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ETHIOPIA: Homeless and abandoned youth have chance at a better life thanks to Bosco Children Project

By at September 21, 2018 | 10:28 am

ETHIOPIA: Homeless and abandoned youth have chance at a better life thanks to Bosco Children Project

(MissionNewswire) With the school year beginning in countries across the world, many youth continue to struggle to gain an education due to poverty and a lack of opportunity. Thanks to a partnership between the Don Bosco International Volunteers for Development (VIS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), youth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia have access to more...

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

GLOBAL: Don Bosco Green Alliance and Salesian programs around the globe participate in World Cleanup Day on Sept. 15

By at September 20, 2018 | 5:49 pm

GLOBAL: Don Bosco Green Alliance and Salesian programs around the globe participate in World Cleanup Day on Sept. 15

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Green Alliance and Salesian programs around the globe joined the global initiative, World Cleanup Day on Sept. 15. According to the World Cleanup Day website, the initiative was launched 10 years ago in Estonia when 4 percent of the country’s population cleaned the entire country of illegally dumped waste in a matter of hours. Millions more...

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

INDIA: Don Bosco’s Prafulta Psychological Services celebrates 20th anniversary providing psychological services to youth

By at September 20, 2018 | 11:38 am

INDIA: Don Bosco’s Prafulta Psychological Services celebrates 20th anniversary providing psychological services to youth

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco’s Prafulta Psychological Services, located on the campus of the Salesian St. Dominic Savio High School in Mumbai, India, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary providing psychological services to youth and families in the region. As a result of rampant poverty, child abuse and exploitation as well as high incidences of child labor, many more...

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

ZAMBIA: The Salesian College Farnborough operates Share the Light, an organization that helps youth in Salesian programs in Mazabuka

By at September 19, 2018 | 8:51 am

ZAMBIA: The Salesian College Farnborough operates Share the Light, an organization that helps youth in Salesian programs in Mazabuka

(MissionNewswire) Share the Light is a nonprofit organization created from projects developed by staff and students of the Salesian College Farnborough in the United Kingdom. The organization focuses specifically on helping youth in Mazabuka, a town in the Southern Province of Zambia. Having grown in recent years, Share the Light now includes a Scholarship Program, a more...

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

COLOMBIA: Don Bosco City’s Preparing for Life program ensures youth have access to education and a better quality of life

By at September 18, 2018 | 4:49 pm

COLOMBIA: Don Bosco City’s Preparing for Life program ensures youth have access to education and a better quality of life

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco City’s Preparing for Life program in Medellin, Colombia works to ensure the full restitution of rights for youth ages 8 to 12 years who have been living on the streets or at-risk of violence and exploitation. One of Don Bosco City's primary programs, it guarantees participating youth access to lodging, food, clothing, education, more...

Colombia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ARGENTINA: More than 1,200 Salesian students have access to new computers and training thanks to Salesian Missions donor

By at September 18, 2018 | 8:20 am

ARGENTINA: More than 1,200 Salesian students have access to new computers and training thanks to Salesian Missions donor

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,200 at-risk Salesian students attending the Sacred Heart Vicariate Educational Center which consists of five individual schools in Ludueña, Rosario in Santa Fe Province, Argentina, have access to better computer literacy thanks to a Salesian Missions donor. The Salesian Center had outdated, deficient computers that had been donated more more...

Argentina , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

INDIA: Donor funding helps to provide education and tutoring assistance to 650 youth at two Salesian centers

By at September 17, 2018 | 12:14 pm

INDIA: Donor funding helps to provide education and tutoring assistance to 650 youth at two Salesian centers

(MissionNewswire) Salesian programs in India were able to provide additional services to at-risk and marginalized youth thanks to donor funding through Salesian Missions. The funding enabled the Ongole Don Bosco Center in Andhra Pradesh to start a summer camp and Don Bosco Nagar in Hyderabad to provide extra services in its tutoring centers. The summer camp started by more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

SPAIN: Three Salesian teachers have been selected to take part in the Google for Education Certified Innovators Program in Madrid

By at September 16, 2018 | 8:19 am

SPAIN: Three Salesian teachers have been selected to take part in the Google for Education Certified Innovators Program in Madrid

(MissionNewswire) Three teachers from the Salesian Spain-St. James Major Province have been selected to take part in the Google for Education Certified Innovators Program. This program offers training to teachers all over the world to aid them in developing innovative educational projects that change and improve classroom education. The Google for Education program more...

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

LIBERIA: Salesian Missions donors support new science lab and expanded courses for additional students at Mary Help of Christians Catholic School

By at September 14, 2018 | 10:04 am

LIBERIA: Salesian Missions donors support new science lab and expanded courses for additional students at Mary Help of Christians Catholic School

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are able to build and equip a new science lab and expand courses to accommodate new students at the Mary Help of Christians Catholic School Matadi in Monrovia, Liberia thanks to Salesian Missions donors. The country is still recovering from a civil war and the deadly Ebola epidemic that affected 10,678 people with 4,810 reported more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Liberia

BURUNDI: Vocational training project launched in 2017 has trained 40 young women in hotel and restaurant industries

By at September 13, 2018 | 11:10 am

BURUNDI: Vocational training project launched in 2017 has trained 40 young women in hotel and restaurant industries

(MissionNewswire) Launched in January 2017 by the Spanish Salesian-run organization, Don Bosco Solidarity, the “Improving the Opportunities for Women in Rukago” project has been making an impact on women in the rural Rukago community of Burundi. The project was implemented at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center of Buterere to help women gain the skills needed to more...

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