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DR CONGO: New project helps mothers learn farming techniques to launch small farms to aid in self-sufficiency

By at May 24, 2018 | 7:06 am

DR CONGO: New project helps mothers learn farming techniques to launch small farms to aid in self-sufficiency

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Mont Ngafula, a municipality of Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), have launched a new project to help women of the parish start small agricultural activities that generate income. The small town of Mont Ngafula is isolated because there is no roadway that connects it to the city. This causes some more...

Congo (Democratic Republic) , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries hold first basic vocational training projects competition with more than 500 students

By at May 21, 2018 | 6:17 am

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries hold first basic vocational training projects competition with more than 500 students

(MissionNewswire) On May 4, the Salesian center of Carabanchel, located in Madrid, Spain, hosted the first basic vocational training projects competition. More than 500 students from the Salesian centers in Burgos, Pamplona, ​​Logroño, Villamuriel (Palencia), Deusto (Bilbao) and Madrid participated. At the event, Salesian missionaries renewed their commitment to more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

ECUADOR: Salesian missionaries rebuild school buildings after they were destroyed in the April 2016 earthquake

By at May 18, 2018 | 5:59 am

ECUADOR: Salesian missionaries rebuild school buildings after they were destroyed in the April 2016 earthquake

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have inaugurated new school buildings after they were destroyed in the 7.8 earthquake that killed close to 700 and initially left tens of thousands homeless in Ecuador. The earthquake, which struck on April 16, 2016, destroyed water systems, collapsed roads and affected 33 health centers. In addition, 560 schools and close to 10,000 more...

Ecuador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

BRAZIL: Salesian missionaries are helping young, single mothers with shelter and education in the remote area of Iauaretê

By at May 17, 2018 | 8:00 am

BRAZIL: Salesian missionaries are helping young, single mothers with shelter and education in the remote area of Iauaretê

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries, in collaboration with Italian volunteers and Mary Help of Christians and all led by Italian Salesian missionary Father Roberto Cappelletti, bring hope and education to those living in Iauaretê. The community is located in the deep western part of the Brazilian Amazon at the border with Colombia and is one of the farthest and most more...

Brazil , Featured on slider , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance launches to educate, promote the responsible use of natural resources and green practices

By at May 17, 2018 | 8:00 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance launches to educate, promote the responsible use of natural resources and green practices

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Green Alliance, an initiative of Salesian missionaries in India to teach a younger generation about responsible use of natural resources, has just launched a new website DBGreen.in. The Don Bosco Green Alliance is an international collective of young people from Don Bosco institutions and organizations that contributes to global more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Teachers and school social workers attend seminar to gain strategies for assisting children with learning disabilities

By at May 17, 2018 | 6:23 am

INDIA: Teachers and school social workers attend seminar to gain strategies for assisting children with learning disabilities

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Research Center in Mumbai, India, in collaboration with the Lok Seva Kendra Chhota, organized a day-long teacher training workshop. The workshop, held May 3 at the Don Bosco Chhotaudepur, was titled“Learning Disabilities: Identification and Remediation." Teachers and school workers from Narukot, Kawant and Chhotaudepur participated in more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new house for unaccompanied minors as part of the “I care about you” project

By at May 16, 2018 | 8:32 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new house for unaccompanied minors as part of the “I care about you” project

(MissionNewswire) On May 2, Salesian missionaries in the San Gregorio community of Catania within Sicily, Italy launched a new house for unaccompanied minors. The house is named Najma, which means star in Arabic. The house is part of the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, which started the “I care about you” project to reach out to more...

Italy , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights social development programs that aid poor youth and their families

By at May 11, 2018 | 8:47 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights social development programs that aid poor youth and their families

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the international community in celebrating the International Day of Families celebrated each year on May 15. The day is organized by the International Federation for Family Development, in partnership with SOS Children’s Villages International, and the collaboration of UNICEF and the Division for Social Policy and Development more...

Featured on slider , Global , NOT ans , Special Reports

INDIA: Salesian Missions donor provides funding to repair St. John Bosco Parish church

By at May 11, 2018 | 8:33 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions donor provides funding to repair St. John Bosco Parish church

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Guwahati, the largest city in the Indian state of Assam, were able to repair the dilapidated church within the St. John Bosco Parish in the village of Boko, thanks to funding from a Salesian Missions donor. The funding allowed Salesian missionaries to update and change part of the roofing, put up a new ceiling, repair damaged more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India , NOT ans

FRANCE: Salesian students launch project to raise money and support French organization Clowns of Hope

By at May 10, 2018 | 7:10 am

FRANCE: Salesian students launch project to raise money and support French organization Clowns of Hope

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Institute of the Immaculate Conception of Bailleul, France launched a new project during this school year in support of initiatives by the French organization Les Clowns de L'espoir (Clowns of Hope). Th organization is committed to bringing a smile to sick children. The 780 Salesian students attending the institute have not only pledged to more...

France , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)