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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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

INDIA: Salesian missionaries host forum bringing together 96 tribal youth for day of discussion and learning

By at January 25, 2019 | 2:06 pm

INDIA: Salesian missionaries host forum bringing together 96 tribal youth for day of discussion and learning

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Narukot, located in the village of Narukot in the Gujarat State of India, are working with tribal communities in the region. They recently held a Salesian Youth Movement forum which brought together 96 tribal youth from Jalod, ChhotaUdepur, Narukot and Kawant. The theme for the event was, “Don Bosco’s Missionary more...

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

PHILIPPINES: The Salesian-run Tuloy Foundation has supported close to 20,000 children since its inception in 1993

By at January 25, 2019 | 10:52 am

PHILIPPINES: The Salesian-run Tuloy Foundation has supported close to 20,000 children since its inception in 1993

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Tuloy Foundation in Muntinlupa, the southernmost city of the 16 cities that make up Metro Manila or the Philippines National Capital Region, provides residential care services and education for more than 800 street, migrant and orphan youth. Founded in 1993 by Father Marciano “Rocky” G. Evangelista, the foundation began with just 12 more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

ETHIOPIA: Salesian missionaries offer shelter and education for homeless and at-risk youth at Bosco Children Project

By at January 24, 2019 | 1:35 pm

ETHIOPIA: Salesian missionaries offer shelter and education for homeless and at-risk youth at Bosco Children Project

(MissionNewswire) The Bosco Children Project, located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, provides support and educational services in addition to an outreach orientation center and a hostel for youth, mostly boys, who are orphaned or live on the street. At the hostel, youth receive shelter, meals, warm clothing, psychosocial counseling and access to basic education and literacy more...

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

MALAWI: Students at Don Bosco Technical College receive awards for their school success

By at January 23, 2019 | 2:47 pm

(MissionNewswire) Ten students who have excelled in their studies at Don Bosco Technical College and other secondary schools in Lilongwe, Malawi have been awarded prizes during the MwanawaMzakoawarde ceremony which took place at Likuni Parish, according to an article in the Maravi Post. According to the article, the Mwanawamzako award is a project started by Father more...

Malawi , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ITALY: New group home is launched for young men who need the extra support of educators and mentors to develop a better path in life

By at January 19, 2019 | 1:55 pm

ITALY: New group home is launched for young men who need the extra support of educators and mentors to develop a better path in life

(MissionNewswire) The E.T. Social Cooperative, also known as Educators in the Territory or Neighborhood Educators, is affiliated with the Salesians of Social Welfare (SCS/CNOS Federation) and recently opened Casa di Giò youth home on Jan. 9. Casa di Giò is located in Turin, Italy and is the first residential group apartment operated by the E.T Social Cooperative. The more...

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