Apr, 01 2020

“Let us Save Lives” drive at Don Bosco Nava Jeevan – Vishakhapatnam

Don Bosco Nava Jeevan (DBNJ), Vishakhapatnam, 1 April 2020: On the day of Canonization of Don Bosco on 1st April, – DBNJ, Vizag reached Lorrypeta where the migrants and slum dwellers stay to share the joy with the Provisions Kit, Fruits a

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Mar, 31 2020

Awareness Campaign against the spread of Corona Virus in Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry) along with CSOs

PARA, Ravulapalem, 31 March 2020: People’s Action for Rural Awakening (PARA) takes the lead in alleviating the sufferings of the poor in the Lockdown fallout. People’s Action for Rural Awakening is leading in bringing together the Civil Society Organizations in Rajahmundry in reaching o

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Mar, 31 2020

Bosco Seva Kendra distributes Food & Health Safety Kits amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Bosco Seva Kendra, Hyderabad, 31 March 2020:Mahatma Gandhi states, “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” Quite a few CSOs, individuals and businesses have already been pitching in to help the citizens and government through v

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Mar, 09 2020

REPORT OF WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION

Introduction In 2020, International Women’s Day celebrated globally on 8th March will highlight the, The theme of International Women’s Day 2020 is, I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights. The theme is aligned with UN Women’s new multigenerational campaign, Generation Equality, which marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Actio

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Dec, 26 2016

Mini Christmas @ Don Bosco Ongole

Christmas 2016 was celebrated with all the board members of the Mutually Aided Cooperative Societies (MACS) on Saturday, 17 December. The celebration was in conclusion of the two-day annual review of the members. The two day – 16-17 Dec., – schedule included skill upgradation training on MS Office, sharing of reports, review of performance and Capacity Building sessions for improving t

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Nov, 25 2016

Child Rights Week at DBNJ Ramantapur

Child Rights Week was celebrated at DBNJ Ramantapur with great zeal from 14-20 November, 2016. The shelter saw active collaboration between law enforcement, state administration and media during the week. The theme was Childline se Dosti.   The program concluded on 20th November. Fr.B Sudhakar, Director of DBNJ Homes in Twin Cities. He thanked the entire team of Child line for

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Nov, 22 2016

Manos Unidas visits DBNJ, Hyderabad

On 21 November, 2016 Ms.Ana Luna and Ms.Mercy from Manos Unidas, Spain visited Hyderabad.  Accompanied by Fr.P.Arul Das, BSK Director they went to Don Bosco Navajeevan  Bhoiguda. The team had an interaction with the staff and students.  Fr.B Sudhakar, Rector of the Institution briefed the visitors about the works rendered by DB Navajeevan Centres. Thereafter, they went on to DB R

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Sep, 14 2016

Summer Camp for Tuition Centre Students

A summer camp was organized for students of the evening tuition centres in the Bowenpally cluster. 40 children from NTR Nagar Phases I & II, Mutyalamma Temple Area & Banjara Colony tuition centres, and some members with special needs from SKY Special school participated. The camp was organized from 01 May to 31st May, 2016 by LIGHT, field partner organisation. Resource persons were

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Apr, 13 2020

Skilling Tribal Youth in partnership with Govt.of AP

Inauguration of Youth Training Center at Maridimilli In the process of expanding its mission of skilling youth of India, DB Tech launched a Youth Training Center (YTC) at Maridimilli, Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. The centre is a collaborative effort of the Govt. of AP with DB Tech as the implementing partner. It will cater to the tribal youth residing in and around Rampachodavaram.

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Apr, 14 2020

Gender Equity training program concludes

Training on Gender Equity closes The 5-day residential training program for youth on Gender Equity was concluded on Saturday, 13 February, 2016. The training program was both unique and historical It was the first ever collaboration of Bosco Seva Kendra with the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Youth Development. It was the first time that young boys and girls were addressed on the issue of sex

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Apr, 14 2020

Gender Equity Training Program for Youth

Training Program on Gender Equity for Youth BSK in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Youth Development, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India has undertaken the task of training youth belonging to marginalized groups on the issue of Gender Equity. The program is aimed at sensitizing and empowering youth to be change makers, bringing about an attitudinal ch

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Apr, 14 2020

CSR CONCLAVE at Vizag

          CSR CONCLAVE at Vizag   CSR Conclave at Waltair Club, Vizag Bosco Seva Kendra in collaboration with Don Bosco Navajeevan Vizag, organized a CSR Conclave at Waltair Club, Vizag on Friday, 20th November 2015. Representatives from over 20 companies participated in the conclave to explore ways to collaborate and

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Apr, 14 2020

DB Tech Centre inaugurated in Ravulapalem

          DB Tech Centre inaugurated in Ravulapalem   DB Tech Centre was inaugurated in Ravulapalem recently in November.  The centre will be run by PARA. Courses in Hospitality and Retail Sales will be offered at the centre with immediate effect.

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Apr, 14 2020

Children Parliament Ministers at BSK has done it again!

