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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian teachers and staff from Don Bosco Radio take part in training session on healing trauma

By at February 12, 2019 | 3:34 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian teachers and staff from Don Bosco Radio take part in training session on healing trauma

(MissionNewswire) Thirty-five teachers from several schools, together with the staff of Don Bosco Radio, attended a three-day training session on trauma healing, according to an article on Catholic News Radio. Facilitated by a doctor working with Salesian missionaries in the Tonj State of South Sudan, the training was aimed at educating teachers and other Salesian staff more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries launch new vocational training center at Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at February 8, 2019 | 12:35 pm

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries launch new vocational training center at Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda launched a new center for vocational training on Jan. 31. Uganda hosts close to 1.3 million refugees, the majority coming from South Sudan. Others are fleeing from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Somalia, Burundi and several other countries. The Palabek more...

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SPAIN: Director of Salesian films and Salesian past pupil win Goya Awards in Spain

By at February 7, 2019 | 10:13 am

SPAIN: Director of Salesian films and Salesian past pupil win Goya Awards in Spain

(MissionNewswire) An event celebrating the 33rd Goya Awards, Spain's foremost annual national film awards, was held in Seville on Saturday, Feb. 2. "Campeones" and "El Reino" were the evening's two triumphant films but director, Raúl de la Fuente, and actor, Jesús Vidal, both with Salesian connections, won awards as well. Director, Raúl de la Fuente, and producer, more...

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

THAILAND: DiBosco Coffee launched by Salesian graduate is helping youth learn coffee production skills and enter the workforce

By at February 6, 2019 | 10:15 am

THAILAND: DiBosco Coffee launched by Salesian graduate is helping youth learn coffee production skills and enter the workforce

(MissionNewswire) DiBosco Coffee, located in Chiang Mai, Thailand, is the project of Mr. Phaisan who graduated from Don Bosco Technical School in Bangkok 20 years ago. Since then, Phaisan has focused his life on the three things he loves most – coffee, serving the poor and supporting Don Bosco initiatives. Today, Phaisan is operating DiBosco Coffee in an effort to help more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Thailand

SPAIN: Seven Salesian vocational training centers receive Siemens training certification

By at February 1, 2019 | 1:41 pm

SPAIN: Seven Salesian vocational training centers receive Siemens training certification

(MissionNewswire) Professors from Salesian vocational training centers in Spain took part in a training course on CNC SINUMERIK, a Siemens automation system for machine tools. The training, which took place from Jan. 8-11, was organized by Don Bosco Tech and Siemens and was held at the Salesian Center of Atocha in Madrid, Spain. As a result of the training, seven more...

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

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul holds marathon in honor of St. John (Don) Bosco feast day

By at January 31, 2019 | 1:05 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul holds marathon in honor of St. John (Don) Bosco feast day

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Fambul, located in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown, celebrated the feast of St. John (Don) Bosco this year with a variety of activities for youth. On Jan. 27, more than 100 youth participating in Don Bosco Fambul's programs took part in a marathon in honor of Don Bosco. The event was an opportunity for youth to engage with their more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

CHILE: Don Bosco Foundation facilitates TechCamp for children and older youth

By at January 30, 2019 | 12:07 pm

CHILE: Don Bosco Foundation facilitates TechCamp for children and older youth

(MissionNewswire) From Jan. 7-18 this year, children and older youth participated in TechCamp, a technological camp facilitated by the Don Bosco Foundation and hosted by IF Blanco Recoleta, a collaborative space located in Recoleta, Chile. TechCamp was launched thanks to a joint venture between the Don Bosco Foundation and the Committee for the Democratization of Computer more...

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ETHIOPIA: Salesian missionaries launch a new education and nutrition program for poor families living on the outskirts of Dilla

By at January 30, 2019 | 3:43 am

ETHIOPIA: Salesian missionaries launch a new education and nutrition program for poor families living on the outskirts of Dilla

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working in Dilla, a town of nearly 90,000 people located in southern Ethiopia, since 1982. In January 2018, they launched an elementary school which currently serves 554 students between the ages of 5 and 12, many of whom come from families who live in extreme poverty on the outskirts of Dilla. Without the Salesian more...

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MEXICO: Salesian Center in Tijuana provides meals, shelter and other critical resources to migrants and those at-risk

By at January 27, 2019 | 2:13 pm

MEXICO: Salesian Center in Tijuana provides meals, shelter and other critical resources to migrants and those at-risk

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are providing assistance to thousands of migrants and people at-risk through the Tijuana Salesian Project and the Salesian Refectory Padre Chava located at the Salesian Center in Tijuana, Mexico. The refectory provides meals and other assistance to migrants from Mexico, Central America and Haiti, as well as to homeless people, the more...

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

INDIA: Don Bosco’s Prafulta Psychological Services holds educational forum to help 350 children learn about emotions

By at January 27, 2019 | 12:33 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco’s Prafulta Psychological Services holds educational forum to help 350 children learn about emotions

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco's Prafulta Psychological Services and psychologist Shalu Mehrotra conducted a “Festival of Feelings" at the Salesian St. Dominic Savio School on Jan. 13. The event was attended by 350 children from the St. Dominic Savio School and other schools around Mumbai, India. During the festival, a team of 60 consultants helped youth learn how to more...

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