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BRAZIL: Radio Don Bosco (Radio Dom) has 20 programs and more than 150,000 listeners

By at April 13, 2019 | 7:43 am

BRAZIL: Radio Don Bosco (Radio Dom) has 20 programs and more than 150,000 listeners

(MissionNewswire) Radio Don Bosco is an online radio station that was established by Salesian missionaries and  students in 2017 in Curitiba, Brazil. Youth produce the majority of the content that is aired. In the first two months of broadcasting, 15 programs were launched and a loyal audience of more than 10,000 listeners was reached. In August 2018, the station more...

Brazil , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: The Salesian-run Institute for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) holds workshop for 75 Mising indigenous youth

By at April 12, 2019 | 8:04 am

INDIA: The Salesian-run Institute for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) holds workshop for 75 Mising indigenous youth

(MissionNewswire) In early April, 75 young Mising indigenous youth took part in a training course facilitated by the Institute for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD), which was founded and is directed by Salesian Father K.A. Thomas. Youth from the districts of Golaghat, Sivasagar, Majuli, Dibrugarh, Charaideo, Lakhimpur and Dhemaji, in the Indian state of Assam more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

UGANDA: Young women from South Sudan are learning the skills needed to earn a living at Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at April 12, 2019 | 7:56 am

UGANDA: Young women from South Sudan are learning the skills needed to earn a living at Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Uganda has become home for more than 1.3 million refugees—82 percent of whom are women and children—in the wake of the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, according to the UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency. Millions have fled the country and nearly 400,000 have died as a result of armed clashes. Many of those who have fled to Uganda have taken more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda

INDIA: Former street children mourn Salesian Father Antony Thaiparambil from India who helped more than 80,000 access shelter and programs

By at April 10, 2019 | 10:07 am

INDIA: Former street children mourn Salesian Father Antony Thaiparambil from India who helped more than 80,000 access shelter and programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Father Antony Thaiparambil, who over his life helped more than 80,000 street children access shelter and programs, has passed away. Fr. Thaiparambil, who was from the southern state of Kerala, joined the Salesian congregation in 1950. After he completed a master’s degree in social work, he was assigned to work with youth and children at risk more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SYRIA: Salesian missionaries create two video documentaries highlighting their work in Syria and Lebanon

By at April 7, 2019 | 11:37 am

SYRIA: Salesian missionaries create two video documentaries highlighting their work in Syria and Lebanon

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the Middle East have published two video documentaries of their work in recent years. The video documentaries focus on the Salesian oratories in Damascus, Kafroun and Aleppo in Syria, and on the Salesian El Hessoun oratory and Al Fidar Vocational Training Center in Lebanon. Despite ongoing conflict and instability, Salesian more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Syria , Uncategorized

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance celebrates year anniversary with 103 members from 35 countries

By at April 6, 2019 | 9:11 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Green Alliance celebrates year anniversary with 103 members from 35 countries

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Green Alliance, an international collective of young people from Salesian institutions and organizations that contribute to global environmental action, thought and policy, has gained more than 100 members over the last year. The alliance was launched in April 2018 in India, and in just the span of one year gained 103 registered members more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uncategorized

ANGOLA: More than 6,000 students have access to education and social programs at the Salesian mission in Lixeira

By at April 6, 2019 | 8:32 am

ANGOLA: More than 6,000 students have access to education and social programs at the Salesian mission in Lixeira

(MissionNewswire) More than 6,000 students are gaining an education in Salesian primary and secondary schools in Lixeira, the area once the landfill for the city of Luanda, Angola. Lixeira today is populated with more than 25,000 people who live in makeshift homes and are constantly searching for food and how to meet their most basic needs. After the years of the more...

Angola , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

CHILE: The Salesian Silva Henríquez Catholic University opens new facility to provide space and services for 300 new students

By at April 5, 2019 | 8:17 am

CHILE: The Salesian Silva Henríquez Catholic University opens new facility to provide space and services for 300 new students

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Silva Henríquez Catholic University (UCSH), located in the Lo Cañas district of La Florida, a suburb of Santiago, Chile, opened a new facility to improve the quality of services and spaces for 300 new students taking courses in nursing, kinesiology and phonoaudiology and physical education. The expansion project encompasses a total more...

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

ITALY: CIOFS-FP operated by Salesian sisters celebrates 50 years providing vocational training for women

By at April 5, 2019 | 7:58 am

ITALY: CIOFS-FP operated by Salesian sisters celebrates 50 years providing vocational training for women

(MissionNewswire) The Centro Italiano Opere Femminili Salesiane (Italian Center for Salesian Feminine Works or CIOFS-FP), located in Rome, Italy, is celebrating its 50th anniversary providing vocational training for women in Italy. A two-day event is planned including a delegation from the center participating in the audience of Pope Francis and a meeting session more...

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

ITALY: Students at Salesian training centers in Europe collaborate to create tourist app

By at April 3, 2019 | 8:57 am

ITALY: Students at Salesian training centers in Europe collaborate to create tourist app

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian EntreApp project has connected youth in Valdocco, a quarter in the city of Turin, Italy to youth in Salesian programs in Seville and Bilboa, Spain and in Versailles, France. The EntreApp project brought together students in Europe to help develop an app that promotes tourism in Seville. Each Salesian center had a well-defined role in the more...

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