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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions highlight programs that invest in food security, rural development

By at October 16, 2017 | 1:30 pm

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions highlight programs that invest in food security, rural development

(MissionNewswire)  Salesian Missions joins the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Food Day. Celebrated each year on Oct. 16, the day was established to bring attention to the plight of the world’s hungry and undernourished while providing an opportunity for a deeper understanding of more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Special Reports

SENEGAL: Youth are Positively Impacted by Salesian Stop Human Trafficking Campaign

By at May 16, 2017 | 8:14 am

Youth are positively impacted by the Salesian-lead Stop Human Trafficking Campaign that was launched in October 2015 by Salesian missionaries in Italy. The campaign raises awareness of the dangers of youth migration. With a focus on youth leaving countries in Africa in search of a better life in Europe, the campaign aims to prevent young migrants from becoming victims of more...

Senegal , Uncategorized

ETHIOPIA: Salesian Technical Education in Graphic and Typographic Arts Only Professional Program of Its Kind in the Country

By at May 15, 2017 | 10:11 am

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical and Professional Training at Mekanissa, near the capital city of Addis Ababa, offers a training program in graphic and typographic arts. The project, known as “Print your future”, is already resulting in an increase of the professionalism of Salesian students into the workforce and is helping to promote the Salesian program as more...

Ethiopia , Featured on slider

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Food Aid and Assist with Water Collection After First Rain in More Than a Year

By at May 12, 2017 | 7:54 am

Salesian missionaries are continuing relief work in the villages near Korr, Kenya. The first rains in more than year came on Sunday, April 30. While it was not a lot of rain, it was enough that Salesian missionaries were able to gather some of it for drinking water. Missionaries report that some villages are better equipped than others for collecting this rain water to more...

Kenya , Uncategorized

UGANDA: Band Helps At-Risk Discover, Expand Talents

By at November 11, 2016 | 11:42 am

UGANDA: Band Helps At-Risk Discover, Expand Talents

(MissionNewswire) Missionaries with Don Bosco Children and Life Mission located in the town of Namugongo, just 10 miles northeast of the city of Kampala in Central Uganda, operate the Don Bosco Band for at-risk youth in the region. Music lessons were brought to the school nine years ago, when Salesian missionaries started a new initiative teaching a small group of more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda

PHILIPPINES: Ford Launches Program at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

By at November 9, 2016 | 11:52 am

PHILIPPINES: Ford Launches Program at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

(MissionNewswire) Ford Philippines has launched a new technical training facility at Don Bosco Technical Vocational Education and Training Center (TVET) in Makati City. The facility is part of Ford’s corporate social responsibility efforts to support local educational development initiatives. Ford invested the funding to develop the new workshop, which includes a more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

ARGENTINA: Don Bosco Boys Provides Shelter, Nutrition and Education to Assist the Poor and Homeless

By at November 2, 2016 | 3:09 pm

ARGENTINA: Don Bosco Boys Provides Shelter, Nutrition and Education to Assist the Poor and Homeless

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Boys program located in Bahía Blanca, a city in the southwest province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, has grown considerably since it was first started in 2001. The program was started initially to provide shelter and food for the homeless in order to address the city’s growing homeless population and people who made a meager living more...

Argentina , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

EL SALVADOR: Youth Get Technical, Entrepreneurship Skills for Long-Term Employment

By at October 3, 2016 | 3:53 pm

EL SALVADOR: Youth Get Technical, Entrepreneurship Skills for Long-Term Employment

(MissionNewswire) From August 2015 through July 2016, 231 youth took part in the Young Entrepreneurs in IT project with FUSALMO, a Salesian Educational Center, in San Salvador, El Salvador. The Young Entrepreneurs in IT project was founded by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The primary objective of the project was to train young people in technical knowledge more...

El Salvador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

ETHIOPIA: Salesian Missions Helps Fund Professional Training in Development Management for Teachers, Staff

By at October 1, 2016 | 4:01 pm

ETHIOPIA: Salesian Missions Helps Fund Professional Training in Development Management for Teachers, Staff

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Ethiopia recently held a management course for 30 Salesian teachers and management staff to aid in their professional development. The course was funded in part by Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, located in New Rochelle, New York. The training focused on increasing the knowledge base of more...

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

ZAMBIA: New Water Project Provides Clean Fresh Water for School, Youth Center and Parish

By at July 20, 2016 | 12:27 pm

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries at their community in Kazembe, a town in the Luapula Province of Zambia, just completed a water project providing fresh, clean water to the youth and families attending their the St. John Bosco parish, oratory and school. Since 1982, Salesian missionaries have been providing a carpentry training school and daily youth center for more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Zambia