Southeast Asia

THAILAND: DiBosco Coffee launched by Salesian graduate is helping youth learn coffee production skills and enter the workforce

By at February 6, 2019 | 10:15 am

THAILAND: DiBosco Coffee launched by Salesian graduate is helping youth learn coffee production skills and enter the workforce

(MissionNewswire) DiBosco Coffee, located in Chiang Mai, Thailand, is the project of Mr. Phaisan who graduated from Don Bosco Technical School in Bangkok 20 years ago. Since then, Phaisan has focused his life on the three things he loves most – coffee, serving the poor and supporting Don Bosco initiatives. Today, Phaisan is operating DiBosco Coffee in an effort to help more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Thailand

PHILIPPINES: The Salesian-run Tuloy Foundation has supported close to 20,000 children since its inception in 1993

By at January 25, 2019 | 10:52 am

PHILIPPINES: The Salesian-run Tuloy Foundation has supported close to 20,000 children since its inception in 1993

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Tuloy Foundation in Muntinlupa, the southernmost city of the 16 cities that make up Metro Manila or the Philippines National Capital Region, provides residential care services and education for more than 800 street, migrant and orphan youth. Founded in 1993 by Father Marciano “Rocky” G. Evangelista, the foundation began with just 12 more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep gives children who have been exploited through child labor a chance to regain their childhood and go to school

By at January 13, 2019 | 9:17 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep gives children who have been exploited through child labor a chance to regain their childhood and go to school

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School (Don Bosco Kep) and Don Bosco Children Fund, both located in the Kep district within the Kep province of Cambodia, are working to provide a second chance for children who have been exploited, abused and caught up in forced child labor. Samai (age 11) and Phirun (age 13) were both exploited in a brick factory where they worked more...

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

LAOS: More than 1,000 youth have received an education from the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

By at January 10, 2019 | 12:38 pm

LAOS: More than 1,000 youth have received an education from the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,000 youth from every region of Laos have received an education at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center located in Vientiane, the capital of the country. Father Patrizio Maccioni, director of the center, notes that the institution is the only Salesian presence in Laos. Salesian missionaries first began working in Laos in 2004 when an more...

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

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for wheelchairs and new elevator so students with physical disabilities can attend Don Bosco Tech

By at January 4, 2019 | 12:06 pm

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for wheelchairs and new elevator so students with physical disabilities can attend Don Bosco Tech

(MissionNewswire) Youth with disabilities attending Don Bosco Technical School in Kep City, Cambodia have wheelchairs and a new elevator thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Don Bosco Kep has been in the process of making broad changes to ensure that students with disabilities are able to access an education. In addition to these donations, in January 2015, Don Bosco more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School makes improvements and educates close to 300 last school year

By at December 31, 2018 | 7:00 pm

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School makes improvements and educates close to 300 last school year

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School (Don Bosco Kep) and Don Bosco Children Fund, both located in the Kep district within the Kep province of Cambodia, made some improvements in 2018 to benefit their student populations. The Don Bosco Kep campus offers a kindergarten, a Sun Children's student residence and a technical school. Students attending the school are more...

Cambodia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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