Southeast Asia

CAMBODIA: Donor funding helps launch new Don Bosco Hatrans Kindergarten

By at November 17, 2017 | 12:35 pm

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to donor funding, through the Don Bosco Children’s Fund office in Kep, Salesian missionaries officially opened the Don Bosco Hatrans Kindergarten on Oct. 28. Donor funding was used to secure the location and for construction of the new building. Currently, 40 children are attending the kindergarten, which means so much to local parents who are more...

Cambodia

THAILAND: Don Bosco Technological College develops partnership with BMW Group Thailand for service apprentice program

By at November 3, 2017 | 6:54 am

(MissionNewswire) BMW Group Thailand and Don Bosco Technological College in Bangkok recently announced a partnership to launch the BMW service apprentice program. The partnership will help foster the potential of vocational students in achieving automotive skills and knowledge at an international standard. The goal is to elevate Thai vocational education to match the more...

Thailand

MYANMAR: Salesian programs provide hope and education for poor youth and their families

By at October 26, 2017 | 11:23 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Father Giordano Piccinotti with the Opera Don Bosco Foundation recently made a trip to Myanmar to discover the country’s areas of vulnerability and visit the Salesian programs working to address these issues. One of the programs he visited was the Don Bosco Friend Youth Center, which was opened in 2013 in Mandalay, the second largest city in more...

Myanmar

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Missionaries Provide Humanitarian Aid to Families Affected by Recent Violent Clashes in Marawi City

By at August 25, 2017 | 7:15 am

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Missionaries Provide Humanitarian Aid to Families Affected by Recent Violent Clashes in Marawi City

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Lay Volunteer Organization (SALVO), led by Salesian Father Arvin Abatayo, organized a relief drive for the families affected by the crisis in Marawi City. The Rondalla Youth Group of the Archdiocesan Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, SALVO members and volunteers assisted in packing the relief goods, which consisted of 59 bags of food packs for more...

Disaster Relief , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

PHILIPPINES: Schneider Electric Partnership Develops New Green Electrician’s Laboratory and Training Program

By at August 20, 2017 | 10:52 am

PHILIPPINES: Schneider Electric Partnership Develops New Green Electrician’s Laboratory and Training Program

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have once again partnered with Schneider Electric to bring a new Green Electrician’s Laboratory project to Don Bosco Technical-Vocational Education and Training Center in Mandaluyong City, according to a recent article in Gadget Pilipinas. Schneider Electric is a European multinational corporation that specializes in electricity more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

CAMBODIA: Schneider Electric Partners with Don Bosco Foundation to Provide Electrical Training and Solar Power

By at August 9, 2017 | 6:25 am

CAMBODIA: Schneider Electric Partners with Don Bosco Foundation to Provide Electrical Training and Solar Power

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Foundation has signed a partnership agreement with Schneider Electric’s Cambodia office to supply electrical energy and the construction of a solar-powered water pump at the Salesian Technical School of Phnom Penh. The agreement is a first step toward further collaboration that aims to also involve the electrical training departments of more...

Cambodia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

CAMBODIA: Salesian Technical Students Access Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation from Rise Against Hunger

By at July 30, 2017 | 7:46 am

CAMBODIA: Salesian Technical Students Access Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation from Rise Against Hunger

(MissionNewswire)  Students in Salesian programs across Cambodia have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now), an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable. The rice-meal donation, which also included Sawyer more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider

CAMBODIA: Salesian students from Australia take part in immersion project in Cambodia

By at July 25, 2017 | 7:41 am

CAMBODIA: Salesian students from Australia take part in immersion project in Cambodia

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Cagliero Immersion Project, which started in 2009, offers students from Australian Salesian houses an opportunity to experience life in another country and to learn about another culture. In July, a group of 12 young participants headed to Cambodia for the immersion at the Don Bosco Technical School in Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital more...

Cambodia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School Launches New Computer Lab Thanks to Partnership with Shukaku

By at July 5, 2017 | 11:06 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School Launches New Computer Lab Thanks to Partnership with Shukaku

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School of the Phnom Penh Thmey Commune has officially opened a modern technology laboratory on its school campus thanks to a partnership with Shukaku Inc., a private development company in Cambodia. Shukaku, headed by Senator Lao Menh Khing, was established in Cambodia in 2011 as a privately-owned innovative real estate developer and more...

Cambodia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

THAILAND: Innovative Salesian Educational Programs Provide Skills Training for Poor and Marginalized Youth

By at July 1, 2017 | 7:59 am

THAILAND: Innovative Salesian Educational Programs Provide Skills Training for Poor and Marginalized Youth

(MissionNewswire)  Salesian programs across Thailand focus on education and workforce development in partnership with social development services that work to meet the basic needs of youth and their families living in poverty within the country. Nearly 1,000 students attend each of the Salesian Professional Training Centers in Thailand. These centers mostly focus on more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Thailand