Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

EL SALVADOR: Scholarships from Salesian Missions enable 15 youth to study at Saint Cecilia Salesian High School in Santa Tecla

By at February 14, 2019 | 1:51 pm

(MissionNewswire) Fifteen youth, aged 12 to 15 who plan to continue their studies in the technical field, were able to attend the Saint Cecilia Salesian High School in 2018 thanks to scholarship funding from Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco. The school, located in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, has a scholarship program designed for more...

El Salvador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

EAST TIMOR: More than 1,170 youth attending 11 Salesian centers have access to better nutrition thanks to shipment of rice-meals from Rise Against Hunger

By at February 13, 2019 | 3:02 pm

EAST TIMOR: More than 1,170 youth attending 11 Salesian centers have access to better nutrition thanks to shipment of rice-meals from Rise Against Hunger

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,170 poor youth across 11 Salesian centers in East Timor have access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger, an international relief organization that provides food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable. The rice-meal donation was shared with the Don Bosco Co-Educational more...

East Timor , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

NIGERIA: Five Salesian communities have access to clean water thanks to funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative”

By at February 13, 2019 | 2:36 pm

NIGERIA: Five Salesian communities have access to clean water thanks to funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative”

(MissionNewswire) Funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative" has provided the funding for the construction of 10 water boreholes in communities in Nigeria. To date, boreholes have been completed in the towns of Ibadan, Akure, Ondo, Ijebu Ode and Onitsha. In each of these towns, Salesian missionaries operate programs that provide education and help to meet more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Nigeria

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST THE USE OF CHILD SOLDIERS: Salesian Missions highlights programs around the globe offering education and psycho-social support to former child soldiers

By at February 11, 2019 | 12:31 pm

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST THE USE OF CHILD SOLDIERS: Salesian Missions highlights programs around the globe offering education and psycho-social support to former child soldiers

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and the international community in honoring Red Hand Day, also known as the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers. The day was started when the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict entered into force on February 12, 2002. more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Global , Special Reports

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian Missions Lay Missioners begin their work in Salesian programs in Port Moresby

By at February 3, 2019 | 2:03 pm

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian Missions Lay Missioners begin their work in Salesian programs in Port Moresby

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Lay Missioners program through Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, has sent three lay missionaries, one from Ecuador and two from the U.S., to work in Papua New Guinea. The Salesian Lay Missioners program began sending lay missionaries to the country in 1993 but stopped in 2005. This is the first year more...

ANS , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Papua New Guinea

WORLD YOUTH DAY: Salesian Missions joins in celebration with Salesians and catholics worldside, founder Don Bosco chosen as patron saint

By at January 17, 2019 | 1:27 pm

WORLD YOUTH DAY: Salesian Missions joins in celebration with Salesians and catholics worldside, founder Don Bosco chosen as patron saint

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins with the Salesian Youth Movement and Catholic organizations around the globe in celebrating World Youth Day 2019, which will be held in Panama from Jan. 22-27. The worldwide encounter with the Pope is celebrated every three years and held in a different country. The event is a way for youth to deepen their faith through prayer, more...

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INDIA: Salesian Missions donors help improve medical care for children in remote villages and poor communities

By at January 16, 2019 | 12:10 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors help improve medical care for children in remote villages and poor communities

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions donors are improving the medical care of children in India. Salesian missionaries care for the sick in nearly 100 clinics and hospitals, located mostly in rural areas, around the globe. Funding for a new mobile medical van and medical assistance booths is helping Salesian missionaries address a number of serious and sometimes chronic more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding to construct new classrooms at Don Bosco Literacy Center

By at January 9, 2019 | 9:56 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding to construct new classrooms at Don Bosco Literacy Center

(MissionNewswire) More than 200 youth have access to a better school environment thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Funding was provided to update eight classrooms at the Don Bosco Literacy Center, located in the village of Bualpui in India’s Mizoram State near the Myanmar border. The school’s classrooms consisted of dilapidated sheds that did not make for a more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts to buy second-hand piano

By at January 4, 2019 | 1:37 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts to buy second-hand piano

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to Salesian Missions donors, youth at the Don Bosco Academy of Music and Fine Arts have a new second-hand piano to further their music education. The academy, which is part of the Don Bosco Cultural Center, was founded in 2012 and is located in the Indian state of Kerala. Disadvantaged students can access free musical training through the more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , India

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for wheelchairs and new elevator so students with physical disabilities can attend Don Bosco Tech

By at January 4, 2019 | 12:06 pm

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for wheelchairs and new elevator so students with physical disabilities can attend Don Bosco Tech

(MissionNewswire) Youth with disabilities attending Don Bosco Technical School in Kep City, Cambodia have wheelchairs and a new elevator thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Don Bosco Kep has been in the process of making broad changes to ensure that students with disabilities are able to access an education. In addition to these donations, in January 2015, Don Bosco more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news