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DB4M LAUNCHES HELPLINE FOR MIGRANT WORKERS
07/05/2021.  INN #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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Father Sebastian Vadakethannikal, a Salesian who cared for children on the street, passed away
15/04/2021.  INN #N.9644
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in Marginalized, Migrants, Obituary, Salesian Society, Youth at Risk


Father V. J. Sebastian, Vadakethannikal, SDB (74), a friend of the poor and the youth, passed away on April 14, 2021. While walking at the residence of Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre, Jhansi, around 2.45 p.m., Father Sebastian had a fall and was rushed to St. Jude's Hospital, Jhansi, where he was declared dead. His mortal remains laid to rest on April 15, 2021, in the Diocesan cemetery at Jhansi. . Read More

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FEEDING CHILDREN IN BRICK KILNS
22/03/2021.  INN #N.9625
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Agencies, Development Office, Marginalized, Migrants, Salesian Family, Youth at Risk


On 20 March 2021, twenty-four Salesian Co-operators of Holy Child Auxilium, Vasant Vihar - New Delhi, organized a social outreach programme at Jhajjar for children working in brick kilns where Salesians are involved in working for them. . Read More

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Lo Groi Memorial Lecture Highlights Rohingya Refugee Crisis
12/11/2020.  INC #N.9532
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Formation, Media, Migrants, Salesian Family, Self Help Groups, Volunteering, Youth at Risk


Sonada, 7 November 2020: The department of Political Science, Sociology and BSW in collaboration with Salesian College Sonada IQAC, organised Lo Groi Memorial lecture on 'Refugee Crisis in Asia with special reference to Rohingya Refugees' on 7th November 2020 through the online platform Google Meet.. Read More

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42 Assam Migrants Rescued in Telangana by Don Bosco Navajeevan (DBNJ)
26/06/2020.  INH #N.9413
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Development Office, Disasters, Justice and Human Rights, Lifestyle, Migrants, Social Development, Social Ministry, Success Story, Youth, Youth at Risk


It was a big day in the annals of Don Bosco Mariapuram and the community. Father Maramreddy Vijaya Prakash with Don Bosco Navajeevan (DBNJ) team rescued 42 migrants heading towards Assam from Karimnagar (Telangana) walking along the railway tracks. They were noticed by Pranay and Venkat (Caretakers of Navajeevan) while the group at Waddepally tracks was walking towards Warangal Railway station.. Read More

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COVID-19 Relief Work by Don Bosco Ashalayam New Delhi Benefits 35, 000
19/06/2020.  INN #N.9411
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in Agencies, Disasters, Justice and Human Rights, Marginalized, Migrants, Projects, Social Development, Success Story, Youth at Risk


Since the beginning of the pandemic in India, through the lockdown period and till today, Don Bosco Ashalayam, New Delhi has continued COVID-19 relief works without either a stop or pause, which has benefitted over 35000 poor people. . Read More

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Don Bosco National YaR Forum Reflects on the Post-COVID-19 Situation of Young-at-Risk
18/06/2020.  INM #N.9410
Posted by PORUTHUR Joseph, Chennai
News in Appointments, Marginalized, Migrants, Social Development, Social Ministry, SPCSA, The Regional, Youth at Risk


An online discussion was organized by DB YaR Forum with the Regional Councillor for South Asia Father Biju Michael, Father Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar the provincial in-charge of YaR along with the YaR coordinators of all Indian provinces. The main focus of the discussion was adapting to the post COVID-19 situation work with the young at risk, revisiting the annual calendar of YaR, and felicitating Father Thomas Koshy on the completion of his 06 year term. . Read More

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Don Bosco Ashalayam Facilitates Homebound Journey of 60 Migrant Labourers
28/05/2020.  INN #N.9380
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi  - 2 Comments
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Agencies, BOSCO, Development Office, Disasters, Justice and Human Rights, Life and Health, Marginalized, Migrants, Social Development, Social Life, Social Ministry


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

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Don Bosco Network South Asia COVID-19 Solidarity Relief Sustains Scores of Homebound Migrants
19/05/2020.  INN #N.9371
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Agencies, BOSCO, Development Office, Disasters, Justice and Human Rights, Marginalized, Migrants, Missions, Procure, Projects, Social Development


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

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Don Bosco Solidarity COVID-19 Relief India Sustaining Million Vulnerable Lives
16/05/2020.  INB #N.9367
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Agencies, BOSCO, Migrants, Social Development, Social Ministry


As India nears the end of COVID-19 lockdown 3.0, people are weary of different things. For the poor and the migrants, it is about survival - no jobs, incomes and even food in some places. Their immediate and sole concern is getting back home to a sense of emotional security. Hopefully, these will not be treated like cattle just because they are from a different state. From 25 March to 14 April, as the nation was thrown into the chaos of lockdown 1.0, it was the non-governmental organisations (NGOs) such as the Don Bosco Network, who leaped to the rescue of the poor and stranded across India.. Read More

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