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GLOBAL: Salesian Missionaries Provide Shelter, Education and Support to Refugees and Migrants Around the Globe

By at February 21, 2017 | 3:57 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missionaries Provide Shelter, Education and Support to Refugees and Migrants Around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries continue their work around the globe with migrants and refugees who seek a better life and hope for the future. Missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Global , Special Reports

BENIN: Salesian Missionaries Provide Shelter and Education to Street Youth in Benin

By at February 21, 2017 | 11:18 am

BENIN: Salesian Missionaries Provide Shelter and Education to Street Youth in Benin

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Foyer in Porto-Novo, the capital city of Benin, serves boys and girls in very complex situations, including youth who have been abandoned by their families, victims of abuse and those who are victims of forced marriages. The organization received funding from a donor through Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don more...

Benin , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

CHILE: Salesian Missionaries Aid Families Affected by Devastating Wildfires in Southern Chile

By at February 10, 2017 | 9:22 am

CHILE: Salesian Missionaries Aid Families Affected by Devastating Wildfires in Southern Chile

(MissionNewswire)  Salesian missionaries living and working in southern Chile are helping families affected by a chain of wildfires that killed at least 11 and destroyed thousands of homes. The fires, which spread quickly due to historically high temperatures and an ongoing drought, have burned 593,000 acres, about three times the size of New York City, according to a more...

Chile , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

COLOMBIA: Don Bosco City Releases Documentary on Rehabilitation of Child Soldiers

By at February 8, 2017 | 11:41 am

COLOMBIA: Don Bosco City Releases Documentary on Rehabilitation of Child Soldiers

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Father Rafael Bejarano, director of Don Bosco City, and James Areiza, program director for child protection, along with two former child soldiers, recently visited Rome, Italy to present a documentary on former child soldiers’ journeys toward recovery and reintegration, according to a recent article in Crux, an independent Catholic media more...

Colombia , Featured on slider , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , VIDEOS

EL SALVADOR: Salesian Organization FUSALMO Positively Impacts Lives of More Than 265,000 Children and Their Families

By at February 8, 2017 | 10:43 am

(MissionNewswire)  FUSALMO, a Salesian-run organization, offers traditional and non-traditional educational opportunities for at-risk youth in the communities within San Salvador, El Salvador. Through recreational programs, enrichment opportunities in the arts and music, vocational training, and more, youth are able to stay off the streets, learn to cooperate and more...

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CAMBODIA: Salesian Missionaries Hold Official Opening Program at Don Bosco Kep to Highlight School Improvements Funded by USAID

By at February 4, 2017 | 10:35 am

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missionaries Hold Official Opening Program at Don Bosco Kep to Highlight School Improvements Funded by USAID

(MissionNewswire) On Jan. 31, 2017, Salesian missionaries held an opening program to officially launch new structural improvements which increase the accessibility for students with physical disabilities attending Don Bosco Technical School Kep (Don Bosco Kep) in Kep City, Cambodia. The improvements to the school were made possible by a January 2015 grant from the Office more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

MEXICO: Salesian Missionaries Open New Reception Center for Haitian Migrants

By at January 31, 2017 | 10:25 am

MEXICO: Salesian Missionaries Open New Reception Center for Haitian Migrants

(MissionNewswire) In order to provide better support and services to Haitian migrants, Salesian missionaries in Tijuana, Mexico have opened a reception center at the San Juan Bosco Oratory. The new reception center can accommodate up to 200 people and offers food, sleeping accommodations, and bathrooms and showers. The program also provides workshops, recreational and more...

Featured on slider , Haiti , Mexico , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MEXICO: Salesian Volunteers from the United States Support Programs for Migrants and At-Risk Youth in Tijuana, Mexico

By at January 30, 2017 | 6:13 pm

MEXICO: Salesian Volunteers from the United States Support Programs for Migrants and At-Risk Youth in Tijuana, Mexico

(MissionNewswire) Each year, Salesian volunteers from the Western Province of the United States organize a mission trip to Tijuana, Mexico to help support the work of the local Salesian mission. At the end of 2016, Juan Carlos Montenegro, the delegate for Salesian volunteers, was joined by two Salesian novices, Quang Nguyen and Damien Ho, along with a group of young more...

Haiti , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , United States

THAILAND: Salesian Missionaries Provide Relief to Those Affected by Devastating Floods

By at January 28, 2017 | 4:07 pm

THAILAND: Salesian Missionaries Provide Relief to Those Affected by Devastating Floods

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries within the Thai province, in cooperation with the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians and the Sisters of Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, have responded to the needs of people affected by heavy rains and flooding in the southern provinces of Thailand. A news report from the BBC indicates that at least 12 people have died more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Thailand

DR CONGO: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education and Workforce Development to Youth Denied Education

By at January 9, 2017 | 10:18 am

DR CONGO: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education and Workforce Development to Youth Denied Education

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Uvira, within South Kivu province if the Democratic Republic of Congo, are providing young children and older youth an opportunity to go to school. Many of these young students are former child soldiers, street children, children accused of witchcraft, abused women and single mothers who have had their rights violated and been more...

Congo (Democratic Republic) , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)