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GHANA: Salesian missionaries provide shelter and education for victims of trafficking at Child Protection Center

By at January 6, 2019 | 12:41 pm

GHANA: Salesian missionaries provide shelter and education for victims of trafficking at Child Protection Center

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the Child Protection Center, a safe place for children who have been saved from the slave trade, located in Accra, Ghana’s capital city. Children come to the Child Protection Center via referrals from other nonprofits and from the police, usually following a complaint. The center offers shelter, counseling and more...

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

BOLIVIA: Salesian volunteer spends time in Kami helping Salesian programs with hydro plant and ham production

By at January 6, 2019 | 12:11 pm

BOLIVIA: Salesian volunteer spends time in Kami helping Salesian programs with hydro plant and ham production

(MissionNewswire) Daniel Jesús Cano Días is a Salesian volunteer who recently returned from three months in Kami, Bolivia using his skills as an engineer to help Salesian programs there. Días is from Huelva, a port city in southwestern Spain, and is the youngest of three siblings. He is an engineer and credits his Catholic upbringing with his desire to give more...

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

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian missionaries hold roundtable to discuss situation of 400 refugees in need on Manus Island

By at January 6, 2019 | 10:54 am

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian missionaries hold roundtable to discuss situation of 400 refugees in need on Manus Island

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the city of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea held a roundtable discussion at the end of November 2018 on the needs of some 400 refugees on Manus Island which is part of Manus Province in northern Papua New Guinea. For many of these refugees, it was their sixth Christmas season far from home and living in difficult more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Papua New Guinea

SPAIN: The Salesian Martí-Codolar residence provides emergency shelter for newly arriving refugees in Barcelona

By at January 6, 2019 | 10:09 am

SPAIN: The Salesian Martí-Codolar residence provides emergency shelter for newly arriving refugees in Barcelona

(MissionNewswire) In response to the migration and refugee crisis that has hit the European Union over the last several years, Salesian missionaries are creating new spaces and providing services to welcome refugees. The new spaces provide a place for refugees to live while new services have been created specifically to help refugees integrate into their new more...

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

UGANDA: Italian Salesian missionary is sending equipment and supplies to Palabek Refugee Settlement to support refugees in their technical education

By at January 5, 2019 | 10:40 am

UGANDA: Italian Salesian missionary is sending equipment and supplies to Palabek Refugee Settlement to support refugees in their technical education

(MissionNewswire) Giacomo Comino, a Salesian missionary living in Fossano, a town in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, has launched a new project to help support refugees in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda. The Palabek Refugee Settlement is currently home to 42,000 people with an average of 300 new refugees from South Sudan arriving each week. It more...

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

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new IME Communication startup to help foster youth skills and talents in video production

By at January 5, 2019 | 10:23 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new IME Communication startup to help foster youth skills and talents in video production

(MissionNewswire) IME Communication, a new startup in Naples sponsored by the Salesian General Administration in Italy, is giving 11 youth the chance to gain technical and employment skills in video production. The first test of their skills has been the production of the 2019 Salesian Strenna video presentation. The theme of this year's Salesian Strenna is, “Holiness more...

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

INDIA: Don Bosco Scouts and Guides hold 13th National Boscoree with 4,815 in attendance

By at January 2, 2019 | 10:15 am

INDIA: Don Bosco Scouts and Guides hold 13th National Boscoree with 4,815 in attendance

(MissionNewswire) The 13th National Boscoree, a gathering of Don Bosco Scouts and Guides, was held from Dec. 30 to Jan. 3 in Nashik, an ancient holy city within the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The event, organized by Salesian missionaries, was attended by 4,815 participants. It brought together scouts and guides from 141 units from 22 Indian states and two more...

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

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School makes improvements and educates close to 300 last school year

By at December 31, 2018 | 7:00 pm

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School makes improvements and educates close to 300 last school year

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Technical School (Don Bosco Kep) and Don Bosco Children Fund, both located in the Kep district within the Kep province of Cambodia, made some improvements in 2018 to benefit their student populations. The Don Bosco Kep campus offers a kindergarten, a Sun Children's student residence and a technical school. Students attending the school are more...

Cambodia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ROMANIA: Salesian Center Don Bosco launches project to provide needed furniture for youth center and boarding homes

By at December 30, 2018 | 12:25 pm

ROMANIA: Salesian Center Don Bosco launches project to provide needed furniture for youth center and boarding homes

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Center Don Bosco, located in the city of Constanța on the shores of the Black Sea in southeastern Romania, is committed to providing social services for children and offering assistance to those in need. Directed by Salesian Father Sergio Bergamin, the center facilitates educational and recreational activities as well as offers supportive more...

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

GUATEMALA: Brazilian dentist provides dental clinic for poor youth and their families during the Christmas season

By at December 29, 2018 | 7:47 am

GUATEMALA: Brazilian dentist provides dental clinic for poor youth and their families during the Christmas season

(MissionNewswire) This Christmas was the second holiday season that Dr. Roberto Ceriotti, a Brazilian dentist, spent at the Salesian mission in San Benito Petén, Guatemala. Doctor Ceriotti spent the time helping poor youth and their families in need of dental checkups and care. His mother and sister were also with him to lend a hand. Salesian missionaries provide a more...

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