1:55 pm

VIETNAM: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for six wells in three villages

(MissionNewswire) Residents of three villages in the Duc Co District in the Gia Lai Province in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam have access to clean, safe water thanks to funding received from a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” Salesian missionaries have been able to establish six wells within the three villages: one in Nuk, two in Ba, and three in more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Vietnam

MYANMAR: Donation through Salesian Missions helps provide social services and education for at-risk youth

By at July 17, 2018 | 8:29 am

MYANMAR: Donation through Salesian Missions helps provide social services and education for at-risk youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate 10 centers throughout Myanmar to help those who are poor, marginalized and in need of education. One project that recently received donor funding through Salesian Missions is the Human Dignity Street Children project at Don Bosco Youth Center in Mandalay. Funding went to support food, clothing, shelter, healthcare and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Myanmar

CAMBODIA: New changes at Don Bosco Kep help ensure that girls with physical disabilities have access to education

By at July 5, 2018 | 12:15 pm

CAMBODIA: New changes at Don Bosco Kep help ensure that girls with physical disabilities have access to education

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School Kep/Hatrans, located in southern Cambodia, made changes to its school buildings and dormitories to ensure they are accessible for students with physical disabilities thanks to a grant provided to Salesian Missions from the Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) at USAID. The technical school also received more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

INDIA: Salesian missionaries offer elementary and middle school education to underprivileged tribal youth

By at July 5, 2018 | 10:15 am

INDIA: Salesian missionaries offer elementary and middle school education to underprivileged tribal youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the Don Bosco School in the town of Azimganj, in the district of Murshidabad, India. The school, which caters to 1,300 youth from local tribal families, offers elementary and middle school classes. Most of the students attending the school come from impoverished circumstances. Salesian missionaries report that most were more...

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

PHILIPPINES: New water project provides clean, fresh water to 2,000 residents

By at June 14, 2018 | 8:15 am

PHILIPPINES: New water project provides clean, fresh water to 2,000 residents

(MissionNewswire) Poor youth and their families attending the Mary Help of Christians parish, located in Mindanao, Philippines, have access to clean, safe water thanks to funding provided by Salesian Missions’ “Clean Water Initiative.” The Salesian parish continues to care for more than 1,400 Catholic families who live in the surrounding five local villages. They more...

Clean Water Initiative , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Philippines

CAMBODIA: Salesian teacher killed and 3 injured at Don Bosco Technical School after gas explosion

By at June 13, 2018 | 8:55 am

CAMBODIA: Salesian teacher killed and 3 injured at Don Bosco Technical School after gas explosion

(MissionNewswire) On June 7, a powerful explosion killed teacher Sarat Seng in the mechanics department of Don Bosco Technical School in Sihanoukville. Seng was the manager of the mechanics workshop. The Sihanoukville Police Department came to the school after the incident and is still conducting its investigation. It is believed that it was a gas explosion. The more...

Cambodia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MYANMAR: Don Bosco Vocational Training Center has graduated more than 500 students over the last 11 years

By at June 11, 2018 | 8:27 am

MYANMAR: Don Bosco Vocational Training Center has graduated more than 500 students over the last 11 years

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in Myitkyina, Myanmar launched a new school on June 5. Students will be attending courses in carpentry, welding, electricity, automotive, tailoring, dressmaking and beautician programs. Over the last 11 years, more than 500 young men and women, aged 18 to 25 years, have graduated from its programs. Because the more...

Myanmar , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)