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COLOMBIA: Don Bosco City Releases Documentary on Rehabilitation of Child Soldiers

By at February 8, 2017 | 11:41 am

COLOMBIA: Don Bosco City Releases Documentary on Rehabilitation of Child Soldiers

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Father Rafael Bejarano, director of Don Bosco City, and James Areiza, program director for child protection, along with two former child soldiers, recently visited Rome, Italy to present a documentary on former child soldiers’ journeys toward recovery and reintegration, according to a recent article in Crux, an independent Catholic media more...

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UNITED STATES: Salesian Boys and Girls Club of East Boston Receives National Award from Boys & Girls Club of America

By at November 25, 2015 | 9:17 am

UNITED STATES: Salesian Boys and Girls Club of East Boston Receives National Award from Boys & Girls Club of America

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Boys and Girls Club of East Boston recently received a national award from the Boys and Girls Club of America. Called the Gateway to Impact Award, it recognizes the club for its increase in average daily attendance and capacity utilization during the year. The club ranked number one in increased average attendance in the Northeast more...

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UNITED STATES: Actor Michael Peña, Director Joe Kelly Collaborate on PSA for Salesian Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles

By at November 20, 2015 | 2:31 pm

UNITED STATES: Actor Michael Peña, Director Joe Kelly Collaborate on PSA for Salesian Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles

(MissionNewswire) Actor Michael Peña and director Joe Kelly have collaborated on a public service announcement, You Are My Sunshine, for the Salesian Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles. You are My Sunshine tells the story of a young girl’s journey to the Salesian Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles where children from less fortunate circumstances are provided a more...

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NEPAL: Short Video Documentary Tells Story of Salesian Missionaries Helping with Relief, Rebuilding Efforts after Devastating Earthquakes

By at November 10, 2015 | 5:55 pm

NEPAL: Short Video Documentary Tells Story of Salesian Missionaries Helping with Relief, Rebuilding Efforts after Devastating Earthquakes

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, recently released a video detailing its important relief and rebuilding work in response to the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 and a second earthquake that struck on May 12. Salesian missionaries have been firmly established in Nepal long before the more...

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NEPAL: (Video) Girl Who Survived Earthquake Pleads for Help

By at May 14, 2015 | 3:34 pm

NEPAL: (Video) Girl Who Survived Earthquake Pleads for Help

(MissionNewswire VIDEO) "The earthquake destroyed our entire neighborhood as you can see. As a result, our books, study materials and food lies buried under the rubble. We hope you will help us for our education and food. We are unable to go to school now. We need your help. We are poor we cannot rebuild our hose. it is not just my case but all of the other boys and girls more...

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PBS STORY: Syrian Refugees in Turkey (VIDEO)

By at March 13, 2015 | 11:23 am

Hundreds of thousands fleeing war find humanitarian aid—and suffering—across the border. At the Roman Catholic Holy Spirit Cathedral, Spanish-born Salesian Father Andres Calleja Ruiz leads special programs for refugee children and youth from Syria, as well as a growing number whose families are fleeing ISIS persecution in Iraq. Because the children don’t speak more...

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PBS (Frontline): Getting Children off the Streets in India (VIDEO)

By at June 21, 2007 | 11:40 am

India: A New Life Getting children off the streets BY Gita Pullapilly Using money raised from foreign donors and support from the Indian government, Father Koshy, a Catholic Salesian priest, teamed up with his old friend Anu Dasaka, a psychologist and high-caste Hindu, to start the New Life Children's Home (or Navajeevan Bala Bhavan). In the 17 years Dasaka and more...

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