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INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY: Salesian Missions highlights social and educational programs assisting young migrants

By at December 18, 2018 | 6:16 am

INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY: Salesian Missions highlights social and educational programs assisting young migrants

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the International Organization for Migration and organizations around the globe in honoring International Migrants Day. Each year, International Migrants Day is held on Dec. 18 to recognize the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants worldwide. On Dec. 4, 2000, the UN General Assembly, taking into account the large and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Global , Special Reports

SPAIN: Salesian Missions Madrid receives “Youth Justice without Borders” international award from the International Observatory on Juvenile Justice

By at December 16, 2018 | 10:15 am

SPAIN: Salesian Missions Madrid receives “Youth Justice without Borders” international award from the International Observatory on Juvenile Justice

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions Madrid has received the “Youth Justice without Borders” award from the International Observatory on Juvenile Justice. The international award highlights organizations that focus on human rights. Salesian Missions Madrid was chosen for its assistance to children living in situations of exclusion, poverty, violence and abuse. Fellow more...

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

SPAIN: San Juan Bosco Salesian Institute launches campaign to bring awareness of girls caught in prostitution in Sierra Leone

By at December 15, 2018 | 12:45 pm

SPAIN: San Juan Bosco Salesian Institute launches campaign to bring awareness of girls caught in prostitution in Sierra Leone

(MissionNewswire) In October, the San Juan Bosco Salesian Institute in Valencia, Spain developed the campaign, “First the last,” which aims to bring awareness of and support to girls forced into prostitution that are a part of Don Bosco Fambul’s Girls Shelter in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The campaign is mobilizing the entire educational community around the more...

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

INDIA: Salesian programs across Tamil Nadu are helping provide humanitarian support for victims of Cyclone Gaja

By at December 15, 2018 | 10:34 am

INDIA: Salesian programs across Tamil Nadu are helping provide humanitarian support for victims of Cyclone Gaja

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been responding to community needs after Cyclone Gaja devastated 12 districts in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India on Nov. 16. New reports indicate that at least 46 individuals were killed, an estimated 250,000 were displaced and more than 85,000 homes were damaged or destroyed. Loss of electricity created even harsher more...

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

ERITREA: Salesian missionaries collaborate with Italian doctor to develop new clean water source in Degra Mereto village

By at December 13, 2018 | 3:05 pm

ERITREA: Salesian missionaries collaborate with Italian doctor to develop new clean water source in Degra Mereto village

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the Eritrean village of Degra Mereto, in collaboration with Dr. D'Amore, an Italian doctor who has been promoting development projects in Eritrea for years, are asking for help to build a well in the community. The village of Degra Mereto has close to 1,300 people and nearly all live in a state of geographic, economic and more...

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

ITALY: Young unaccompanied minor from Guinea accesses safe shelter and education through “I care about you” project

By at December 13, 2018 | 1:49 pm

ITALY: Young unaccompanied minor from Guinea accesses safe shelter and education through “I care about you” project

(MissionNewswire) In 2017, more than 17,000 minors arrived in Italy, nearly 90 percent of them unaccompanied by an adult or chaperone, according to research done by Save the Children. This does not include the close to 5,000 foreign minors it is estimated go unaccounted for in the country. These “invisible children” who have migrated from the world’s poorest more...

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

ZAMBIA: Salesian College Farnborough’s Share the Light organization receives award in recognition of volunteer initiatives in Zambia

By at December 13, 2018 | 7:08 am

ZAMBIA: Salesian College Farnborough’s Share the Light organization receives award in recognition of volunteer initiatives in Zambia

(MissionNewswire) Fundación Telefónica, a Spanish multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Madrid, Spain, has selected the Share the Light organization as one of its top five volunteer initiatives in recognition and appreciation of the value that volunteers bring to society. Share the Light was chosen among 339 projects presented. The award ceremony more...

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

ITALY: Salesian Urban Re-GenerAction project helps communities create beautiful spaces and opportunities for social good

By at December 12, 2018 | 3:12 pm

ITALY: Salesian Urban Re-GenerAction project helps communities create beautiful spaces and opportunities for social good

(MissionNewswire) More than 400 youth have taken part in the Salesian project, “Urban Re-GenerAction: young ideas in the urban outskirts. Experiences of active and supportive citizenship for/with the new generations.” Currently nearing its conclusion, the project was launched in July 2017. Since then, 16 programs have participated facilitated by the Salesians of more...

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

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Salesian Missions highlights educational initiatives and child rights education on Human Rights Day

By at December 10, 2018 | 7:33 am

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Salesian Missions highlights educational initiatives and child rights education on Human Rights Day

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring Human Rights Day, celebrated each year on Dec. 10. Human Rights Day commemorates the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Global , Special Reports

COLOMBIA: Salesian school students in the Músico Marcial Don Bosco Band recently competed at an international band tournament in Brazil

By at December 8, 2018 | 4:57 pm

COLOMBIA: Salesian school students in the Músico Marcial Don Bosco Band recently competed at an international band tournament in Brazil

(MissionNewswire) Youth in the Músico Marcial Don Bosco Band competed in an international tournament of bands in Sao Paulo, Brazil from Nov. 21-27. The event, which brought together the best bands from South American nations, was organized by the Imagination Marching Concepts, a company that organizes band events and competitions. Salesian students who are part of more...

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