An initiative taken against mosquitoes menace Tuition centers of Nacharam and Erukulavada suffer from the menace of mosquitoes in their area. The children parliament members held a meeting and decided to do something about it. They thought it would be a good idea carry out a rally in order to gain the attention of the area’s political leaders who were campaigning for the municipal el

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Apr, 14 2020

Children’s Day Celebrations at DBHRDC, Gagillapuram

          Children’s Day Celebrations at DBHRDC, Gagillapuram   Gagillapuram has become the host for Children’s Day Celebrations 110 children from three villages around Gagillapuram – Lakshmipatigudem, Vavirala and Annaram – participated in the Children’s Day celebrations organized on Sunday,

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Apr, 14 2020

Multi-skill Training Program at DBSM, Bangalore

Multi-skill Training Program pioneered by BSK The Multi-skill Training Program pioneered by BSK under the leadership of Fr.Thomas Santiagu (then the Director of BSK), in response to the growing market demand for manpower that can handle multiple skills especially in the construction and service industry. The program is continuing under the guidance of the present Director of BSK Fr.Arul Das.&

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Apr, 14 2020

DHISHA trains students in Odisha

          DHISHA trains students in Odisha   Mr.Mohan, Co-ordinator of DHISHA conducted seminars on Career Development for students of Intermediate and Degree Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jr & Degree College, Khajuripada. Between 8 and 10 October 2015, he covered 689 students of Intermediate, 432 undergraduate students and a

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Apr, 14 2020

STOP HUNGER NOW supports DBNJ Hyderabad

An International NGO comes to rescue of DBNJ Hyderabad STOP HUNGER NOW, an international non-governmental organization (NGO) rendering its services in collaboration with Corporates who support such a noble cause. It is working more than 71 countries and many of the places especially in African countries collaborating with Salesian Missions U.S.A. On 19.09.2015, Stop Hunger Now India in collab

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Apr, 14 2020

80 young persons successfully trained at DBHRDC

          80 young persons successfully trained at DBHRDC   Over 80 young boys and girls completed their vocational and technical training from Don Bosco Human Resource Development Centre (DBHRDC), Gagillapuram in September 2015.  Barring 10 boys who were trained in multiple skills ie., Electrical, Plumbing and Refrigera

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Apr, 14 2020

Building Capacities of Trainers

          Building Capacities of Trainers     Quarterly Review cum Training of staff of BSK’s Children’s Parliament Program was conducted on 12 September, 2015 at BIRDY, Hyderabad. 26 teachers of BSK-run tuition centres that double up as Children’s Parliaments participated in the meeting along wit

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Apr, 14 2020

Skilling India – DB Tech in collaboration with AP & TS Governments

          Skilling India – DB Tech in collaboration with AP & TS Governments   Skill Development Corporations of both Telangana (TSSDC) and Andhra Pradesh (APSSCD) invited DB Tech for a dialogue on how to skill the youth of respective states. On 08 September, 2015 during the visit of DB Tech Executive Director, F

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Apr, 14 2020

Teacher’s Day Celebrations at DB Tech Vizag

          Teacher’s Day Celebrations at DB Tech Vizag   Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions Teachers do not impact for a year but for a life time. Teacher’s Day is celebrated around the world on different dates. In India it is observed on 5th September marking the birth Anniversary

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Apr, 14 2020

69th Independence Day celebrated

Different interventions in Don Bosco Province of Hyderabad celebrated Independence Day with great fervor. aug 15 at nj warngl i day dbhrdc DSC04669

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Apr, 14 2020

DBNJ Hyderabad Reunion – 2015

Annual reunion of past pupils of Don Bosco Navajeevan (DBNJ), Hyderabad was held on 16th August 2015 coinciding with the Bicentenary of the Birth of Don Bosco. 50 past pupils participated.  Master Ritish finalist of the MAA TV Super Singer-8 Competition was invited as a special guest. Fr Y. Joji Vice-Provincial of the Salesian Province of Hyderabad graced the ocassion.  Youth presently

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Apr, 14 2020

Youth celebrate the life of Don Bosco

Don Bosco Youth Fest was held on 2nd August at Don Bosco Human Resource Development Centre, Gagillapur. 352 DB Tech trainees from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana participated. Mr.R S Praveen Kumar, IPS, Secy, TSWREIS and Fr.R Balaraju, Provincial, Salesian Province of Hyderabad were Chief Guests for the event.

