Southeast Asia

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

PHILIPPINES: Don Bosco Technical Institute Graduates Typhoon Haiyan Survivors from Porsche Training Program

By at December 28, 2016 | 12:21 pm

PHILIPPINES: Don Bosco Technical Institute Graduates Typhoon Haiyan Survivors from Porsche Training Program

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical Institute in Makati City, which has had an ongoing partnership with Porsche AG and PGA Cars in the Philippines since 2008, recently graduated a group of students from Eastern Visayas who are survivors of Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Typhoon Yolanda), which struck the Philippines in November 2013. The super typhoon killed more more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep Student Receives New Orthopedic Feet to Help Him Walk and Continue in School

By at December 22, 2016 | 8:19 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep Student Receives New Orthopedic Feet to Help Him Walk and Continue in School

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to donors and the support of the nonprofit organization Together for Cambodia, Savon, a student from Don Bosco Technical School Kep/Hatrans (Don Bosco Kep) who was born without feet, was able to go to Thailand and receive the special orthopedic feet he needs. The new feet allow him to walk and continue in school. The Sawasdee Foundation is also more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

GLOBAL: World AIDS Day: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs Providing HIV/AIDS Education and Health Services

By at December 1, 2016 | 12:34 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UNAIDS, the United Nations' AIDS organization, and many other organizations around the globe in highlighting World AIDS Day 2015 celebrated each year on December 1. The day is held to honor AIDS victims and focus on prevention and treatment issues surrounding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immune deficiency more...

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PHILIPPINES: Salesian Students Begin Supervised Work Training, Gaining Skills for Future Employment

By at November 16, 2016 | 12:39 pm

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Students Begin Supervised Work Training, Gaining Skills for Future Employment

(MissionNewswire) Senior trainees at Don Bosco Technical-Vocational Education and Training Center in Tondo, a district located in Manila, the Philippines recently attended a seminar that will help them transition from students to young skilled workers and professionals. Each October, senior trainees at the program transition into the Supervised In-Plant Training program. more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

PHILIPPINES: Ford Launches Program at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

By at November 9, 2016 | 11:52 am

PHILIPPINES: Ford Launches Program at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

(MissionNewswire) Ford Philippines has launched a new technical training facility at Don Bosco Technical Vocational Education and Training Center (TVET) in Makati City. The facility is part of Ford’s corporate social responsibility efforts to support local educational development initiatives. Ford invested the funding to develop the new workshop, which includes a more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

VIETNAM: New Bakery School Offers Educational Opportunities for Youth with Disabilities

By at October 31, 2016 | 3:00 pm

VIETNAM: New Bakery School Offers Educational Opportunities for Youth with Disabilities

(MissionNewswire) A Salesian program in Ho Chi Minh City, the capital of Vietnam, offers youth with disabilities a chance to learn a trade and an opportunity for self-sufficiency. The bakery school was started by Francis Van Hoi, a Salesian graduate from Vietnam who is now living in Germany. He was concerned about youth in Vietnam who lacked educational opportunities and more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Vietnam

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Children’s Fund Starts New Center for At-Risk Children

By at September 22, 2016 | 8:17 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Children’s Fund Starts New Center for At-Risk Children

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Children Fund, a branch of the Don Bosco Foundation Cambodia, recently launched a new multifunctional center for children in the city of Sihanoukville, Cambodia. The center includes a kindergarten, nursery, daycare center, and shelter. The goal of the new center is to provide services to vulnerable women and children who are most at risk of more...

Cambodia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Program Works to Reintegrate Young Offenders Back into Society

By at September 8, 2016 | 1:54 pm

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Program Works to Reintegrate Young Offenders Back into Society

(MissionNewswire) In 2010, Salesian missionaries in the Southern Province of the Philippines started the Magone Home Aftercare Program, which is located in the Don Bosco Boys’ Home and Training Center on the island of Cebu. The program works to reintegrate youth who have been in conflict with then law back into a community setting. Salesian missionaries have a 30 years more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines