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INDIA: Students at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School help with construction of new homes for flood victims

By at September 16, 2018 | 10:50 am

INDIA: Students at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School help with construction of new homes for flood victims

(MissionNewswire) Recent flooding in India has marred its landscape and left close to 1,000 dead and more than 800,000 homeless. Kerala saw 400 deaths in that Indian state alone. The flooding was reported in Kerala as the heaviest rains and floods in the region since 1924. The rain and subsequent flooding and landslides caused massive destruction sending hundreds of more...

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INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new sewing machines, computers and training

By at September 11, 2018 | 9:38 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new sewing machines, computers and training

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to donor funding provided through Salesian Missions, the Don Bosco Vocational Technical Center (Don Bosco Tech) located in Rangajan in the state of Assam in India, have five new sewing machines, five new computers and the funding to provide training to 30 additional students. Don Bosco Tech provides educational opportunities for the more...

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INDIA: Salesian institutions affected by damaging widespread flooding in Kerala in southern India

By at August 18, 2018 | 6:12 am

INDIA: Salesian institutions affected by damaging widespread flooding in Kerala in southern India

(MissionNewswire) Salesian institutions in central Kerala, India, have been affected by ongoing flooding in the region. NPR has reported that as of Friday, Aug. 17, at least 324 people have died from the monsoon flooding, according to the office of Kerala's chief minister, Pinarayi Vijayan. Kerala has been affected by one of the worst floods in its history and the rain more...

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INDIA: Salesian Missions donor funding provides jeep for Don Bosco program that educates and cares for children with physical disabilities

By at August 14, 2018 | 8:42 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions donor funding provides jeep for Don Bosco program that educates and cares for children with physical disabilities

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries at the Don Bosco Prem Nivas Home for Physically Challenged Children, located in Mangalagiri in the Guntur District in India, were able to obtain a jeep for transport thanks to donor funding through Salesian Missions. Don Bosco Prem Nivas educates and cares for abandoned or orphaned children, most of whom have physical challenges or more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Media provides free course in sound engineering for youth managing audio systems in local Salesian parishes

By at August 10, 2018 | 8:53 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Media provides free course in sound engineering for youth managing audio systems in local Salesian parishes

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Media has begun offering a free course on the basics of sound engineering. The course is offered for the many youth who are managing the audio systems in 35 different parishes in the archdiocese of Shillong, India. The course lasts until December and will be followed by a similar course starting in February 2019 for youth active in the more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco high school has new computer lab with 20 computers thanks to Salesian Missions donor funding

By at August 3, 2018 | 1:18 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco high school has new computer lab with 20 computers thanks to Salesian Missions donor funding

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco English Medium High School with the Don Bosco Mission Ravulapalem in Andhra Pradesh, India has a new computer lab with 20 computers thanks to donor funding provided through Salesian Missions. Established in 1974, Don Bosco English Medium High School is the oldest school in Ravulapalem. The school provides education for children from poor and more...

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INDIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for bathroom renovation and restoration at program for street children

By at July 26, 2018 | 8:32 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for bathroom renovation and restoration at program for street children

(MissionNewswire) Boys attending the Don Bosco Rehabilitation Center for Street Children at Ramanthapur in Hyderabad, the capital city of southern India’s Telangana state, have improved bathroom facilities thanks to funding from Salesian Missions. The funding, provided through a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative”, was used for a major renovation of the more...

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INDIA: Girls living in hostel at Don Bosco Junior College have access to clean, safe water

By at July 19, 2018 | 12:09 pm

INDIA: Girls living in hostel at Don Bosco Junior College have access to clean, safe water

(MissionNewswire) Girls living in a hostel at the Don Bosco Junior College in the town of Diphu, the largest administrative headquarters of the Karbi Anglong district in the state of Assam in India, have access to clean water thanks to a new water project funded by a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” In Diphu, piped water is available to only a very few more...

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INDIA: Salesian missionaries offer elementary and middle school education to underprivileged tribal youth

By at July 5, 2018 | 10:15 am

INDIA: Salesian missionaries offer elementary and middle school education to underprivileged tribal youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the Don Bosco School in the town of Azimganj, in the district of Murshidabad, India. The school, which caters to 1,300 youth from local tribal families, offers elementary and middle school classes. Most of the students attending the school come from impoverished circumstances. Salesian missionaries report that most were more...

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INDIA: Salesian missionaries provide child rights education to prevent and rescue children from child labor

By at June 10, 2018 | 1:32 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries provide child rights education to prevent and rescue children from child labor

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries offer child rights education programs to help youth at-risk of child labor and other exploitation through the CREAM project (Child Rights Education and Action Movement – Action Movement and Education on Rights of Children). This project is sponsored by the Office of Development of the Province of Bangalore (BREADS – Bangalore more...

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