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,
“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 fo
DON BOSCO HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, Dept of Hospital (Food and Beverage service), Gagillapuram had some very valuable inputs on the importance of integrating good nutrition with tasty food.
A special session was organised for the students of hospitality course with a guest lecture by Ms.Fran Schmitt, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist from the USA. She gave practical i
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 Provincial addresse
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.
Children's Parliament , Volunteers , Young At Risk
Note from a Community Partner
“Hello! I am B.Prasad, General Secretary, Arundhati Welfare Association, Budwel. I live in Budwel, beside Methodist church. When I observed the children in my street are going to tuition regularly, I felt very happy. A few months back, I had approached Stephen (Teacher, BSK) to ask if he can be able to work for our children. Then he agreed and now the tuition centre is runn
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
Volunteer takes back “the spirit of sharing” from DBNJ, Vijayawada
“I shall cherish the spirit of sharing I learnt from the children” Ms.Maria Georgiadas
Maria Georgiadas is all of nineteen. She was 18 when she decided to volunteer with Don Bosco Navajeevan, Vijayawada. Inspired by her friend Elina Gruber who had earlier been a volunteer at DBNJ, she came to India right after high school, with a lot of excitement and skepticism all at once.