• Organization TypeIndependent/None
  • HeadquartersTimor-Leste
  • Founded1995

Don Bosco Training Centre

The Salesians of Don Bosco (or the Salesian Society, originally known as the Society of St. Francis de Sales) is a Roman Catholic religious institute founded in the late nineteenth century by Saint John Bosco in order to, through works of charity, to care for the young and poor children. The institute is named for St. Francis de Sales, an early-modern bishop of Geneva. St. Don Bosco died on the 31st of January 1888. The death of Don Bosco did not slow the institute's growth, it now counts more than 20,000 members and is the third largest missionary organization in the world. The Salesians can be found worldwide in many different initiatives on behalf of young people; schools, oratories, youth centres, technical and professional training centres, parishes, foreign missions and activities in the realm of mass media and communication. Don Bosco Training Center Is a vocational training institution privately managed by the Salesians of Don Bosco. The Training Centre is a leading training institution working mainly with the building construction industry in Timor-Leste. The Training Centre, situated in Comoro, has been operational since the 1995 and has around 200 students per year. The institution provides building construction industry training and has courses in carpentry, automotive, metal, welding, plumbing, electrical engineering and computer skills. The Section for training in Labour-Based Technology (LBT) for Timorese entrepreneurs has recently been established at Don Bosco.
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Staff at Don Bosco Training Centre have experience in


  • market research
  • development
  • disaster recovery
  • public administration
  • capacity building


  • east timor
  • indonesia


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • with experience in conflict areas


Primary Funders

  • Other - Private Foundations / Corporations

Contract Awards

Provision of Youth Training Scheme for Apprenticeships

Other - Private Foundations / Corporations

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Company Offices

  • Timor-Leste (headquarters)
  • Dili
  • Don Bosco Training Centre Aldeia Moris Foun, Comoro P.O.BOX 108 Dili Timor Leste