Southeast Asia

VIETNAM: Salesian Lay Missioners Teach English Language to Students in Salesian Programs

By at May 19, 2017 | 12:44 pm

Michael Gordon is one of seven international volunteers from the Salesian Lay Missioners program teaching English language to students across five centers in Vietnam. Gordon is teaching at Don Rua in the city of Da Lat. He spends his day teaching one-on-one with students and in small groups. Salesian Lay Missioners volunteer their time in several countries around the more...

Uncategorized , Vietnam

MYANMAR: Don Bosco Friend Youth Center Shelters and Educates Boys Living on the Streets

By at April 11, 2017 | 11:22 am

MYANMAR: Don Bosco Friend Youth Center Shelters and Educates Boys Living on the Streets

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the Don Bosco Friend Youth Center in Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar. The center was developed in 2013, and aims to help boys who are living on the streets access services and education. According to an article by UCANews.com, the center operates 24 hours a day with six paid staff and provides temporary shelter, more...

Myanmar , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

VIETNAM: Don Bosco Vocational School Has Trained More Than 3,000 Students for Future Employment

By at April 11, 2017 | 7:22 am

VIETNAM: Don Bosco Vocational School Has Trained More Than 3,000 Students for Future Employment

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the Tan Tien Don Bosco Vocational School 155 miles north of Ho Chi Min City, the capital city of Vietnam. Just 25 years ago, Salesian missionaries purchased a five-hectare plot of land and built the school. In 2002, the first students graduated from the program, and today, the school has had 3,000 students successfully more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Vietnam

CAMBODIA: Rise Against Hunger Partnership Delivers 11,574 Boxes of Rice-Meals to Students in Salesian Technical Schools

By at April 11, 2017 | 6:59 am

CAMBODIA: Rise Against Hunger Partnership Delivers 11,574 Boxes of Rice-Meals to Students in Salesian Technical Schools

(MissionNewswire) Thousands of 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 more...

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

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Hold Medical Clinic Providing Care to More Than 2,000 People

By at March 24, 2017 | 8:49 am

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Hold Medical Clinic Providing Care to More Than 2,000 People

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries recently held a medical clinic for people living in Anisakan, a remote village in Myanmar. Korean members of the Members of Global Union medical team visited the village for the second time to provide medical care to the residents. The Salesian-run Domenic Savio Hall of Nazareth Seminary was transformed into a medical clinic and more...

Myanmar , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Complete Water Projects Ensuring Youth Have Access to Clean, Safe Water

By at March 22, 2017 | 7:00 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Complete Water Projects Ensuring Youth Have Access to Clean, Safe Water

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for more...

Cambodia , Clean Water Initiative , Congo (Brazzaville) , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Rwanda , Samoa , Zambia

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missionaries Hold Official Opening Program at Don Bosco Kep to Highlight School Improvements Funded by USAID

By at February 4, 2017 | 10:35 am

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missionaries Hold Official Opening Program at Don Bosco Kep to Highlight School Improvements Funded by USAID

(MissionNewswire) On Jan. 31, 2017, Salesian missionaries held an opening program to officially launch new structural improvements which increase the accessibility for students with physical disabilities attending Don Bosco Technical School Kep (Don Bosco Kep) in Kep City, Cambodia. The improvements to the school were made possible by a January 2015 grant from the Office more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

THAILAND: Salesian Missionaries Provide Relief to Those Affected by Devastating Floods

By at January 28, 2017 | 4:07 pm

THAILAND: Salesian Missionaries Provide Relief to Those Affected by Devastating Floods

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries within the Thai province, in cooperation with the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians and the Sisters of Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, have responded to the needs of people affected by heavy rains and flooding in the southern provinces of Thailand. A news report from the BBC indicates that at least 12 people have died more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Thailand

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Continue to Provide Shelter and Assistance to Those Displaced by Recent Violence

By at January 27, 2017 | 12:49 pm

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Continue to Provide Shelter and Assistance to Those Displaced by Recent Violence

(MissionNewswire)  Salesian missionaries in the town of Namtu in the northeastern Shan State in Myanmar continue to provide shelter and assistance to 120 people, mostly women and children, displaced by recent clashes between the Rohingya, a persecuted Muslim population, and Myanmar’s security forces. Frightened by the clashes, Salesian missionaries initially sheltered more...

Myanmar , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Missionaries Hold Medical Clinic Providing Free Medical Care for More Than 500 People

By at January 14, 2017 | 11:01 am

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Missionaries Hold Medical Clinic Providing Free Medical Care for More Than 500 People

(MissionNewswire) More than 500 people were able to access free medical care at a medical clinic hosted by Salesian missionaries from Don Bosco Technical-Vocational Education and Training Center (Don Bosco TVET) in Tondo, a district located in Manila, the Philippines. Salesian missionaries held the medical clinic in collaboration with Rotary Chinatown-Manila and the more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines