Southeast Asia

PHILIPPINES: Salesian missionaries begin humanitarian relief work to help those affected by Mount Mayon volcano eruption

By at January 29, 2018 | 12:26 pm

PHILIPPINES: Salesian missionaries begin humanitarian relief work to help those affected by Mount Mayon volcano eruption

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center within the Salesian Legazpi community have already begun relief efforts to aid those affected by the Mount Mayon volcano that has been spewing fire and ash for the last two weeks. The center, which is about 24 km away from the volcano, is out of the danger zone. It is also located 70 meters more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

MYANMAR: Salesian missionaries provide life-changing education and social programs

By at January 25, 2018 | 7:25 am

MYANMAR: Salesian missionaries provide life-changing education and social programs

(MissionNewswire) While Myanmar as a whole is enjoying some overall economic growth, not all people in the country are enjoying the benefits of this expansion. Many are still living in poverty. Salesian missionaries operate 10 centers throughout Myanmar to help those who are poor, in need of education and are marginalized. In Anisakan and May Myo, approximately 100 more...

Myanmar , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PHILIPPINES: Salesian agriculture center helps youth gain the classroom and hands-on skills needed for farming

By at December 7, 2017 | 7:03 am

PHILIPPINES: Salesian agriculture center helps youth gain the classroom and hands-on skills needed for farming

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries launched an Agricultural Technology Center and adjacent Don Bosco Demonstration Farm in Legazpi in 2000. Legazpi is located in the Bicol region, about 12 hours by bus from metro Manila. Currently, the Agricultural Technology Center and Don Bosco Demonstration Farm are facilitated by two Salesian priests, Rector Fr. Javines and more...

Philippines

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...

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