Southeast Asia

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

PHILIPPINES: Partnership between Don Bosco Technical Institute, Porsche AG Trains Youth for Stable, Long-term Employment

By at August 10, 2016 | 8:21 pm

PHILIPPINES: Partnership between Don Bosco Technical Institute, Porsche AG Trains Youth for Stable, Long-term Employment

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical Institute in Makati City, has had an ongoing partnership with Porsche AG and PGA Cars in the Philippines since 2008. Porsche collaborates with Don Bosco Technical Institute in Manilla to help underprivileged young adults gain the skills they need to find employment within one of their services centers. The partnership collaborates to more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Project Starts Organic Cocoa Plantation, Agriculture Training

By at July 20, 2016 | 7:34 pm

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Project Starts Organic Cocoa Plantation, Agriculture Training

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries are launching an organic cocoa plantation in Ginatilan, Cebu, an island province in the Philippines consisting of the main island itself and 167 surrounding islands and islets. The new project will be built on 500 square meters of land and is expected to accommodate 200 cocoa plants that will bear fruit in a short time. The project more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

CAMBODIA: New Water Project Ensures Safe Drinking Water and Proper Sanitation for Students and Teachers at Don Bosco Kep

By at June 15, 2016 | 11:48 am

CAMBODIA: New Water Project Ensures Safe Drinking Water and Proper Sanitation for Students and Teachers at Don Bosco Kep

(MissionNewsire) Salesian-run Don Bosco Kep, located in Kep Province, Cambodia, has just completed a water system and sanitation project on the school grounds. The project entailed drilling a new well, installing a water filter, new irrigation, and a water treatment plant in addition to new sanitation facilities. The water project is providing appropriate sanitation and more...

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