Southeast Asia

CAMBODIA: Students at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Battambang return to course work in agro-technical education

By at November 29, 2018 | 2:57 pm

CAMBODIA: Students at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Battambang return to course work in agro-technical education

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical Institute Salabalath, located in Battambang, Cambodia has started a new school year. The institute focuses on agro-technical education as a means to teach youth new and modern farming techniques to help them develop the skills for later employment. The institute includes a well-established farm adjacent to the school building more...

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

THAILAND: Salesian missionaries hold collaborative meetings across the Thailand, Cambodia and Laos province to discuss future vision to best meet the needs of vulnerable youth

By at November 9, 2018 | 1:15 pm

THAILAND: Salesian missionaries hold collaborative meetings across the Thailand, Cambodia and Laos province to discuss future vision to best meet the needs of vulnerable youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working in the province that comprises Thailand, Cambodia and Laos recently wrapped up 10 weeks of collaboration culminating in a two-day meeting and training session that took place at the Bangkok provincial house in Thailand. Both rectors and provincial council members participated in the first part of the meeting with the more...

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

LAOS: Poor and marginalized students receive vocational skills training at Don Bosco Youth Vocation Training Center

By at October 17, 2018 | 7:55 am

LAOS: Poor and marginalized students receive vocational skills training at Don Bosco Youth Vocation Training Center

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Youth Vocation Training Center in Vientiane, Laos’ capital city, offers skills training to poor and marginalized youth, providing them with the skills necessary for employment. The center currently serves 143 students including 62 boarders who live within its small Salesian community. Kasanya is a young, energetic and determined 23 more...

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

THAILAND: Five graduates of the Salesian Nonthaburi Skills Development Center for the Blind are competing in the Paralympic Games of Asia

By at October 13, 2018 | 12:01 pm

THAILAND: Five graduates of the Salesian Nonthaburi Skills Development Center for the Blind are competing in the Paralympic Games of Asia

(MissionNewswire) Five graduates from the Salesian Nonthaburi Skills Development Center for the Blind in Thailand’s capital of Bangkok have formed a Thai Men’s Goalball team and are heading to the third edition of the Paralympic Games of Asia held in Indonesia in October 2018. Goalball is a team game that can be played by athletes with visual impairments. The team more...

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

VIETNAM: Salesian universities prepare youth for the workforce and religious life as lay teachers and priests

By at September 21, 2018 | 11:18 am

VIETNAM: Salesian universities prepare youth for the workforce and religious life as lay teachers and priests

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate universities in both Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) and in Dalat, Vietnam that educate youth from all over the country. The universities provide vocational and technical education as well as help youth learn how to live on their own for the first time. Salesian students typically organize themselves into more...

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

THAILAND: Don Bosco Technical College and Mercedes-Benz partner to provide technical training for youth

By at August 12, 2018 | 8:14 am

THAILAND: Don Bosco Technical College and Mercedes-Benz partner to provide technical training for youth

(MissionNewswire) Mercedes-Benz has signed a new partnership agreement with Don Bosco Banpong Technological College as part of the company's efforts to equip vocational students in Thailand with the same level of expertise as technicians trained in Germany, according to an article on Carrus Home. The Don Bosco Technical College is now offering a Mercedes AMT Dual more...

In the News , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Thailand

VIETNAM: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for new water purification system at Salesian technical school

By at July 25, 2018 | 8:49 am

VIETNAM: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for new water purification system at Salesian technical school

(MissionNewswire) Underprivileged youth and their families in Bao Loc, a city in the Lam Dong Province in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam, have clean, safe drinking water thanks to a new water purification system that has been installed at the Salesian-run Tan Tien Intermediate Vocational Training School. The project was made possible thanks to funding from a more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Vietnam

VIETNAM: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for six wells in three villages

By at July 18, 2018 | 1:55 pm

VIETNAM: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for six wells in three villages

(MissionNewswire) Residents of three villages in the Duc Co District in the Gia Lai Province in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam have access to clean, safe water thanks to funding received from a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” Salesian missionaries have been able to establish six wells within the three villages: one in Nuk, two in Ba, and three in more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Vietnam

MYANMAR: Donation through Salesian Missions helps provide social services and education for at-risk youth

By at July 17, 2018 | 8:29 am

MYANMAR: Donation through Salesian Missions helps provide social services and education for at-risk youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate 10 centers throughout Myanmar to help those who are poor, marginalized and in need of education. One project that recently received donor funding through Salesian Missions is the Human Dignity Street Children project at Don Bosco Youth Center in Mandalay. Funding went to support food, clothing, shelter, healthcare and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Myanmar

CAMBODIA: New changes at Don Bosco Kep help ensure that girls with physical disabilities have access to education

By at July 5, 2018 | 12:15 pm

CAMBODIA: New changes at Don Bosco Kep help ensure that girls with physical disabilities have access to education

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School Kep/Hatrans, located in southern Cambodia, made changes to its school buildings and dormitories to ensure they are accessible for students with physical disabilities thanks to a grant provided to Salesian Missions from the Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) at USAID. The technical school also received more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news