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EGYPT: Sudanese refugee able to launch training center to help other refugees thanks to “Sunrise Project”

By at August 13, 2018 | 3:18 pm

EGYPT: Sudanese refugee able to launch training center to help other refugees thanks to “Sunrise Project”

(MissionNewswire) Alamin Abkar, a married 34 year old father of three, has been able to launch his own business in Egypt thanks to the Salesian Missions Sunrise Project. A refugee from the Sudan who is responsible for caring for his wife and children, Abkar is blind but did not want to let his impairment stop him from earning a living in his new community. With seed more...

Egypt , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Salesian youth centers and social programs highlighted on International Youth Day 2018

By at August 12, 2018 | 9:44 am

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Salesian youth centers and social programs highlighted on International Youth Day 2018

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and international organizations around the globe in honoring International Youth Day. Celebrated each year on Aug. 12, International Youth Day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting young people around the world. The theme of International Youth Day 2018 is “Safe more...

Global , Special Reports

THAILAND: Don Bosco Technical College and Mercedes-Benz partner to provide technical training for youth

By at August 12, 2018 | 8:14 am

THAILAND: Don Bosco Technical College and Mercedes-Benz partner to provide technical training for youth

(MissionNewswire) Mercedes-Benz has signed a new partnership agreement with Don Bosco Banpong Technological College as part of the company's efforts to equip vocational students in Thailand with the same level of expertise as technicians trained in Germany, according to an article on Carrus Home. The Don Bosco Technical College is now offering a Mercedes AMT Dual more...

In the News , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Thailand

DR Congo: Salesian Missions donor funding helps to expand classrooms and provide nutritional assistance for poor students

By at August 11, 2018 | 8:57 am

DR Congo: Salesian Missions donor funding helps to expand classrooms and provide nutritional assistance for poor students

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to donor funding through Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, youth at three Salesian centers in the Democratic Republic of Congo benefited from improved school conditions. Students attending the Don Bosco Vocational Center in Uvira and younger children at the Primary School Saint Kiwanuka/Kingabwa have more...

Congo (Democratic Republic) , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

INDIA: Don Bosco Media provides free course in sound engineering for youth managing audio systems in local Salesian parishes

By at August 10, 2018 | 8:53 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Media provides free course in sound engineering for youth managing audio systems in local Salesian parishes

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Media has begun offering a free course on the basics of sound engineering. The course is offered for the many youth who are managing the audio systems in 35 different parishes in the archdiocese of Shillong, India. The course lasts until December and will be followed by a similar course starting in February 2019 for youth active in the more...

ANS , India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

GHANA: Salesian missionaries and VIS volunteers offer eco-sustainable agriculture vocational education to ease migration and keep youth safe from trafficking

By at August 9, 2018 | 10:59 am

GHANA: Salesian missionaries and VIS volunteers offer eco-sustainable agriculture vocational education to ease migration and keep youth safe from trafficking

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run International Volunteer Service for Development (VIS) provides services to youth in developing countries around the globe. Part of the organization's work is to assist youth at risk of exploitation, particularly those at risk of trafficking. The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 40.3 million victims of human more...

ANS , Featured on slider , Ghana , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

UKRAINE: Donor funding from Salesian Missions enables construction of Center for Academic Youth and new residence for confreres

By at August 9, 2018 | 10:39 am

UKRAINE: Donor funding from Salesian Missions enables construction of Center for Academic Youth and new residence for confreres

(MissionNewswire) Donor funding provided through Salesian Missions has enabled Salesian missionaries in Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to construct a Center for Academic Youth as well as a residence for confreres. Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, is the development and economic center of the country and has a significant number of the most active and progressive youth studying and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Ukraine

BOLIVIA: New project highlighting peace within education introduced at Salesian University

By at August 8, 2018 | 3:16 pm

BOLIVIA: New project highlighting peace within education introduced at Salesian University

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian University in La Paz, Bolivia recently hosted Professor Pedro Rosario from the University of Minho in Portugal and Professor Sonia Fuentes from the University of Chile to discuss the Arco Iris Project (Rainbow Project) facilitated by Scholas Catedras, a civil society organization originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2001. Scholas more...

ANS , Bolivia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

NEPAL: Salesian missionaries continue Future Helpers program to educate and train 23 boys to aid in response after disasters

By at August 8, 2018 | 7:56 am

NEPAL: Salesian missionaries continue Future Helpers program to educate and train 23 boys to aid in response after disasters

(MissionNewswire) As part of the long-term reconstruction efforts from the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015 and the second earthquake that struck just after that on May 12, Salesian missionaries with the Nepal Don Bosco Society have developed the Future Helpers program. The program is addressing the shortfall in qualified people to help in more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Nepal

INDIA: Don Bosco high school has new computer lab with 20 computers thanks to Salesian Missions donor funding

By at August 3, 2018 | 1:18 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco high school has new computer lab with 20 computers thanks to Salesian Missions donor funding

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco English Medium High School with the Don Bosco Mission Ravulapalem in Andhra Pradesh, India has a new computer lab with 20 computers thanks to donor funding provided through Salesian Missions. Established in 1974, Don Bosco English Medium High School is the oldest school in Ravulapalem. The school provides education for children from poor and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , India