India

INDIA: Toyota Launches New Training Programs at Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai

By at July 14, 2017 | 7:52 am

INDIA: Toyota Launches New Training Programs at Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai

(MissionNewswire)  Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai has partnered with Toyota Kirloskar Motor to launch a new training site for the company’s T-TEP (BP) training model. T-TEP trains students and provides hands-on experience in Toyota outlets. The latest launch is Toyota’s fourth institutional partnership in Tamil Nadu, following the Mohanmull Chordia Jain more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Research Center Releases New Report on School-Age Substance Abuse

By at July 6, 2017 | 6:15 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Research Center Releases New Report on School-Age Substance Abuse

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Research Center in Mumbai, India, under the leadership of Father Ajoy Fernandes, concluded a three-year long research study on substance abuse among school children. The study’s findings have been published in a teacher’s manual “Preventing Substance Abuse Among School Children.” The 104-page report provides in-depth data on the more...

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INDIA: BOSCO Helps to Provide a Second Chance for At-Risk and Marginalized Youth

By at June 29, 2017 | 9:03 am

INDIA: BOSCO Helps to Provide a Second Chance for At-Risk and Marginalized Youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota (BOSCO), located in Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore) and the third-most populous city in India, serves child laborers, victims of child abuse and youth who are orphaned, abandoned or live on the streets. Nine BOSCO rehabilitation centers and six outreach hubs are spread throughout the city to assist these more...

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INDIA: New Salesian Migrant Help Desk Joins 7 Others Across India Helping Migrant Workers Connect to Vital Services

By at June 23, 2017 | 9:22 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian programs across India have set up migrant help desks to address the needs of migrant workers in local communities. These help desks have been set up in Dimapur, Guwahati, Panjim, Tiruppur, Vijayawada and Chennai. Salesian missionaries at Don Bosco Veedu Society in Trivandrum just launched a new migrant program, “Shramik Kalyan Kendr” (SKK), more...

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INDIA: Donor Funds Two Salesian Missions Water Projects, Providing Access to Clean Water in Drought-Prone Villages

By at June 15, 2017 | 9:52 am

INDIA: Donor Funds Two Salesian Missions Water Projects, Providing Access to Clean Water in Drought-Prone Villages

(MissionNewswire) Water projects funded by a donor through Salesian Missions, the U.S development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, are providing two villages in India access to clean water through its "Clean Water Initiative." The Marathwada region in the state of Maharashtra often suffers from drought-like conditions leaving villagers without water for cooking, more...

Clean Water Initiative , India , Web Projects

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missionaries Highlight Educational and Social Programs that Combat Child Labor

By at June 12, 2017 | 1:05 pm

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missionaries Highlight Educational and Social Programs that Combat Child Labor

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the International Labor Organization and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Day Against Child Labor. Launched in 2002, the day focuses attention on the global extent of child labor and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. On this day, the United Nations, governments, employers and workers more...

Colombia , India , Kenya , Mexico , Special Reports

GLOBAL: Five New Salesian Projects Start with Funding from Schneider Electric Foundation

By at June 8, 2017 | 9:44 am

GLOBAL: Five New Salesian Projects Start with Funding from Schneider Electric Foundation

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to a collaboration between the Salesian Institute in Rome, Italy and Schneider Electric Foundation, five international projects run by Salesian technical and professional schools aimed at sustainable human and social development will be funded with a total donation of 2 million euro. Schneider Electric Foundation is the charitable arm of Schneider more...

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INDIA: Salesian Kindergarten and Elementary School Educates 700 Children in Tribal Settlement

By at April 27, 2017 | 7:52 am

INDIA: Salesian Kindergarten and Elementary School Educates 700 Children in Tribal Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Garigaon, a small settlement located in a strongly tribal region in the state of Assam, operate an elementary school with a kindergarten program that accommodates up to 700 children. Most of the people living in Garigaon belong to different ethnic groups and came to the settlement as migrants, either because they had abandoned more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Film Festival Awards Prizes to Youth-Created Short Films

By at April 18, 2017 | 11:04 am

(MissionNewswire) In March, the Salesian Rector Major Father Ángel Fernández Artime presented awards to the winners of the National Festival of Short Films: Don Bosco Youth Film Festival of India. The short film "Saavat" by Swapnil Rajashekar, was chosen as the best film among the 24 participants selected for the competition. The film festival gave budding filmmakers a more...

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INDIA: Salesian Priest in India Receives State Award Gold Medal for Excellence in Youth Work

By at April 3, 2017 | 8:59 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Father Cyriac Pulinthanathumalayil of India’s Dimapur province received a state award Gold Medal for Excellence in Youth Work from the country’s home minister Minister Rajanath Signh at a function on Feb. 20 in the state capital of Itanagar, according to an article on Radio Vatican. The event was attended by several dignitaries from India more...

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