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PERU: Salesian missionaries launch Casa Don Bosco to provide services for influx of Venezuelan migrants in Lima

By at August 26, 2018 | 9:12 am

PERU: Salesian missionaries launch Casa Don Bosco to provide services for influx of Venezuelan migrants in Lima

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Lima, Peru have launched a new program to assist the many migrants who are fleeing from Venezuela. BBC news reports that tens of thousands of Venezuelans are fleeing their country because of chronic shortages of food and medicines. Since 2014, millions of citizens have left Venezuela given the country’s longstanding economic more...

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COLOMBIA: Salesian missionaries hold 13th annual National Salesian Games with more than 300 young athletes competing

By at August 25, 2018 | 9:27 am

COLOMBIA: Salesian missionaries hold 13th annual National Salesian Games with more than 300 young athletes competing

(MissionNewswire) In August, Salesian missionaries held the 13th annual National Salesian Games, bringing together more than 1,000 people including young athletes, families, current and former students, teachers and others. The event, held in Medellin at the Pedro Justo Berrío Institute and El Sufragio School, brought together people from 14 departments across Colombia more...

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BRAZIL: Salesian volunteers delivered food and clothing to native populations in Mato Grosso

By at August 24, 2018 | 1:38 pm

BRAZIL: Salesian volunteers delivered food and clothing to native populations in Mato Grosso

(MissionNewswire) Salesian volunteers from Salesian Universities in Araçatuba and Lins, both in the São Paulo state of Brazil, visited the villages of Mato Grosso in 2017 and 2018 to engage in social development projects for the native populations of Bororo and Xavante. Mato Grosso is a large state in west-central Brazil largely covered with Amazon rainforest, wetlands more...

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ECUADOR: Salesian volunteers from Spain spend time giving back to street children at Don Bosco Farm

By at August 23, 2018 | 12:15 pm

ECUADOR: Salesian volunteers from Spain spend time giving back to street children at Don Bosco Farm

(MissionNewswire) Two Salesian volunteers, Pilar Muñoz and Rosa Morago, recently spent time volunteering at the Don Bosco Farm, a Salesian project for street youth that is part of the larger Don Bosco Home located in the city of Ambato, Ecuador. Both Muñoz and Morago are from Spain and received their training for international volunteer work from the Spanish Salesian more...

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LIBERIA: Salesian missionaries provide a summer camp for youth in remote village of Tappita

By at August 19, 2018 | 1:04 pm

LIBERIA: Salesian missionaries provide a summer camp for youth in remote village of Tappita

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Tappita, a village 400 kilometers from Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia, operate a summer camp for youth during July and August when school is closed. Known as Holiday Camp, the program helps ensure that youth are engaged in safe and healthy activities throughout the summer months. During school breaks, even during the more...

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ARGENTINA: Don Bosco Oratory provides a residence supported by the community for 29 youth who attend the local Salesian school

By at August 18, 2018 | 2:41 pm

ARGENTINA: Don Bosco Oratory provides a residence supported by the community for 29 youth who attend the local Salesian school

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the Don Bosco Oratory in Santiago del Estero, Argentina. The Don Bosco oratory operates with a minimal budget but provides a wealth of services for marginalized and at-risk youth. The structure has a youth center, community residence and a church with no facilities to generate income. Everything participants in the program more...

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UNITED STATES: Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School welcomes 127 new students into its successful Corporate Work Study program

By at August 16, 2018 | 1:06 pm

UNITED STATES: Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School welcomes 127 new students into its successful Corporate Work Study program

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School which was founded in 2007 and is located in Takoma Park, Md., outside of Washington. D.C., has welcomed 123 freshmen and four transferring sophomores this summer. All students attending Don Bosco Cristo Rey participate in the school’s Corporate Work Study Program where they gain professional work experience and earn more...

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THAILAND: Don Bosco Technical College and Mercedes-Benz partner to provide technical training for youth

By at August 12, 2018 | 8:14 am

THAILAND: Don Bosco Technical College and Mercedes-Benz partner to provide technical training for youth

(MissionNewswire) Mercedes-Benz has signed a new partnership agreement with Don Bosco Banpong Technological College as part of the company's efforts to equip vocational students in Thailand with the same level of expertise as technicians trained in Germany, according to an article on Carrus Home. The Don Bosco Technical College is now offering a Mercedes AMT Dual more...

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ITALY: Salesian missionaries hold 14th annual workshop for family animators

By at August 11, 2018 | 8:55 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries hold 14th annual workshop for family animators

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries held the 14th edition of the School of Formation for Family Animators event in the town of Castellammare di Stabia in August. The event is hosted and organized by the Salesian-run nonprofit, Associazione Cerchi d'Onda, and brought together more than 200 participants which included adults and children. “The Pope has on several more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Media provides free course in sound engineering for youth managing audio systems in local Salesian parishes

By at August 10, 2018 | 8:53 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Media provides free course in sound engineering for youth managing audio systems in local Salesian parishes

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Media has begun offering a free course on the basics of sound engineering. The course is offered for the many youth who are managing the audio systems in 35 different parishes in the archdiocese of Shillong, India. The course lasts until December and will be followed by a similar course starting in February 2019 for youth active in the more...

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