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A song of hope and courage
18/09/2020.  INK #N.9478
Posted by KALAVANAL Joseph , Bangalore
News in Development Office, Disasters, Life and Health, Social Development, Social Ministry


A song of hope and courage. The Salesians of Don Bosco Veedu,Trivandrum, Kerala, India have a music video narrating some of their humanitarian intervention during the pandemic.. Read More

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Dr. Vivek Saini - Don Bosco School 2009 Alumnus is COVID Frontline Warrior at LNJP Hospital, Delhi
09/09/2020.  INN #N.9475
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in DB Alumni, Disasters, Education and Culture, Life and Health, Profiles, Salesian Family, Success Story, Youth


Dr. Vivek Saini, the Bosconian COVID Warrior has completed 03 rounds of posting in COVID ICU, each lasting a month, at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital, Delhi, which is currently the largest dedicated COVID hospital in India.. Read More

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Hyderabad Salesians Reach Out to Rain-Affected in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
21/08/2020.  INH #N.9454
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in BOSCO Out Reach, BOSCO, Development Office, Disasters, Ecology, Life and Health, Projects, Social Life


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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Yercaud 'Project Calls' Trains 40 Tribal Young through 21-Day Nursery & Nature Preservation Course
12/08/2020.  INB #N.9441
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Agencies, Development Office, Disasters, Ecology, Language and Cultures, Marginalized, Skills Training, Social Life, Youth, Youth at Risk


On 05 August, on the Foundation Day of the Salesian Province of Tiruchy, 'Retreat-Don Bosco' Yercaud completed the 21-day training course in Nursery and Nature Preservation 'Project CALLS' supported by Jugend Eine Welt of Austria and Don Bosco Network South Asia. Through this programme, people got to Learn-Work-Earn their livelihood. Yercaud being a hill station, people earn their living through tourism and the travel industry. With the lockdown continuously extended, the people, especially in the hill-station left with nothing to survive, managed to learn, work and earn through the Shevaroyhills Tribal Development Institute [STDi]. . Read More

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Don Bosco Youth Services Hyderabad's Online Youth Retreat
08/08/2020.  INH #N.9439
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Disasters, Evangelization, Lifestyle, Media, Parish / Church, Religion, Spirituality, Youth, Youth Groups


Don Bosco Youth Services at BIRDY with its director Father B Charan Kumar organized a 03-day online retreat for the youth of the province. It was a great way to get back on track spiritually through the sacraments, prayer, reflection, praise and worship. The theme was ''Return to the Lord, Come, Listen and Grow''. Provincial Father Thathireddy VijayaBhaskar, ViceProvincial Father Santiagu Thomas, and Father Ashok Lingampally- Director Don Bosco Social Communications animated the young on the YouTube channel from 06-08 August 2020 from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm, with 644 young participants.. Read More

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Mental Health & Wellbeing in COVID-19 Times by Alaknanda Past-Pupils
29/07/2020.  INN #N.9435
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi  - 1 Comments
News in ChildEducare, Counselling, DB Alumni, Disasters, Education and Culture, Life and Health, Mental Health, Psychology


Past Pupils of Don Bosco Alaknanda, New Delhi organized a 01-hour Facebook live talk on 'Mental Health and Wellbeing' with Dr. Samir Parikh-Director Mental Health, Fortis Memorial Research Centre, Gurugram on 26 July 2020 from 7 pm to 8 pm. The session was moderated by Father Davis Maniparamben, Dr. Kenshuk Marwah and Varun Sawhney. . Read More

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Nepal Don Bosco Schools Innovate to Educate in COVID-19 Times
20/07/2020.  INB #N.9430
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Disasters, Education, Education and Culture, Education Dept, Education School, Marginalized, Missions, Social Ministry, Success Story


The Salesians of Don Bosco at Bharoul-Chakraghatti, East Nepal, managing 02 schools are conducting classes for 1500 students using 42 hired rooms, each called a community classroom. Every community centre with 10 students in attendance help to overcome the COVID-19 restrictions. The entire 46 member teaching faculty of both schools and the ancillary staff are ensuring the sustained consistency of this innovative educative method which started on 16 July 2020.. Read More

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300 Mumbai Salesians' PPDS Corona Warriors Feed 01 Million in 100 Days at 65 Locations
13/07/2020.  INB #N.9424
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai  - 1 Comments
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Mumbai Salesians' Dominic Savio Andheri-Mumbai Alumni [Past Pupils], scored a century [100 days] of relentless COVID-19 Food Relief, reaching out to 01 million at 65 locations in Mumbai, as part of the 'Feed My Mumbai' campaign. With the intention to ensure that no one sleeps hungry, freshly cooked nutritious meals to the disadvantaged needy were distributed by these past-pupils, volunteers and Salesians, stepping out of their homes bravely for a noble cause. The significant milestone was reached on 12 July 2020, by 300 PPDS (Past Pupils of St Dominic Savio)Corona Warriors.. Read More

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Hyderabad Salesians Host 1st Laudato Si' Province Webinar
11/07/2020.  INH #N.9423
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
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The province of St Joseph, Hyderabad hosted a webinar for all its confreres on 09 July 2020. The speaker was Father Dasari Nireekshan sdb, from the Laudato Si' commission set up by the province. He began the webinar with an introduction presenting the reason why Pope Francis chose the title ''Laudato Si' for his encyclical on environment, taking inspiration from the Canticle of the Creatures of St Francis of Assisi.. Read More

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Don Bosco Network-South Asia COVID-19 Solidarity Relief Sustains 1.59 Million Across India
03/07/2020.  INB #N.9418
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Administration, Agencies, BOSCO, Development Office, Disasters, Procure, Projects, Social Ministry, SPCSA, The Regional


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

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A song of hope and courage
Dr. Vivek Saini - Don Bosco School 2009 Alumnus is COVID Frontline Warrior at LNJP Hospital, Delhi
Hyderabad Salesians Reach Out to Rain-Affected in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
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