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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions launches fundraising appeal to ship critical food aid to countries around the globe

By at December 4, 2018 | 2:29 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions launches fundraising appeal to ship critical food aid to countries around the globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, has launched an initiative to raises funds to ship life-saving food aid to countries around the globe. Because the cost of shipping this critical aid is far less than its value, donations are multiplied many times over. For every dollar donated, Salesian Missions is able to ship more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Global

HONDURAS: Ze Carlos Castro Medina excels in industrial mechanics course work as a recipient of the “Preventing Drug Consumption by Youngsters in Honduras” project

By at December 3, 2018 | 2:04 pm

HONDURAS: Ze Carlos Castro Medina excels in industrial mechanics course work as a recipient of the “Preventing Drug Consumption by Youngsters in Honduras” project

(MissionNewswire) Ze Carlos Castro Medina, a 21-year-old from the La Travesía District of Tegucigalpa in Honduras, is excelling in his coursework in industrial mechanics at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center thanks to a new Salesian project called “Preventing Drug Consumption by Youngsters in Honduras.” The project aims to provide life skills training to 500 more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Honduras

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs that promote inclusivity on International Day of People with Disabilities

By at December 3, 2018 | 5:43 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs that promote inclusivity on International Day of People with Disabilities

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations in honoring International Day of People with Disabilities. Since its inception in 1945, the United Nations has outlined and reiterated its commitment to calling for the creation of inclusive, accessible and sustainable societies and communities. In 1981, the United Nations proclaimed Dec. 3 as a recognized day more...

Global , Special Reports

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)

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs that provide medical and other critical HIV/AIDS services on World AIDS Day

By at December 1, 2018 | 6:00 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs that provide medical and other critical HIV/AIDS services on World AIDS Day

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UNAIDS, the United Nations’ AIDS organization, and many other organizations around the globe in highlighting World AIDS Day 2018 celebrated each year on December 1. The day is held to honor AIDS victims and focuses on prevention and treatment issues surrounding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immune more...

Global , Special Reports

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)

INDIA: Boys at Bosco Boys Home learn how to play mallakhamb, a traditional Indian sport

By at November 28, 2018 | 12:50 pm

INDIA: Boys at Bosco Boys Home learn how to play mallakhamb, a traditional Indian sport

(MissionNewswire) Boys at the Bosco Boys Home located in the Borivli neighborhood of Mumbai, India were introduced to mallakhamb, a traditional Indian sport, as a way to stay fit and healthy. The sport involves performing aerial yoga postures and wrestling grips in concert with a vertical, stationary or hanging wooden pole, cane or hanging rope. The word mallakhamb more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

HONDURAS: Juan Ángel Joya breaks addiction and begins coursework at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center thanks to new Salesian project

By at November 27, 2018 | 10:17 am

HONDURAS: Juan Ángel Joya breaks addiction and begins coursework at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center thanks to new Salesian project

(MissionNewswire) After completing a pre-vocational course and internship, Juan Ángel Joya, a 17-year-old from the El Sitio district of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, has been admitted into the motorcycle mechanics course at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center thanks to a “Preventing Drug Consumption by Youngsters in Honduras” project. The project aims to provide life more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Honduras

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