COVID initiatives by Don Bosco Bangalore
Vaccination Drive by Don Bosco Degree College, Chitradurga
Don Bosco Degree College, in collaboration with the Department of Health, recently organized a COVID-19 Vaccination Drive for the students, parents, lecturers, staff members of Chitra Don Bosco. Through the drive, it has successfully vaccinated 185 people with both vaccines.
Vaccination Drive and Help Desk by Don Bosco Vaduthala
Don Bosco Youth Centre Vaduthala, in collaboration with the State Government of Kerala, conducted a Covid-19 vaccination drive. Started in the first week of May 2021, over 7000 people have been vaccinated.
Considering the difficulty faced by the senior citizens in booking online slots for vaccination, it also started a Vaccination Help Desk in May 2021. The Youth Centre members and school students have been assisting people with vaccination slot bookings, registration on the Co-WIN App, and informing them about the availability of slots.
The Don Bosco Network in India comprises of 11 Planning and Development Organisations (PDOs), each dedicated to the development of the Salesian provinces they serve. The Don Bosco network is spread across 29 states and 354 NGOs, reaching more than 10 lakh people.