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CHILE: The Salesian Silva Henríquez Catholic University opens new facility to provide space and services for 300 new students

By at April 5, 2019 | 8:17 am

CHILE: The Salesian Silva Henríquez Catholic University opens new facility to provide space and services for 300 new students

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Silva Henríquez Catholic University (UCSH), located in the Lo Cañas district of La Florida, a suburb of Santiago, Chile, opened a new facility to improve the quality of services and spaces for 300 new students taking courses in nursing, kinesiology and phonoaudiology and physical education. The expansion project encompasses a total more...

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ITALY: CIOFS-FP operated by Salesian sisters celebrates 50 years providing vocational training for women

By at April 5, 2019 | 7:58 am

ITALY: CIOFS-FP operated by Salesian sisters celebrates 50 years providing vocational training for women

(MissionNewswire) The Centro Italiano Opere Femminili Salesiane (Italian Center for Salesian Feminine Works or CIOFS-FP), located in Rome, Italy, is celebrating its 50th anniversary providing vocational training for women in Italy. A two-day event is planned including a delegation from the center participating in the audience of Pope Francis and a meeting session more...

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ITALY: Students at Salesian training centers in Europe collaborate to create tourist app

By at April 3, 2019 | 8:57 am

ITALY: Students at Salesian training centers in Europe collaborate to create tourist app

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian EntreApp project has connected youth in Valdocco, a quarter in the city of Turin, Italy to youth in Salesian programs in Seville and Bilboa, Spain and in Versailles, France. The EntreApp project brought together students in Europe to help develop an app that promotes tourism in Seville. Each Salesian center had a well-defined role in the more...

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RWANDA: New ProFuturo project provides technology education and equipment to 10 schools benefiting more than 6,000 children

By at March 31, 2019 | 8:56 am

RWANDA: New ProFuturo project provides technology education and equipment to 10 schools benefiting more than 6,000 children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Africa Great Lakes province planning and development office are partnering with la Caixa Banking and Telefonica foundations to launch the ProFuturo project. The project will coordinate classes in technology and provide IT equipment that will impact more than 6,000 children in 10 schools in Kigali, Rwanda, according to a more...

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

INDIA: Salesian missionaries launch campaigns to highlight importance of voting ahead of upcoming elections

By at March 28, 2019 | 12:06 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries launch campaigns to highlight importance of voting ahead of upcoming elections

(MissionNewswire) On the lead up to the upcoming 2019 Indian general election, Radio Salesian, the campus radio station of the Salesian College Sonada, located in Darjeeling, India, has produced a new 5 1/2 minute music video entitled, “Ensure Your Vote” in the Nepali language. The election will take place from April 11 to May 19 when the country's estimated 900 more...

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MOZAMBIQUE: Salesian missionaries are responding with relief efforts in wake of devastating Cyclone Idai

By at March 28, 2019 | 12:01 pm

MOZAMBIQUE: Salesian missionaries are responding with relief efforts in wake of devastating Cyclone Idai

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Mozambique are responding to the call for emergency aid after Cyclone Idai, a Category 4 storm, brought weeks of rain, floods and high winds to parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Mozambique was hit especially hard with the storm making landfall in the country with sustained winds of 120 mph. The Atlantic is reporting that more...

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian students from Don Bosco Technical School participate in interactive broadcast program talking about climate change

By at March 25, 2019 | 1:24 pm

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian students from Don Bosco Technical School participate in interactive broadcast program talking about climate change

(MissionNewswire) On Mar. 13, five students from Don Bosco Technical School in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, participated in an interactive broadcast program held on the radio station TribeFM. They discussed topics around the theme of “Climate change and its effect on our lives.” Youth shared their views on climate change, stressing the importance of raising more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Papua New Guinea

ECUADOR: Salesian publishing house Don Bosco Editorial celebrates its 100th anniversary

By at March 24, 2019 | 2:16 pm

ECUADOR: Salesian publishing house Don Bosco Editorial celebrates its 100th anniversary

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian publishing house, Don Bosco Editorial (Edibosoc), is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its education service. Events to celebrate this milestone are being held in the city of Cuenca, Ecuador, as well as other cities in the country through April 17. Directors of the program, along with members of the house council and collaborators more...

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SUDAN: Salesian graduates from Don Bosco Center in Seoul, Korea initiate projects to help Salesian vocational centers in Khartoum and El Obedid

By at March 24, 2019 | 12:45 pm

SUDAN: Salesian graduates from Don Bosco Center in Seoul, Korea initiate projects to help Salesian vocational centers in Khartoum and El Obedid

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical School in El Obedid and the St. Joseph's Vocational Training Center in Khartoum, Sudan, have received the support and assistance of graduates from the Don Bosco Center in Seoul, Korea. Lin Chanwoo, one of the graduates, and Salesian Brother, Marino Bois, spent seven weeks in Sudan at the Salesian training centers repairing more...

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GHANA: New Empower Women of Ghana program is providing counseling and skills training to help young women achieve independence through employment

By at March 20, 2019 | 9:45 am

GHANA: New Empower Women of Ghana program is providing counseling and skills training to help young women achieve independence through employment

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Child Protection Center in Ashaiman, Ghana, has started a new program called Empower Women of Ghana. Launched in February, the program is for young women between the ages of 18 and 23 and was started with the help of the Don Bosco Mission in Turin, Italy. The program is designed to assist young women who face adversity and are vulnerable more...

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