Asia & Oceania

INDIA: Don Bosco Research Center in Mumbai releases research study on the children of migrant construction workers

By at January 14, 2019 | 9:44 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Research Center in Mumbai releases research study on the children of migrant construction workers

(MissionNewswire) A new research study on the children of migrant construction workers in six cities in India was released at the 13th National Boscoree in Nashik, an ancient holy city within the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The study, authored by Dr. Ajoy Fernandes, director of the Don Bosco Research Center in Mumbai, is available for sale from the Tej-Prasarini more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep gives children who have been exploited through child labor a chance to regain their childhood and go to school

By at January 13, 2019 | 9:17 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep gives children who have been exploited through child labor a chance to regain their childhood and go to school

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School (Don Bosco Kep) and Don Bosco Children Fund, both located in the Kep district within the Kep province of Cambodia, are working to provide a second chance for children who have been exploited, abused and caught up in forced child labor. Samai (age 11) and Phirun (age 13) were both exploited in a brick factory where they worked more...

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

LAOS: More than 1,000 youth have received an education from the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

By at January 10, 2019 | 12:38 pm

LAOS: More than 1,000 youth have received an education from the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,000 youth from every region of Laos have received an education at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center located in Vientiane, the capital of the country. Father Patrizio Maccioni, director of the center, notes that the institution is the only Salesian presence in Laos. Salesian missionaries first began working in Laos in 2004 when an more...

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

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding to construct new classrooms at Don Bosco Literacy Center

By at January 9, 2019 | 9:56 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding to construct new classrooms at Don Bosco Literacy Center

(MissionNewswire) More than 200 youth have access to a better school environment thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Funding was provided to update eight classrooms at the Don Bosco Literacy Center, located in the village of Bualpui in India’s Mizoram State near the Myanmar border. The school’s classrooms consisted of dilapidated sheds that did not make for a more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian missionaries hold roundtable to discuss situation of 400 refugees in need on Manus Island

By at January 6, 2019 | 10:54 am

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian missionaries hold roundtable to discuss situation of 400 refugees in need on Manus Island

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the city of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea held a roundtable discussion at the end of November 2018 on the needs of some 400 refugees on Manus Island which is part of Manus Province in northern Papua New Guinea. For many of these refugees, it was their sixth Christmas season far from home and living in difficult more...

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

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts to buy second-hand piano

By at January 4, 2019 | 1:37 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts to buy second-hand piano

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to Salesian Missions donors, youth at the Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts have a new second-hand piano to further their music education. The academy, which is part of the Don Bosco Cultural Center, was founded in 2012 and is located in the Indian state of Kerala. Disadvantaged students can access free musical training through the more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for wheelchairs and new elevator so students with physical disabilities can attend Don Bosco Tech

By at January 4, 2019 | 12:06 pm

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for wheelchairs and new elevator so students with physical disabilities can attend Don Bosco Tech

(MissionNewswire) Youth with disabilities attending Don Bosco Technical School in Kep City, Cambodia have wheelchairs and a new elevator thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Don Bosco Kep has been in the process of making broad changes to ensure that students with disabilities are able to access an education. In addition to these donations, in January 2015, Don Bosco more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for counseling initiative for 100 young adults at Don Bosco Youth Center

By at January 3, 2019 | 12:32 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for counseling initiative for 100 young adults at Don Bosco Youth Center

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Youth Center, which is part of the Salesian Assumption Church located in Vijayawada in the Krishna District of India, has launched a new initiative thanks to Salesian Missions donors. The initiative will offer counseling to young adults with a focus on marriage preparedness and sound life choices. The donor funding will help support more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

INDIA: Don Bosco Scouts and Guides hold 13th National Boscoree with 4,815 in attendance

By at January 2, 2019 | 10:15 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Scouts and Guides hold 13th National Boscoree with 4,815 in attendance

(MissionNewswire) The 13th National Boscoree, a gathering of Don Bosco Scouts and Guides, was held from Dec. 30 to Jan. 3 in Nashik, an ancient holy city within the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The event, organized by Salesian missionaries, was attended by 4,815 participants. It brought together scouts and guides from 141 units from 22 Indian states and two more...

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CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School makes improvements and educates close to 300 last school year

By at December 31, 2018 | 7:00 pm

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School makes improvements and educates close to 300 last school year

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School (Don Bosco Kep) and Don Bosco Children Fund, both located in the Kep district within the Kep province of Cambodia, made some improvements in 2018 to benefit their student populations. The Don Bosco Kep campus offers a kindergarten, a Sun Children's student residence and a technical school. Students attending the school are more...

Cambodia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)