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ARGENTINA: San José Vocational Training Center offers free vocational training to marginalized youth and adults

By at April 11, 2018 | 5:31 am

ARGENTINA: San José Vocational Training Center offers free vocational training to marginalized youth and adults

(MissionNewswire) The San José Vocational Training Center in Salta, provincial capital in mountainous northwestern Argentina, offers free evening vocational training to older youth and adults living in conditions of poverty and social isolation. Students come from several different neighborhoods and many have not finished school, but all attend because they want to do more...

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

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries complete new primary school for students attending Don Bosco Children and Life Mission

By at April 10, 2018 | 6:03 am

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries complete new primary school for students attending Don Bosco Children and Life Mission

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been operating the Don Bosco Children and Life Mission (CALM), located in the town of Namugongo just 10 miles northeast of the city of Kampala in Central Uganda since 2006. The organization, which was launched in 2001, was initially headed up by Comboni missionaries and a Jesuit priest before the Salesians were asked to operate more...

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

ARGENTINA: Salesian missionaries develop collaborative project to assist and support local efforts for poor youth and their families

By at April 7, 2018 | 5:58 am

ARGENTINA: Salesian missionaries develop collaborative project to assist and support local efforts for poor youth and their families

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Córdoba, Argentina offer assistance to thousands of children and older youth living in vulnerable circumstances. In 2011, missionaries launched the Amarrando Redes de Solidaridad (Connecting Networks of Solidarity) project, which aims to develop a new culture of solidarity while moving past society’s often individualistic more...

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

ITALY/SPAIN: Salesian students compete, win in technology innovation competitions

By at April 3, 2018 | 2:02 pm

ITALY/SPAIN: Salesian students compete, win in technology innovation competitions

(MissionNewswire) Youth who attend Salesian schools often distinguish themselves by being able to devise scientific and technological projects that help to build more inclusive and supportive societies. Students from the Salesian Institute in Verona, Italy were winners of the 2018 First Lego League Italia. The team's project, “Idb Tech-No-Logic," ranked first in the more...

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

INDIA: Salesian missionaries hold ecological events and workshops to teach youth about protecting the environment

By at April 2, 2018 | 2:15 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries hold ecological events and workshops to teach youth about protecting the environment

(MissionNewswire) Salesian students across India have been participating in ecological programming to learn more about the environment and to do their part in protecting it. In Sonada, the Salesian College Gorabari’s NSSS group recently teamed up with the nongovernmental agency Tieedi (Take it easy, easy does it) for an eight-day socio-ecological outreach program. more...

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

MYANMAR: Don Bosco Vocational Training Center graduates 43 students from seven different trade programs

By at March 29, 2018 | 1:53 pm

MYANMAR: Don Bosco Vocational Training Center graduates 43 students from seven different trade programs

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in Myitkyina, Myanmar recently held another graduation that included 25 boys and 18 girls who received their diplomas after completing their year-long program. Students graduated from  carpentry, welding, electricity, automotive, tailoring, dressmaking and beautician programs. Because the school is located in more...

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

HAITI: Lakay Don Bosco celebrates 30 years providing services to homeless, at-risk youth Cap-Haïtien and Port-au-Prince

By at March 27, 2018 | 4:28 pm

HAITI: Lakay Don Bosco celebrates 30 years providing services to homeless, at-risk youth Cap-Haïtien and Port-au-Prince

(MissionNewswire) Lakay Don Bosco was established in 1988 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti by an Italian Salesian priest.  Father Attilio Stra launched the project to answer the needs of children and older youth who have been rejected and marginalized and lived in situations of neglect, negligence or serious social risk. For 30 years that has remained the mission of Lakay Don more...

ANS , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Haiti

MALI: New Salesian St. John Bosco high school provides education for more than 400 youth from 17 local villages

By at March 27, 2018 | 4:20 pm

MALI: New Salesian St. John Bosco high school provides education for more than 400 youth from 17 local villages

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have built a secondary school in Touba, a small town in Mali, where there were no educational institutions at this level. In February, the St. John Bosco secondary school was completed with the assistance of the Spanish Salesian organization Solidaridad Don Bosco, which aims to assist youth at risk of social exclusion to access more...

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

INDIA: Salesian Institution for Culture and Rural Development launched new training center for school dropouts and unemployed youth

By at March 27, 2018 | 10:31 am

INDIA: Salesian Institution for Culture and Rural Development launched new training center for school dropouts and unemployed youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Institution for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) has launched another project for underprivileged youth in Santipur village in Sadiya, Tinsukia district. Salesian missionaries have launched Yuva Bandhu, a training center for school dropouts and unemployed youth that offers vocational training and farming activities. “The more...

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

PUERTO RICO: Salesian Missions launches Puerto Rico hurricane fundraising campaign to aid ongoing relief and reconstruction efforts

By at March 22, 2018 | 2:39 pm

PUERTO RICO: Salesian Missions launches Puerto Rico hurricane fundraising campaign to aid ongoing relief and reconstruction efforts

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries continue to respond to critical needs of victims of Hurricane Maria, which devastated communities across Puerto Rico in September 2017. To aid these ongoing relief and reconstruction efforts, Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, has launched a new fundraising campaign to help aid this more...

ANS , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Puerto Rico