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INDIA: Salesian missionaries provide child rights education to prevent and rescue children from child labor

By at June 10, 2018 | 1:32 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries provide child rights education to prevent and rescue children from child labor

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries offer child rights education programs to help youth at-risk of child labor and other exploitation through the CREAM project (Child Rights Education and Action Movement – Action Movement and Education on Rights of Children). This project is sponsored by the Office of Development of the Province of Bangalore (BREADS – Bangalore more...

India , NOT ans , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

GABON: Salesian missionaries provide youth center and vocational skills training for more than 400 youth

By at June 6, 2018 | 7:45 am

GABON: Salesian missionaries provide youth center and vocational skills training for more than 400 youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate a youth center and vocational training skills center in Oyem, a city in northern Gabon, not far from the borders with Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. The city is inhabited by about 60,000 people. Salesian missionaries have been present in the community for more than three decades. Salesian missionaries arrived in Oyem in more...

Gabon , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

UGANDA: Fire destroys dormitory that housed 100 boys attending local Salesian secondary school

By at June 4, 2018 | 8:50 am

UGANDA: Fire destroys dormitory that housed 100 boys attending local Salesian secondary school

(MissionNewswire) In the early morning hours of May 29, a fire destroyed a dormitory at St. Mary's Namaliga, a Salesian secondary school in Bombo, Uganda. The dormitory housed close to 100 boys who attend the school. At the time of the fire, all of the boys were at morning prayer at another location on the school grounds and no one was injured. The local fire brigade more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda

SWAZILAND: Youth from Amsterdam visit youth at Manzini Youth Care Center for a peer exchange to discuss strategies for living independently

By at June 4, 2018 | 8:38 am

SWAZILAND: Youth from Amsterdam visit youth at Manzini Youth Care Center for a peer exchange to discuss strategies for living independently

(MissionNewswire) A group of five youth from Amsterdam, the Netherlands and six volunteers recently visited the Salesian-run Manzini Youth Care in Swaziland. During the visit, youth took part in workshops, sharing their experiences with their peers in Swaziland. The theme of the peer exchange was “Self-dependence” and was jointly organized by Don Bosco SAMEN, the more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Swaziland

GUATEMALA: Salesian medical clinic makes improvements to meet community demand for medical care

By at June 4, 2018 | 8:24 am

GUATEMALA: Salesian medical clinic makes improvements to meet community demand for medical care

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries provide a range of educational and social programs for poor youth and their families in San Benito Petén, Guatemala. Salesian missionaries in the region provide a medical clinic that helps to care for people from the local villages. The clinic, dedicated to Artemide Zatti, a Salesian of Don Bosco and a noted pharmacist who more...

Guatemala , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SIERRA LEONE: Fire destroys Don Bosco Fambul house that shelters and provides programs for 34 child abuse victims

By at May 30, 2018 | 9:38 am

SIERRA LEONE: Fire destroys Don Bosco Fambul house that shelters and provides programs for 34 child abuse victims

(MissionNewswire) On Sunday May 27, a devastating fire at a Don Bosco Fambul house in Freetown, Sierra Leone was caused by an electrical short-circuit. Everything in the Girls Shelter was lost in the fire and one of the 34 girls was slightly injured, with burns on her feet. The Salesian organization is one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations. The house more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

ITALY: More than 100 unaccompanied foreign minors helped in the first quarter of the “I care about you” project

By at May 30, 2018 | 9:29 am

ITALY: More than 100 unaccompanied foreign minors helped in the first quarter of the “I care about you” project

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, are continuing their “I care about you” project in Italy. The project aims to reach out to young migrants and other homeless youth who gravitate to the central train stations of the Italian metropolitan areas. Every day these youth are at risk of more...

Italy , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

HAITI: More than 1,000 youth from Salesian programs across Haiti take part in the seventh edition of the Salesian National Games

By at May 30, 2018 | 9:16 am

HAITI: More than 1,000 youth from Salesian programs across Haiti take part in the seventh edition of the Salesian National Games

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Port-au-Prince, Haiti organized the seventh edition of the Salesian National Games. The games, held May 17-20, brought together more than 1,000 youth from several Salesian and Daughters of Mary Help of Christians programs across Haiti. The sporting event began with an opening speech by Father Jean-Paul Mésidor, superior of the more...

Haiti , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SPAIN: Vocational training helps youth gain the education needed for high employability sectors

By at May 24, 2018 | 9:52 am

SPAIN: Vocational training helps youth gain the education needed for high employability sectors

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries and Salesian sisters with Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Spain offer close to 60 vocational training centers that benefit 18,700 students and employ 1,400 educators. Vocational and technical skills training has become an important part of Spain’s economy and a path many youth take to be able to find more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

INDIA: Two Salesian universities chosen as new sites for India’s Atal Incubation Centers

By at May 24, 2018 | 7:36 am

INDIA: Two Salesian universities chosen as new sites for India’s Atal Incubation Centers

(MissionNewswire) Assam Don Bosco University in Guwahati and Assam Agricultural University in Jorhat have been selected by the Indian government as new locations for Atal Incubation Centers under the Atal Innovation Mission of the National Institution for Transforming India, Government of India (Niti Aayog), according to a news article in Northeast Now. According to more...

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