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1170 Covid-19 Relief Operations Continue… for transgenders in Mumbai

posted by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated ]

Mumbai, October 2020:
The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) in joint collaboration with Don Bosco Mondo (Bonn, Germany) helped more than 100 transgenders residing in the slums of Mumbai; by distributing relief kits containing ration and toiletries. A total number of 20,000 poor and needy in the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat will be helped in these coming weeks through this new project.

Fr Rolvin D’Mello (Executive Director – DBDS) thanked Don Bosco Mondo and Conrad Family (Germany) for the financial support. Social distancing and other government compliances were strictly adhered to during this entire process. “Thank you so much Don Bosco for helping us during these last six months of the lockdown” said of the beneficiaries who begs at a traffic signal in the city.

Since April 2020 we have touched the lives of 6,32,683 poor and needy – providing for their basic needs during this challenging time of Covid-19 pandemic.


“Dankeschön Familie Conrad”

(Thank you Conrad Family)
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1169 Mask Making Training for Slum Women…. towards sustainable livelihood

posted by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated ]

Pune, October 2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) conducted five face-mask making trainings from June to October in Chinchwad and Koregaon Park. 51 women benefited from these trainings conducted under the aegis of the health project financially supported by AXA Business Services.

The participants learnt to make three types of masks: round double-cloth mask, double-plated mask and triple-plated mask. Resource person also took session on business development and management: marketing, costing, budgeting, pricing and branding of products.

The details of these training are as follows:

Date

Area

Trainer

Participants

12.08.2020

Subhasnagar, yerwada

Mrs. Savita Modak

12

29.08.2020

Kharadi

Mrs. Savita Modak

15

08.08.2020

Don Bosco Office

Ms. Manisha Kshirsagar

8

17.09.2020

Don Bosco Office

Ms. Manisha Kshirsagar

7

08.10.2020

Don Bosco Office

Ms. Manisha Kshirsagar

9

Total

51

 

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1168 Sanitizer Making Training for Slum Women…. towards sustainable livelihood

posted by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated ]

Pune, October 2020:
The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) conducted five sanitizer making trainings from June to October in Chinchwad and Koregaon Park. 75 women benefited from these trainings conducted under the aegis of the health project financially supported by AXA Business Services.

The objective of these trainings was to impart skills and knowledge for supplementary income to the families connected to this project. Mrs. Samidra Thite and Mrs. Kranti Sansare were the resource persons for these trainings. The participants learnt to make three types of sanitizers namely liquid-based, gel-based and spray. Resource persons also conducted a session on business development and management: marketing, costing, budgeting, pricing and branding of products.



The details of these training are as follows:

Date

Area

Trainer

Participants

28.07.2020

Don Bosco Office

Mrs. Samidra Thite

14

17.08.2020

Don Bosco Office

Mrs. Samidra Thite

14

29.09.2020

Ajantha Nagar

Mrs. Samidra Thite

15

06.10.2020

Tadiwala Road

Mrs. Kranti Aanand Sansare

13

14.10.2020

Apale Ghar, Wagholi

Mrs. Kranti Aanand Sansare

19

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75

 

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1167 Health Awareness Sessions for Women and Children

posted by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated ]

Pune, October 2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) conducted 36 awareness sessions from June to October in Chinchwad and Koregaon Park; on controlling the spread of COVID-19 and the required precautions. A total number of 723 people (439 women and 284 children) benefited from these sessions conducted under the aegis of the health project financially supported by AXA Business Services.

The DBDS staff and the resource persons interacted with the women and children and educated them on the importance of washing and cleaning hand with hand wash and covering nose and face with mask and obey social distancing. They also educated them on installing Arogya Setu App. Children were given face mask, bath soaps and milk packets after the session.

Following information was given to participants:

• Difference between COVID-19, common cold, FLU, Allergies.
• SARS and COVID-19 and how it spreads.
• City, State and National situation
• Clinical features like incubation period, recovery time, signs and symptoms.
• IgM/IgG test
• Preventive measures
• Government guidelines
• Stigma prevention and positive attitude

The details of sessions conducted are as follows:

Date

Area

Trainer

Participants

 

 

 

Women

Children

17.06.2020

Kalewadi

Mr. Bansode & Mrs. Akshada Naik

27

 

20.06.2020

Bharat Nagar

 Mrs. Sarika Kadam & Mrs. Vibhawari Kamble

25

 

22.06.2020

Don Bosco office

Mrs. Akshada Naik

10

 

