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INDIA: Salesian programs across Tamil Nadu are helping provide humanitarian support for victims of Cyclone Gaja

By at December 15, 2018 | 10:34 am

INDIA: Salesian programs across Tamil Nadu are helping provide humanitarian support for victims of Cyclone Gaja

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been responding to community needs after Cyclone Gaja devastated 12 districts in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India on Nov. 16. New reports indicate that at least 46 individuals were killed, an estimated 250,000 were displaced and more than 85,000 homes were damaged or destroyed. Loss of electricity created even harsher more...

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NEPAL: Salesian missionaries are continuing to provide education and technical training to poor youth

By at October 19, 2018 | 2:36 pm

NEPAL: Salesian missionaries are continuing to provide education and technical training to poor youth

(MissionNewswire) Thirty students recently graduated from the Don Bosco Technical Institute located in Thecho, Nepal with certificates from its tailoring and beautician courses. Each program lasted for six months and included additional support in finding employment after graduation. In total, the institute has trained 642 students in these two courses since more...

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NEPAL: Salesian missionaries continue Future Helpers program to educate and train 23 boys to aid in response after disasters

By at August 8, 2018 | 7:56 am

NEPAL: Salesian missionaries continue Future Helpers program to educate and train 23 boys to aid in response after disasters

(MissionNewswire) As part of the long-term reconstruction efforts from the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015 and the second earthquake that struck just after that on May 12, Salesian missionaries with the Nepal Don Bosco Society have developed the Future Helpers program. The program is addressing the shortfall in qualified people to help in more...

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NEPAL: Salesian missionaries develop program to educate ‘future helpers’ in villages affected by earthquakes

By at March 13, 2018 | 12:39 pm

NEPAL: Salesian missionaries develop program to educate ‘future helpers’ in villages affected by earthquakes

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have continued to respond to long-term reconstruction and educational needs after two earthquakes in 2015 caused massive destruction in Nepal. A devastating 7.8 earthquake struck the country on April 25, 2015, followed by a second earthquake that struck on May 12. More than 8,000 people died and close to 20,000 were injured as a more...

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NEPAL: Nepal Don Bosco Society provides education and essential services to poor youth and their families

By at February 21, 2018 | 7:10 am

NEPAL: Nepal Don Bosco Society provides education and essential services to poor youth and their families

(MissionNewswire) Nepal Don Bosco Society has a focus on transforming poor communities through social development programs, education and vocational training. The organization was also instrumental in the immediate aftermath and long-term recovery after two earthquakes in 2015 caused massive destruction in the country. A devastating 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal on April more...

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INDIA/NEPAL: Salesian radio station holds historic Indo-Nepalese Friendship Tour

By at January 5, 2018 | 7:40 am

INDIA/NEPAL: Salesian radio station holds historic Indo-Nepalese Friendship Tour

(MissionNewswire) In December 2016, Salesian missionaries at the Salesian College Sonada in Darjeeling, India began regularly scheduled programming for their new radio station with 20 different programs produced in the Nepali language. The radio station (90.8 FM) is the first community/campus radio in West Bengal and the entire northeast India to be operated by a more...

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NEPAL: Salesian missionaries’ humanitarian effort to rebuild 10 schools impacts more than 1,500 students

By at December 12, 2017 | 8:31 am

NEPAL: Salesian missionaries’ humanitarian effort to rebuild 10 schools impacts more than 1,500 students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have continued to rebuild schools and other structures in Nepal after two earthquakes in 2015 caused massive destruction in the country. A devastating 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, followed by a second earthquake that struck on May 12. More than 8,000 people died and close to 20,000 were injured as a result of the more...

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NEPAL: Salesian Missionaries Launch New Don Bosco Institute and Social Programs for Disadvantaged Youth

By at June 5, 2017 | 10:35 am

NEPAL: Salesian Missionaries Launch New Don Bosco Institute and Social Programs for Disadvantaged Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have just launched the Don Bosco Institute, a new technical training center, in Biratnagar, Nepal. The training center offers three-month courses in hotel management and in trades for electricians, plumbers and welders. The aim is to provide education and skills training to poor youth in Nepal in trades where they can easily access more...

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NEPAL: Salesian Missionaries Rebuilding 12 School in Isolated Villages in 2016

By at July 8, 2016 | 8:31 am

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries are working to rebuild schools in Nepal after the two earthquakes in 2015 caused massive destruction in the country. A devastating 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, followed by a second earthquake that struck on May 12. More than 8,000 died and close to 20,000 were injured as a result of the earthquakes and their more...

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NEPAL: Short Video Documentary Tells Story of Salesian Missionaries Helping with Relief, Rebuilding Efforts after Devastating Earthquakes

By at November 10, 2015 | 5:55 pm

NEPAL: Short Video Documentary Tells Story of Salesian Missionaries Helping with Relief, Rebuilding Efforts after Devastating Earthquakes

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, recently released a video detailing its important relief and rebuilding work in response to the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 and a second earthquake that struck on May 12. Salesian missionaries have been firmly established in Nepal long before the more...

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