Don Bosco Network South Asia-BOSCONET Annual Provincial Development Offices (PDO) Meet to Chalk Out Roadmap

Mumbai, 2020 Aug 22 The Don Bosco Network-BOSCONET Annual Provincial Development Office (PDO) Meet was held on 20 August 2020. The online video conference saw the participation of 11 PDO offices, alongwith BOSCONET Provincial In-charge Father Agilan Sarprasadam [INT] and BOSCONET staff. The meeting began with BOSCONET DIrector Father Noel Maddhichetty and Asst. Director Father Santhan Ubagram welcoming all the participants and inviting Father Jayaprakash-Director, Bosco Reach Out, to lead the prayer. Father Sarprasadam extended appreciation to BOSCONET for raising funds to facilitate Don Bosco India's relief operations during the pandemic. The PDOs were lauded for carrying out COVID-19 emergency relief work on a massive scale across India.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Hyderabad Salesians Reach Out to Rain-Affected in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Hyderabad, 2020 Aug 21 Don Bosco institutions at Warangal and Ravulapalem, with assistance from Bosco Seva Kendra [BSK] are reaching put to the people who have been severely affected due to the rains, especially in Warangal District, which includes Hanumankonda, Kazipet and Warangal towns. The Salesian communities which have been in existence for the past 25 years in Warangal and East Godavari districts, are engaged in the relief work for 1000 flood victims and their families.  Read More »
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New Shillong Province Development Office Building Inaugurated
Shillong, 2020 Aug 13 The new Province Development Office (PDO) building of the Salesian Province of Shillong or commonly known as the Bosco Integrated Development Society (BIDS) was finally inaugurated on 12 August 2020 by Shri Charles Pyngrope, MLA Nongthymmai Constituency, and was blessed by Shillong Salesian Provincial Father Paul Olphindro Lyngkot.  Read More »
Michael Makri

Don Bosco Network-South Asia COVID-19 Solidarity Relief Sustains 1.59 Million Across India
Mumbai, 2020 Jul 03 India has 220,114 active cases of COVID-19 and 17400 deaths as of 01 July 2020 (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GOI). News flashes and ambulance sirens cause stress levels to rise. Few states in the country continue to impose lockdowns to control the escalating cases of infection, while most others have lifted restrictions. Though people can now come out into public and are free to move around, things are no longer the same. Livelihoods have vanished for a huge population of daily wagers across the country, affecting their very survival. For most middle-class people, incomes have been affected. Regular commodities are more expensive and petrol prices soaring. In the midst of this very volatile situation, the Don Bosco Network through its 11 Don Bosco planning and development partners (PDOs) across various states, geographies, cultures and economies, is keeping its ear to the ground, listening carefully to conversations for indications coming from the people. To be effectively helpful in the current context, we require to understand and formulate responses to various situations. The Don Bosco Network across India is doing just that.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

BEADS Don Bosco Lucknow Relief Aid for Marginalised Snake Charmers
New Delhi, 2020 Jun 12 Bosco Educational and Development Society (BEADS) team from Don Bosco Technical Institute, Mohanlalganj-Lucknow District in Uttar Pradesh, distributed food 06 kilometres away from its premises, in Sausiran village under the Banthra Police Station jurisdiction. Sausiran village long considered as the 'village of snake charmers'is presently pushed to the brink of marginalisation, with a total loss of sustained livelihood and cultural articulation. COVID-19 and its disastrous aftermath has added to the misery of the semi-nomadic people whose survival is at stake.  Read More »
Thoombalan Babu Varghese

Chennai Salesians 'Relief With Dignity' Sustains Migrants
Mumbai, 2020 Jun 05 The devastating COVID-19 gobal pandemic triggered off a humanitarian criss of unprecedented proportions across the globe. It was more severe in India, where people migrate in search of jobs and livelihood almsot on a daily basis. These were left stranded, distressed and desolate in the wake of the COVID-19. In this deplorable scenario, the Chennai Salesians [INM], through theier Province Planning and Development Office [PDO], conceived of a novel idea to sustain these vulnerable stranded.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Don Bosco Childline Organises COVID-19 Awareness on Delhi Streets
New Delhi, 2020 May 30 Don Bosco Childline, New Delhi organized a social awareness programme on COVID-19 on the streets of Delhi on 29 May, 2020. The resource persons informed the local people about the origin, transmission, symptoms and prevention of COVID-19.  Read More »
Thoombalan Babu Varghese

Don Bosco Ashalayam Facilitates Homebound Journey of 60 Migrant Labourers
New Delhi, 2020 May 28 On 27 May 2020, Ashalayam Don Bosco, New Delhi helped 60 migrant labourers return home from Delhi to Madhuvani and Chhapra in Bihar, by 02 separate buses. The nationwide lockdown has pushed migrant labourers coming from various states across India and who have been thus far working in the country's capital, into a state of extreme helplessness and risk.  Read More »
Thoombalan Babu Varghese

Don Bosco Network South Asia COVID-19 Solidarity Relief Sustains Scores of Homebound Migrants
New Delhi, 2020 May 19 In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic catastrophe, Bosconet - Don Bosco Network South Asia has managed a massive quantum of solidarity relief. Finding innovative ways to help the vulnerable marginalized, especially migrants cope with long-term challenges, the Don Bosco Network through its 354 institutions, registered as NGOs across India,has fed the penniless poor, sheltered the stranded, with reassurance and preventive education. .  Read More »
Thoombalan Babu Varghese



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