25.06.2020

Don Bosco office

Mrs. Akshada Naik

15

 

30.06.2020

Don Bosco Office

Mrs. Akshada Naik

31

 

11.07.2020

Ram Nagar

Mrs. Akshada Naik  & Mrs. Sarika Kadam

 

20

13.07.2020

M. Phule Nagar

Mrs. Akshada Naik  & Mrs. Sarika Kadam

 

20

24.07.2020

Don Bosco office

Mrs. Akshada Naik

27

 

28.07.2020

Don Bosco office

Mrs. Akshada Naik

15

 

27.07.2020

Don Bosco office

Mrs. Akshada Naik

23

 

30.07.2020

Don Bosco Office

Mrs. Akshada Naik

18

 

01.08.2020

Don Bosco Office

Mrs. Akshada Naik  

23

 

05.08.2020

Don Bosco Office

Mrs. Akshada Naik 

20

 

07.08.2020

Datta Nagar

Mrs. Akshada Naik

21

 

11.08.2020

Ajantha Nagar

Mrs. Sarika Kadam

17

 

17.08.2020

Don Bosco office

Mrs. Akshada Naik

16

 

18.08.2020

Don Bosco Office

Mrs. Akshada Naik

9

 

25.08.2020

Khadi Machine

Mrs. Akshada Naik

 

15

28.08.2020

Ambedkar Nagar

Mrs. Sarika Kadam

 

15

04.09.2020

Indira Nagar

Mrs. Akshada Naik & Mrs. Sarika Kadam 

19

 

08.09.2020

Durga Nagar

Mrs. Rajshree Deshkhaire & Mrs. Akshada Naik   

15

 

11.09.2020

Dutta Nagar

Mrs. Akshada Naik 

 

16

19.09.2020

Ajantha Nagar

Mrs. Akshada Naik

 

15

25.09.2020

Vidya Nagar

Mrs. Vibhawri Kamble

 

15

28.09.2020

Don Bosco Office

Mrs. Akshada Naik

60

 

29.09.2020

Ajantha Nagar

Mrs. Akshada Naik

15

 

30.09.2020

M. Phule Nagar

Mrs. Akshada Naik

16

 

24.08.2020

Nagpur chwal, yerwada

Mr. Nagsen Chavan, Ms. Nilima chandhere

 

19

25.08.2020

Gandhinagar

Ms. Nilima chandhere

 

22

28.08.2020

Poona Club Community

Ms. Nilima chandhere

 

13

08.09.2020

Subhashnagar, Yerwada

Mr. Nagsen Chavan, Ms. Nilima chandhere

 

24

12.09.2020

Tadiwala Road

Mr. Nagsen Chavan

 

33

05.10.2020

Vishrantwadi

Mr. Nagsen Chavan, Ms. Nilima chandhere

 

27

14.10.2020

Sai Baba Nagar

Mrs. Akshada Naik and Mrs Sarika Kadam

15

16.10.2020

Indira Nagar

Mrs. Akshada Naik and Mrs Sarika Kadam

15

19.10.2020

Ambedkar Nagar

Mrs. Sarika Kadam

17

 

Total

439

284

 

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1166 Covid-19 Relief Operations Continue in Mumbai… for physically challenged

posted Oct 18, 2020, 2:40 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Oct 18, 2020, 2:40 AM ]

Mumbai, October 2020:
The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) in joint collaboration with Don Bosco Mondo (Bonn, Germany) helped 140 physically challenged people residing in the slums Mumbai; by distributing relief kits containing ration and toiletries. A total number of 20,000 poor and needy in the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat will be helped in these coming weeks through this new project.

Fr Rolvin D’Mello (Executive Director – DBDS) thanked Don Bosco Mondo and Conrad Family (Germany) for the financial support. Since some of the physically challenged could not come to collect their relief kits; their family members collected it on their behalf. Social distancing and other government compliances were strictly adhered to during this entire process. The people were thankful for the help that they received from Don Bosco.

Since April 2020 we have touched the lives of 6,32,683 poor and needy – providing for their basic needs during this challenging time of Covid-19 pandemic.

“Dankeschön Familie Conrad” 

(Thank you Conrad Family)
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1165 Covid-19 Relief Operations Continue in Mumbai… another 400 poor and families helped…

posted Oct 15, 2020, 3:57 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Oct 15, 2020, 3:59 AM ]

Mumbai, October 2020:
The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) in joint collaboration with Don Bosco Mondo (Bonn, Germany) helped another 400 poor and needy families from the slum of Sewri, Reay Road, Dockyard and Cotton Green areas; by distributing relief kits containing ration and toiletries. A total number of 20,000 poor and needy in the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat will be helped in these coming weeks through this new project.

