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UGANDA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for medical and nutritional support for youth living with HIV/AIDS

By at September 12, 2018 | 9:28 am

UGANDA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for medical and nutritional support for youth living with HIV/AIDS

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions is committed to improving the wellbeing of children and families in Uganda, a country rebuilding after decades of war as well as facing the serious increase of HIV/AIDS cases which have left millions of children orphaned. Recently, Salesian Missions donors provided the Don Bosco Children and Life Mission, located in the town of more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Uganda

SPAIN: Salesian schools welcome more than 75,000 students and close to 17,000 vocational training students at centers and workshops

By at September 11, 2018 | 10:12 am

SPAIN: Salesian schools welcome more than 75,000 students and close to 17,000 vocational training students at centers and workshops

(MissionNewswire) As school begins again in Spain, 96 Salesian schools welcome more than 75,000 students this year. In addition, approximately 17,000 new students will start learning a trade in vocational training centers and workshops. These Salesian students will be taught by close to 6,000 teachers who are employed at Salesian educational centers across the more...

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

MALAWI: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new life skills training program targeting 2,500 at-risk youth

By at September 11, 2018 | 9:56 am

MALAWI: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new life skills training program targeting 2,500 at-risk youth

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to Salesian Missions donors, the Don Bosco Youth Center in Lilongwe, Malawi has been able to launch a program that offers counseling workshops, seminars and educational literature that addresses the multitude of challenges faced by youth in the region. The program focuses on life skills training and the avoidance of high risk behavior such as more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Malawi

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new sewing machines, computers and training

By at September 11, 2018 | 9:38 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new sewing machines, computers and training

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to donor funding provided through Salesian Missions, the Don Bosco Vocational Technical Center (Don Bosco Tech) located in Rangajan in the state of Assam in India, have five new sewing machines, five new computers and the funding to provide training to 30 additional students. Don Bosco Tech provides educational opportunities for the more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights literacy and educational initiatives for poor and at-risk youth on International Literacy Day

By at September 8, 2018 | 7:00 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights literacy and educational initiatives for poor and at-risk youth on International Literacy Day

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and international organizations around the globe in celebrating International Literacy Day. Celebrated each year on Sept 8, the day was launched in 1967 to “remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights and to more...

Global , Special Reports

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights educational and social programs for poor youth on International Day of Charity

By at September 5, 2018 | 9:00 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights educational and social programs for poor youth on International Day of Charity

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and international organizations around the globe in honoring the International Day of Charity celebrated each year on Sept. 5. The date was chosen by the General Assembly of the United Nations to commemorate the anniversary of the passing of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. She received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 more...

Global , Special Reports

ITALY: Salesian missionaries help young migrants gain an education through the “I care about you” project

By at September 1, 2018 | 8:12 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries help young migrants gain an education through the “I care about you” project

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, are impacting youth and their families with the “I care about you” project in Italy. The project reaches out to homeless youth who gravitate to the central train stations of the Italian metropolitan areas. Many of these homeless youth are migrants who more...

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

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Don Bosco Technical School provides young students in poverty an opportunity for education and long-term employment

By at August 30, 2018 | 10:05 am

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Don Bosco Technical School provides young students in poverty an opportunity for education and long-term employment

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical School in Gabutu, an area within the city of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea, is providing close to 1,000 students a chance to gain the skills needed for employment. Some students have already graduated and are now employed at the school. Martin Dai, the current principal, is one of the first 120 students who graduated from the more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Papua New Guinea

ARGENTINA: The Salesian educational project Tejiendo Lazos (Weaving Ties) at the Don Bosco Oratory is providing youth a second chance for a better life

By at August 29, 2018 | 9:09 am

ARGENTINA: The Salesian educational project Tejiendo Lazos (Weaving Ties) at the Don Bosco Oratory is providing youth a second chance for a better life

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian educational project, Tejiendo Lazos (Weaving Ties), at the Don Bosco Oratory in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, has made a significant impact on the lives of youth in the region. The program changed the life of Victor, now 23 years old, who began at the Don Bosco Oratory in 2013 after friends who were also participating in the Tejiendo more...

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

BURKINA FASO: Salesian missionaries providing services to remote villages able to purchase off-road vehicle for transport thanks to Salesian Missions donor funding

By at August 28, 2018 | 12:57 pm

BURKINA FASO: Salesian missionaries providing services to remote villages able to purchase off-road vehicle for transport thanks to Salesian Missions donor funding

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working within Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, and surrounding communities received funding from Salesian Missions donors to purchase a new off-road vehicle. Salesian missionaries in this remote land-locked country in West Africa serve a population from many communities. Some outlying villages are a great distance away more...

Burkina Faso , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news