Don Bosco SURABI's Outreach Initiatives
In addition to providing cooked food, food kits, hygiene and dignity kits, Don Bosco Network’s partner in Tamil Nadu, SURABI took up other initiatives as part of the Don Bosco Solidarity COVID 19 relief.
They introduced thermal scanning in the Young at Risk institutions. They also collaborated with Niraivagam, the Don Bosco Institute of Psychological Studies to provide free tele-counselling for anyone in need. During these distressing times, the team of counsellors offered psychological support in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, English, Malayalam, Gujarathi and Kannada.
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.