South Asia

INDIA: The Salesian-run Institute for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) holds workshop for 75 Mising indigenous youth

By at April 12, 2019 | 8:04 am

INDIA: The Salesian-run Institute for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) holds workshop for 75 Mising indigenous youth

(MissionNewswire) In early April, 75 young Mising indigenous youth took part in a training course facilitated by the Institute for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD), which was founded and is directed by Salesian Father K.A. Thomas. Youth from the districts of Golaghat, Sivasagar, Majuli, Dibrugarh, Charaideo, Lakhimpur and Dhemaji, in the Indian state of Assam more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Former street children mourn Salesian Father Antony Thaiparambil from India who helped more than 80,000 access shelter and programs

By at April 10, 2019 | 10:07 am

INDIA: Former street children mourn Salesian Father Antony Thaiparambil from India who helped more than 80,000 access shelter and programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Father Antony Thaiparambil, who over his life helped more than 80,000 street children access shelter and programs, has passed away. Fr. Thaiparambil, who was from the southern state of Kerala, joined the Salesian congregation in 1950. After he completed a master’s degree in social work, he was assigned to work with youth and children at risk more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance celebrates year anniversary with 103 members from 35 countries

By at April 6, 2019 | 9:11 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance celebrates year anniversary with 103 members from 35 countries

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Green Alliance, an international collective of young people from Salesian institutions and organizations that contribute to global environmental action, thought and policy, has gained more than 100 members over the last year. The alliance was launched in April 2018 in India, and in just the span of one year gained 103 registered members more...

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

INDIA: Seventy-five students graduate with degrees in printing technology from the Salesian Institute of Graphic Arts

By at April 2, 2019 | 2:48 pm

INDIA: Seventy-five students graduate with degrees in printing technology from the Salesian Institute of Graphic Arts

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Institute of Graphic Arts in Chennai, India, has partnered with the Madras Printers and Lithographers Association, the first association of printers in South India founded in 1952. The collaboration is bringing graphic arts education and on-the-job training to poor youth. This year, 75 students graduated from the Salesian Institute with more...

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INDIA: Salesian missionaries launch campaigns to highlight importance of voting ahead of upcoming elections

By at March 28, 2019 | 12:06 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries launch campaigns to highlight importance of voting ahead of upcoming elections

(MissionNewswire) On the lead up to the upcoming 2019 Indian general election, Radio Salesian, the campus radio station of the Salesian College Sonada, located in Darjeeling, India, has produced a new 5 1/2 minute music video entitled, “Ensure Your Vote” in the Nepali language. The election will take place from April 11 to May 19 when the country's estimated 900 more...

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INDIA: Salesian missionaries with BREADS continue rehabilitation work after devastating Kerala flooding

By at March 27, 2019 | 1:44 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries with BREADS continue rehabilitation work after devastating Kerala flooding

(MissionNewswire) The Office of Development of the Province of Bangalore (BREADS – Bangalore Rural Education and Development Society) has made significant progress in the rehabilitation of homes and livelihoods in the wake of flooding that devastated the Indian state of Kerala in August 2018. The flooding from the heaviest rains the region has seen since 1924 left more more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance provides education and facilitates activities aimed at making the world a cleaner and healthier place to live

By at March 17, 2019 | 11:54 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance provides education and facilitates activities aimed at making the world a cleaner and healthier place to live

(MissionNewswire) Youth in Salesian programs around the globe are committing to making the world a cleaner and healthier place to live. In 2016, the Salesian Rector Major, Father Ángel Fernández Artime, signed an inter-religious declaration on climate change. In response, Salesian missionaries in India established the Don Bosco Green Alliance, an international more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Nest Center holds youth festival for 250 young migrants

By at February 22, 2019 | 8:42 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco Nest Center holds youth festival for 250 young migrants

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Nest Center, located in the city of Thiruppur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, organized a Youth Festival for young migrants. The event was attended by more than 250 boys and girls. Father Xavier Michael, director of Don Bosco Nest, welcomed the young migrants during the event and Fr. Gerard Pinto from the INM Province spoke, explaining more...

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INDIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for new bathroom facilities and septic tank at Don Bosco Center Rangajan

By at February 22, 2019 | 9:54 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for new bathroom facilities and septic tank at Don Bosco Center Rangajan

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Center Rangajan, located in Assam, India, will be able to construct several restroom facilities that include 50 new toilets and a septic tank, thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors. The project is part of a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” which will ensure that the mostly poor, indigenous residents from a number of more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Image wins award at World Youth Day 2019 for documentary on people affected by drought in Kenya

By at February 13, 2019 | 10:45 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Image wins award at World Youth Day 2019 for documentary on people affected by drought in Kenya

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian media company, Don Bosco Image, based in Kochi, India, won the Best Film Award in the category, Missionary Spirit, at the Goodness Reigns Film Festival in Panama. The festival was held as part of World Youth Day 2019 and promoted the creation of faith-based media and art. The award-winning documentary film, I was hungry, you gave me to eat, more...

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