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Apr, 14 2020

Fr A.M Jose Exec Director, DB Tech visits Hyderabad

      Fr.A.M.Jose, Executive Director, DB Tech, visited Bandlaguda-DB Tech on Monday 07-Sept-2015. He was accompanied by Fr.Arul Das, Director and Mr.K.Sridher, State Coordinator. Fr.A.M.Jose gave some valuable suggestions to the trainees. He shared with the group his experience while visiting the centers – the curriculum, discipline, and a

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Apr, 14 2020

Awareness program for migrant families for future of their children

An awareness program was organized on 30th July 2015 in collaboration with Child Line (1098) Child Welfare Committee and Telangana State Police (CID). About 20 families with 32 children participated in the program – from the Warangal Railway Station areas. These families hail from different parts of middle and northern India – Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh. T

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Apr, 14 2020

70 Unemployed Youth Embark on Training

    Close to 70 young and unemployed men and women chose to acquire technical skills and make a career for themselves.  After months of mobilisation efforts by DB Tech team, two batches were started in July 2015 at separate centres in Vizag and Kurnool. DB Tech Vizag has a majority of female trainees for its Retail Sales batch of 33. DB Tech Kurnool has enrol

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Apr, 14 2020

Digital India Week observed at DB Tech

The Digital India Week (01-07 July) launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi was observed by the DB Tech centres in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with students of BPO and Retail Marketing.

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Apr, 14 2020

DB Tech Retail Alumna inspires confidence

Ms. D Renuka, an alumni of Don Bosco Tech, Hyderabad, was invited on 05 June 2015 to conduct a session for the students of three months training in RETAIL. She is currently employed with Acties Technologies – a growing business support services provider of customer experience management in India. She gave a brief introduction about the company. Founded by Tutul Chowdary, Atcis Technolog

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Apr, 14 2020

Upgradation of skills for MACS staff

Forty two staff members of BSK’s Micro-credit program attended a 3-day training program for upgradation of their skills in MS Office. Resource person was Prof.Prasad, Associate Professor at JKC College, Guntur.  Topics included basic internet usage, presentation and written communication skills.  Training started at 10.00 AM on 29 June 2015 and concluded on 01 July, 2015 at Bosco I

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Apr, 14 2020

Economer, Salesian Province, Bonn visits BSK

Fr.Stefan Stoehr sdb, Economer of Salesian Province Bonn, Germany visited of office of Bosco Seva Kendra at the Don Bosco Provincial House on Saturday, 20 June 2015.  He was accompanied by five volunteers. Fr. P.Arul Das, Director of BSK took them on a tour of the office and briefed them about all the various interventions viz., Young at Risk, Micro-credit program, Children’s Parli

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Apr, 14 2020

Tips from Hospitality Professional

Trainees of the Hospitality course had a guest lecture from the sector. Mr.Tejeswara Rao, Manager of Hotel Grand in Suryapet was invited to interact with the students and share some practical experiences. On 22 June, 2015, Mr.Tejeswara Rao visited the DB Tech Centre, Nalgonda and had a formal interaction with the Centre Head, Fr. Balashowry.  Having understood the objective behind the cour

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Apr, 14 2020

Union Minister for Labour visits DBNJ Nampally

Union Minister for Labour, Govt. of India Mr.Bandaru Dattatreya made a surprise visit to the Don Bosco Navajeevan Home at Nampally on Wednesday, 20 May 2015.  The visit was part of the Swachh Hyderabad programme called by the Telangana Governament. He interacted with the team and the resident children at length.

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Apr, 14 2020

52 DB Tech Hospitality trainees placed

In different recruitment drives, more than 50 young boys and girls trained at DB Tech Kurnool and DB Tech Hyderabad were placed in reputed organisations on completion of the course in May 2015.  We now have our alumni working with Taj Deccan @ Hyderabad; Hotel Denissons @ Hubli; Hotel President, Brewsky and Barbeque Nation @ Bangalore; Pizza Hut & Avasa @ Hyderabad; Rock Garden

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Apr, 14 2020

Trainees @ Sabbavaram visit Hotel Ritz Comfort

  Trainees of Hospitality course at DB Tech Sabbavaram, visited Hotel Ritz Comfort in Dwarakanagar, Vizag on 26 May 2015. Mr. Mr.Raju Vardhan, Manager of the Hotel was in-charge of the visit and welcomed the students with great enthusiasm. He was highly impressed with DB Tech’s mission.  He gave a trainees a briefing about their Hotel and its various departments like

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Apr, 14 2020

DB Tech Nalgonda’s Star Alumnus

Success Story of Retail Trainer, BANDLAGUDA Success is life altering. Success stories are the ultimate results of greatest failures, who strived time and again towards the betterment. The same applies to Mr. Guduru Sai Raghavendra, who underwent MEPMA – Retail Sales Training at DB Tech Nalgonda in 2012. He hails from a poverty stricken family in Nalgonda. There 

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Apr, 14 2020

CSR Conclave at Hyderabad

Bosco Seva Kendra in collaboration with BoscoNet organized a Corporate Meet to explore the scope and possibilities of partnership through CSR route. Though there are only 80% of the participants turned out but the response from the Corporate was quite encouraging. The list of invitees were 50 and 29 out of them confirmed their presence, but 9 dropped out during the last days. Strategically, few of

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Apr, 14 2020

Human Rights Club – Juvenile Justice Board Interface

An open forum was organised by PARA to enable direct interface between Human Rights Club Office Bearers and functionaries of the Juvenile Justice Board. Over two days, 26-27 March, 2015, sessions were held for children from Ranga Reddy District and Hyderabad respectively, at the Govt. Observation Home for Boys, Saidabad, Hyderabad. Around 100 children in all participated in the program from HR

