ANS

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...

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

ETHIOPIA: Bosco Children Project enables launch of new workshops at Salesian center in Addis Ababa

By at December 2, 2018 | 5:46 pm

ETHIOPIA: Bosco Children Project enables launch of new workshops at Salesian center in Addis Ababa

(MissionNewswire) As part of the Bosco Children Project, new workshops have been launched for students at the Salesian center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The new operation and maintenance of agricultural machinery workshops will serve to provide short-term courses for dozens of students. Thanks to a collaboration between Salesian missionaries and CNH Industrial Italy, CNHI more...

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

SPAIN: Mi Colegio 2020 project ensures teachers and students at Salesian school in Alcalá de Guadaíra have access to the latest technology

By at December 1, 2018 | 1:20 pm

SPAIN: Mi Colegio 2020 project ensures teachers and students at Salesian school in Alcalá de Guadaíra have access to the latest technology

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian school in Alcalá de Guadaíra, a town located approximately 17 km southeast of Seville, Spain, has launched a new initiative called the Mi Colegio 2020 project. The initiative is focused on providing the best technological and human tools available to prepare students for the workforce or an advanced education. The Mi Colegio 2020 project more...

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

CAMBODIA: Students at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Battambang return to course work in agro-technical education

By at November 29, 2018 | 2:57 pm

CAMBODIA: Students at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Battambang return to course work in agro-technical education

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical Institute Salabalath, located in Battambang, Cambodia has started a new school year. The institute focuses on agro-technical education as a means to teach youth new and modern farming techniques to help them develop the skills for later employment. The institute includes a well-established farm adjacent to the school building more...

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

DR CONGO: Salesian missionaries provide financial aid for school and other critical services at the Don Bosco Center in Bukavu

By at November 28, 2018 | 1:57 pm

DR CONGO: Salesian missionaries provide financial aid for school and other critical services at the Don Bosco Center in Bukavu

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Center opened in 2014 in the city of Bukavu in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Operated by two Salesian priests and one Salesian brother, the center is located near the main town square and a prison and is an ideal location for missionaries to meet the many street children who spend time in the square washing more...

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

URUGUAY: Salesian Father Martin Ponce De León facilitates “Shared Table” initiative to connect with those who live in conditions of social vulnerability

By at November 25, 2018 | 1:04 pm

URUGUAY: Salesian Father Martin Ponce De León facilitates “Shared Table” initiative to connect with those who live in conditions of social vulnerability

(MissionNewswire) Since 2006, Salesian Father Martin Ponce De León has been a parish priest at the Saint Pius X parish in the Jardines de Don Bosco district of Mercedes, located in the department of Soriano in Uruguay. Since 2010, Fr. Ponce De León has been operating an initiative known as “Shared Table” which serves people with scarce resources who find themselves more...

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

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Don Bosco Rural Training Center provides educational initiatives and partnerships to ensure youth find and retain employment

By at November 23, 2018 | 2:09 pm

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Don Bosco Rural Training Center provides educational initiatives and partnerships to ensure youth find and retain employment

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Rural Training Center in Tetere Bay in the Solomon Islands is working to bring educational and workforce development opportunities to poor youth in rural areas. Programs at the center help youth gain a basic education as well as the vocational or technical skills needed to find and retain employment. More than 200 young men more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Solomon Islands

GHANA: A young girl finds hope for the future after restarting her education at Salesian Child Protection Center

By at November 23, 2018 | 1:55 pm

GHANA: A young girl finds hope for the future after restarting her education at Salesian Child Protection Center

(MissionNewswire) When 14-year-old Mawufemor arrived at the Salesian Child Protection Center in Ashaiman, a large town in the Greater Accra Region of South Ghana, she was malnourished. After having left school several years before, she had experienced many terrible things. At the center, she found hope for the future. “The challenges of my life began after the more...

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

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: New project at Salesian center renovates classrooms for art education

By at November 23, 2018 | 9:52 am

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: New project at Salesian center renovates classrooms for art education

(MissionNewswire) The “Dreams and Hopes for Children” project initiated by the Agency for International Cooperation of South Korea (KOICA) has launched at the Doña Chucha center in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The project included the development of new classrooms and art education initiatives at the Doña Chucha center which serves girls and adolescents more...

ANS , Dominican Republic , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MALI: Salesian missionaries launch educational initiatives to ensure poor and at-risk youth have access to education in Touba

By at November 21, 2018 | 12:22 pm

MALI: Salesian missionaries launch educational initiatives to ensure poor and at-risk youth have access to education in Touba

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have recently built the St. John Bosco secondary school in Touba, a small town in Mali which had no other secondary educational institutions. The school was completed with the assistance of the Spanish Salesian organization, Solidaridad Don Bosco, which aims to give youth at risk of social exclusion access to quality more...

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