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BOLIVIA: Salesian volunteer spends time in Kami helping Salesian programs with hydro plant and ham production

By at January 6, 2019 | 12:11 pm

BOLIVIA: Salesian volunteer spends time in Kami helping Salesian programs with hydro plant and ham production

(MissionNewswire) Daniel Jesús Cano Días is a Salesian volunteer who recently returned from three months in Kami, Bolivia using his skills as an engineer to help Salesian programs there. Días is from Huelva, a port city in southwestern Spain, and is the youngest of three siblings. He is an engineer and credits his Catholic upbringing with his desire to give more...

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

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian missionaries hold roundtable to discuss situation of 400 refugees in need on Manus Island

By at January 6, 2019 | 10:54 am

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian missionaries hold roundtable to discuss situation of 400 refugees in need on Manus Island

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the city of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea held a roundtable discussion at the end of November 2018 on the needs of some 400 refugees on Manus Island which is part of Manus Province in northern Papua New Guinea. For many of these refugees, it was their sixth Christmas season far from home and living in difficult more...

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

SPAIN: The Salesian Martí-Codolar residence provides emergency shelter for newly arriving refugees in Barcelona

By at January 6, 2019 | 10:09 am

SPAIN: The Salesian Martí-Codolar residence provides emergency shelter for newly arriving refugees in Barcelona

(MissionNewswire) In response to the migration and refugee crisis that has hit the European Union over the last several years, Salesian missionaries are creating new spaces and providing services to welcome refugees. The new spaces provide a place for refugees to live while new services have been created specifically to help refugees integrate into their new more...

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

UGANDA: Italian Salesian missionary is sending equipment and supplies to Palabek Refugee Settlement to support refugees in their technical education

By at January 5, 2019 | 10:40 am

UGANDA: Italian Salesian missionary is sending equipment and supplies to Palabek Refugee Settlement to support refugees in their technical education

(MissionNewswire) Giacomo Comino, a Salesian missionary living in Fossano, a town in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, has launched a new project to help support refugees in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda. The Palabek Refugee Settlement is currently home to 42,000 people with an average of 300 new refugees from South Sudan arriving each week. It more...

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

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new IME Communication startup to help foster youth skills and talents in video production

By at January 5, 2019 | 10:23 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new IME Communication startup to help foster youth skills and talents in video production

(MissionNewswire) IME Communication, a new startup in Naples sponsored by the Salesian General Administration in Italy, is giving 11 youth the chance to gain technical and employment skills in video production. The first test of their skills has been the production of the 2019 Salesian Strenna video presentation. The theme of this year's Salesian Strenna is, “Holiness more...

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

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts to buy second-hand piano

By at January 4, 2019 | 1:37 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts to buy second-hand piano

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to Salesian Missions donors, youth at the Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts have a new second-hand piano to further their music education. The academy, which is part of the Don Bosco Cultural Center, was founded in 2012 and is located in the Indian state of Kerala. Disadvantaged students can access free musical training through the more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for wheelchairs and new elevator so students with physical disabilities can attend Don Bosco Tech

By at January 4, 2019 | 12:06 pm

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for wheelchairs and new elevator so students with physical disabilities can attend Don Bosco Tech

(MissionNewswire) Youth with disabilities attending Don Bosco Technical School in Kep City, Cambodia have wheelchairs and a new elevator thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Don Bosco Kep has been in the process of making broad changes to ensure that students with disabilities are able to access an education. In addition to these donations, in January 2015, Don Bosco more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for counseling initiative for 100 young adults at Don Bosco Youth Center

By at January 3, 2019 | 12:32 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for counseling initiative for 100 young adults at Don Bosco Youth Center

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Youth Center, which is part of the Salesian Assumption Church located in Vijayawada in the Krishna District of India, has launched a new initiative thanks to Salesian Missions donors. The initiative will offer counseling to young adults with a focus on marriage preparedness and sound life choices. The donor funding will help support more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

ZAMBIA: New Salesian Early Childhood Education Center develops thanks to Salesian Missions donors

By at January 3, 2019 | 10:06 am

ZAMBIA: New Salesian Early Childhood Education Center develops thanks to Salesian Missions donors

(MissionNewswire) Young children in the village of Lufubu, Zambia will have a new Salesian Early Childhood Education Center thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Many pre-school children in the village are left unattended during the day and roam around aimlessly. The Early Childhood Education Center will provide a safe, healthy learning environment for more than 100 more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Zambia

INDIA: Don Bosco Scouts and Guides hold 13th National Boscoree with 4,815 in attendance

By at January 2, 2019 | 10:15 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Scouts and Guides hold 13th National Boscoree with 4,815 in attendance

(MissionNewswire) The 13th National Boscoree, a gathering of Don Bosco Scouts and Guides, was held from Dec. 30 to Jan. 3 in Nashik, an ancient holy city within the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The event, organized by Salesian missionaries, was attended by 4,815 participants. It brought together scouts and guides from 141 units from 22 Indian states and two more...

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