India

INDIA: BOSCO Bangalore Outreach Programs Help Rescue and Rehabilitate Homeless Youth

By at July 31, 2015 | 5:38 am

INDIA: BOSCO Bangalore Outreach Programs Help Rescue and Rehabilitate Homeless Youth

(MissionNewswire) In Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka and third-most populous city in India with over 8.4 million residents, the Salesian-run organization, Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota (BOSCO), has been working with at-risk youth since 1980. The organization serves child laborers, victims of child abuse and youth who are more...

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INDIA: Salesian New Beginnings Program Graduates 840 Sri Lankan Refugees

By at July 21, 2015 | 5:58 am

INDIA: Salesian New Beginnings Program Graduates 840 Sri Lankan Refugees

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run New Beginnings program, operating out of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, recently celebrated 840 Sri Lankan refugees in a graduation ceremony on July 5 at the Don Bosco Secondary School in the city of Thanjavur. The New Beginnings program offers technical and vocational courses and skills training as well as job placement more...

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INDIA: New Salesian Agriculture School Opens Providing Education in Advanced Farming Techniques

By at July 8, 2015 | 1:44 pm

INDIA: New Salesian Agriculture School Opens Providing Education in Advanced Farming Techniques

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Agro-Educational Complex, located in the town of Sulcorna in the state of Goa in western India, has developed the area’s first agriculture college. The college began its first term July 1 and will offer a bachelor of science in agriculture degree. The program is recognized by the Indian Council of Agriculture and Research in New Delhi more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Teachers College Graduates 102 New Teachers

By at June 25, 2015 | 4:38 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco Teachers College Graduates 102 New Teachers

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco College of Teacher Education located in the town of Tura in the state of Meghalaya in northeastern India, recently graduated 102 students from its bachelor of education program. More than 60 of the students graduated with honors and close to 80 percent have already found employment in schools across India. Started in 2005, the Salesian-run more...

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

By at June 18, 2015 | 1:32 pm

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) In countries around the globe, Salesian missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian programs provide refugees much needed education and technical skills training, workforce more...

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INDIA: Yamaha Expands Partnership Opening Two New Training Centers at Salesian Programs in Chennai and Mumbai

By at June 4, 2015 | 10:11 am

INDIA: Yamaha Expands Partnership Opening Two New Training Centers at Salesian Programs in Chennai and Mumbai

(MissionNewswire) Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. has expanded its partnership with Salesian missionaries in India with the launch of two new Yamaha training centers at the Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai and the Bosco Boys Welfare Society in Borivali West, one of the partner organizations of the Don Bosco Development Society in Mumbai. Yamaha would like to open more...

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INDIA: Treatment Camp Held to Assist Boys with Substance Abuse

By at May 26, 2015 | 12:53 pm

INDIA: Treatment Camp Held to Assist Boys with Substance Abuse

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Jananam, the de-addiction ministry of the Salesian Province of Tiruchy, a city in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu, held a 10-day camp in April to assist youth who are suffering from substance abuse addiction. A first of its kind in this Salesian Province, the event was held in collaboration with St. Ann’s Sisters of Luzern and several more...

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NEPAL: (Video) Girl Who Survived Earthquake Pleads for Help

By at May 14, 2015 | 3:34 pm

NEPAL: (Video) Girl Who Survived Earthquake Pleads for Help

(MissionNewswire VIDEO) "The earthquake destroyed our entire neighborhood as you can see. As a result, our books, study materials and food lies buried under the rubble. We hope you will help us for our education and food. We are unable to go to school now. We need your help. We are poor we cannot rebuild our hose. it is not just my case but all of the other boys and girls more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco College Students Raise Funds for Terminally Ill Patients

By at May 13, 2015 | 7:37 am

INDIA: Don Bosco College Students Raise Funds for Terminally Ill Patients

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco College, located in the suburb of Mannuthy just outside Thrissur, a city in the Indian state of Kerala in the southwest of India, recently raised 400,000 rupees (more than US $6,400) for the Pain and Palliative Care Society, an organization that provides for the treatment and care of terminally ill patients. More than 640 students participated more...

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INDIA: New Program Provides Education to Children of Migrant Families

By at April 30, 2015 | 12:36 pm

INDIA: New Program Provides Education to Children of Migrant Families

(MissionNewswire) Children of migrant workers from the slums in Nizampura, an area within Vadodara, the third largest city in the western Indian State of Gujarat, will now have a chance to gain an education thanks to a new program set up by Don Bosco Snehalaya. The Salesian-run organization provides education, social development programs and facilitates many of the child more...

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