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Apr, 14 2020

Graduates from Hospitality Management Training, Gagillapuram

Training in Hospitality Management It was an incredible evening hosted and organized by Don Bosco Human Resource Development Center, to bid farewell to the graduates of the Phase1- Batch1 training in Hospitality Management on 17th April 2015. Chief guests for the event were from the Taj Group of Hotels, Mr. Murthi – HR Manager,  Vivanta by Taj and Mr Srinivas – HR Manage

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Apr, 14 2020

Upgradation of Vocational Training Centre at DBRC

GENPACT India continues its support for the Young at Risk in DBNJ, Ramanthapur. On 09th April 2015 the Vocational Training Centre was upgraded with new and latest machinery in the sections of Printing, Welding, Carpentry, Tailoring and Bakery with the support of GENPACT India. Ms. Sucharita Thakur, Vice-president was the Chief Guest and Mr. Radha Krishna Patel (RK) & a team of 15 employees

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Apr, 14 2020

Career Guidance for 370 students

Dhisha team was invited by the principal of Fathima High School, Timmapur, Mahbubnagar Dist. to conduct a Career Guidance Seminar for their students.  Team members – Mr.Mohan and Mr.Solomon – conducted the seminar in two separate sessions for different grades.  Mr.Mohan conducted a session for the middle school students covering topics like Preparation for Exams, Learning S

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Apr, 14 2020

BLOOMING OF TALENTS AT BEACH BLOSSOM, VIZAG

Every child is talented in some or many ways and is eager to give expression to them in an ambience in which he/she will be encouraged and supported. Some of the talents have more opportunity to find outlet in the academic set up, but not all of them. If a child is good in mathematics, he has ample opportunity to get recognition for it, but if he has a talent in music or arts, he may not get eno

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Apr, 14 2020

88 children get Career Guidance in Bodhan

Career Guidance program was conducted on 19th March, 2015 in Govt. High School, Bodhan by Mr. Solomon (Career Guidance Coordinator). The seminar was organised under the initiative of Mr.Anvesh Babu, Councilor of Bodhan. 88 children attended the program held from 10.00am to 12.30pm.  Deputy DEO Mr.M.Padmanabham, Mr.Chandra Sekhar, HM,Incharge HM, Mr.Kishore Kumar Presided ove

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Apr, 14 2020

Guest Lecture on Life Skills @ DBHRDC

Mr.M V Srinivas Rao, Asst.Manager – Youth Development at Magic Bus Foundation was invited to take a session on Life Skills for the students of Hospitality course at DBHRDC, Gagillapuram on 11 March, 2015. Mr.Rao started his session at 2:30 PM and started with an introduction to Computers and its applications in every sphere of modern living.  He used team games and activities to deal

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Apr, 14 2020

International Women’s Day @ MACS

Women’s Day was packed with a lot of inspiration and perspiration at MACS Office, PT Parru, Guntur District. After some highly inspirational messages by special invitees – Sr.Stella, Correspondent & Superior, JMJ College, Tenali ; Sr.Sahaya Rani, Correspondent, Don Bosco High School, P T Parru ; Ms.P Padma, Manager, Lisa Beauty Parlor, Hyderabad ; Fr.Rayappa, Rector, Don Bosco P

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Apr, 14 2020

International Women’s Day celebrated

Women’s Day was celebrated across the state of Andhra Pradesh under the action2015 initiatves by PARA in collaboration with different field partners. 1. With the National Domestic Workers’ Union in Vizianagaram   2. With the Human Rights Club at Lutheran School, Rajahmundry   3. With the Rajahmundry Club members   4. At PARA, Ravulapalem 5. At Sur

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Apr, 14 2020

Volunteers Meet at Hyderabad

Fourteen volunteers hailing from Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and India, currently serving in the projects for street and tribal children and youth, met at Don Bosco Provincial House, Hyderabad for a two day animation on 2 and 3 March 2015.   The meeting was convened by the Vice Provincial, Fr. Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar who is also in-charge of the volunteers in the P

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Apr, 14 2020

“Surakshita” – A Home for Women in Distress

“Surakshita”, is the name of the Home for Women in Distress – a project of PARA supported by Don Bosco Mondo, Germany. The word signifies Care, Protection and Safety. The home was officially blessed and inaugurated on 16th August, 2014. Sex trafficking in women and children is one of the fastest growing activities in Andhra Pradesh and particularly in East Godavari District.

