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TANZANIA: Solar training at Don Bosco Oysterbay offers hope for Tanzania’s jobless youth

By at February 19, 2019 | 9:43 am

TANZANIA: Solar training at Don Bosco Oysterbay offers hope for Tanzania’s jobless youth

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Oysterbay in Dar es Salaam has been funded over the last two years through a partnership with Misereor, a German Catholic Bishops’ Organization for Development Cooperation, to help advance training capacity in renewable energy. The project is one of three happening in Salesian centers in Tanzania. In addition, the Charles Stewart Mott more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Tanzania

SPAIN: The Salesian publishing house Edebé Group develops partnership with Google for Education for the production and distribution of digital educational products

By at February 16, 2019 | 11:00 am

SPAIN: The Salesian publishing house Edebé Group develops partnership with Google for Education for the production and distribution of digital educational products

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian publishing house, Edebé Group, located in Barcelona, Spain, and Google for Education have reached a collaboration agreement for the production and distribution of digital educational products for adaptive learning in schools through the use of artificial intelligence and data analysis, otherwise known as Big Data. Viktor more...

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

VENEZUELA: Salesian missionaries continue providing social programs for poor youth and their families despite economic and political instability

By at February 14, 2019 | 5:36 pm

VENEZUELA: Salesian missionaries continue providing social programs for poor youth and their families despite economic and political instability

(MissionNewswire) Despite economic and political instability in Venezuela, Salesian missionaries continue to take care of poor youth and their families in the country. Venezuelan journalists, M. Castro and J. Lafuente, recently described the situation in the country saying, “The needs, which include hunger, lack of water and continuous power cuts impose themselves on more...

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

EL SALVADOR: Scholarships from Salesian Missions enable 15 youth to study at Saint Cecilia Salesian High School in Santa Tecla

By at February 14, 2019 | 1:51 pm

EL SALVADOR: Scholarships from Salesian Missions enable 15 youth to study at Saint Cecilia Salesian High School in Santa Tecla

(MissionNewswire) Fifteen youth, aged 12 to 15 who plan to continue their studies in the technical field, were able to attend the Saint Cecilia Salesian High School in 2018 thanks to scholarship funding from Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco. The school, located in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, has a scholarship program designed for more...

El Salvador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

EAST TIMOR: More than 1,170 youth attending 11 Salesian centers have access to better nutrition thanks to shipment of rice-meals from Rise Against Hunger

By at February 13, 2019 | 3:02 pm

EAST TIMOR: More than 1,170 youth attending 11 Salesian centers have access to better nutrition thanks to shipment of rice-meals from Rise Against Hunger

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,170 poor youth across 11 Salesian centers in East Timor have access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger, an international relief organization that provides food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable. The rice-meal donation was shared with the Don Bosco Co-Educational more...

East Timor , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider

NIGERIA: Five Salesian communities have access to clean water thanks to funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative”

By at February 13, 2019 | 2:36 pm

NIGERIA: Five Salesian communities have access to clean water thanks to funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative”

(MissionNewswire) Funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative" has provided the funding for the construction of 10 water boreholes in communities in Nigeria. To date, boreholes have been completed in the towns of Ibadan, Akure, Ondo, Ijebu Ode and Onitsha. In each of these towns, Salesian missionaries operate programs that provide education and help to meet more...

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

INDIA: Don Bosco Image wins award at World Youth Day 2019 for documentary on people affected by drought in Kenya

By at February 13, 2019 | 10:45 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Image wins award at World Youth Day 2019 for documentary on people affected by drought in Kenya

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian media company, Don Bosco Image, based in Kochi, India, won the Best Film Award in the category, Missionary Spirit, at the Goodness Reigns Film Festival in Panama. The festival was held as part of World Youth Day 2019 and promoted the creation of faith-based media and art. The award-winning documentary film, I was hungry, you gave me to eat, more...

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

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian teachers and staff from Don Bosco Radio take part in training session on healing trauma

By at February 12, 2019 | 3:34 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian teachers and staff from Don Bosco Radio take part in training session on healing trauma

(MissionNewswire) Thirty-five teachers from several schools, together with the staff of Don Bosco Radio, attended a three-day training session on trauma healing, according to an article on Catholic News Radio. Facilitated by a doctor working with Salesian missionaries in the Tonj State of South Sudan, the training was aimed at educating teachers and other Salesian staff more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST THE USE OF CHILD SOLDIERS: Salesian Missions highlights programs around the globe offering education and psycho-social support to former child soldiers

By at February 11, 2019 | 12:31 pm

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST THE USE OF CHILD SOLDIERS: Salesian Missions highlights programs around the globe offering education and psycho-social support to former child soldiers

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and the international community in honoring Red Hand Day, also known as the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers. The day was started when the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict entered into force on February 12, 2002. more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Global , Special Reports

PERU: Educators and youth from Red de Casas Don Bosco meet to discuss important topics in youth education and social support

By at February 10, 2019 | 4:07 pm

PERU: Educators and youth from Red de Casas Don Bosco meet to discuss important topics in youth education and social support

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working at the organization, Red de Casas Don Bosco, serve hundreds of children and older youth offering them a home, food, education and spiritual and psychological support. Red de Casas Don Bosco includes 11 boarding homes in the Peruvian cities of Ayacucho, Arequipa, Cusco, Huancayo and Lima (Breña and Rímac) and in the Cusco more...

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