Asia & Oceania

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)

INDIA: Salesian missionaries provide child rights education to prevent and rescue children from child labor

By at June 10, 2018 | 1:32 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries provide child rights education to prevent and rescue children from child labor

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries offer child rights education programs to help youth at-risk of child labor and other exploitation through the CREAM project (Child Rights Education and Action Movement – Action Movement and Education on Rights of Children). This project is sponsored by the Office of Development of the Province of Bangalore (BREADS – Bangalore more...

India , NOT ans , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Two Salesian universities chosen as new sites for India’s Atal Incubation Centers

By at May 24, 2018 | 7:36 am

INDIA: Two Salesian universities chosen as new sites for India’s Atal Incubation Centers

(MissionNewswire) Assam Don Bosco University in Guwahati and Assam Agricultural University in Jorhat have been selected by the Indian government as new locations for Atal Incubation Centers under the Atal Innovation Mission of the National Institution for Transforming India, Government of India (Niti Aayog), according to a news article in Northeast Now. According to more...

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

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance launches to educate, promote the responsible use of natural resources and green practices

By at May 17, 2018 | 8:00 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance launches to educate, promote the responsible use of natural resources and green practices

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Green Alliance, an initiative of Salesian missionaries in India to teach a younger generation about responsible use of natural resources, has just launched a new website DBGreen.in. The Don Bosco Green Alliance is an international collective of young people from Don Bosco institutions and organizations that contributes to global more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Teachers and school social workers attend seminar to gain strategies for assisting children with learning disabilities

By at May 17, 2018 | 6:23 am

INDIA: Teachers and school social workers attend seminar to gain strategies for assisting children with learning disabilities

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Research Center in Mumbai, India, in collaboration with the Lok Seva Kendra Chhota, organized a day-long teacher training workshop. The workshop, held May 3 at the Don Bosco Chhotaudepur, was titled“Learning Disabilities: Identification and Remediation." Teachers and school workers from Narukot, Kawant and Chhotaudepur participated in more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Salesian Missions donor provides funding to repair St. John Bosco Parish church

By at May 11, 2018 | 8:33 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions donor provides funding to repair St. John Bosco Parish church

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Guwahati, the largest city in the Indian state of Assam, were able to repair the dilapidated church within the St. John Bosco Parish in the village of Boko, thanks to funding from a Salesian Missions donor. The funding allowed Salesian missionaries to update and change part of the roofing, put up a new ceiling, repair damaged more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India , NOT ans

INDIA: Don Bosco Technical Institute develops skills training partnership with Schaeffler Technologies

By at May 9, 2018 | 8:58 am

(MissionNewswire) Rasquinha Don Bosco Technical Institute at Chakan and Schaeffler Technologies, a manufacturer of rolling element bearings for automotive, aerospace and industrial uses, have formed a partnership to launch vocational training courses for youth, according to the Indian Express. The training will be given to youth under the Schaeffler Technical Enhancement more...

India , NOT ans , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Salesian MACS Self-Help Groups for women provide skills training and start-up loans to help them gain self-sufficiency

By at May 3, 2018 | 1:23 pm

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Seva Kendra operates MACS (Mutual Aided Cooperative Societies) Self-Help Groups for women. The goal is to help women become financially self-sufficient and be able to better care for their families. Recently, Leelavathi Dandemoori,  from the Gujjanagundla village of the Guntur District and whose husband is a laborer, was able to access both more...

India , NOT ans , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)