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Apr, 14 2020

PARA facilitates Courts of Women

The Aim of Courts of Women is ‘Towards violence-free homes, a violence free society, and a violence-free world’ The History: The Courts of Women evolved with the involvement of AWHRC and El Taller International. Beginning in the 1992 in Pakistan, China, Japan, covered South East Asia, Africa, the Arab World, Latin America, the Pacific, and the US. Corinne Kumar of CIEDS/Vimochana

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Apr, 14 2020

Tuition Centre’s Parent’s meet at Ongole

Parents Meet Don Bosco Navajeevan Tuition Centers organized a Parents’ Meet on 17th of February, 2015 in Don Bosco, Ongole. The Parents of our tuition children from ten slums of Ongole, namely, 1.  Balaram Colony ;  2. Papa Colony ; 3. Kesvarajkunta ; 4. Indira Colony ; 5. Joshuva Colony ;     6. Balaji ST Colony ; 7. Dattraya ST Colony ; 8.  ST

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Apr, 14 2020

Food Festival at DBHRDC Gagilapuram

The Department of Hospitality organised a food festival for its trainees on 27 February, 2015 at the DB HRD Centre, Gagillapuram. All the 30 trainees participated enthusiastically in preparing for a four course meal.  They started with a welcome drink, soup, main course and dessert. While some got into food carving, others were eager to try out their Chicken Biryani recipe.  The salad

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Apr, 14 2020

BSK at the National Seminar on Youth Development, Sriperumbudur

National Institute of Youth Development, Sriperumbudur organised its First National Seminar on Youth Development on 26-27 February, 2015.  The seminar had over 200 delegates from across the country.  Around 50 professionals from different areas were present in the plenary and parallel sessions. Director, DBTech, Hyderabad – Fr.P Arul Das and Sr.Program Manager, BSK – Mr.

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Apr, 14 2020

Visitors from Manos Unidas

Ms. Carmen Pedraza, the Asian Desk in-charge at Manos Unidas and Ms. Ana Luna in charge of A.P. Telangana, and Orissa came on a 5-day visit to the Salesian Province of Hyderabad.  Accompanied by Fr.Thomas Santiagu, Director of BSK, they visited projects in the districts of Kadapa, Kurnool and Kollapur.  They interacted with the staff, students, beneficiaries and Salesians implementing

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Apr, 14 2020

A visit to DBHRD Centre by Parents of Trainees at Gagillapuram

Parent’s Meeting to apprise about the skills acquired by their wards A Parents’ Meet was held on Sunday, 22nd February, 2015 at the DBHRDC to apprise the parents about the skills their wards were learning at the centre. All the parents were present for the meeting and due to some emergency some left early from the centre. The students were actively involved in planning out the

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Apr, 14 2020

Children in Rajiv Nagar ensure Safety of School from Miscreants

Parliament meetings held by in Rajiv Nagar had one common problem surfacing each time – the poor upkeep of their Government School.  Issues like lack of drinking water, absenteeism of teachers, garbage in classrooms were taken up and sorted by addressing them to the Principal.  The children themselves took up the responsibility of cleaning the classrooms and school premises collect

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Apr, 14 2020

DHISHA brings job aspirants face to face with companies

Dhisha on Sunday, 22nd February 2015 organised a Recruitment Drive at its office in St.Theresa’s Church premises, Sanathnagar, Hyderabad.  The initiative brought together close to 650 students and 19 companies seeking suitable candidates.   There were separate stalls allotted to different companies to enable one-to-one interviews and group discussions as per their requireme

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Apr, 14 2020

Head of NSFDC appreciates DBHRDC, Gagilapuram

An Appreciation from NSFDC Mr.R R Singh Chairman & Managing Director and C Ramesh Rao Asst. General Manager of National SC & ST Finance & Development Corporation visited the Don Bosco Human Resource Development Center at Gagillapuram and interacted with the students on 14 February, 2015. The students invited the visitors with welcome songs and provided refreshments. M

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Apr, 14 2020

86 Students of R R Dist. all set to protect Human Rights

On 19th & 20th November, 2014, Human Rights Club Office bearers were given orientation and training on the concept, roles & responsibilities of the club. The two-day residential training program was held at BIRDY under the aegis of PARA with Mr.Ambedkar of BSK Co-ordinating the  event. 86 high-school students – including 49 girls and 37 boys – from government schools in

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Apr, 14 2020

Human Rights training for 32 Teachers

Thirty two teachers from Govt. Schools of Hyderabad District attended a training program organised by PARA in Hyderabad on 17-18 November, 2014. The teachers represented 30 schools from the mandals of Himayatnagar, Musheerabad, Secunderabad, Amberpet, Nampally and Ameerpet. There were 19 female and 14 male teachers. The programme dealt with the concept of creating Human Rights Clubs in eve

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Apr, 14 2020

BOSCO SEVA KENDRA & NIEHOFF INDIA PVT.LTD. enter into a funding partnership

Niehoff India Pvt. Ltd., and BSK have signed an agreement for a CSR engagement that proposes to accomplish three of the crucial projects areas that could effectively reach out to close to 1100 children and 120 youth from the most underprivileged sections of society. The outreach will spread out to three different districts across the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Vizag Bridge Sch

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Apr, 14 2020

250 children provided temporary care and support at DBRC, Ramanthapur

Hundreds of children were rescued from exploitative situations in the infamous bangle industry of Old City, Hyderabad in a massive search and rescue operation carried out by the Department of Labor and the City Police. About 250 of these children were referred to the Don Bosco Rehabilitation Centre at Ramanthapur on 24th of January 2015 without any prior notice. The children, mainly from the

