Americas & Caribbean

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

CHILE: Don Bosco Foundation facilitates TechCamp for children and older youth

By at January 30, 2019 | 12:07 pm

CHILE: Don Bosco Foundation facilitates TechCamp for children and older youth

(MissionNewswire) From Jan. 7-18 this year, children and older youth participated in TechCamp, a technological camp facilitated by the Don Bosco Foundation and hosted by IF Blanco Recoleta, a collaborative space located in Recoleta, Chile. TechCamp was launched thanks to a joint venture between the Don Bosco Foundation and the Committee for the Democratization of Computer more...

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

MEXICO: Salesian Center in Tijuana provides meals, shelter and other critical resources to migrants and those at-risk

By at January 27, 2019 | 2:13 pm

MEXICO: Salesian Center in Tijuana provides meals, shelter and other critical resources to migrants and those at-risk

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are providing assistance to thousands of migrants and people at-risk through the Tijuana Salesian Project and the Salesian Refectory Padre Chava located at the Salesian Center in Tijuana, Mexico. The refectory provides meals and other assistance to migrants from Mexico, Central America and Haiti, as well as to homeless people, the more...

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

GUATEMALA: Youth playing on the Don Bosco Sports football team have a chance to make their dreams comes true

By at January 19, 2019 | 10:11 am

GUATEMALA: Youth playing on the Don Bosco Sports football team have a chance to make their dreams comes true

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries provide a range of educational and social programs for poor youth and their families in San Benito Petén, Guatemala. Youth that are involved with the Salesian oratory are able to play sports through the Don Bosco Sports program which launched a football team in February 2016. As one of the programs used by Salesian missionaries to more...

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

PARAGUAY: Salesian missionaries launch summer camps for youth in Concepción

By at January 9, 2019 | 12:59 pm

PARAGUAY: Salesian missionaries launch summer camps for youth in Concepción

(MissionNewswire) On Jan. 7, Salesian missionaries with the María Auxiliadora parish, located in Concepción, Paraguay, launched a summer camp. The camp takes place at the Santos Ángeles chapel and the Óga Renda square and provides a structured environment for children and older youth to spend time with their peers playing sports and participating in workshops, more...

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

BOLIVIA: Salesian volunteer spends time in Kami helping Salesian programs with hydro plant and ham production

By at January 6, 2019 | 12:11 pm

BOLIVIA: Salesian volunteer spends time in Kami helping Salesian programs with hydro plant and ham production

(MissionNewswire) Daniel Jesús Cano Días is a Salesian volunteer who recently returned from three months in Kami, Bolivia using his skills as an engineer to help Salesian programs there. Días is from Huelva, a port city in southwestern Spain, and is the youngest of three siblings. He is an engineer and credits his Catholic upbringing with his desire to give more...

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

GUATEMALA: Brazilian dentist provides dental clinic for poor youth and their families during the Christmas season

By at December 29, 2018 | 7:47 am

GUATEMALA: Brazilian dentist provides dental clinic for poor youth and their families during the Christmas season

(MissionNewswire) This Christmas was the second holiday season that Dr. Roberto Ceriotti, a Brazilian dentist, spent at the Salesian mission in San Benito Petén, Guatemala. Doctor Ceriotti spent the time helping poor youth and their families in need of dental checkups and care. His mother and sister were also with him to lend a hand. Salesian missionaries provide a more...

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

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University students delivered 108 orthotic devices and eight lower limb prosthetic devices during mission trips in 2018

By at December 28, 2018 | 12:38 pm

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University students delivered 108 orthotic devices and eight lower limb prosthetic devices during mission trips in 2018

(MissionNewswire) The School of Rehabilitation Sciences at Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador, contributes to the rehabilitation and inclusion of persons with disabilities through professional training in the field. Training standards meet those set by the World Health Organization and the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics. Students more...

El Salvador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

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