South Asia

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...

ANS , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Nepal

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights health, education programs that empower girls and young women

By at March 8, 2018 | 10:55 am

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights health, education programs that empower girls and young women

(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. Each year, International Women’s more...

Burkina Faso , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Ethiopia , India , Sierra Leone , Special Reports

INDIA: Don Bosco College provides university education to more than 1,000 youth

By at March 1, 2018 | 6:40 am

INDIA: Don Bosco College provides university education to more than 1,000 youth

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco College in Yellagiri, located on a plateau over 1,100 meters high between Bangalore and Chennai in India, offers university education to more than 1,000 youth. Almost 500 of them live at boarding houses. The boys house is operated by Salesian missionaries while the girls house is operated by Daughters of Mary Help of Christians. Youth more...

ANS , India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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...

ANS , Nepal , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Close to 500 youth from diverse backgrounds come together for peace march

By at February 1, 2018 | 12:11 pm

INDIA: Close to 500 youth from diverse backgrounds come together for peace march

(MissionNewswire) Close to 500 youth from Salesian institutions in the Indian states of West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar, Jharkhand, and neighboring country Nepal participated in a peace march held on Saturday, Jan. 27. The peace march was part of four-day international youth festival that highlighted the unity in diversity in spite of racial, ethnic and linguistic differences. more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Third annual Don Bosco Film Festival shows short films in 100 venues across 20 states in India

By at January 18, 2018 | 7:52 am

(MissionNewswire) The third annual Don Bosco Film Festival of India was held on Jan. 18-19, 2018. The theme for this year was “Youth for Life.” Nearly 100 venues across 20 states in India screened 34 short films that were selected by a panel of experts from hundreds of submissions. The themes of the short films focused on eco-awareness, respect for parents and more...

ANS , India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Italian donor provides funding for school for 60 children living in Indian slum

By at January 11, 2018 | 12:11 pm

INDIA: Italian donor provides funding for school for 60 children living in Indian slum

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the state of Andra, India, started educational activities in the Kacherapalem slum in December 2016. They started their work under a small tent, but in Febrary 2017, Massimiliano Schilirò, an Italian traveler from Gavi, visited the slum and left a small contribution with which a wooden school hut was built. The Kacherapalem more...

India

INDIA: Don Bosco Junior College launches solar energy plant to provide clean energy to the school

By at January 11, 2018 | 8:02 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Junior College launches solar energy plant to provide clean energy to the school

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Junior College in the Yerwada district within the city of Pune, recently inaugurated a solar energy plant capable of generating 31 kilowatts of renewable energy. The college has become a model of clean energy for all Salesian institutes at the provincial, national and international levels. The solar energy system, which was designed, more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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...

India , Nepal , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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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