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Salesian Intervention Sees Eye Surgery Miracle After 33 Months
20/08/2021.  Kolkata, Siliguri #N.9738
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Agencies, Disasters, Life and Health, Marginalized, Projects, Success Story, Youth, Youth at Risk


''If it was not for Father U P Sebastian and Father Mathew George, and the kindness of Madam Petra, the miracle of the restoration of my eyesight would never have happened,'' said Darshan Oraon, a 21-year-old youngster after the eye surgery. Darshan hailing from Oodlabari tea gardens in North Bengal had to undergo surgery for his eye for an injury of 33 months old. His insatiable desire to learn to ride a motorbike ended in a tragedy when a speeding motorbike hit him from behind, throwing him off the road and causing severe injury to his face and eye on that ill-fated day in December 2018. . Read More

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AIDA Dimapur and SBI Sanjeevani Provides Free Medical Care in Rural Areas
26/07/2021.  Dimapur #N.9716
Posted by Madathiparambil Jose Thomas, Dimapur
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AIDA Dimapur and SBI Sanjeevani, a Mobile Medical Van which was launched on July 1, has visited nine villages and provided free check-up and medicine from July 12 - 24. . Read More

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Hill NGOs Fight COVID with Wellbeing Campaign
22/05/2021.  Kolkata #N.9670
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Disasters, Marginalized, Mental Health, Profiles, Self Help Groups, Social Life, Success Story, Volunteering, Youth, Youth Groups


Sonada: A group of ten Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) in the hills have come together to fight COVID-19 with a 15-week Wellbeing Campaign. Their slogans include: 'Bring Back the Smiles,' and 'We Build Each Other'.. Read More

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104-bed Facility at Don Bosco School Egmore for COVID Care
20/05/2021.  Chennai #N.9666
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in DB Alumni, Disasters, Don Bosco Plus, Education, Social Development, Social Ministry, Volunteering


The DB Egmore GCC COVID Care Centre is a joint initiative of Don Bosco School Egmore, DB Past Pupil doctors, Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC), DBPPA Egmore, and various past pupil batches of DB Egmore. With collaboration from various sectors, the team set up a 104-bed (with oxygen concentrators) COVID Care Centre at Don Bosco School, Egmore, to supplement the ever-increasing demand for oxygen beds in the city.. Read More

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Don Bosco, the lifestyle for Dr Varun Khullar
11/05/2021.  New Delhi #N.9659
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in BOSCO, DB Alumni, Disasters, Education School, Life and Health, Marginalized, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Volunteering


''When a student turns into a healer during a pandemic, the equation of life changes. Dr Varun Khullar begins his morning by feeding the needy. He is on call 24x7 for emergencies. I saw the values of our patron saint, Don Bosco, in his lifestyle and felt so proud and so safe. He taught an old English teacher that life is only about serving,'' writes Uma Nair, an English teacher at Don Bosco School, Alaknanda - New Delhi, about her student Varun Khullar. Dr Varun, MD, completed his studies at Don Bosco School, Alaknanda, in 2006. With the second wave of Covid-19 sweeping across Delhi, Dr Varun supplies food, free medicines, and oxygen concentrators for the needy and underprivileged through his NGO 'Chhoti Chhoti Khushiyan' (Little, Little Happiness). . Read More

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BOSCO Delhi Responds to COVID-19 Surging Situation
08/05/2021.  New Delhi #N.9657
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Agencies, BOSCO, Development Office, Disasters, Migrants


Delhi is in the spotlight as it struggles with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite various challenges of Covid-19, Don Bosco Organisation for Social Concern and Operation of the Salesian Province of New Delhi (BOSCO Delhi) is out there to support the Delhiites with courage and fearlessness. . Read More

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DB4M LAUNCHES HELPLINE FOR MIGRANT WORKERS
07/05/2021.  New Delhi #N.9655
Posted by Rayappan thomas Aquinas, New Delhi
News in Disasters, Justice and Human Rights, Migrants, Salesian Family, Social Development, Social Ministry, Youth at Risk


Don Bosco for Migrants (DB4M) has launched an all-India helpline for migrant workers- 9642 372 372. The helpline was launched by Father Biju Michael, Regional Councillor of the Salesians for South Asia Region. ''We have in mind primarily our brothers and sisters who are migrant workers. But any other vulnerable or needy group can also contact us through this number. We will do the best to reach out and connect,'' said Father Tony Pellissery, Executive Director of Don Bosco National Forum for the Young at Risk, at the online launch of the all-India helpline number. . Read More

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St.Bede's past pupils - reached out to the neighbourhood in Chennai
20/01/2021.  Chennai #N.9574
Posted by St.Bede`s, Chennai
News in Disasters, Education School, Marginalized, Social Ministry


The Executive Committee of the Senior (Old) Bedean Association (Past pupils of St. Bede's) reached out to 100 poor families in 10 zones in and around Chennai supplying them with provisions and clothing. The pandemic situation has helped the Bedeans to go in search of persons in different localities as against they coming to the campus as in the previous years. . Read More

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Don Bosco Shrine Distributes Partitions For Auto Drivers
09/12/2020.  Mumbai #N.9543
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Development Office, Disasters, Marginalized, Social Development, Volunteering


Bengaluru: Don Bosco (DB) Shrine Lingarajapuram, near here, in association with Lions Club Bangalore (LCB) Pyramid distributed 15 auto partitions to help the drivers protect themselves and their customers from spreading COVID infections while they continue with their everyday business during these difficult times to support their families.. Read More

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A song of hope and courage
18/09/2020.  Bangalore #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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