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Haircut raises £800 for Ashalayam

Haircut raises £800 for Ashalayam

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 09:43

Last Saturday, Salesian Cooperator John Hoskins had (probably) the most expensive haircut in the world, from Fr Andrew Ebrahim SDB, in aid of Don Bosco Ashalayam in Kolkata.

John bravely volunteered for the fundraising event, which has so far raised £800 from generous sponsors. Equipped with PPE, basic cutting implements and an extensive repertoire of YouTube 'how to' videos, Fr Andrew lopped... Read More »

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Salesians in Bangalore step up COVID-19 aid as cases rise

Salesians in Bangalore step up COVID-19 aid as cases rise

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 18:40

The Salesian Province of Bangalore, which covers the two most southerly states of India, Kerala and Karnataka, are continuing to respond to the needs of people during the pandemic, as the numbers affected by coronavirus increase. In an update to our Province, Fr Payyamthadathil George SDB writes, "mostly due to inter-state travel by migrants and inflow of those who were stranded abroad, thousands of... Read More »

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Salesians in India act to help the poorest

Salesians in India act to help the poorest

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:32

The Salesians in India have many friends in our Province, and this week, Fr Payyamthadathil George SDB, Economer of Bangalore Province, shared news of what they are doing to help the poorest who are so badly affected in the COVID 19 crisis. India is in 3 weeks of lockdown to prevent the spread of the virus, and Fr George says Kerala State, where the Salesians are fully present, is one of the most affected... Read More »

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