Asia & Oceania

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors supporting better learning environment for youth in Salesian schools across India

By at October 8, 2018 | 9:54 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors supporting better learning environment for youth in Salesian schools across India

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions donors are ensuring that youth in India have access to education through several recent projects. Donor funding has supported the construction of new schools, the refurbishment of classrooms, the purchase of furniture and school supplies and the recruitment and training of new teachers. Salesian schools in India create opportunities more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

VIETNAM: Salesian universities prepare youth for the workforce and religious life as lay teachers and priests

By at September 21, 2018 | 11:18 am

VIETNAM: Salesian universities prepare youth for the workforce and religious life as lay teachers and priests

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate universities in both Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) and in Dalat, Vietnam that educate youth from all over the country. The universities provide vocational and technical education as well as help youth learn how to live on their own for the first time. Salesian students typically organize themselves into more...

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

INDIA: Don Bosco’s Prafulta Psychological Services celebrates 20th anniversary providing psychological services to youth

By at September 20, 2018 | 11:38 am

INDIA: Don Bosco’s Prafulta Psychological Services celebrates 20th anniversary providing psychological services to youth

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco’s Prafulta Psychological Services, located on the campus of the Salesian St. Dominic Savio High School in Mumbai, India, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary providing psychological services to youth and families in the region. As a result of rampant poverty, child abuse and exploitation as well as high incidences of child labor, many more...

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

INDIA: Donor funding helps to provide education and tutoring assistance to 650 youth at two Salesian centers

By at September 17, 2018 | 12:14 pm

INDIA: Donor funding helps to provide education and tutoring assistance to 650 youth at two Salesian centers

(MissionNewswire) Salesian programs in India were able to provide additional services to at-risk and marginalized youth thanks to donor funding through Salesian Missions. The funding enabled the Ongole Don Bosco Center in Andhra Pradesh to start a summer camp and Don Bosco Nagar in Hyderabad to provide extra services in its tutoring centers. The summer camp started by more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

INDIA: Students at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School help with construction of new homes for flood victims

By at September 16, 2018 | 10:50 am

INDIA: Students at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School help with construction of new homes for flood victims

(MissionNewswire) Recent flooding in India has marred its landscape and left close to 1,000 dead and more than 800,000 homeless. Kerala saw 400 deaths in that Indian state alone. The flooding was reported in Kerala as the heaviest rains and floods in the region since 1924. The rain and subsequent flooding and landslides caused massive destruction sending hundreds of more...

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

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new sewing machines, computers and training

By at September 11, 2018 | 9:38 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new sewing machines, computers and training

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to donor funding provided through Salesian Missions, the Don Bosco Vocational Technical Center (Don Bosco Tech) located in Rangajan in the state of Assam in India, have five new sewing machines, five new computers and the funding to provide training to 30 additional students. Don Bosco Tech provides educational opportunities for the more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

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

INDIA: Salesian institutions affected by damaging widespread flooding in Kerala in southern India

By at August 18, 2018 | 6:12 am

INDIA: Salesian institutions affected by damaging widespread flooding in Kerala in southern India

(MissionNewswire) Salesian institutions in central Kerala, India, have been affected by ongoing flooding in the region. NPR has reported that as of Friday, Aug. 17, at least 324 people have died from the monsoon flooding, according to the office of Kerala's chief minister, Pinarayi Vijayan. Kerala has been affected by one of the worst floods in its history and the rain more...

ANS , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

THAILAND: Don Bosco Technical College and Mercedes-Benz partner to provide technical training for youth

By at August 12, 2018 | 8:14 am

THAILAND: Don Bosco Technical College and Mercedes-Benz partner to provide technical training for youth

(MissionNewswire) Mercedes-Benz has signed a new partnership agreement with Don Bosco Banpong Technological College as part of the company's efforts to equip vocational students in Thailand with the same level of expertise as technicians trained in Germany, according to an article on Carrus Home. The Don Bosco Technical College is now offering a Mercedes AMT Dual more...

In the News , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Thailand

INDIA: Don Bosco Media provides free course in sound engineering for youth managing audio systems in local Salesian parishes

By at August 10, 2018 | 8:53 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Media provides free course in sound engineering for youth managing audio systems in local Salesian parishes

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Media has begun offering a free course on the basics of sound engineering. The course is offered for the many youth who are managing the audio systems in 35 different parishes in the archdiocese of Shillong, India. The course lasts until December and will be followed by a similar course starting in February 2019 for youth active in the more...

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