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INDIA: Salesian Kindergarten and Elementary School Educates 700 Children in Tribal Settlement

By at April 27, 2017 | 7:52 am

INDIA: Salesian Kindergarten and Elementary School Educates 700 Children in Tribal Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Garigaon, a small settlement located in a strongly tribal region in the state of Assam, operate an elementary school with a kindergarten program that accommodates up to 700 children. Most of the people living in Garigaon belong to different ethnic groups and came to the settlement as migrants, either because they had abandoned more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

BRAZIL: Salesian University is Ranked Eighth Best University in all of Brazil

By at April 27, 2017 | 6:58 am

BRAZIL: Salesian University is Ranked Eighth Best University in all of Brazil

(MissionNewswire) According to results released by Brazil’s Ministry of Education, the Salesian-run Catholic University Center of Vitória was ranked as the best university center in the State of Espírito Santo and the eighth best in all of Brazil. The research that confirmed the ranking was conducted by Anísio Teixeira (Inep), the National Institute of Educational more...

Brazil , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

EGYPT: Don Bosco Industrial Technical Institute Launches Projects on Harnessing Solar Energy

By at April 25, 2017 | 8:57 am

EGYPT: Don Bosco Industrial Technical Institute Launches Projects on Harnessing Solar Energy

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the Don Bosco Industrial Technical Institute in Cairo, Egypt, which has been a center of excellence for some time. Every year, the institute trains youth as industrial experts, prepares them to enter the workforce and helps the country maintain a high level of industrial development. In recent months, a number of innovative more...

Egypt , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SIERRA LEONE: City of Badajoz in Spain Donates Bus to Help Aid Street Children in Freetown

By at April 25, 2017 | 8:50 am

SIERRA LEONE: City of Badajoz in Spain Donates Bus to Help Aid Street Children in Freetown

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations, will better be able to help street children thanks to a city bus donation from the city of Badajoz, the capital of the Province of Badajoz in the community of Extremadura, Spain. The city bus will be used as a mobile unit that will help thousands of children at risk of more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

DR CONGO: Salesian Center Plans New Healthcare Center for Youth in Diamond Mining Community

By at April 25, 2017 | 8:43 am

DR CONGO: Salesian Center Plans New Healthcare Center for Youth in Diamond Mining Community

(MissionNewswire) In the city of Mbuji-Mayi, located in the south central part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Salesian missionaries are building a healthcare center for street children, many of whom are involved secretly and illegally in searching for diamonds. About one-third of the world’s industrial diamonds are extracted from this area of the country. Where more...

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

MOZAMBIQUE: Salesian Missionaries Focus on Vocational Training to Help Youth Out of Poverty

By at April 25, 2017 | 8:34 am

MOZAMBIQUE: Salesian Missionaries Focus on Vocational Training to Help Youth Out of Poverty

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate several vocational training centers in Mozambique. Vocational training helps youth living in poverty gain the skills needed to find and retain long-term stable employment. In the southern town of Namaacha, Salesian missionaries have operated a college for both men and women for decades. This institution of higher learning more...

Mozambique , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

GUATEMALA: Salesian Missionaries Launch Youth Center in San Benito Petén

By at April 21, 2017 | 8:26 am

GUATEMALA: Salesian Missionaries Launch Youth Center in San Benito Petén

(MissionNewswire) In March, Salesian missionaries in San Benito Petén, Guatemala opened a new youth center in the village of La Cobanerita. The launch event of the new facility brought together youth from the local area along with their families for catechetical activities, games and sports. The new Salesian youth center has been in development for more than a more...

Guatemala , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MEXICO: Don Bosco Technological Institute Holds 10th Don Bosco Expotec for Students to Showcase Their Inventions

By at April 21, 2017 | 8:17 am

MEXICO: Don Bosco Technological Institute Holds 10th Don Bosco Expotec for Students to Showcase Their Inventions

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technological Institute of Saltillo recently held the 10th Don Bosco Expotec, which highlighted 86 youth projects focused on the theme, “Young people who leave fingerprints.” The event was an opportunity for students studying for their bachelor’s degrees to put into practice their knowledge through ingenious inventions or improvements more...

Mexico , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Don Bosco Film Festival Awards Prizes to Youth-Created Short Films

By at April 18, 2017 | 11:04 am

(MissionNewswire) In March, the Salesian Rector Major Father Ángel Fernández Artime presented awards to the winners of the National Festival of Short Films: Don Bosco Youth Film Festival of India. The short film "Saavat" by Swapnil Rajashekar, was chosen as the best film among the 24 participants selected for the competition. The film festival gave budding filmmakers a more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PERU: Salesian Missionaries Respond with Food and Medical Aid to Those Affected by Intense Flooding and Mudslides

By at April 18, 2017 | 10:44 am

PERU: Salesian Missionaries Respond with Food and Medical Aid to Those Affected by Intense Flooding and Mudslides

(MissionNewswire) Rains and heavy thunderstorms have continued to exacerbate already flooded conditions in Peru. The latest information from the National Emergency Operations Center reports deaths from flooding at more than 80 since the beginning of December 2016. More than 650,000 citizens have been affected with more than 145,000 properties damaged. The flooding and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Peru