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Apr, 14 2020

HUD HUD CYCLONE affects children @ DBNJ, Vizag

Don Bosco Navajeevan, Visakhapatnam felt direct impact of the Hudhud cyclone that hit the coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha in October, 2014. It had a reported speed of 190 kmph.  Though fatalities were limited, thanks to the early warnings, it has practically reduced the once beautiful district of Visakhapatnam into barren land, throwing people into a state of desperation.  Many of th

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Apr, 14 2020

DB TECH, Kurnool goes to the field

Hospitality trainees went for a Field visit on November 12th 2014 to Ragamayuri Resorts in Thandrapadu, Kurnool. Thirty seven eager learners spent the day observing and gathering information about the various departments and their functions. The team was led by their Hospitality trainer Mr.Hyder Basha who gave a live demonstration of the different operations they had learnt in class – B

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Apr, 14 2020

WE CARE FOR EVERY CHILD!

Child Rights are Human Rights, and Dear Children, We care for you! These were the focus of a series of training programmes and publicity campaigns during the first week of November at Don Bosco Navajeevan, Hyderabad. These included the Hub level training for HLK-ChildMISS, Human Rights Education for government school teachers and the release of posters and T-Shirts for the Child Safety Net Campa

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Apr, 14 2020

250 people DINE FOR A CAUSE – of educating the needy

Bosco Seva Kendra hosted a unique evening for its supporters – DINE FOR A CAUSE – a dinner to celebrate the joy of giving. Close to 250 individuals from different walks of life gathered at St.Francis College for Women on Saturday, 15 November, 2014. In a culmination of over a year of preparations, the fundraising event saw many people offering their support and collaboration.&nbsp

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Apr, 14 2020

‘Dine for a Cause’ – Fundraising Event

A Charity Dinner is being organised to raise funds for the education of over 820 children rescued from the streets and exploitative labour.  These children presently under the care and support of Don Bosco Navajeevan Shelters are all ready to pursue education. Constrained by paucity of funds to support their mainstream education, Bosco Seva Kendra has planned a fundraising event to bring

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Apr, 14 2020

Don Bosco Mondo Team at PARA – a report

Visit of Friends from Afar – A visit that took our work of setting up Human Right Clubs in Schools to the next level Taking another step towards institutionalising our initiative of setting up human rights clubs in schools with the support of Don Bosco Mondo, Bonn, Peoples Action for Rural Awakening (PARA) compiled a hand book for teachers and students. The same was released in a public

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Apr, 14 2020

Team from Don Bosco Mondo @ BSK

Ms.Larissa Wulfret and Ms.Susanne Artz of Don Bosco Mondo, Bonn, Germany are with us for a 3-day monitoring visit between 20-22 October, 2014. Meetings are scheduled with the different project teams to discuss issues and challenges faced by them, especially on the MACS program. They also visited the Navajeevan Boys Home at Ramanthapur and Vijayawada, interacting with the children and the team

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Apr, 14 2020

57 unemployed youth participate in Job Orientation Program

Dhisha organised a Job Orientation Program for unemployed youth in Ponnur, Guntur District on 03 October, 2014.  57 young men and women attended the session which covered Interview techniques, grooming and presentation skills.  The youth got an overview of the current trends in the job market.

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Apr, 14 2020

BSK at Seva Mela 2014

Bosco Seva Kendra participated in the Seva Mela, 2014 organised by United Care Development Services (UC) and United Way of Hyderabad at HITEX Exhibition Centre, Hitech City, Hyderabad. A stall of size 6×6 was put up displaying different activities of BSK with special focus on formal and non-formal education for children in difficult circumstances and in tribal areas, and for the youth.

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Apr, 14 2020

28 students of DBTech to join Pizza Hut

In a single round of campus recruitment held today at DB HRD Centre at Gagillapuram, by Pizza Hut,  28 students out of the total 30 were selected after a round of personal interviews. We wish them all the very best!!!

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Apr, 14 2020

71 street children pass Open Schooling 10th

Navajeevan Bala Bhavan organised a special program for distribution of certificates for those who have completed Open School 10th class during 2013-2014,  at BVK-Auto Nagar on 11.09.2014. 71 students passed 10th class under the National Open School Program in this batch. Certificates were given away by the Chief Guest Mr. D. Anjaneya Reddy, Project Director, NCLP, Krishna district and th

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Apr, 14 2020

12 Members of Hospitality Course join Hotel Daspalla

As part of campus recruitments happening at DB Tech, Sabbavaram,  Mr.Apparao  Manager of Hotel Daspalla, Suryabagh, Visakhapatnam,  visited the campus 01 Sept 2014.   In an initial round of interaction, Mr.Apparao gave the aspiring candidates an introduction to the Daspalla group of Hotels.  This was followed by an informal question answer session which was highly

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Apr, 14 2020

Exposure visit to Hotel Hampshire Plaza

A one-day field exposure trip was organised for students of the Hospitality course at Gagillapuram HRD Centre. On 20 Sept, 2014, trainees were taken to Hotel Hampshire Plaza in Lakdikapul, Hyderabad. Hospitality trainer Ms.M Syamala and CE trainer Ms.K Priyatha Raj accompanied the group. The visit began at 12 noon with an introduction to Mr.Ranjeet the HR Executive at Hotel Hampshire Plaza. A

