India

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...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Tech Society partners with Axis Bank Foundation to provide 4,600 youth access to skills training

By at May 1, 2018 | 12:09 pm

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Tech Society, one of India’s largest skills training institutions, launched the Bosco Academy for Skills and Employment thanks to funding received from Axis Bank Foundation, according to The Times of Bengal. This new skills training program is focused on improving workforce readiness among underprivileged youth and will provide training in more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Development Society helps woman start her own sandwich business to help support her family

By at April 25, 2018 | 10:05 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Development Society helps woman start her own sandwich business to help support her family

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Development Society provides hope and support for those who have few resources and little hope for the future. The Salesian-run organization is working in communities in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, India. The organization runs a self help group to help women access skills training and other support to help them launch their own more...

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INDIA: Salesian missionaries hold ecological events and workshops to teach youth about protecting the environment

By at April 2, 2018 | 2:15 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries hold ecological events and workshops to teach youth about protecting the environment

(MissionNewswire) Salesian students across India have been participating in ecological programming to learn more about the environment and to do their part in protecting it. In Sonada, the Salesian College Gorabari’s NSSS group recently teamed up with the nongovernmental agency Tieedi (Take it easy, easy does it) for an eight-day socio-ecological outreach program. more...

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INDIA: Salesian Institution for Culture and Rural Development launched new training center for school dropouts and unemployed youth

By at March 27, 2018 | 10:31 am

INDIA: Salesian Institution for Culture and Rural Development launched new training center for school dropouts and unemployed youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Institution for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) has launched another project for underprivileged youth in Santipur village in Sadiya, Tinsukia district. Salesian missionaries have launched Yuva Bandhu, a training center for school dropouts and unemployed youth that offers vocational training and farming activities. “The more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Tech AIDA graduates 64 new trainees in the hospitality, beauty industries

By at March 21, 2018 | 7:20 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Tech AIDA graduates 64 new trainees in the hospitality, beauty industries

(MissionNewswire) In Nagaland, located in the northeast of India, Salesian programs are working to help poor youth who have dropped out of school gain the skills needed for employment. Salesian missionaries have been educating poor youth in the region since 1969. In response to rising youth unemployment, they launched Don Bosco Technical Institute in 2012. Students focus more...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights health, education programs that empower girls and young women

By at March 8, 2018 | 10:55 am

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights health, education programs that empower girls and young women

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and its international partners in celebrating International Women’s Day, celebrated each year on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. Each year, International Women’s more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco College provides university education to more than 1,000 youth

By at March 1, 2018 | 6:40 am

INDIA: Don Bosco College provides university education to more than 1,000 youth

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco College in Yellagiri, located on a plateau over 1,100 meters high between Bangalore and Chennai in India, offers university education to more than 1,000 youth. Almost 500 of them live at boarding houses. The boys house is operated by Salesian missionaries while the girls house is operated by Daughters of Mary Help of Christians. Youth more...

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INDIA: Close to 500 youth from diverse backgrounds come together for peace march

By at February 1, 2018 | 12:11 pm

INDIA: Close to 500 youth from diverse backgrounds come together for peace march

(MissionNewswire) Close to 500 youth from Salesian institutions in the Indian states of West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar, Jharkhand, and neighboring country Nepal participated in a peace march held on Saturday, Jan. 27. The peace march was part of four-day international youth festival that highlighted the unity in diversity in spite of racial, ethnic and linguistic differences. more...

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INDIA: Third annual Don Bosco Film Festival shows short films in 100 venues across 20 states in India

By at January 18, 2018 | 7:52 am

(MissionNewswire) The third annual Don Bosco Film Festival of India was held on Jan. 18-19, 2018. The theme for this year was “Youth for Life.” Nearly 100 venues across 20 states in India screened 34 short films that were selected by a panel of experts from hundreds of submissions. The themes of the short films focused on eco-awareness, respect for parents and more...

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