Americas & Caribbean

HAITI: Salesian Missions provides funding for retaining wall near Salesian-run St. Paul Chapel in Cité Soleil, benefiting more than 200 community members

By at April 23, 2019 | 7:32 am

HAITI: Salesian Missions provides funding for retaining wall near Salesian-run St. Paul Chapel in Cité Soleil, benefiting more than 200 community members

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions has provided the funding for the Salesian-run St. Paul Chapel to build a retaining wall separating a canal from chapel grounds. The chapel is located in Cité Soleil, an extremely impoverished and densely populated commune in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area. The canal was a great threat to the chapel as the canal bed has grown more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Haiti

BRAZIL: Radio Don Bosco (Radio Dom) has 20 programs and more than 150,000 listeners

By at April 13, 2019 | 7:43 am

BRAZIL: Radio Don Bosco (Radio Dom) has 20 programs and more than 150,000 listeners

(MissionNewswire) Radio Don Bosco is an online radio station that was established by Salesian missionaries and  students in 2017 in Curitiba, Brazil. Youth produce the majority of the content that is aired. In the first two months of broadcasting, 15 programs were launched and a loyal audience of more than 10,000 listeners was reached. In August 2018, the station more...

Brazil , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

CHILE: The Salesian Silva Henríquez Catholic University opens new facility to provide space and services for 300 new students

By at April 5, 2019 | 8:17 am

CHILE: The Salesian Silva Henríquez Catholic University opens new facility to provide space and services for 300 new students

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Silva Henríquez Catholic University (UCSH), located in the Lo Cañas district of La Florida, a suburb of Santiago, Chile, opened a new facility to improve the quality of services and spaces for 300 new students taking courses in nursing, kinesiology and phonoaudiology and physical education. The expansion project encompasses a total more...

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

ECUADOR: Salesian publishing house Don Bosco Editorial celebrates its 100th anniversary

By at March 24, 2019 | 2:16 pm

ECUADOR: Salesian publishing house Don Bosco Editorial celebrates its 100th anniversary

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian publishing house, Don Bosco Editorial (Edibosoc), is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its education service. Events to celebrate this milestone are being held in the city of Cuenca, Ecuador, as well as other cities in the country through April 17. Directors of the program, along with members of the house council and collaborators more...

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

HAITI: More than 900 beneficiaries across seven Salesian programs have better nutrition thanks to Rise Against Hunger rice-meal donations

By at March 22, 2019 | 7:48 am

HAITI: More than 900 beneficiaries across seven Salesian programs have better nutrition thanks to Rise Against Hunger rice-meal donations

(MissionNewswire) More than 900 beneficiaries connected to programs facilitated by Don Bosco Lakay/Lakou have better nutrition thanks to donations of rice-meals from Rise Against Hunger, an international relief organization that provides food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable. The rice-meal donations are made possible by an ongoing partnership more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Haiti

EL SALVADOR: FUSALMO launches summer activities at Salesian oratory with soccer tournament for 125 youth

By at March 13, 2019 | 11:36 am

EL SALVADOR: FUSALMO launches summer activities at Salesian oratory with soccer tournament for 125 youth

(MissionNewswire) More than 125 youth took part in a soccer tournament that opened the summer activities of the Salesian-run oratory that is funded by FUSALMO in the municipality of Soyapango, El Salvador. In addition, an event to launch a skating club was attended by more than 20 youth and their families. FUSALMO is a Salesian-run organization that offers traditional more...

ANS , El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PERU: Salesian missionaries at Don Bosco Home develop new music program for youth

By at March 13, 2019 | 8:24 am

PERU: Salesian missionaries at Don Bosco Home develop new music program for youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are working in Calca, a peasant community in the Andean Sierra region of Peru. A Salesian mission in Calca provides programs and services for 40 rural communities spread over a route of 3,000 km and impacts 27,000 beneficiaries. One of the programs, the Don Bosco Home, provides care for 40 youth who come from troubled family more...

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

BOLIVIA: New project provides farming and fishing training to residents of remote village of Kami

By at March 9, 2019 | 10:42 am

BOLIVIA: New project provides farming and fishing training to residents of remote village of Kami

(MissionNewswire) The Spanish Salesian organization, Solidaridad Don Bosco, has launched a new project called, “Development of agricultural production in the rural communities of Cochabamba.” The goal of the project is to increase the capacity for families in Cochabamba, a city in the center of Bolivia, to support themselves in order to improve their living more...

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

ARGENTINA: Salesian Blessed Artemide Zatti Province of Northern Argentina solidarity project aims to support local Salesian centers in the region

By at February 28, 2019 | 2:01 pm

ARGENTINA: Salesian Blessed Artemide Zatti Province of Northern Argentina solidarity project aims to support local Salesian centers in the region

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian “Amarrando Redes de Solidaridad” (tying solidarity networks) project, carried out by the Salesian Planning and Development Office of the Blessed Artemide Zatti Province of Northern Argentina, is heading into its ninth year. The objective of the project is to promote mutual collaboration among the various Salesian houses that belong to more...

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

UNITED STATES: Salesian students from St. Francis High School volunteered at Salesian Center in Tijuana

By at February 28, 2019 | 10:23 am

UNITED STATES: Salesian students from St. Francis High School volunteered at Salesian Center in Tijuana

(MissionNewswire) Twelve students from St. Francis High School, located in Watsonville, California, accompanied by two teachers and the delegate for the Salesian mission, spent a few days volunteering at the Salesian Center in Tijuana, Mexico. Salesian Brother Gustavo Murillo welcomed them to Tijuana, guiding them in various activities including fundraising, cleaning the more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , United States