South Asia

INDIA: Boys at Bosco Boys Home learn how to play mallakhamb, a traditional Indian sport

By at November 28, 2018 | 12:50 pm

INDIA: Boys at Bosco Boys Home learn how to play mallakhamb, a traditional Indian sport

(MissionNewswire) Boys at the Bosco Boys Home located in the Borivli neighborhood of Mumbai, India were introduced to mallakhamb, a traditional Indian sport, as a way to stay fit and healthy. The sport involves performing aerial yoga postures and wrestling grips in concert with a vertical, stationary or hanging wooden pole, cane or hanging rope. The word mallakhamb more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: St. Joseph’s Industrial Training Institute develops partnership with Motul Atlantic Lubricants and Specialties to establish a 1,100 square foot training center

By at November 15, 2018 | 1:44 pm

INDIA: St. Joseph’s Industrial Training Institute develops partnership with Motul Atlantic Lubricants and Specialties to establish a 1,100 square foot training center

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run St. Joseph's Industrial Training Institute Don Bosco Kurla, located in the city of Mumbai within the Indian state of Maharashtra, signed a memorandum of understanding with Motul Atlantic Lubricants and Specialties to establish a 1,100 square foot training center for students to learn how to work on and repair two-wheeler more...

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

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors support work of Salesian missionaries at five Don Bosco Snehalaya homes for poor and orphaned youth

By at November 13, 2018 | 1:50 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors support work of Salesian missionaries at five Don Bosco Snehalaya homes for poor and orphaned youth

(MissionNewswire) Two Salesian Missions donors support the work of Salesian missionaries operating programs at Don Bosco Snehalaya, located in Guwahati within the Indian state of Assam. Salesian missionaries operate five homes for poor and orphaned youth in the region as well as educational programs, summer activities and more. Children in the five Salesian homes have more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

INDIA: Assam Don Bosco University awarded “University of the Year” by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

By at November 7, 2018 | 5:13 pm

INDIA: Assam Don Bosco University awarded “University of the Year” by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Assam Don Bosco University has been awarded “University of the Year” by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The university received the award at the 14th Chamber Higher Education Summit 2018, a global conference and exhibition held in New Delhi on Oct. 30. R. Subrahmanyam, secretary of higher education for more...

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

INDIA: Don Bosco Balprafulta holds educational forum on youth and addiction for childcare institutions

By at November 6, 2018 | 5:59 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco Balprafulta holds educational forum on youth and addiction for childcare institutions

(MissionNewswire) Sixty-five professionals from 25 child care institutions in the Indian state of Maharashtra attended a seminar on “How to Handle Addicted Children” organized by Don Bosco Balprafulta and held at the Don Bosco Provincial House in Mumbai on Oct. 24. Father Thomas Koshy, executive secretary of the Don Bosco Young at Risk forum and Delhi Juvenile more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Young woman escapes difficult family life and continues her education with support from Don Bosco Navajeevan

By at October 25, 2018 | 12:08 pm

(MissionNewswire) Gaddala Mary Venkulamma, a 22-year-old woman living in Telangana, India, received a second chance in life and the ability to finish her education thanks to the Salesians of Don Bosco, according to an Asia News article. After much hardship, Venkulamma was sent to live at Don Bosco Navajeevan in the city of Vijayawada located in the southeastern Indian more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

NEPAL: Salesian missionaries are continuing to provide education and technical training to poor youth

By at October 19, 2018 | 2:36 pm

NEPAL: Salesian missionaries are continuing to provide education and technical training to poor youth

(MissionNewswire) Thirty students recently graduated from the Don Bosco Technical Institute located in Thecho, Nepal with certificates from its tailoring and beautician courses. Each program lasted for six months and included additional support in finding employment after graduation. In total, the institute has trained 642 students in these two courses since more...

Nepal , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Don Bosco High School Matunga ranks first among top five green schools in India’s Education World Grand Jury Awards 2018

By at October 11, 2018 | 12:22 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco High School Matunga ranks first among top five green schools in India’s Education World Grand Jury Awards 2018

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco High School Matunga has been ranked first among the top five green schools in India’s Education World Grand Jury Awards 2018. Educator and school coordinator, C. Rai, represented the school at the awards ceremony that was held in September at the Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel & Residences in Gurgaon, New Delhi. “There is no doubt more...

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

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

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)