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EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University offers degree programs and continuing professional development on renewable energy systems

By at February 14, 2018 | 8:00 am

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University offers degree programs and continuing professional development on renewable energy systems

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador provides opportunities for advanced education and employment for disadvantaged youth. Approximately 6,000 students are enrolled at the university, which maintains a strong link to the local employment sector through research, technology transfer programs, continuing education courses and consultancy more...

El Salvador , Featured on slider

SOUTH AFRICA: New vocational training center aims to educate poor youth, provide alternative to gang life

By at February 13, 2018 | 9:18 am

SOUTH AFRICA: New vocational training center aims to educate poor youth, provide alternative to gang life

(MissionNewswire) A new Don Bosco Skills Training Center is being constructed in Delft, a small and overcrowded township on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa, according to an article in the Global Sisters Report. Salesian Sister Ana Maria Mainero hopes it will begin to provide an alternative to gang life for poor youth. In the Global Sisters Report article, Sr. more...

Featured on slider , In the News , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Africa

COLOMBIA: Salesian Missions highlights work with former child soldiers on International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers

By at February 12, 2018 | 8:29 am

COLOMBIA: Salesian Missions highlights work with former child soldiers on International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and international organizations around the globe in honoring 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. This protocol was more...

Colombia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Special Reports

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries provide education and social programs for more than 25,000 migrants and refugees through 40 projects

By at February 6, 2018 | 9:23 am

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries provide education and social programs for more than 25,000 migrants and refugees through 40 projects

(MissionNewswire) Salesian centers across Spain serve more than 25,000 migrants and refugees through 40 projects and with the help of 60 professionals and 200 volunteers. Salesian missionaries and their network of programs across Europe are assisting European countries with the ongoing refugee crisis. Salesian programs provide humanitarian and educational assistance to more...

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

INDIA: Close to 500 youth from diverse backgrounds come together for peace march

By at February 1, 2018 | 12:11 pm

INDIA: Close to 500 youth from diverse backgrounds come together for peace march

(MissionNewswire) Close to 500 youth from Salesian institutions in the Indian states of West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar, Jharkhand, and neighboring country Nepal participated in a peace march held on Saturday, Jan. 27. The peace march was part of four-day international youth festival that highlighted the unity in diversity in spite of racial, ethnic and linguistic differences. more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PHILIPPINES: Salesian missionaries begin humanitarian relief work to help those affected by Mount Mayon volcano eruption

By at January 29, 2018 | 12:26 pm

PHILIPPINES: Salesian missionaries begin humanitarian relief work to help those affected by Mount Mayon volcano eruption

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center within the Salesian Legazpi community have already begun relief efforts to aid those affected by the Mount Mayon volcano that has been spewing fire and ash for the last two weeks. The center, which is about 24 km away from the volcano, is out of the danger zone. It is also located 70 meters more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Philippines

SOUTH SUDAN: Graduate of Don Bosco School Tonj credits Salesian priest with inspiration for advancing to medical school in South Korea

By at January 28, 2018 | 7:47 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Graduate of Don Bosco School Tonj credits Salesian priest with inspiration for advancing to medical school in South Korea

(MissionNewswire) Dr. Thomas Taban Akot, a graduate of Don Bosco School Tonj in the South Sudan, is an international student at Inje University-Medical College in Busan, South Korea. He recently graduated from the medical college and passed his medical licensing examination. Dr. Akot credits much of his success to meeting the late Father John Lee Tae-Suk, a doctor and a more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan

VENEZUELA: Salesian missionaries continue programs for poor and homeless youth despite instability in the country

By at January 25, 2018 | 10:35 am

VENEZUELA: Salesian missionaries continue programs for poor and homeless youth despite instability in the country

(MissionNewswire) Venezuela is facing an increase in corruption, prices and a scarcity of goods. As a result, the country is dealing with insecurity and violence. CNN Money released an article that noted Venezuela has lost half of its economy since 2013. According to the article, new figures published by the International Monetary Fund indicate that unemployment will more...

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

MYANMAR: Salesian missionaries provide life-changing education and social programs

By at January 25, 2018 | 7:25 am

MYANMAR: Salesian missionaries provide life-changing education and social programs

(MissionNewswire) While Myanmar as a whole is enjoying some overall economic growth, not all people in the country are enjoying the benefits of this expansion. Many are still living in poverty. Salesian missionaries operate 10 centers throughout Myanmar to help those who are poor, in need of education and are marginalized. In Anisakan and May Myo, approximately 100 more...

Myanmar , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

HAITI: Salesian missionaries reflect back on loss of life and rebuilding efforts, marking 8 years since earthquake

By at January 23, 2018 | 12:21 pm

HAITI: Salesian missionaries reflect back on loss of life and rebuilding efforts, marking 8 years since earthquake

(MissionNewswire) On Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, exactly eight years after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, Salesian missionaries held Catholic Mass and a ceremony at the Salesian-run National School of Arts and Crafts (ENAM) in Port-au-Prince. The ceremony, presided by Father Morachel Bonhomme, vicar of the vice province of Haiti, drew a large number of more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Haiti , Special Reports