Officials from Don Bosco Jugendhilfe Weltweit, Switzerland visit BSK

16 November 2016

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 meeting was organized with the Shikari community, wherein the visitors interacted with the parents & children of the Shikari community at the bridge school. The visitors got a firsthand feedback from the children about the impact created by Don Bosco’s intervention.  Some of the parents shared that their children were now going to regular schools, thanks to the Don Bosco staff’s dedication.



The visitors then inaugurated Electrical lab and Fitter lab and interacted with Garment making, welding, carpentry trainees.

Thereafter they visited Don Bosco Tech and Navajeevan Centres.



On 15th Fr.T.Vijaya Bhaskar, Provincial, Fr.Androth Jose, Economer and Fr.P.Arul Das, had a discussion with Markus and Desiree regarding future projects.  A few of the development projects that are in immediate need of support were presented before the visitors.

They were positive about taking a couple of the projects forward. Marcus and Desiree later visited the Bosco Seva Kendra office and had interaction with the staff.


The team went to Don Bosco Human Resources Development Centre, Gagillapur as the last lap of the visit to BSK interventions. There they interacted with the trainees and gave their message. They commended the progress made by trainees of Hospitality course and encouraged them trainees all to do well even at their jobs.