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...

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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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PHILIPPINES: Salesian Anti-Cyberbullying Conference Provides Education to 200 Youth

By at February 2, 2016 | 6:46 pm

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Anti-Cyberbullying Conference Provides Education to 200 Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries partnered with UNICEF, the Child Protection Network (CPN) and other child safety organizations to organize a two-day anti-cyberbullying conference attended by 200 youth and 100 teachers from 100 schools in Cebu, an island province in the Philippines consisting of a main island and 167 surrounding islands and islets. The success more...

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PHILIPPINES: Three Salesian Schools Take Part in Sports Festival Highlighting Student Skills

By at January 13, 2016 | 6:05 pm

(MissionNewswire) Three Salesian-run schools located in the Negros Island Region of the Philippines held a sports festival at the Don Bosco Technical Institute in Victorias City January 8-10. Called “O.N.E. In Juan”, the three-day event brought together participants from the Don Bosco Technical Institute, the St. Louis-Don Bosco School in the City of Dumaguete and more...

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PHILIPPINES: Salesian-run Tuloy Foundation Provides Education and Social Support to More than 800 Street Youth

By at November 9, 2015 | 10:29 am

PHILIPPINES: Salesian-run Tuloy Foundation Provides Education and Social Support to More than 800 Street Youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Tuloy Foundation in Muntinlupa, the southernmost city of the 16 cities that make up Metro Manila or the Philippine National Capital Region, provides residential care services and education for more than 800 street, migrant and orphan youth. Founded in 1993 by Father Marciano “Rocky” G. Evangelista, the foundation began with just 12 more...

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WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: Salesian Teachers Provide Opportunity to More than One Million Students around the Globe

By at October 5, 2015 | 9:34 am

WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: Salesian Teachers Provide Opportunity to More than One Million Students around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and many organizations around the globe to celebrate World Teachers’ Day. The day honors the vital role that teachers play in the lives of their students. Every year since 1994, UNESCO has celebrated Oct. 5 as World Teachers’ Day. The day was 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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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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PHILIPPINES: Don Bosco Direct Partnership with EMotors Provides New Electric Tricycles to Increase Access to Transportation

By at March 6, 2015 | 10:13 am

PHILIPPINES: Don Bosco Direct Partnership with EMotors Provides New Electric Tricycles to Increase Access to Transportation

(MissionNewswire) More than one year after Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Typhoon Yolanda) devastated portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines, Salesian missionaries continue to work in the region to assist those who lost their homes and their livelihoods. While missionaries have successfully completed many community rehabilitation and rebuilding projects more...

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