Southeast Asia

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Continue Flood Relief and Assistance to Those Affected

By at September 17, 2015 | 3:44 am

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries Continue Flood Relief and Assistance to Those Affected

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Myanmar continue to provide emergency relief and assistance to residents displaced by heavy monsoon rain and flooding this summer. Myanmar government officials have reported that the flooding has killed more than 100 people and affected more than 1 million. Close to 1.2 million acres of rice fields have also been destroyed more...

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PHILIPPINES: Don Bosco Pugad Helps Troubled Youth Gain an Education and Long-term Employment

By at August 14, 2015 | 2:12 pm

PHILIPPINES: Don Bosco Pugad Helps Troubled Youth Gain an Education and Long-term Employment

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate Don Bosco Pugad, a center for disadvantaged youth located on the grounds of the St. John Bosco Parish in Makati City, one of 16 cities that make up metropolitan Manila, the capital of the Philippines. Don Bosco Pugad provides social development and educational services to young men between the ages of 17 and 24 years who more...

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MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries are Providing Emergency Relief to Flood Victims

By at August 11, 2015 | 9:13 am

MYANMAR: Salesian Missionaries are Providing Emergency Relief to Flood Victims

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been providing emergency relief and helping flood victims displaced by the heavy monsoon rain and flooding that has affected Myanmar this summer. A BBC report notes that nearly 1 million people have now been affected by the widespread flooding across the country since June. Myanmar government officials have reported that close more...

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CAMBODIA: Salesian Missionaries Developing Small Farm at Don Bosco Kep to Aid Agriculture Education, Food Production

By at August 7, 2015 | 12:12 pm

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missionaries Developing Small Farm at Don Bosco Kep to Aid Agriculture Education, Food Production

(MissionNewswire) Salesian-run Don Bosco Kep, located in Kep Province, Cambodia, is expanding once again to better serve the needs of poor and disadvantaged youth in the region. The organization includes the Don Bosco Technical School Kep, a new kindergarten program and the Don Bosco Children Fund which assists poor youth between the ages of six and 15 who are either more...

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CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep Develops New Kindergarten Program

By at July 30, 2015 | 8:07 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep Develops New Kindergarten Program

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Kep, located in Kep province in Cambodia, opened a new kindergarten program in October 2014 that is currently providing early childhood education to 30 students between 3 and 6 years of age who come from local and expatriate families living in and around Kep City. The program was started as a way to expand the primary and secondary educational more...

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PHILIPPINES: Sports Program Helps Salesian Students Develop Life Skills and Stay in School

By at July 27, 2015 | 5:11 pm

PHILIPPINES: Sports Program Helps Salesian Students Develop Life Skills and Stay in School

(MissionNewswire) The Madridejos Football Club of Cebu Province, Philippines, recently extended its programs to Bantayan Island and donated soccer balls to Salesian elementary and high school students and those attending Salesian youth programs there. The soccer program is part of the rehabilitation and rebuilding assistance provided by Salesian missionaries since more...

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CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Children’s Fund Supports More than 840 Youth Affected by HIV/AIDS

By at May 6, 2015 | 9:30 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Children’s Fund Supports More than 840 Youth Affected by HIV/AIDS

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Children’s Fund provides services and support for AIDS orphans and children affected by HIV/AIDS in Phnom Penh, the capital and largest city of Cambodia, and surrounding areas. More than 840 youth are receiving education and health services as a part of the fund’s Project HIV/AIDS. According to UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations more...

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CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Audiovisual Center Educates Students in Media Communications

By at April 15, 2015 | 10:42 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Audiovisual Center Educates Students in Media Communications

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical Center in Sihanoukville, a city in southwestern Cambodia located on the Gulf of Thailand, provides technical training and workforce development services to poor youth with limited opportunities for education. Known for its social communication and journalism program, the Don Bosco Technical Center is home to the Salesian-run more...

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CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Foundation Donates Books Ensuring More Students Have Access to Education

By at April 7, 2015 | 2:05 pm

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Foundation Donates Books Ensuring More Students Have Access to Education

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Foundation, located in Phnom Penh, the capital and largest city of Cambodia, recently donated books to a new school library and a literary center for indigenous children in the Ratanakiri Province of northern Cambodia. The literacy center, founded by a Salesian graduate, offers lessons in mathematics, the English language and Khmer, the more...

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CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep Awarded USAID Grant to Provide Greater Access for Students with Physical Disabilities

By at March 17, 2015 | 8:12 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep Awarded USAID Grant to Provide Greater Access for Students with Physical Disabilities

(MissionNewswire) In January 2015, the Don Bosco Technical School Kep located in southern Cambodia, was awarded a grant from the Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Don Bosco Kep plans to use the funds to transform the school buildings into a fully accessible facility granting greater access and ease more...

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