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Salesian Sisters fma

Shillong, India
Joined February 2019

The Salesian Sisters Northern India belongs to an International Congregations known as FMA. They work in all countries. They are specialized in types of Education for the young from Kinder to Colleges

Presence in: Ethiopia
Focus: Education

The Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco began work in the North East of India in 1922. Prior to their independent province, they belonged to Madras province. In 1953 it was constituted an independent province of Northern India, comprising the regions in the North of India. The same time it was sub divided into three times into the provinces of Mumbai in 1982, Calcutta in 1987 and Guwahati in 2000. When Mother Province was left alone it had 12 houses only. In three years’ time it expanded adding 4 more foundations. Gradually 16 centres were formed and out of these 16, 10 centres are in the villages. The Salesian Sisters rans Schools, hostels, boarding, orphanage, Skills Training, Social services and Health services.

Since 2001 the province through the newly formed NGO FMA – O.U.W.C has been giving and imparting capacity building to the sisters in Participatory Rural Appraisal, Survey, Community Building, Project Formulation management, Accounting, Job Orientation, Entrepreneurship, Participatory Strategic Planning etc. These programs were running to keep the sisters and lay people with up to date knowledge and to be more efficient in village works. This centre hosts the projects of all the Province and its houses.

 

People Associated With This Organization

Igina Kharjana

India  
Salesian Sisters fma
Joined February 2019
Interests: Education
I am an FMA working for the young.
Igina Kharjana is the network champion (main point of contact) for Salesian Sisters fma.

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