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BRAZIL: Salesian missionaries are helping young, single mothers with shelter and education in the remote area of Iauaretê

By at May 17, 2018 | 8:00 am

BRAZIL: Salesian missionaries are helping young, single mothers with shelter and education in the remote area of Iauaretê

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries, in collaboration with Italian volunteers and Mary Help of Christians and all led by Italian Salesian missionary Father Roberto Cappelletti, bring hope and education to those living in Iauaretê. The community is located in the deep western part of the Brazilian Amazon at the border with Colombia and is one of the farthest and most more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights social development programs that aid poor youth and their families

By at May 11, 2018 | 8:47 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights social development programs that aid poor youth and their families

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the international community in celebrating the International Day of Families celebrated each year on May 15. The day is organized by the International Federation for Family Development, in partnership with SOS Children’s Villages International, and the collaboration of UNICEF and the Division for Social Policy and Development more...

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SIERRA LEONE: New Salesian short film “Love” debuts in Rome, highlights Don Bosco Fambul’s rescuing young prostitutes from the streets

By at April 19, 2018 | 9:56 am

SIERRA LEONE: New Salesian short film “Love” debuts in Rome, highlights Don Bosco Fambul’s rescuing young prostitutes from the streets

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations located in Freetown, showed a new short film titled “Love,” directed by Goya prize winner Raúl de la Fuente, near the Vatican on April 12. The video captures the work of Salesian missionaries in Freetown who are helping hundreds of girls forced into prostitution by poverty more...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions highlights rehabilitation, social programs

By at April 12, 2018 | 5:50 am

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions highlights rehabilitation, social programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions stands with the United Nations (UN) and organizations around the globe in highlighting the plight of children on the International Day for Street Children. The day provides organizations and the millions of street children in countries worldwide an opportunity to have their voices heard and ensures that their rights are not more...

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EAST TIMOR: Don Bosco Co-Educational Technical School provides job skills training to 106 poor youth

By at April 10, 2018 | 9:44 am

EAST TIMOR: Don Bosco Co-Educational Technical School provides job skills training to 106 poor youth

(MissionNewswire) Five years after the launch of the Don Bosco Co-Educational Technical School in the city of Maliana in East Timor, the center has 106 students currently in its classes. The school, which was a collaborative project by Salesian missionaries and the governments of East Timor and Spain, is facilitated by four Salesian missionaries and 15 lay missionaries. more...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR SPORT DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE: Salesian Missions highlights socio-sports programs

By at April 6, 2018 | 2:13 pm

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR SPORT DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE: Salesian Missions highlights socio-sports programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations (UN) and other international organizations in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which is celebrated each year on April 6. The UN General Assembly designated the day in 2013 and it has been celebrated each year since 2014. The adoption of this day signifies the increasing more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missions donor provides funding for solar lights for victims of mudslides

By at March 29, 2018 | 2:05 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missions donor provides funding for solar lights for victims of mudslides

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations in Freetown, immediately responded with relief efforts for those affected by flooding and mudslides that occurred on Aug. 14, 2017. Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, lies between the mountains and the sea. The intense rain caused a mudslide on more...

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MALAWI: Don Bosco Youth Center provides youth a safe space for sports and technical education

By at March 6, 2018 | 10:41 am

MALAWI: Don Bosco Youth Center provides youth a safe space for sports and technical education

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Youth Center in Lilongwe, Malawi, has become a symbol of youth empowerment through sporting activities as well as vocational and technical education. The center conducts motivational evening talks for spiritual and moral growth, according to an article in the Nyasa Times. The article also notes that the Don Bosco Youth Center also provides more...

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MADAGASCAR: Salesian missionaries aim to launch new ecological project to reduce coal use

By at March 2, 2018 | 7:34 am

MADAGASCAR: Salesian missionaries aim to launch new ecological project to reduce coal use

(MissionNewswire) According to Salesian missionaries in the Fianarantsoa region of Madagascar, forests are being reduced by about 200,000 hectares a year due to unscrupulous activities in the area. Various firms and activities damage the environment in the Fianarantsoa region, which also has several sawmills, homes and small workshops. Father Giuseppe "Bepi" Miele, who more...

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UGANDA: Salesian missionaries building new structures and programs in Palabek Refugee Camp

By at February 22, 2018 | 8:01 am

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries building new structures and programs in Palabek Refugee Camp

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries recently launched a new Salesian center for South Sudanese refugees in at the Don Bosco Palabek Refugees Resettlement Camp in northern Uganda. The refugee camp is currently hosting 42,000 people with an average of 300 new refugees arriving each week from South Sudan. The camp was officially set up in April 2016 to reduce congestion more...

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