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ECUADOR: Salesian Polytechnic University inaugurates new modern laboratory building

By at November 6, 2018 | 6:15 pm

ECUADOR: Salesian Polytechnic University inaugurates new modern laboratory building

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Polytechnic University which launched in 1994, has campuses in Cuenca, Guayaquil and Quito, Ecuador. Recently, the Guayaquil campus inaugurated a new building complete with modern laboratories used for automotive, mechatronics, electronics and automation, electrotechnics, telecommunications and information technology courses. The new 7,500 more...

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

INDIA: Don Bosco Balprafulta holds educational forum on youth and addiction for childcare institutions

By at November 6, 2018 | 5:59 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco Balprafulta holds educational forum on youth and addiction for childcare institutions

(MissionNewswire) Sixty-five professionals from 25 child care institutions in the Indian state of Maharashtra attended a seminar on “How to Handle Addicted Children” organized by Don Bosco Balprafulta and held at the Don Bosco Provincial House in Mumbai on Oct. 24. Father Thomas Koshy, executive secretary of the Don Bosco Young at Risk forum and Delhi Juvenile more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

CHILE: Don Bosco Foundation launches new app to help intervention teams work effectively to support youth living on the streets

By at November 4, 2018 | 9:53 am

CHILE: Don Bosco Foundation launches new app to help intervention teams work effectively to support youth living on the streets

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Foundation of Chile in collaboration with Registro Circuito de Calle, a well-known IT company in Chile, has launched a new app that helps improve intervention for street children. The app allows users to update mapping within a territory, providing intervention teams with online information that will increase their knowledge of the more...

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

BURUNDI: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new kitchen at Salesian Vocational Training Center

By at November 2, 2018 | 8:53 am

BURUNDI: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new kitchen at Salesian Vocational Training Center

(MissionNewswire) Students and staff at the Salesian Vocational Training Center in Rukago, Burundi, have access to better nutrition thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Recent funding was provided to build a new kitchen at the center where lunches can be prepared. Prior to the donation, the daily lunches offered each student were prepared in an inadequate and unsanitary more...

Burundi , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

TOGO: Funding provided by Salesian Missions aids continued construction at Salesian Institute of Philosophy and Human Sciences in Lomé

By at November 1, 2018 | 2:03 pm

TOGO: Funding provided by Salesian Missions aids continued construction at Salesian Institute of Philosophy and Human Sciences in Lomé

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Institute of Philosophy and Human Sciences in Lomé, the capital city of Togo, has completed a construction project at the school thanks to funding provided by Salesian Missions. The project included building several classrooms within the institute. Further work, including plastering, carpentry, painting and adding electricity and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Togo

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new program to assist young unaccompanied migrants

By at October 31, 2018 | 12:29 pm

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new program to assist young unaccompanied migrants

(MissionNewswire) The Pinardi Federation of Salesian Social Platforms has launched a new program in Spain to help vulnerable young unaccompanied minors. Many countries around the globe have been grappling with an influx of young unaccompanied minors who have fled their home countries in search of safety, employment and a better way of life. However, many youth find that more...

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

VENEZUELA: Salesian missionaries launch new agriculture projects at agriculture school in Barinas

By at October 31, 2018 | 11:33 am

VENEZUELA: Salesian missionaries launch new agriculture projects at agriculture school in Barinas

(MissionNewswire) Despite economic and political instability in Venezuela, Salesian missionaries continue to take care of poor youth and their families in the country. News reports have noted that poverty is reaching unprecedented levels with nearly 90 percent of the population facing conditions of poverty and 60 percent facing extreme poverty. An estimated 1.6 million more...

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

UGANDA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new wing for the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

By at October 30, 2018 | 2:02 pm

UGANDA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new wing for the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

(MissionNewswire) Construction on a new wing for the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center Namaliga, located in the town of Bombo in central Uganda, was completed thanks to donors from Salesian Missions. The new wing consists of offices for 17 staff members and classrooms for 186 students and will allow for more job training courses in trades such as carpentry, plumbing more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Uganda

PERU: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for renovation of building and basketball court at Don Bosco Home for Troubled Youth

By at October 30, 2018 | 1:33 pm

PERU: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for renovation of building and basketball court at Don Bosco Home for Troubled Youth

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Home for Troubled Youth, located in Calca, Peru, was able to improve the condition of its facilities thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Funding was used to renovate a dilapidated part of the home and included the addition of a storage area and the repair of a previously unsafe basketball court and recreation area. Sports and recreation are more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Peru

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul offers life-changing social services and support for poor and at-risk youth

By at October 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul offers life-changing social services and support for poor and at-risk youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been serving in Sierra Leone since 2001 when they began working to rehabilitate former child soldiers. In the years since, Don Bosco Fambul, located in the country’s capital city of Freetown, has become one of the Sierra Leone’s leading child welfare organizations—offering food, clothing, crisis intervention services, more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone