Americas & Caribbean

COLOMBIA: Salesian school students in the Músico Marcial Don Bosco Band recently competed at an international band tournament in Brazil

By at December 8, 2018 | 4:57 pm

COLOMBIA: Salesian school students in the Músico Marcial Don Bosco Band recently competed at an international band tournament in Brazil

(MissionNewswire) Youth in the Músico Marcial Don Bosco Band competed in an international tournament of bands in Sao Paulo, Brazil from Nov. 21-27. The event, which brought together the best bands from South American nations, was organized by the Imagination Marching Concepts, a company that organizes band events and competitions. Salesian students who are part of more...

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

HONDURAS: Ze Carlos Castro Medina excels in industrial mechanics course work as a recipient of the “Preventing Drug Consumption by Youngsters in Honduras” project

By at December 3, 2018 | 2:04 pm

HONDURAS: Ze Carlos Castro Medina excels in industrial mechanics course work as a recipient of the “Preventing Drug Consumption by Youngsters in Honduras” project

(MissionNewswire) Ze Carlos Castro Medina, a 21-year-old from the La Travesía District of Tegucigalpa in Honduras, is excelling in his coursework in industrial mechanics at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center thanks to a new Salesian project called “Preventing Drug Consumption by Youngsters in Honduras.” The project aims to provide life skills training to 500 more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Honduras

HONDURAS: Juan Ángel Joya breaks addiction and begins coursework at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center thanks to new Salesian project

By at November 27, 2018 | 10:17 am

HONDURAS: Juan Ángel Joya breaks addiction and begins coursework at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center thanks to new Salesian project

(MissionNewswire) After completing a pre-vocational course and internship, Juan Ángel Joya, a 17-year-old from the El Sitio district of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, has been admitted into the motorcycle mechanics course at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center thanks to a “Preventing Drug Consumption by Youngsters in Honduras” project. The project aims to provide life more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Honduras

URUGUAY: Salesian Father Martin Ponce De León facilitates “Shared Table” initiative to connect with those who live in conditions of social vulnerability

By at November 25, 2018 | 1:04 pm

URUGUAY: Salesian Father Martin Ponce De León facilitates “Shared Table” initiative to connect with those who live in conditions of social vulnerability

(MissionNewswire) Since 2006, Salesian Father Martin Ponce De León has been a parish priest at the Saint Pius X parish in the Jardines de Don Bosco district of Mercedes, located in the department of Soriano in Uruguay. Since 2010, Fr. Ponce De León has been operating an initiative known as “Shared Table” which serves people with scarce resources who find themselves more...

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

HONDURAS: José Wilfredo Herrera was able to stop drug use and successfully complete coursework at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center thanks to new Salesian project

By at November 23, 2018 | 12:33 pm

HONDURAS: José Wilfredo Herrera was able to stop drug use and successfully complete coursework at Don Bosco Vocational Training Center thanks to new Salesian project

(MissionNewswire) José Wilfredo Herrera, a 17-year-old from Supaya village in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, has successfully completed motorcycle mechanics courses at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center thanks to a “Preventing Drug Consumption by Youngsters in Honduras” project. The project aims to provide life skills training to 500 youth between the ages of 15 and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Honduras

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: New project at Salesian center renovates classrooms for art education

By at November 23, 2018 | 9:52 am

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: New project at Salesian center renovates classrooms for art education

(MissionNewswire) The “Dreams and Hopes for Children” project initiated by the Agency for International Cooperation of South Korea (KOICA) has launched at the Doña Chucha center in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The project included the development of new classrooms and art education initiatives at the Doña Chucha center which serves girls and adolescents more...

ANS , Dominican Republic , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

HONDURAS: Salesian Missions secures funding to provide life skills training to combat risk of drug abuse and criminal activity in Tegucigalpa

By at November 19, 2018 | 10:36 am

HONDURAS: Salesian Missions secures funding to provide life skills training to combat risk of drug abuse and criminal activity in Tegucigalpa

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in Tegucigalpa, Honduras has been implementing a “Preventing Drug Consumption by Youngsters in Honduras” project to provide life skills training to 500 youth between the ages of 15 and 30 over a two-year period. The goal is to reduce the involvement of youth who are at high social risk of drug abuse and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Honduras

MEXICO: Salesian missionaries already providing services to close to 500 migrants who have reached Tijuana from recent migrant caravan

By at November 16, 2018 | 1:25 pm

MEXICO: Salesian missionaries already providing services to close to 500 migrants who have reached Tijuana from recent migrant caravan

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are providing services to close to 500 migrants who have just reached Tijuana, Mexico and are from the recent migrant caravan coming from Guatemala and Honduras. Missionaries are expecting thousands more in the weeks to come. Salesian Father Agustín Novoa Leyva facilitates the Tijuana Salesian Project which operates a center, more...

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

COLOMBIA: Don Bosco City Making Impressions program teaches child rights education to decrease child labor in the coal mining industry

By at November 9, 2018 | 2:43 pm

COLOMBIA: Don Bosco City Making Impressions program teaches child rights education to decrease child labor in the coal mining industry

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco City’s protection program, Making Impressions, was established to help children understand their rights and to restore rights for those involved in child labor in the Amaga municipality in Colombia. This program was created in response to social issues that have arisen from the area's coal-based economy. Many families in the region make more...

Colombia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ECUADOR: Salesian Polytechnic University inaugurates new modern laboratory building

By at November 6, 2018 | 6:15 pm

ECUADOR: Salesian Polytechnic University inaugurates new modern laboratory building

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Polytechnic University which launched in 1994, has campuses in Cuenca, Guayaquil and Quito, Ecuador. Recently, the Guayaquil campus inaugurated a new building complete with modern laboratories used for automotive, mechatronics, electronics and automation, electrotechnics, telecommunications and information technology courses. The new 7,500 more...

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