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VENEZUELA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Long History of Agriculture Education to Poor Youth

By at July 21, 2017 | 12:39 pm

VENEZUELA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Long History of Agriculture Education to Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) For more than 30 years, Salesian missionaries have operated the San José Agricultural School in Barinas, Venezuela. The Salesiana de Barinas Center, as it is known in the area, began as an agricultural school in Naguanagua, in the state of Carabobo in 1934, and moved to the western plains of Barinas in 1984. The center itself has a long history among more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Venezuela

ARGENTINA: Salesian Students Launch Service Project to Help City Kindergarten Clean and Repair After Flooding

By at July 21, 2017 | 12:26 pm

ARGENTINA: Salesian Students Launch Service Project to Help City Kindergarten Clean and Repair After Flooding

(MissionNewswire) Students at the Domingo Savio Salesian Institute located in the city of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina, recently took part in a service project to give back to their community. The students cleaned and repaired the city’s kindergarten facilities after it was affected by floods that took place in the city in April 2017. Not only did mud and water enter more...

Argentina , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Toyota Launches New Training Programs at Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai

By at July 14, 2017 | 7:52 am

INDIA: Toyota Launches New Training Programs at Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai

(MissionNewswire)  Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai has partnered with Toyota Kirloskar Motor to launch a new training site for the company’s T-TEP (BP) training model. T-TEP trains students and provides hands-on experience in Toyota outlets. The latest launch is Toyota’s fourth institutional partnership in Tamil Nadu, following the Mohanmull Chordia Jain more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SPAIN: Salesian Missionaries Launch Educational Campaign Ahead of G20 Summit

By at July 13, 2017 | 10:01 am

SPAIN: Salesian Missionaries Launch Educational Campaign Ahead of G20 Summit

(MissionNewswire) Ahead of the recent G20 Summit, which took place in Hamburg, Germany on July 7-8, Salesian Missions in Madrid, Spain and the non-governmental organization Youth and Development launched a new education-focused campaign “A Pencil That Changes the Future” to encourage global leaders to keep a focus on education. On July 6, Salesian missionaries and more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

BRAZIL: Salesian Professor Develops Educational Programming to Help Students Better Understand Challenges of Physical Disabilities

By at July 7, 2017 | 11:23 am

BRAZIL: Salesian Professor Develops Educational Programming to Help Students Better Understand Challenges of Physical Disabilities

(MissionNewswire) Professor Luiz Thimotheo, a physical education teacher at the Salesian Institute María Auxiliadora in Rio do Sul, in the state of Santa Catarina, wanted to teach his students what it was like for other students who are faced with a physical disability. The goal was to both educate them about disabilities and allow them to experience a simulation of it more...

Brazil , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: Don Bosco Research Center Releases New Report on School-Age Substance Abuse

By at July 6, 2017 | 6:15 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Research Center Releases New Report on School-Age Substance Abuse

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Research Center in Mumbai, India, under the leadership of Father Ajoy Fernandes, concluded a three-year long research study on substance abuse among school children. The study’s findings have been published in a teacher’s manual “Preventing Substance Abuse Among School Children.” The 104-page report provides in-depth data on the more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School Launches New Computer Lab Thanks to Partnership with Shukaku

By at July 5, 2017 | 11:06 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School Launches New Computer Lab Thanks to Partnership with Shukaku

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School of the Phnom Penh Thmey Commune has officially opened a modern technology laboratory on its school campus thanks to a partnership with Shukaku Inc., a private development company in Cambodia. Shukaku, headed by Senator Lao Menh Khing, was established in Cambodia in 2011 as a privately-owned innovative real estate developer and more...

Cambodia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Launches New Program Helping Young Girls Caught Up in Prostitution

By at July 5, 2017 | 10:13 am

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Launches New Program Helping Young Girls Caught Up in Prostitution

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations located in Freetown, has been helping young women caught up in prostitution come in off the streets. Father Jorge Crisafulli began this work as part of Don Bosco Fambul’s Girls Shelter in September 2016, when he launched the program aimed at searching for girls in their more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

SPAIN: New Salesian Partnership Develops Work Preparatory Education for Youth

By at July 3, 2017 | 7:25 am

(MissionNewswire) The Tenerife Cabildo, the governing body of the Spanish island of Tenerife, in collaboration with the Insular Foundation for Formation, Employment and Entrepreneurship Development and the Don Bosco Project, have developed a school that prepares students for work. It aims to offer additional professional opportunities to 15 young people who are between 16 more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

THAILAND: Innovative Salesian Educational Programs Provide Skills Training for Poor and Marginalized Youth

By at July 1, 2017 | 7:59 am

THAILAND: Innovative Salesian Educational Programs Provide Skills Training for Poor and Marginalized Youth

(MissionNewswire)  Salesian programs across Thailand focus on education and workforce development in partnership with social development services that work to meet the basic needs of youth and their families living in poverty within the country. Nearly 1,000 students attend each of the Salesian Professional Training Centers in Thailand. These centers mostly focus on more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Thailand