Fr Rolvin D’Mello (Executive Director – DBDS) thanked Don Bosco Mondo and Conrad Family (Germany) for the financial support. Social distancing and other government compliances were strictly adhered to during this entire process. The people were thankful for the help that they received from Don Bosco.

Since April 2020 we have touched the lives of 6,32,683 poor and needy – providing for their basic needs during this challenging time of Covid-19 pandemic.

“Dankeschön Familie Conrad” 
(Thank you Conrad Family)
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1164 Covid-19 Relief Operations Continue in Mumbai… another 200 poor families helped

posted Oct 11, 2020, 5:22 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Oct 11, 2020, 5:22 AM ]

Mumbai, October 2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) in joint collaboration with Don Bosco Mondo (Bonn, Germany) helped another 200 poor and needy families residing in the slums of Bandra; by distributing relief kits containing ration and toiletries. A total number of 20,000 poor and needy in the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat will be helped in these coming weeks through this relief project.

Fr Rolvin D’Mello (Executive Director – DBDS) thanked Don Bosco Mondo and Conrad Family (Germany) for the financial support. The distribution was done from the campus of Mount Carmel Church (Bandra) – social distancing and other government compliances were strictly adhered to during this entire process.

Since April 2020 we have touched the lives of 6,32,683 poor and needy – providing for their basic needs during this challenging time of Covid-19 pandemic.

“Dankeschön Familie Conrad” 

(Thank you Conrad Family)
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1163 Covid-19 Relief Operations Continue in Mumbai… another 100 poor families helped

posted Oct 11, 2020, 5:18 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Oct 11, 2020, 5:19 AM ]

Mumbai, October 2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) in joint collaboration with Don Bosco Mondo (Bonn, Germany) helped another 100 poor families of the young people who are part of the Don Bosco Oratory in Matunga; by distributing relief kits containing ration and toiletries. A total number of 20,000 poor and needy in the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat will be helped in these coming weeks through this relief project.

Fr Rolvin D’Mello (Executive Director – DBDS) thanked Don Bosco Mondo and Conrad Family (Germany) for the financial support. The distribution was done from the campus of Don Bosco Matunga – social distancing and other government compliances were strictly adhered to during this entire process.

Since April 2020 we have touched the lives of 6,32,683 poor and needy – providing for their basic needs during this challenging time of Covid-19 pandemic.

“Dankeschön Familie Conrad” 

(Thank you Conrad Family)
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1162 Covid-19 Relief Operations in Nashik: 200 poor families helped

posted Oct 11, 2020, 5:16 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Oct 11, 2020, 5:16 AM ]

Mumbai, October 2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) in joint collaboration with Don Bosco Mondo (Bonn, Germany) helped 200 poor families from the slums of Nashik city; by distributing relief kits containing ration and toiletries. A total number of 20,000 poor and needy in the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat will be helped in these coming weeks through this relief project.

Fr Rolvin D’Mello (Executive Director – DBDS) thanked Don Bosco Mondo and Conrad Family (Germany) for the financial support. The distribution was done from the campus of Don Bosco Nashik – social distancing and other government compliances were strictly adhered to during this entire process.

Since April 2020 we have touched the lives of 6,32,683 poor and needy – providing for their basic needs during this challenging time of Covid-19 pandemic.

“Dankeschön Familie Conrad” 

(Thank you Conrad Family)
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1161 Covid-19 Relief Operations Continue in Mumbai… another 400 poor families helped from Dharavi

posted Oct 9, 2020, 8:09 AM by Don Bosco Development Society

Mumbai, October 2020:
The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) in joint collaboration with Don Bosco Mondo (Bonn, Germany) helped another 400 poor and needy families from the slum of Dharavi; by distributing relief kits containing ration and toiletries. A total number of 20,000 poor and needy in the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat will be helped in these coming weeks through this new project.

Fr Rolvin D’Mello (Executive Director – DBDS) thanked Don Bosco Mondo for the financial support. Social distancing and other government compliances were strictly adhered to during this entire process. The people were thankful for the help that they received from Don Bosco.

Since April 2020 we have touched the lives of 6,32,683 poor and needy – providing for their basic needs during this challenging time of Covid-19 pandemic.

“We are thankful we could help”
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