Southeast Asia

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

PHILIPPINES: New water project provides clean, fresh water to 2,000 residents

By at June 14, 2018 | 8:15 am

PHILIPPINES: New water project provides clean, fresh water to 2,000 residents

(MissionNewswire) Poor youth and their families attending the Mary Help of Christians parish, located in Mindanao, Philippines, have access to clean, safe water thanks to funding provided by Salesian Missions’ “Clean Water Initiative.” The Salesian parish continues to care for more than 1,400 Catholic families who live in the surrounding five local villages. They more...

Clean Water Initiative , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Philippines

CAMBODIA: Salesian teacher killed and 3 injured at Don Bosco Technical School after gas explosion

By at June 13, 2018 | 8:55 am

CAMBODIA: Salesian teacher killed and 3 injured at Don Bosco Technical School after gas explosion

(MissionNewswire) On June 7, a powerful explosion killed teacher Sarat Seng in the mechanics department of Don Bosco Technical School in Sihanoukville. Seng was the manager of the mechanics workshop. The Sihanoukville Police Department came to the school after the incident and is still conducting its investigation. It is believed that it was a gas explosion. The more...

Cambodia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MYANMAR: Don Bosco Vocational Training Center has graduated more than 500 students over the last 11 years

By at June 11, 2018 | 8:27 am

MYANMAR: Don Bosco Vocational Training Center has graduated more than 500 students over the last 11 years

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in Myitkyina, Myanmar launched a new school on June 5. Students will be attending courses in carpentry, welding, electricity, automotive, tailoring, dressmaking and beautician programs. Over the last 11 years, more than 500 young men and women, aged 18 to 25 years, have graduated from its programs. Because the more...

Myanmar , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

VIETNAM: Salesian missionaries provide technical skills training to help youth find and retain stable employment

By at April 25, 2018 | 8:51 am

VIETNAM: Salesian missionaries provide technical skills training to help youth find and retain stable employment

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have parishes and vocational training schools across Vietnam. Today, 330 Salesians of Don Bosco work in the St. John Bosco Province, which includes 33 communities in Vietnam and two in Mongolia. They first started opening parishes and then later branched out to open schools. Each new training center begins modestly and gradually more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Vietnam