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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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GHANA: Salesian missionaries and VIS volunteers offer eco-sustainable agriculture vocational education to ease migration and keep youth safe from trafficking

By at August 9, 2018 | 10:59 am

GHANA: Salesian missionaries and VIS volunteers offer eco-sustainable agriculture vocational education to ease migration and keep youth safe from trafficking

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run International Volunteer Service for Development (VIS) provides services to youth in developing countries around the globe. Part of the organization's work is to assist youth at risk of exploitation, particularly those at risk of trafficking. The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 40.3 million victims of human more...

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BOLIVIA: New project highlighting peace within education introduced at Salesian University

By at August 8, 2018 | 3:16 pm

BOLIVIA: New project highlighting peace within education introduced at Salesian University

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian University in La Paz, Bolivia recently hosted Professor Pedro Rosario from the University of Minho in Portugal and Professor Sonia Fuentes from the University of Chile to discuss the Arco Iris Project (Rainbow Project) facilitated by Scholas Catedras, a civil society organization originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2001. Scholas more...

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SAMOA: Salesian students from Australia visit Salesian vocational and technical training programs

By at August 2, 2018 | 5:49 am

SAMOA: Salesian students from Australia visit Salesian vocational and technical training programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Samoa are providing education and technical skills training to help disadvantaged youth find and retain employment. Two Salesian schools, the Don Bosco Technical Center in Alafua and the Don Bosco High School/Vocational Center at Salelologa, provide educational opportunities for students whose parents are unable to provide more...

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ITALY: A young migrant from Gambia supported by Salesian “I care about you” project

By at August 1, 2018 | 8:40 am

ITALY: A young migrant from Gambia supported by Salesian “I care about you” project

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, are making a significant impact on youth in Italy with their “I care about you” project. The project aims to reach out to young migrants and other homeless youth who gravitate to the central train stations of Italian metropolitan areas. Every day these more...

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BRAZIL: More than 60 youth with disabilities experience hippotherapy thanks to collaborative partnerships with Don Bosco Institute

By at July 29, 2018 | 7:02 am

BRAZIL: More than 60 youth with disabilities experience hippotherapy thanks to collaborative partnerships with Don Bosco Institute

(MissionNewswire) More than 60 children with disabilities and special needs from the Don Bosco Institute in São Paulo, Brazil, recently took part in the Gira Mondo project facilitated by the Hippotherapy Research and Development Center, the Horse Police Regiment and the São Paulo Military Police. Hippotherapy is the use of horseback riding as a therapeutic and more...

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ECUADOR: Salesian Project Ecuador brought together 160 youth to compete in soccer championships held at Don Bosco House

By at July 27, 2018 | 10:30 am

ECUADOR: Salesian Project Ecuador brought together 160 youth to compete in soccer championships held at Don Bosco House

(MissionNewswire) From July 19-21, Salesian missionaries with the Don Bosco House, located in the city of Guayaquil, held a soccer championship for youth called the Salesian Mundialito. The 160 youth who participated are mostly street children and are all part of the Salesian Project Ecuador. The Salesian Mundialito is a formative sporting event attended by at-risk more...

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ITALY: The Salesian-run Café Bijoux provides a safe space for women to connect with each other and enables them to put their skills and talents to use

By at July 27, 2018 | 10:13 am

ITALY: The Salesian-run Café Bijoux provides a safe space for women to connect with each other and enables them to put their skills and talents to use

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, operate Café Bijoux in Verona, Italy. This café serves an artistic workshop for women who come from challenging circumstances. Some of the women have abused drugs or contend with mental health issues while others are homeless and living on the streets. more...

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SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new coffee shop Marticoffee to offer vocational students real work experience

By at July 22, 2018 | 8:50 am

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new coffee shop Marticoffee to offer vocational students real work experience

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Martí-Codolar Center, one of nine Salesian centers organized under the Salesians of Sant Jordi located in Barcelona in the Catalonia region of Spain, just presented a new educational and social cafeteria project known as Marticoffee. The project was developed out of the Employment Promotion Network that is part of the more...

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GUATEMALA: Salesian missionaries collaborate with Mesoamerican University for new courses targeted towards indigenous women

By at July 21, 2018 | 9:56 am

GUATEMALA: Salesian missionaries collaborate with Mesoamerican University for new courses targeted towards indigenous women

(MissionNewswire) In July, the first four students from a newly-established Mesoamerican University, located in the municipality of San Pedro Carchá, Guatemala, graduated with degrees in educational administration. The university was established four years ago and has been growing rapidly. It started with just 44 students and has grown to 564 students in 2018. Given more...

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