Philippines

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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PHILIPPINES: Tuloy Foundation and Capital One Partner to Bring Technical Training and Employment Opportunities to Youth

By at December 4, 2014 | 4:54 pm

(MissionNewswire) In the Philippines, there are more than 11 million out-of-school youth with drop-out rates doubling as children reach secondary school, according to UNICEF.  Almost a quarter of the country’s population, including a large percentage of children, live in poverty. The Tuloy Foundation, founded in 1993 by Father Marciano "Rocky" G. Evangelista of the more...

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PHILIPPINES: One Year after Typhoon Haiyan Salesian Missionaries Have Aided Close to 3,000 Families in Rebuilding Homes While Beginning Construction on 11 New Schools

By at November 17, 2014 | 1:08 am

PHILIPPINES: One Year after Typhoon Haiyan Salesian Missionaries Have Aided Close to 3,000 Families in Rebuilding Homes While Beginning Construction on 11 New Schools

(MissionNewswire) One year after Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Typhoon Yolanda) devastated portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines, Salesian missionaries working in the region have successfully completed community rehabilitation and rebuilding projects allowing survivors to return to their normal lives. The super typhoon which struck on Nov. 8, 2013, more...

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PHILIPPINES: Salesians Continue Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Efforts in Wake of Super Typhoon

By at July 10, 2014 | 10:00 am

PHILIPPINES: Salesians Continue Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Efforts in Wake of Super Typhoon

(MissionNewswire) On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan, also known as Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines, devastated portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines. This super typhoon was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded and the deadliest typhoon on record in the Philippines killing more than 6,200 people in that country alone. According more...

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PHILIPPINES: Salesians and Porsche Collaborate to Educate and Employ Poor Youth

By at February 3, 2014 | 10:59 am

PHILIPPINES: Salesians and Porsche Collaborate to Educate and Employ Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) More than one quarter of the population of the Philippines live in poverty, according to UNICEF. Poverty is most severe and widespread in rural areas where 80 percent of the population--close to 88 million people--make their home. The poorest Filipinos are indigenous populations, small-scale farmers who cultivate land received through agrarian reform, more...

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PHILIPPINES: Salesian Tuloy Foundation Gives At-Risk Youth a Chance to Excel

By at September 25, 2013 | 6:55 am

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Tuloy Foundation Gives At-Risk Youth a Chance to Excel

(MissionNewswire) Having access to education is a critical step in overcoming poverty. In the Philippines, drop-out rates double as children reach secondary school and there are more than 11 million out-of-school youth, according to UNICEF. Almost a quarter of the country's population (including a large percentage of children) live in poverty. The Tuloy Foundation, more...

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PHILIPPINES: Salesian Culinary Program Helps Teach Trade Skills to Street Children in the Philippines

By at April 20, 2013 | 5:22 pm

PHILIPPINES: Salesian Culinary Program Helps Teach Trade Skills to Street Children in the Philippines

(MissionNewswire) A Salesian-run educational program at the Tuloy Foundation in the Philippines teaches culinary skills to youth who were once living on the streets. Recently, 20 students began the course in culinary arts run by Chef Jean-Pierre Migné, a well-known chef originally from France who has been living in the Philippines for the past 25 years. Jan Aranillo more...

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PHILIPPINES: Foundation Run by Salesian Sisters Wins 2012 Stars Impact Award

By at January 24, 2013 | 12:34 pm

PHILIPPINES: Foundation Run by Salesian Sisters Wins 2012 Stars Impact Award

(MissionNewswire) The Laura Vicuña Foundation, managed by the Salesian Sisters in Manila, received the 2012 Stars Impact Award in London under the Protection Category in the Asia Pacific Region. The foundation was selected from 302 short-listed organizations which came from over 1,000 applicants in 14 countries. STARS founding Chairman Amr Al-Dabbagh presented the more...

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PHILIPPINES: Donated Educational Books Increase At-Risk Youth’s Chances for Success in School

By at November 1, 2012 | 1:22 pm

PHILIPPINES: Donated Educational Books Increase At-Risk Youth’s Chances for Success in School

(MissionNewswire) Students at Salesian-run programs in the Philippines have greater access to history, science and geography thanks to a recent donation of Pearson educational books from World Vision - the result of a partnership with Salesian Missions. Salesian Missions Tuloy Foundation runs schools, orphanages and residential programs for street children in the more...

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