India

INDIA: Bosco Tea Project Helps Families Develop Organic Tea Gardens, Gain Economic Security

By at July 27, 2016 | 6:57 pm

INDIA: Bosco Tea Project Helps Families Develop Organic Tea Gardens, Gain Economic Security

(MissionNewsire) The Bosco Tea Project, funded by Anma Integrated Development Association (AIDA), the development wing of the Dimapur Province of the Salesians of Don Bosco, was developed in 2008 to help tea garden laborers in Assam, India, a state in northeastern India known for its wildlife, archeological sites and tea plantations. To date, the project has helped more more...

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INDIA: Salesian Programs Rescues, Provides Shelter for Runaway and Abandoned Youth

By at July 19, 2016 | 7:51 am

(MissionNewsire) A young student from a home for abandoned and runaway youth operated by Don Bosco Anbu Illam was recently reunited with his parents after more than nine years. According to an article by The Hindu. Muhammed (alias Faiz Hussein) went missing from the Chennai Central Railway station while on a trip with his mother in 2007. After being separated from his more...

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INDIA: Salesian Summer Camps Provide 1,600 Youth Sports, Recreation and Arts Skills Training

By at May 31, 2016 | 12:01 pm

INDIA: Salesian Summer Camps Provide 1,600 Youth Sports, Recreation and Arts Skills Training

(MissionNewsire) Don Bosco Recreation Center at Don Bosco High School Matunga in Mumbai organized two summer camps held in April and May. The camps had more than 1,600 youth participating in sports and arts activities. Don Bosco institutions across the Mumbai province have been leaders in providing youth with world class sporting and educational facilities and more...

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INDIA: Salesian Summer Camps Provide 1,600 Youth Sports, Recreation, Arts Skills Training

By at May 23, 2016 | 12:20 pm

INDIA: Salesian Summer Camps Provide 1,600 Youth Sports, Recreation, Arts Skills Training

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Recreation Center at Don Bosco High School Matunga in Mumbai organized two summer camps held in April and May. The camps had more than 1,600 youth participating in sports and arts activities. Don Bosco institutions across the Mumbai province have been leadersin providing youth with world class sporting and educational facilities and more...

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INDIA: Salesian Human Rights Clubs Impact 32,420 Students across Two of India’s States

By at April 25, 2016 | 10:18 am

INDIA: Salesian Human Rights Clubs Impact 32,420 Students across Two of India’s States

(MissionNewswire) In February, a national convention of Salesian human rights clubs (also known as child rights clubs) was held in Hyderabad, the capital city of southern India’s Telangana state. Organized by the Salesian-run People’s Action for Rural Awakening (PARA), human rights club representatives from Salesian programs in the states of Andhra Pradesh and more...

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INDIA: Salesian Eco-Clubs Receive Award for Innovation and Sustainability

By at April 8, 2016 | 10:25 am

INDIA: Salesian Eco-Clubs Receive Award for Innovation and Sustainability

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Tiruchy, a city in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu, received the Pascual Chávez 2015 Prize for innovative Salesian ministry in the South Asia region for their student eco-club initiative. The award was presented in Mumbai, India on February 28 by Father Maria Arokiam Kanaga, councilor for the South Asia region, during the more...

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INDIA: New Water Project Gives Salesian Students Access to Clean Water and Sanitation

By at March 22, 2016 | 6:43 pm

INDIA: New Water Project Gives Salesian Students Access to Clean Water and Sanitation

(MissionNewswire) Construction of new bathrooms and a clothes washing space is underway at Don Bosco Mariapuram located in the city of Warangal in the state of Telangana in Southern India. The project includes the construction of separate bathrooms for boys and girls as well as two water tubs and wash slabs for washing clothing. The goal of the project is to entice more...

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WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

By at March 21, 2016 | 10:07 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22, focusing attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for the more...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Women’s Education, Empowerment Programs

By at March 8, 2016 | 7:28 pm

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Women’s Education, Empowerment Programs

(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. The 2016 theme for International more...

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INDIA: Women from Slums of Mumbai Access Skills Training through Don Bosco Development Society

By at February 25, 2016 | 7:34 pm

INDIA: Women from Slums of Mumbai Access Skills Training through Don Bosco Development Society

(MissionNewswire) At the end of January, 268 women from the slums of Mumbai, a densely populated city on India’s west coast, graduated from a Salesian-run 45-day skills training course. The women took courses in basic computing, English, tailoring, garment making, beauty care, hair dressing and mehndi (henna) application. The goal of the training was to help more...

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