Southeast Asia

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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CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School is Providing Accessible Education for Students with Disabilities

By at June 10, 2016 | 3:27 pm

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School is Providing Accessible Education for Students with Disabilities

(MissionNewsire) Don Bosco Technical School Kep/Hatrans, located in southern Cambodia, has been working to make changes to the school’s buildings and dormitories to ensure they are accessible for students with physical disabilities. In January 2015, Don Bosco Tech was awarded a grant from the Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad at the U.S. Agency for more...

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PHILIPPINES: Past Pupils of Don Bosco Hold Medical Clinic Providing Care for Children and the Elderly

By at April 8, 2016 | 2:18 pm

PHILIPPINES: Past Pupils of Don Bosco Hold Medical Clinic Providing Care for Children and the Elderly

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Past Pupils Association of Lawaan recently held a medical clinic at the Don Bosco Formation Center in Talisay City in Cebu, an island province in the Philippines consisting of the main island itself and 167 surrounding islands and islets. The medical clinic provided care for 285 patients living in poverty, primarily children and the more...

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PHILIPPINES: Laura Vicuña Foundation Provides Hope and Healing for Victims of Abuse and Exploitation

By at April 4, 2016 | 4:08 pm

PHILIPPINES: Laura Vicuña Foundation Provides Hope and Healing for Victims of Abuse and Exploitation

(MissionNewswire) The Laura Vicuña Foundation, managed by the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, celebrated its 25 year anniversary at the end of December 2015. Founded in 1990, the foundation runs a center for the healing and recovery of sexually abused, exploited and trafficked youth as well as two technical schools and more...

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CAMBODIA: More than 700 Technical School Students Have Access to Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation

By at February 17, 2016 | 8:07 am

CAMBODIA: More than 700 Technical School Students Have Access to Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical Center and the Don Bosco Hotel School in Sihanoukville, a city in southwestern Cambodia located on the Gulf of Thailand, recently received a shipment of rice-meals that benefitted more than 700 students at the two institutions. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger more...

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CAMBODIA: Salesian High School Student Pays it Forward Sending 39 Bicycles to Students Supported by Don Bosco Children Fund

By at February 8, 2016 | 3:56 pm

CAMBODIA: Salesian High School Student Pays it Forward Sending 39 Bicycles to Students Supported by Don Bosco Children Fund

(MissionNewswire) Joseph Sinnott, a Salesian High School student and Eagle Scout, completed a project to collect and repair bicycles for Salesian students in Cambodia. At the end of 2015, 39 bicycles were distributed to students supported by the Don Bosco Children Fund, a Salesian-run organization that assists poor youth between the ages of six and 15 who are either more...

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