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CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School makes improvements and educates close to 300 last school year

By at December 31, 2018 | 7:00 pm

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School makes improvements and educates close to 300 last school year

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School (Don Bosco Kep) and Don Bosco Children Fund, both located in the Kep district within the Kep province of Cambodia, made some improvements in 2018 to benefit their student populations. The Don Bosco Kep campus offers a kindergarten, a Sun Children's student residence and a technical school. Students attending the school are more...

Cambodia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ROMANIA: Salesian Center Don Bosco launches project to provide needed furniture for youth center and boarding homes

By at December 30, 2018 | 12:25 pm

ROMANIA: Salesian Center Don Bosco launches project to provide needed furniture for youth center and boarding homes

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Center Don Bosco, located in the city of Constanța on the shores of the Black Sea in southeastern Romania, is committed to providing social services for children and offering assistance to those in need. Directed by Salesian Father Sergio Bergamin, the center facilitates educational and recreational activities as well as offers supportive more...

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

GUATEMALA: Brazilian dentist provides dental clinic for poor youth and their families during the Christmas season

By at December 29, 2018 | 7:47 am

GUATEMALA: Brazilian dentist provides dental clinic for poor youth and their families during the Christmas season

(MissionNewswire) This Christmas was the second holiday season that Dr. Roberto Ceriotti, a Brazilian dentist, spent at the Salesian mission in San Benito Petén, Guatemala. Doctor Ceriotti spent the time helping poor youth and their families in need of dental checkups and care. His mother and sister were also with him to lend a hand. Salesian missionaries provide a more...

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

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University students delivered 108 orthotic devices and eight lower limb prosthetic devices during mission trips in 2018

By at December 28, 2018 | 12:38 pm

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University students delivered 108 orthotic devices and eight lower limb prosthetic devices during mission trips in 2018

(MissionNewswire) The School of Rehabilitation Sciences at Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador, contributes to the rehabilitation and inclusion of persons with disabilities through professional training in the field. Training standards meet those set by the World Health Organization and the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics. Students more...

El Salvador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

INDIA: Don Bosco College of Engineering receives grant funding to support incubator that helps agriculture start-ups

By at December 27, 2018 | 1:16 pm

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco College of Engineering Fatorda-Goa, located in Margao, a city in the western Indian state of Goa, has received a yearly grant of Rs 25 lakh from the Government of Goa, according to an article in the Herald. Agriculture Minister, Vijai Sardessai, announced that from the next financial year forward, the Goa Agriculture Department would give Don more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MALI: New project teaches girls and young women soap production so they can learn a trade and earn income

By at December 22, 2018 | 9:23 am

MALI: New project teaches girls and young women soap production so they can learn a trade and earn income

(MissionNewswire) Since 2012, Mali has faced a political and security crisis that has been concentrated mainly in the north of the country. The crisis has now reached the center of the country and is affecting hundreds of people, especially children. In 2017, armed groups in the northern region and the Malian government signed a reconciliation agreement, but in 2018 the more...

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

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries hold marathon to bring awareness to domestic violence

By at December 20, 2018 | 9:28 am

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries hold marathon to bring awareness to domestic violence

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the town of Kamuli in Uganda organized a marathon in honor and celebration of the Immaculate Conception of Mary which falls on Dec. 8. The event, coordinated by the Salesian Youth Ministry, was used to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence in communities. Many of the youth who took part are from the local Salesian more...

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

ITALY: Salesian-run San Paolo Oratory celebrates 100 years providing space and programs for poor youth and their families

By at December 19, 2018 | 6:31 pm

ITALY: Salesian-run San Paolo Oratory celebrates 100 years providing space and programs for poor youth and their families

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the San Paolo Oratory located in Turin, Italy. The oratory was launched on Dec. 8, 1918 in an impoverished Turin just after World War I. It was a place that welcomed and educated children and older youth in need and its courtyard served as a gathering place for families who were employed in more...

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

SIERRA LEONE: After gaining an education with the support of Don Bosco Fambul graduate goes on to help other street children

By at December 19, 2018 | 5:23 pm

SIERRA LEONE: After gaining an education with the support of Don Bosco Fambul graduate goes on to help other street children

(MissionNewswire) Joe Conteh was once a young man receiving services from Don Bosco Fambul, but today, he is the coordinator of the organization’s Child Care Center. Located in Sierra Leone’s capital city, Freetown, Don Bosco Fambul has become one of the country’s leading child welfare organizations—offering food, clothing, crisis intervention services, shelter, more...

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

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Don Bosco Foundation in France collaborates to build national Scouting training center in Bangui

By at December 19, 2018 | 9:50 am

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Don Bosco Foundation in France collaborates to build national Scouting training center in Bangui

(MissionNewswire) There are close to 15,000 youth who are ready to participate in Scouting activities and become messengers of peace in the Central African Republic. In a country torn by conflict and marked by the use of child soldiers, these boys want to revive their Scouting activities and contribute to peace and reconciliation in the country. For more than 100 more...

ANS , Central African Republic , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)