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A DAY WELL SPENT

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On the 21st of July, 2019 the engineering students from Dwarkadas Jivanlal Sanghvi College of Engineering, Vile Parle visited Bosco Boys Home, (BBH), Borivali as part of their National Service Scheme (NSS) programme under their NSS Program Officers Prof. Rahul Taware and Prof. Vyenkatesh Bagal. In all 60 students came to BBH and took part actively in animating the 70 children of BBH. Keeping in mind the core values of spreading love and joy. The NSS unit of the college organises an orphanage visit every year. Rajas Joshi, one of the volunteer shared, “we feel that no child should be deprived of unconditional love. As part of this motto we decided to spend these quality time with the children of BBH and share with them some precious moments of smiles and laughter.”
In animating the boys, the volunteers performed a skit highlighting the virtue of true friendship followed by a creative activity where the volunteers dressed up the children as superheroes. Through which they helped the chil…

THANK YOU DEAR FR. PROVINCIAL GODFREY D’SOUZA SDB

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“Thank you for being the reason I smile” was theme for the thanksgiving programme for Fr. Provincial Godfrey D’Souza sdb organized by the children of Bosco Boys Home, (BBH), Borivali on 20th July, 2019. As the term of Fr. Godfrey as the Provincial of Mumbai Province is coming to its culmination, the Management, Staff and the children of BBH saw it fitting to give him a sweet and entertaining good-bye by thanking him for the special predilection he had for BBH.
The children welcomed Fr. Provincial with a Hindi welcome song “Swagatham Dear Father Swagatham”. The Technical boarders sang the song “Never Alone” by Lady Antebellum for Fr. Provincial by letting him know that they are always praying for him and his apostolate. The CWC boys presented a fusion dance to the tune of songs from the movies Bharat and Kalank. In between, the children from CWC, Post 10, Technical and Working sector came forward and thanked Fr. Provincial personally for the“being the reason of their smile.”They shared t…

SPECIAL TREAT FOR THE PARENTS

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MUMBAI, JULY 18, 2019: The Hotel Management department of Bosco Boys Home and Technical Institute,(BBHTI) Borivli organised a  lunch for all their parents to show to them the skills they acquired through the training of the well qualified staff of BBHTI.

In all 30 students from batch number 38, joined forces in preparing the special treat for their parents lunch under the guidance of cookery teacher, Sonali Cheulkar and food and beverages service lecturer, Deepak Lala and the bakery teacher Rowena Ferreira. The lunch was divided into two courses namely main course and the desert.
This programme was one of a kind, suggested by Fr. Corlis Gonsalves sdb, the Director of the Institute. In this programme the students are encouraged to apply all the theoretical and practical knowledge which they acquired during the course, and without the help of the Instructors on their own prepare a lunch for their parents.
The planning for this began well in advance and the students were taught to cook the …

HSI AND BBH COLLABORATE TO TOUCH THE YOUNG LIVES

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The Holy Spirit interactive, (HSI) Group belonging to IC Church, Borivali visited the Borivli-based Bosco Boys Home (BBH) orphanage on July 16. The purpose of the visit was to know about the life of the orphan children who lived in the home and how they were brought up with love and guided towards the right path by the Salesians living with them. Holy Spirit Interactive (HSI) is a lay apostolate recognized as an Association of Faith and Outreach by Bishop Paul Hinder of the Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia and supported by dozens of other Bishops around the world. Founded in January 2004 by Aneel Aranha, it is dedicated to strengthening the faith of Christians and spreading the Word of God around the world. Through its various ministries and activities, HSI reaches several million people each year. This year the Borivali branch of HSI group members began their visit ay BBH by dividing their time spent with the boys in two half. The first half was used to interact with the childre…

TETANUS VACCINE DRIVE AT BBH

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MUMBAI, JULY 17, 2019: The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai R-Central ward, Borivli West, Mumbai in collaboration with Bosco Boys Home (BBH) organised a health camp to administer tetanus vaccination to the boys of the Home on July 17. Father Corlis Gonsalves, Rector of the institute, welcomed Doctor Hemant Vakare and his team. Father Gonsalves thanked them for their kind initiative and service offered to the institute. The camp was organised as a preventive measure to help boys and technical students build up their immune system, so as to remain healthy during the monsoons. Deepak Thikkar addressed the gathering about the various monsoon-related diseases, like dengue, malaria and tuberculosis. An interactive session was then held, in which questions regarding the causes of these diseases and their preventive measures were discussed.  The input session ended with the vaccination of the 180 participants with the Tetanus vaccine, which included the 60 shelter boys, the 120 technical …

PTA MEET AT BOSCO BOYS HOME TECHNICAL INSTITUTE

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On 11th June, 2019 the management and staff of Bosco Boys Home Technical Institute, (BBHTI), Borivali had organised a Parents meeting for the students of the Institute. The main objective of the meeting was to explain to the parents the training given by the institute to their children and the importance of following them after their training phase culminates and inculcating them the values of hard work and dedication. Fr. Corlis Gonsalves sdb, the Director of the BBHTI, welcomed the parents and briefed them about the different Technical, Hotel Management and General Duty Assistant (GDA)- Nursing programmes conducted in the institute. He explained to the parents the importance of learning a skill to acquire job stating that the Institute specializes itself in it. BBHTI strives to provide skills in the fields of Automobile Mechanic, 2 Wheeler (Yamaha) Training, Electrical and Refrigeration and Air Condition Repairing. It also provides training in the Hotel Management branches of Food P…

NEW YEAR, NEW HOPES, NEW DREAMS

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On 10th July, 2019, Fr. Corlis Gonsalves sdb, the Director of Bosco Boys Home and Technical Training Institute, (BBHTI), Borivali had organised a general staff meeting for the CWC, Technical and Hotel Management department of the Institute. The general idea behind the meeting was to introduce the newly appointed staff namely Mr. Manuel Dias as the Instructor of the Electricians, Mr. Keith D’Souza as the Instructor for the Automobile Department and Mrs. Anita Menezes as the Instructor for the General Duty Assistant- Nursing Course. The meeting was also used to pass on some general instructions related to the smooth functioning of the institute and to answer the queries if there were any. Fr. Gonsalves addressed the staff in general regarding the feeling of equality, punctuality and functionality. He stressed on the importance of been an inspiration to everyone by bringing about a positive change in the life of students and colleagues they meet. He individually explained the roles of ea…