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INDIA: BoscoNet received Art4Peace award for its contributions in the fields of education and social development

By at February 9, 2019 | 4:21 pm

INDIA: BoscoNet received Art4Peace award for its contributions in the fields of education and social development

(MissionNewswire) Father Noel Maddhichetty, director of BoscoNet, along with the BoscoNet team in New Delhi, India were honored with the Art4Peace award at the Teen Murthi Bhawan Auditorium in New Delhi. BoscoNet received the award in appreciation for its tremendous contributions in the fields of education and social development. Father Maddhichetty and his team more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco’s Prafulta Psychological Services holds educational forum to help 350 children learn about emotions

By at January 27, 2019 | 12:33 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco’s Prafulta Psychological Services holds educational forum to help 350 children learn about emotions

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco's Prafulta Psychological Services and psychologist Shalu Mehrotra conducted a “Festival of Feelings" at the Salesian St. Dominic Savio School on Jan. 13. The event was attended by 350 children from the St. Dominic Savio School and other schools around Mumbai, India. During the festival, a team of 60 consultants helped youth learn how to more...

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INDIA: Salesian missionaries host forum bringing together 96 tribal youth for day of discussion and learning

By at January 25, 2019 | 2:06 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries host forum bringing together 96 tribal youth for day of discussion and learning

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Narukot, located in the village of Narukot in the Gujarat State of India, are working with tribal communities in the region. They recently held a Salesian Youth Movement forum which brought together 96 tribal youth from Jalod, ChhotaUdepur, Narukot and Kawant. The theme for the event was, “Don Bosco’s Missionary more...

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INDIA: Graduate of Don Bosco Ashalayam chosen for Bollywood movie production

By at January 17, 2019 | 11:47 am

INDIA: Graduate of Don Bosco Ashalayam chosen for Bollywood movie production

(MissionNewswire) Rajdeep spent many years at Don Bosco Ashalayam, a Salesian center for youth at risk in Kolkata, the capital of India's West Bengal state. Last year, he left the center to join a rugby school. Recently, he was selected by a Bollywood film director to play a role in “Jungle Cry,” a film based on the true story of the Indian under-14 rugby team known more...

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INDIA: Salesian Missions donors help improve medical care for children in remote villages and poor communities

By at January 16, 2019 | 12:10 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors help improve medical care for children in remote villages and poor communities

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions donors are improving the medical care of children in India. Salesian missionaries care for the sick in nearly 100 clinics and hospitals, located mostly in rural areas, around the globe. Funding for a new mobile medical van and medical assistance booths is helping Salesian missionaries address a number of serious and sometimes chronic more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Research Center in Mumbai releases research study on the children of migrant construction workers

By at January 14, 2019 | 9:44 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Research Center in Mumbai releases research study on the children of migrant construction workers

(MissionNewswire) A new research study on the children of migrant construction workers in six cities in India was released at the 13th National Boscoree in Nashik, an ancient holy city within the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The study, authored by Dr. Ajoy Fernandes, director of the Don Bosco Research Center in Mumbai, is available for sale from the Tej-Prasarini more...

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INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding to construct new classrooms at Don Bosco Literacy Center

By at January 9, 2019 | 9:56 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding to construct new classrooms at Don Bosco Literacy Center

(MissionNewswire) More than 200 youth have access to a better school environment thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Funding was provided to update eight classrooms at the Don Bosco Literacy Center, located in the village of Bualpui in India’s Mizoram State near the Myanmar border. The school’s classrooms consisted of dilapidated sheds that did not make for a more...

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INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts to buy second-hand piano

By at January 4, 2019 | 1:37 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts to buy second-hand piano

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to Salesian Missions donors, youth at the Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts have a new second-hand piano to further their music education. The academy, which is part of the Don Bosco Cultural Center, was founded in 2012 and is located in the Indian state of Kerala. Disadvantaged students can access free musical training through the more...

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INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for counseling initiative for 100 young adults at Don Bosco Youth Center

By at January 3, 2019 | 12:32 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for counseling initiative for 100 young adults at Don Bosco Youth Center

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Youth Center, which is part of the Salesian Assumption Church located in Vijayawada in the Krishna District of India, has launched a new initiative thanks to Salesian Missions donors. The initiative will offer counseling to young adults with a focus on marriage preparedness and sound life choices. The donor funding will help support more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Scouts and Guides hold 13th National Boscoree with 4,815 in attendance

By at January 2, 2019 | 10:15 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Scouts and Guides hold 13th National Boscoree with 4,815 in attendance

(MissionNewswire) The 13th National Boscoree, a gathering of Don Bosco Scouts and Guides, was held from Dec. 30 to Jan. 3 in Nashik, an ancient holy city within the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The event, organized by Salesian missionaries, was attended by 4,815 participants. It brought together scouts and guides from 141 units from 22 Indian states and two more...

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