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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs That Empower Girls and Young Women Through Education

By at March 8, 2017 | 8:00 am

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs That Empower Girls and Young Women Through Education

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and its international partners in celebrating International Women’s Day, celebrated each year on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. Each year, International Women’s more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missionaries Provide Shelter, Education and Support to Refugees and Migrants Around the Globe

By at February 21, 2017 | 3:57 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missionaries Provide Shelter, Education and Support to Refugees and Migrants Around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries continue their work around the globe with migrants and refugees who seek a better life and hope for the future. Missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian more...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY: Salesian Missions Focuses on Ending the Cycle of Poverty

By at October 17, 2016 | 1:54 pm

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY: Salesian Missions Focuses on Ending the Cycle of Poverty

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and organizations around the globe in honoring the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The day acknowledges the effort and struggle of people living in poverty, gives them an opportunity to be heard, and focuses on what the poor need to break the cycle of poverty and to live a better more...

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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights School Feeding Programs, Agriculture Education that Combat Hunger

By at October 16, 2016 | 1:56 pm

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights School Feeding Programs, Agriculture Education that Combat Hunger

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Food Day. Celebrated each year on Oct. 16, the day was established to bring attention to the plight of the world’s hungry and undernourished while providing an opportunity for a deeper understanding of more...

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WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: Salesian Missions Joins the International Community in Celebrating Teachers, Highlighting Teacher Training

By at October 5, 2016 | 4:04 pm

WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: Salesian Missions Joins the International Community in Celebrating Teachers, Highlighting Teacher Training

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and many organizations around the globe in celebrating World Teachers’ Day. The day honors the vital role that teachers play in the lives of their students. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO more...

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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs that Help Eradicate Poverty and Provide Eco-Sustainability in Communities

By at August 12, 2016 | 12:54 pm

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs that Help Eradicate Poverty and Provide Eco-Sustainability in Communities

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in recognizing International Youth Day. Celebrated each year on Aug. 12, the day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting young people around the world. The theme of International Youth Day 2016, is “The Road to 2030: Eradicating more...

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OLYMPICS IN BRAZIL: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs in Brazil That Provide Poor Youth, Families Hope for a Better Future

By at August 12, 2016 | 9:15 am

OLYMPICS IN BRAZIL: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs in Brazil That Provide Poor Youth, Families Hope for a Better Future

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have a long history of providing education, workforce development and social services to poor youth and their families in Brazil. As all eyes turn to Rio de Janeiro for the Summer Olympics 2016, missionaries have been living and working among the city’s people caring for those most in need. The country has faced enormous more...

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Education and Social Development Programs for Refugees

By at June 20, 2016 | 11:45 am

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Education and Social Development Programs for Refugees

(MissionNewsire) Salesian Missions stands with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and other international organizations in honoring World Refugee Day. UNHCR has noted that 60 million people worldwide are refugees and thousands flee their homes every day. In countries around the globe, Salesian missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced more...

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WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs That Fight Against Child Labor

By at June 12, 2016 | 2:17 pm

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs That Fight Against Child Labor

(MissionNewsire) Salesian Missions joins the International Labor Organization and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Day Against Child Labor. Launched in 2002, the day focuses attention on the global extent of child labor and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. Each year on June 12, the United Nations, governments, employers and workers more...

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WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

By at March 21, 2016 | 10:07 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22, focusing attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for the more...

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