Asia & Oceania

INDIA: Don Bosco Tech Society partners with Axis Bank Foundation to provide 4,600 youth access to skills training

By at May 1, 2018 | 12:09 pm

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Tech Society, one of India’s largest skills training institutions, launched the Bosco Academy for Skills and Employment thanks to funding received from Axis Bank Foundation, according to The Times of Bengal. This new skills training program is focused on improving workforce readiness among underprivileged youth and will provide training in more...

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

INDIA: Don Bosco Development Society helps woman start her own sandwich business to help support her family

By at April 25, 2018 | 10:05 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Development Society helps woman start her own sandwich business to help support her family

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Development Society provides hope and support for those who have few resources and little hope for the future. The Salesian-run organization is working in communities in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, India. The organization runs a self help group to help women access skills training and other support to help them launch their own more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

VIETNAM: Salesian missionaries provide technical skills training to help youth find and retain stable employment

By at April 25, 2018 | 8:51 am

VIETNAM: Salesian missionaries provide technical skills training to help youth find and retain stable employment

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have parishes and vocational training schools across Vietnam. Today, 330 Salesians of Don Bosco work in the St. John Bosco Province, which includes 33 communities in Vietnam and two in Mongolia. They first started opening parishes and then later branched out to open schools. Each new training center begins modestly and gradually more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Vietnam

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)

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