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PARAGUAY: Salesian students from the María Auxiliadora Salesian Technical School hold protest to ask government for funding to support teachers

By at February 27, 2019 | 12:15 pm

PARAGUAY: Salesian students from the María Auxiliadora Salesian Technical School hold protest to ask government for funding to support teachers

(MissionNewswire) In recent years, students in Paraguay have protested on various occasions to demand an improvement in education. Salesian missionaries working in Paraguay are not strangers to this issue. Recently students from the María Auxiliadora Salesian Technical School, located in Minga Guazú, a city and district of the Alto Paraná Department in Paraguay, have more...

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

SIERRA LEONE: Former Salesian student presented the documentary “Love” to President of Malta and told her story of support from Don Bosco Fambul

By at February 24, 2019 | 12:05 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Former Salesian student presented the documentary “Love” to President of Malta and told her story of support from Don Bosco Fambul

(MissionNewswire) During a “Lost in Migration” conference that took place in Valleta, Malta, a delegation of seven people from several Salesian provinces were received by the President of Malta, H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca. The Salesian delegation was given the opportunity to explain Salesian programming in various countries around the globe, including helping more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

UNITED STATES: Salesian representatives discuss empowering youth through education at side event during United Nations 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development 2019

By at February 23, 2019 | 4:21 pm

UNITED STATES: Salesian representatives discuss empowering youth through education at side event during United Nations 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development 2019

(MissionNewswire) Agostino Sella, director of the Don Bosco 2000 Association, recently spoke at the youth-led side event, “Youth Empowered! Enabling Youth Through Social Protection: Education, Employment, Environment,” held during the 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Sella stepped in for Diallo more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , United States

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch vocational training courses at the Don Bosco Educational Center in Naples

By at February 23, 2019 | 4:51 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch vocational training courses at the Don Bosco Educational Center in Naples

(MissionNewswire) After 40 years, vocational training courses are starting once again at the Don Bosco Educational Center in the Doganella district of Naples, Italy. To celebrate the event, a conference titled, “Possible Futures,” was held at the Salesian Institute Menechini in February to discuss more about the educational center and the vocational training courses more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Nest Center holds youth festival for 250 young migrants

By at February 22, 2019 | 8:42 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco Nest Center holds youth festival for 250 young migrants

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Nest Center, located in the city of Thiruppur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, organized a Youth Festival for young migrants. The event was attended by more than 250 boys and girls. Father Xavier Michael, director of Don Bosco Nest, welcomed the young migrants during the event and Fr. Gerard Pinto from the INM Province spoke, explaining more...

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

INDIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for new bathroom facilities and septic tank at Don Bosco Center Rangajan

By at February 22, 2019 | 9:54 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for new bathroom facilities and septic tank at Don Bosco Center Rangajan

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Center Rangajan, located in Assam, India, will be able to construct several restroom facilities that include 50 new toilets and a septic tank, thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors. The project is part of a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” which will ensure that the mostly poor, indigenous residents from a number of more...

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

ITALY: Entrepreneur Hadidi Lakbir attributes his success in life to his Salesian education

By at February 21, 2019 | 12:23 pm

ITALY: Entrepreneur Hadidi Lakbir attributes his success in life to his Salesian education

(MissionNewswire) Hadidi Lakbir, a 30-year-old married father of a child, arrived in Italy from Morocco 25 years ago to join his father who worked for a local business. Today, Lakbir is an entrepreneur and graduate of the Salesian Institute San Domenico Savio, located in Bra, a town in the northwest Italian region of Piedmont. Lakbir has been working on his own for more...

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

BRAZIL: Medical students offer health clinics and prevention education in Salesian mission and surrounding villages

By at February 20, 2019 | 12:07 pm

BRAZIL: Medical students offer health clinics and prevention education in Salesian mission and surrounding villages

(MissionNewswire) Students from the School of Medical Sciences of Santos, located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, recently completed the 10th medical trip for the Academic Project of Assistance to Indigenous Peoples (PAAPI). During the trip, 34 student volunteers held medical clinics from Jan. 15-25 at the local Salesian mission and in the surrounding villages of more...

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TANZANIA: Renewable energy technical training is giving youth a second chance at an education and long-term employment

By at February 19, 2019 | 9:47 am

TANZANIA: Renewable energy technical training is giving youth a second chance at an education and long-term employment

(MissionNewswire) Youth attending Don Bosco Oysterbay, located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, are able to access technical training in renewable energy thanks to a project that was launched two years ago in partnership with Misereor, a German Catholic Bishops’ Organization for Development Cooperation, to help advance this training capacity. Funding from the partnership more...

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

TANZANIA: Don Bosco Vocational Training Centers in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma and Iringa launch renewable energy training programs

By at February 19, 2019 | 9:45 am

TANZANIA: Don Bosco Vocational Training Centers in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma and Iringa launch renewable energy training programs

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Vocational Training Centers in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma and Iringa in Tanzania have been working to advance each center’s ability to provide technical and vocational training in renewable energy. Don Bosco Oysterbay in Dar es Salaam has been funded over the last two years through a partnership with Misereor, the German Catholic Bishops’ more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Tanzania