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Apr, 14 2020

Human Rights Training for Teachers – Khammam

PARA’s ambitious project of establishing 1000 Human Right clubs in high schools of AP and Telangana states is making steady progress. Teachers of select districts are trained to be guides of the HR clubs and later the club office bearers are trained and clubs activated. Khammam is the first district in Telangana taken in the project. Other districts will follow. Mr. Ramana Murthy CWC me

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Apr, 14 2020

Wedding bells

Navajeevan Bala Bhavan, Vijayawada had immense pleasure to celebrate the marriage of Ms. Saraswathi, an orphan girl of Navajeevan Bala Bhavan on Aug 20, 2014 at Mandadam Village, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh. Ms. Saraswathi was rescued, educated, brought up and acquired vocational skills.. Mr. Bellamkonda Narendra, the bridegroom, runs a Photo Studio in Mancherial Town, Adilabad district a

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Apr, 14 2020

A Journey of over One HUNDRED SEASONS with the Dalit Bahujans

With the Blessing and Inauguration of” Surakshita”, the Home for Women in Distress by Rev.Fr.Raminedi Balaraju Sdb, Provincial and Sr.Mary George, the Vice Provinical of MSMHC, the flagging of the State level campaign by Prof.Madabhushi Sridhar, Central Information Commissioner against corporal punishments in schools and the Public Meeting at the premises of Ekalavya Training Centr

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Apr, 14 2020

GE (General Electronics) Donates Dance Super Station

In yet another CSR initiative, GE employees contributed to present a Dance Super Station (DSS) to the boys at Don Bosco Navajeevan Home in Secunderabad. As part of a continuing program in which employees of GE, Hyderabad visit the DBNJ on weekends to spend time with the inmates, sharing their skills and knowledge, a DSS  was presented to the home on 7th September 2014.  It was forma

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Apr, 14 2020

Annual DBNJ – Hyderabad past pupils re-union

On 31st August 2014 around 45 past pupils of Don BoscoNavajeevan gathered at Don Bosco Rehabilitation premises for a day long get together and sharing. The occasion was made colourful with the presence of four Comedy Actors (Sai Baba, Bantu, Praveen Kumar and Ramesh) from Telugu feature film ‘Gabbarsingh’, Rev. Fr. Noel Maddhichetty SDB, SPCSA,Secretary and Mr. Ramesh Bojja, Andhra P

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Apr, 14 2020

Training cum Production unit in Warangal

Trainees to Tailors This year 2nd batch Advanced Skills Trainings for girls above 15 years was successfully completed. About 246 are trained under tailoring since the inception of trade on 15th Aug 2012. The trainees hail from various slum communities. These skills trainings are an integral part of BSK’s strategy to prevent child and early marriages. Courses like tailoring, beauty salo

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Apr, 14 2020

CAREER GUIDANCE PROGRAM HELD AT RAVULAPALEM

Career Guidance program was conducted from 16th July, 2014 to 18th July, 2014 in Ravulapalem, East Godavari District by Mr. Solomon (Career Guidance Coordinator) with support of Rev. Fr. Thomas Santiagu (Director), Rev. Fr. Kishore. The 1st day seminar was arranged in Sri Siddardha High School at Ravulapalem, by Mr. Sandeep Varsala, the Head Master of that Institution. The seminar started

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Apr, 14 2020

BPO center @ Sabbavaram, Visakhapatnam

The young and fledging Bosco Tech in Sabbavaram Mandal, Visakhapatnam, opened its doors to a new batch of Business Process outsourcing (BPO) students. This is the second batch of students at Bosco Tech, Devipuram, after the institute started its operations in the month of May 2014. The students were welcomed by the director of the institute, Fr. Thomas Thottiyil SDB. The Chief Guests for

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Apr, 14 2020

Children’s Parliament “Ministers” Training

At “BIRDY” Hyderabad on 23rd and 24th August 2014. The training was for the “Child ministers” of the “Neighborhood children parliaments”. These ministers came from “Tuition centers” organized by the project. This is a “Tuition center cum Children’s Parliament” project. Parents of poor children attach great importance to “

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Apr, 14 2020

Volunteers from Austria and Germany came together for 2 days

A two day volunteers’ meet for all the foreign volunteers working in various Navajeevan Centres of the Province was convened on 5th and 6th of July 2014 in the Provincial House, Hyderabad. Ten volunteers from Austria and Germany working in three of our centres for the young at risk (Vizag, Vijayawada and Hyderabad) participated in the meeting. Fr Raminedi Balaraju, the Provinc

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Apr, 14 2020

Sharing family responsibility by stitching clothes gives lot of satisfaction — Dhanalakshmi from Uppalaguptam

