Philippines

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

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

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

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

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

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