Americas & Caribbean

PERU: Emergency Food Aid from Rise Against Hunger Helps Flood Victims Receiving Support from Salesian Programs

By at July 30, 2017 | 3:30 pm

PERU: Emergency Food Aid from Rise Against Hunger Helps Flood Victims Receiving Support from Salesian Programs

(MissionNewswire) Youth, the elderly and families affected by the devastating floods that have affected Peru since December 2016 now have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now), an international relief organization that provides food and life-saving aid to the world’s most more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Peru

VENEZUELA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Long History of Agriculture Education to Poor Youth

By at July 21, 2017 | 12:39 pm

VENEZUELA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Long History of Agriculture Education to Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) For more than 30 years, Salesian missionaries have operated the San José Agricultural School in Barinas, Venezuela. The Salesiana de Barinas Center, as it is known in the area, began as an agricultural school in Naguanagua, in the state of Carabobo in 1934, and moved to the western plains of Barinas in 1984. The center itself has a long history among more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Venezuela

ARGENTINA: Salesian Students Launch Service Project to Help City Kindergarten Clean and Repair After Flooding

By at July 21, 2017 | 12:26 pm

ARGENTINA: Salesian Students Launch Service Project to Help City Kindergarten Clean and Repair After Flooding

(MissionNewswire) Students at the Domingo Savio Salesian Institute located in the city of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina, recently took part in a service project to give back to their community. The students cleaned and repaired the city’s kindergarten facilities after it was affected by floods that took place in the city in April 2017. Not only did mud and water enter more...

Argentina , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

BRAZIL: Salesian Professor Develops Educational Programming to Help Students Better Understand Challenges of Physical Disabilities

By at July 7, 2017 | 11:23 am

BRAZIL: Salesian Professor Develops Educational Programming to Help Students Better Understand Challenges of Physical Disabilities

(MissionNewswire) Professor Luiz Thimotheo, a physical education teacher at the Salesian Institute María Auxiliadora in Rio do Sul, in the state of Santa Catarina, wanted to teach his students what it was like for other students who are faced with a physical disability. The goal was to both educate them about disabilities and allow them to experience a simulation of it more...

Brazil , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PERU: Salesian Center Provides Educational Programs for Students with Disabilities

By at June 23, 2017 | 12:56 pm

PERU: Salesian Center Provides Educational Programs for Students with Disabilities

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries at the CETPRO Santo Domingo Savio Technical Center in Lima, Peru, provide training for young people with disabilities. They have also launched an awareness campaign to bring more attention to the abilities of those living with a disability in the country.  According to the National Council for the Integration of People with more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Peru

EL SALVADOR: Annual Science Camp for Girls Launches with 30 New Students Interested in STEM Education

By at June 20, 2017 | 5:31 am

EL SALVADOR: Annual Science Camp for Girls Launches with 30 New Students Interested in STEM Education

(MissionNewswire) In June, the Salesian-run Don Bosco University, located in San Salvador, launched its annual Science Camp for Girls. The camp was initially launched in 2013 and is supported through funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The goal is to provide opportunities for advanced education and employment for disadvantaged more...

El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missionaries Highlight Educational and Social Programs that Combat Child Labor

By at June 12, 2017 | 1:05 pm

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missionaries Highlight Educational and Social Programs that Combat Child Labor

(MissionNewswire) 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. On this day, the United Nations, governments, employers and workers more...

Colombia , India , Kenya , Mexico , Special Reports

GLOBAL: Five New Salesian Projects Start with Funding from Schneider Electric Foundation

By at June 8, 2017 | 9:44 am

GLOBAL: Five New Salesian Projects Start with Funding from Schneider Electric Foundation

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to a collaboration between the Salesian Institute in Rome, Italy and Schneider Electric Foundation, five international projects run by Salesian technical and professional schools aimed at sustainable human and social development will be funded with a total donation of 2 million euro. Schneider Electric Foundation is the charitable arm of Schneider more...

Congo (Democratic Republic) , Corporate Partnerships , Global , Haiti , India , Italy , Mozambique , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

UNITED STATES: Two Salesian High School Students Receive $40,000 College Scholarships from Edison Scholars Program

By at May 26, 2017 | 6:42 am

Two students from Salesian high schools in the Los Angeles Catholic Archdiocese are the recipients of the Edison Scholars Program, according to an article from Angelus. The Edison Scholars Program provides 30 high school seniors who excel in STEM subjects with $40,000 college scholarships. The Angelus article reports that on April 10, Pedro Pizarro, president and CEO more...

United States

VENEZUELA: Two Salesian Past Pupils Killed During Ongoing Political and Social Unrest

By at May 25, 2017 | 1:49 pm

The Salesian Family in Venezuela has been affected by the recent political and social strife happening the country. A recent BBC article reports that Venezuela has been gripped by an ever-deepening economic and political crisis that has triggered almost daily anti-government protests since April. On April 19, peaceful demonstrations took place in the country to deliver to more...

Uncategorized , Venezuela