My name is Seelam Dhanalakshmi and I am from Uppalaguptam Mandal. My husband’s name is Seelam Durga Rao. He works as a tractor driver and with the income he is earning through that he is looking after the family. I want to help and support by husband in looking after the family. I know stitching but to buy a sewing machine we don’t have enough money.One of my neighbors K. Jyothi explai

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Apr, 14 2020

Confidence can bring lot of change in family status — Satyavathi from Uppalaguptam

My name is Nandampudi Satyavathi and I am from Uppalaguptam Mandal. My husband’s name is Sai babu and we have three daughters. We do the laundry work and are looking after the family. One daughter is studying B.A and the other is studying Intermediate. One volunteer by name B. Mangadevi who is working with Bosco Swasakthi MAC society came to our village and explained us about the saving

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Apr, 14 2020

Love generates love and hatred breeds hatred

There are many sayings and proverbs told to us by our elders in good olden days. Given an opportunity they can be proved accordingly.   One such incident has taken place in DBNJ Vizag center. A man who was welcomed into the shelter expressed his gratitude emotionally.                                 &nbsp

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Apr, 14 2020

Bosco Swalambana helped us in starting our own vegetable shop — Rayudu Kumari Ambajipet

My name is Rayudu Kumari and i am from Ambajipet Mandal. My husband’s name is Simhachalam. I have two sons and they are studying 10th class and 9th class respectively. I heard about the Bosco Swalambana MAC society and formed a  group along with my friends and named it as “Om Sai Manikanta Group”. we joined the society on 4-2-13. It has been 1.5 yrs that we associated with

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Apr, 14 2020

“I’ll be carrying many interesting events in my head and a heap of love in my heart” — says Melanie

My name is Melanie Stammler and I am an Austrian citizen. I am 21 years old and I worked in my country as a florist. The reason why I decided to come to India is quite simple: I wanted to have new experiences outside Europe and make my contribution to children who were not as lucky in life as I have been. Here in Don Bosco I have poor but caring and lively children, friendly co-workers and warm

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Apr, 14 2020

Coal business is helping me in leading a happy life says Adilakshmi from P.Gannavaram

My name is Adilakshmi and i am from P. Gannavaram. My husband’s name is Ramakrishna. I heard about the “Bosco Swayamkrushi MAC” society from my friends and it has already been 4.5 yrs that i have joined the MAC society. A volunteer from MAC society Ms. Babykumari came to my place and explained about the society to me and then along with 8 other members we formed as a gr

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Apr, 14 2020

Weaving and Stitching can also make a living — Hymavathi from P.Gannavaram

My name is Hymavathi and i am from P. Gannavaram. My husband’s name is Satyanarayana. I heard about the “Bosco Swayamkrushi MAC” society from my friends and it has already been 4 yrs that i have joined the MAC society. My friend Meenakshi came to my place and explained about the society to me and then along with 8 other members we formed as a group and named it as “Sat

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Apr, 14 2020

Never thought that we will start a Coir Business says Dhanalakshmi from Ambajipet

My name is Daara Dhanalakshmi and i am from Ambajipet Mandal. My husband’s name is Anandarao. “Bosco Swalambana MAC” society has conducted a seminar in our village in which they explained about the rules and regulations of the Micro Credit Program. After listening to them and understanding the guidelines i joined the society immediately. Its already been 4 yrs that i am as

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Apr, 14 2020

The outstanding things are the happy moments I spent with the children — says Luci

My name is Lucy, I am 19 years old and hail from Austria. For the past 10 months I have been working in Don Bosco Navajeevan Bala Bhavan, Vizag, Andhra Pradesh. The main areas of my work are teaching in Beach Blossom School, which is a Bridge School for the mainstreaming of school dropouts. I spend time with Shelter children too in playing games, listening to their stories, teaching songs, dance

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Nov, 16 2016

Officials from Don Bosco Jugendhilfe Weltweit, Switzerland visit BSK

Mr.Markus Burri, Managing Director and Ms.Desiree Meier, Project Incharge of Asia Projects, Don Bosco Jugendhilfe Weltweit, Switzerland visited Salesian province of Hyderabad on 14-15 November, 2016.  The team visited the project areas and had interaction with the target groups. On 14 November Mr.Burri and Ms.Meier, accompanied by Fr.P.Arul Das, BSK Director visited Don Bosco, Kurnool. A m

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Apr, 13 2020

Children lead a rally against Alcohol and Smoking

Members of Children’s Parliament in NTR Nagar organised a rally in their locality with total support from their teachers and Program Coordinators. The messages they carried was ‘Alcohol takes you away from family and society’, ‘Smoking harms not only you but others around you’. CWC Chairperson, Ms.P Syamala briefed the participants on these two evils and commended

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Apr, 14 2020

International Women’s Day at BIRD, Guntur

  International Women’s Day at BIRD, Guntur International Women’s Day was organized at BIRD, Guntur on 08 March 2016. Ms.Sk.Johny Moon, Chairperson, Zilla Praja Parishad – Guntur, attended as a Chief Guest, and guest of honorees’ was as follows: Chief Guests presided for this International Women’s Day Program Fr.Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar

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