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GHANA: Salesian missionaries and VIS volunteers offer eco-sustainable agriculture vocational education to ease migration and keep youth safe from trafficking

By at August 9, 2018 | 10:59 am

GHANA: Salesian missionaries and VIS volunteers offer eco-sustainable agriculture vocational education to ease migration and keep youth safe from trafficking

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run International Volunteer Service for Development (VIS) provides services to youth in developing countries around the globe. Part of the organization's work is to assist youth at risk of exploitation, particularly those at risk of trafficking. The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 40.3 million victims of human more...

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NEPAL: Salesian missionaries continue Future Helpers program to educate and train 23 boys to aid in response after disasters

By at August 8, 2018 | 7:56 am

NEPAL: Salesian missionaries continue Future Helpers program to educate and train 23 boys to aid in response after disasters

(MissionNewswire) As part of the long-term reconstruction efforts from the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015 and the second earthquake that struck just after that on May 12, Salesian missionaries with the Nepal Don Bosco Society have developed the Future Helpers program. The program is addressing the shortfall in qualified people to help in more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Nepal

INDIA: Don Bosco high school has new computer lab with 20 computers thanks to Salesian Missions donor funding

By at August 3, 2018 | 1:18 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco high school has new computer lab with 20 computers thanks to Salesian Missions donor funding

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco English Medium High School with the Don Bosco Mission Ravulapalem in Andhra Pradesh, India has a new computer lab with 20 computers thanks to donor funding provided through Salesian Missions. Established in 1974, Don Bosco English Medium High School is the oldest school in Ravulapalem. The school provides education for children from poor and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , India

KENYA: Salesian missionaries offer vocational skills training to ensure refugees a better life at Kakuma Refugee Camp

By at July 18, 2018 | 11:55 am

KENYA: Salesian missionaries offer vocational skills training to ensure refugees a better life at Kakuma Refugee Camp

(MissionNewswire) Kakuma was established in 1992 near Kenya’s border with South Sudan and was a place of refuge for unaccompanied minors fleeing warring factions in what was then southern Sudan. Today, the Kakuma refugee camp has more than 185,000 refugees, well over the 120,000-person capacity for which it was built. Most of the refugees are from East and Central more...

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COLOMBIA: Life Outlook program at Don Bosco City offers youth formal education, skills training and internships to prepare them for the workforce

By at June 14, 2018 | 9:23 am

COLOMBIA: Life Outlook program at Don Bosco City offers youth formal education, skills training and internships to prepare them for the workforce

(MissionNewswire) The Life Outlook protection program works with youth who are between 15 and 17 years of age who are involved in an internship through Don Bosco City in Medellin, where violent drug wars routinely tear families apart. The program provides youth with adult support and access to formal and technical education so that youth will have the skills needed to more...

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PHILIPPINES: New water project provides clean, fresh water to 2,000 residents

By at June 14, 2018 | 8:15 am

PHILIPPINES: New water project provides clean, fresh water to 2,000 residents

(MissionNewswire) Poor youth and their families attending the Mary Help of Christians parish, located in Mindanao, Philippines, have access to clean, safe water thanks to funding provided by Salesian Missions’ “Clean Water Initiative.” The Salesian parish continues to care for more than 1,400 Catholic families who live in the surrounding five local villages. They more...

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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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