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ETHIOPIA: Salesian students take part in Sport for Development Technical and Vocational Education and Training Championship

By at July 20, 2018 | 1:20 pm

ETHIOPIA: Salesian students take part in Sport for Development Technical and Vocational Education and Training Championship

(MissionNewswire) The first Sport for Development Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Championship was launched at the Entoto Technical Vocational College in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in June 2018. The championship tournament brought together 10 colleges and TVET training centers in the city. Students from Bosco Children and Mekanissa, two Salesian TVET more...

Ethiopia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ECUADOR: Salesian Missions donor provides funding to support sports programming at Father Antonio Amador Soccer School

By at July 20, 2018 | 8:42 am

ECUADOR: Salesian Missions donor provides funding to support sports programming at Father Antonio Amador Soccer School

(MissionNewswire) A donation, provided through Salesian Missions to the Guayaquil Salesian Project Foundation, has helped subsidize programming for the Father Antonio Amador Soccer School at the Don Bosco House located in the city of Guayaquil. The foundation has made a commitment to offer children, adolescents and older youth a place to practice sports with a particular more...

Ecuador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

INDIA: Girls living in hostel at Don Bosco Junior College have access to clean, safe water

By at July 19, 2018 | 12:09 pm

INDIA: Girls living in hostel at Don Bosco Junior College have access to clean, safe water

(MissionNewswire) Girls living in a hostel at the Don Bosco Junior College in the town of Diphu, the largest administrative headquarters of the Karbi Anglong district in the state of Assam in India, have access to clean water thanks to a new water project funded by a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” In Diphu, piped water is available to only a very few more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

UGANDA: Donations provide liturgical items and school uniforms for students attending Don Bosco Primary School

By at July 19, 2018 | 11:54 am

UGANDA: Donations provide liturgical items and school uniforms for students attending Don Bosco Primary School

(MissionNewswire) Donations provided through Salesian Missions were able to provide choir robes and liturgical items as well as new school uniforms for students attending Don Bosco Primary School in Namugongo, Uganda. The students are part of the Salesian-run Children and Life Mission (CALM). Salesian missionaries have been operating CALM, located in the town of more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Uganda

VIETNAM: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for six wells in three villages

By at July 18, 2018 | 1:55 pm

VIETNAM: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for six wells in three villages

(MissionNewswire) Residents of three villages in the Duc Co District in the Gia Lai Province in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam have access to clean, safe water thanks to funding received from a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” Salesian missionaries have been able to establish six wells within the three villages: one in Nuk, two in Ba, and three in more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Vietnam

MYANMAR: Donation through Salesian Missions helps provide social services and education for at-risk youth

By at July 17, 2018 | 8:29 am

MYANMAR: Donation through Salesian Missions helps provide social services and education for at-risk youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate 10 centers throughout Myanmar to help those who are poor, marginalized and in need of education. One project that recently received donor funding through Salesian Missions is the Human Dignity Street Children project at Don Bosco Youth Center in Mandalay. Funding went to support food, clothing, shelter, healthcare and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Myanmar

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights life-changing technical and vocational training programs on World Youth Skills Day 2018

By at July 15, 2018 | 8:00 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights life-changing technical and vocational training programs on World Youth Skills Day 2018

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other international organizations in celebrating World Youth Skills Day which has been celebrated on July 15 every year since 2014. The UN designated the day to bring greater awareness to the importance of technical and vocational education and training as well as the development of skills relevant to both more...

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ZAMBIA: Salesian Missions donor provides funding for repair and resurfacing of Don Bosco Youth Center basketball court

By at July 13, 2018 | 11:04 am

ZAMBIA: Salesian Missions donor provides funding for repair and resurfacing of Don Bosco Youth Center basketball court

(MissionNewswire) Close to 500 youth from a Salesian youth center, secondary school and parish in Lusaka, Zambia have a new basketball court thanks to a donation that was provided through Salesian Missions. The youth center - Don Bosco Youth Center Harare - has a basketball court onsite that was in such disrepair it become too dangerous for youth to play on due to risk more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Zambia

SPAIN: Salesian programs remain open during the summer to provide summer camps for more than 20,000 youth

By at July 13, 2018 | 8:46 am

SPAIN: Salesian programs remain open during the summer to provide summer camps for more than 20,000 youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Angel Tomás Foundation is organizing activities in Salesian centers throughout Spain so that youth will have access to interesting and educational programs this summer. While other educational institutions close for the summer, the Salesian centers continue to organize activities for youth who might not otherwise have the opportunity more...

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

El SALVADOR: Furniture donation from IRN impacts close to 900 students, enhancing their learning environments

By at July 12, 2018 | 1:41 pm

El SALVADOR: Furniture donation from IRN impacts close to 900 students, enhancing their learning environments

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador has received 586 pieces of furniture for its School of Rehabilitation Sciences and School of Aeronautics thanks to a recent donation made possible by an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and IRN (Institution Recycling Network). IRN matches surplus items with organizations and more...

El Salvador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news