South Asia

INDIA: New Program Provides Education to Children of Migrant Families

By at April 30, 2015 | 12:36 pm

INDIA: New Program Provides Education to Children of Migrant Families

(MissionNewswire) Children of migrant workers from the slums in Nizampura, an area within Vadodara, the third largest city in the western Indian State of Gujarat, will now have a chance to gain an education thanks to a new program set up by Don Bosco Snehalaya. The Salesian-run organization provides education, social development programs and facilitates many of the child more...

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NEPAL: Missionaries Among First to Care for Survivors, Emergency Appeal Launched to Aid Relief Efforts

By at April 27, 2015 | 4:53 pm

NEPAL: Missionaries Among First to Care for Survivors, Emergency Appeal Launched to Aid Relief Efforts

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, has launched an emergency fund to assist Salesian missionaries in Nepal who are working to provide aid and emergency relief to those affected by Saturday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake that has devastated Kathmandu and surrounding villages. To raise money for the fund, the Catholic more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco College Hospitality Graduates Employed by Leading International Hospitality Companies

By at April 17, 2015 | 11:18 am

INDIA:  Don Bosco College Hospitality Graduates Employed by Leading International Hospitality Companies

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco College Hospitality Studies located in Mumbai, India’s most populous city and capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra, offers a three-year training program preparing India’s youth for employment in the tourism and hospitality sectors. The program provides poor and disadvantaged youth in the country a chance to train for a successful more...

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INDIA: New Youth Hostel Allows Indigenous Youth to Attend School

By at March 25, 2015 | 11:04 am

INDIA: New Youth Hostel Allows Indigenous Youth to Attend School

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Missions Association in Turin, Italy recently completed the construction of a hostel for indigenous youth from the Tillapara region in Assam, a state in northeastern India. The hostel will provide a home for youth from villages in the area who live too far from the Salesian school to be able to walk there and back each day. Students will be more...

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PAKISTAN: Former Salesian Student Killed and Two Students Wounded in Recent Church Bombing

By at March 24, 2015 | 9:04 am

PAKISTAN: Former Salesian Student Killed and Two Students Wounded in Recent Church Bombing

(MissionNewswire) On March 15, a suicide bomber killed 17 and wounded 78, including two Salesian students, in attacks against Christian churches in Lahore, Pakistan. The attacks occurred in quick succession outside Catholic and Protestant churches in Youhanabad, one of Pakistan’s biggest Christian neighborhoods. The Salesian Don Bosco Technical Institute for Boys in more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Development Society Medical Health Camp Provided Screening to More than 550 Women

By at March 18, 2015 | 9:19 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Development Society Medical Health Camp Provided Screening to More than 550 Women

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Development Society in Mumbai, India, in collaboration with the Greater Mumbai Co-operative Bank, RG Stone Hospital and the Don Bosco Alumni organization at the Matunga Unit school, organized a medical health camp in March for marginalized women living in poverty. The camp was held at the Don Bosco Provincial House in the Matunga area of more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Institute of Technology Develops New Center for Sustainability Development

By at February 25, 2015 | 1:54 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco Institute of Technology Develops New Center for Sustainability Development

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Institute of Technology recently concluded its International Conference on Technologies for Sustainable Development 2015 which brought together researchers, government leaders, corporations and nonprofit organizations to explore and examine technologies that will lead to economic and sustainable development in India. As a result of this more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Technology Has Provided Employment Skill Training for 10,000 Poor Youth

By at February 18, 2015 | 8:40 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Technology Has Provided Employment Skill Training for 10,000 Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technology, located in the town of Kangan within the Ganderbal district in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India, provides employment training in hospitality, retail and technology for marginalized Indian youth. The school, known locally as DB Tech Himayat, is part of an Indian government project (named Himayat) focused on providing skills more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Center in Navajeevan Helps Rescue More than 200 Children from Child Labor

By at February 3, 2015 | 11:27 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Center in Navajeevan Helps Rescue More than 200 Children from Child Labor

(MissionNewswire) India has the largest number of child laborers under the age of 14 in the world, according to UNICEF. Many are engaged in dangerous occupations and live on the streets. As part of Operation Smile, a month long program initiated by India’s Home Ministry, more than 200 children engaged in child labor in Hyderabad, the capital of the southern Indian more...

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INDIA: Salesian Volunteer Program Rescued 6,400 Runaway Youth in 2014

By at January 14, 2015 | 5:18 pm

INDIA: Salesian Volunteer Program Rescued 6,400 Runaway Youth in 2014

(MissionNewswire) In Bengaluru, the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka and third-most populous city in India with over 8.4 million residents, a Salesian non-governmental organization called, Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota (BOSCO), has been working with the young at risk since 1980. The organization serves youth who are living on the streets, child laborers, victims more...

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