Caribbean

PUERTO RICO: Salesian missionaries continue to assess their own damage from Hurricane Maria while aiding community residents

By at October 25, 2017 | 10:16 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are continuing to address community needs while dealing with their own property damage in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Officials have been unable to give an accurate death toll from the storms as of yet. CNN is reporting that about 1 million people are still without running water and 3 million of the more...

Puerto Rico

CUBA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Educational Workshops and Youth Center in Camagüey

By at October 4, 2017 | 5:48 pm

CUBA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Educational Workshops and Youth Center in Camagüey

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working in Camagüey, Cuba, a city of 300,000 people located in the eastern region of the country, since 1917. There have been no religious or private colleges in Cuba since the 1959 revolution, but Salesian missionaries focus their work with youth through the local Salesian church parish. Three Salesian missionaries more...

Caribbean , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PUERTO RICO: Millions affected by Hurricane Maria and in need of assistance, Salesian missionaries prepare to assist

By at September 29, 2017 | 2:35 pm

PUERTO RICO: Millions affected by Hurricane Maria and in need of assistance, Salesian missionaries prepare to assist

(MissionNewswire) Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, killing at least 10 people and leaving almost all of the island without power and communications, according to CNN news reports. Puerto Rico, with a population of more than 3.4 million, has had homes, schools and buildings destroyed, roads completely washed away and others blocked with debris, and a more...

Disaster Relief , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Puerto Rico

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Rise Against Hunger provides medical aid to Salesian-run health clinics

By at September 14, 2017 | 9:53 am

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Rise Against Hunger provides medical aid to Salesian-run health clinics

(MissionNewswire) Eight Salesian-run health clinics, located in Santo Domingo,  Jarrabacoa, Hainamosa, La Vega, and Santiago in the Dominican Republic, received medical aid in 2016 and 2017 thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now), an international relief organization that provides food and more...

Dominican Republic , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider

HAITI: USAID Hunger for Education grant secured by Salesian Missions provides second food aid shipments to 6 Salesian centers

By at August 25, 2017 | 2:57 pm

HAITI: USAID Hunger for Education grant secured by Salesian Missions provides second food aid shipments to 6 Salesian centers

(MissionNewswire) Salesian students at six Salesian centers in Haiti are receiving access to better nutrition this year thanks to a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco headquartered in New Rochelle, N.Y., secured the grant for its Hunger for Education USAID more...

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

HAITI: Salesian Technical Training Provides Professional Skills to Youth Affected by Hurricane Matthew

By at August 20, 2017 | 10:36 am

HAITI: Salesian Technical Training Provides Professional Skills to Youth Affected by Hurricane Matthew

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are continuing to rebuild after Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane, pummeled Haiti on Oct. 4, 2016, affecting 2.1 million people including close to 894,000 children. The hurricane caused nearly 1,000 deaths and has left nearly 141,000 people still displaced, most of whom are living in temporary shelters. The Salesian-run more...

Haiti , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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)

HAITI: First Rice-Meal Shipments Made to Six Salesian Centers Under the Hunger for Education USAID Food Relief Partnership Project

By at April 18, 2017 | 10:05 am

HAITI: First Rice-Meal Shipments Made to Six Salesian Centers Under the Hunger for Education USAID Food Relief Partnership Project

(MissionNewswire) Salesian students at six Salesian centers in Haiti have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent grant from the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID). Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco headquartered in New Rochelle, N.Y., received the grant for its Hunger for Education USAID International Food more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Haiti

HAITI: Recent Rice-Meal Donation Provides Better Nutrition to 1,500 Poor Youth and Their Families

By at April 3, 2017 | 10:09 am

HAITI: Recent Rice-Meal Donation Provides Better Nutrition to 1,500 Poor Youth and Their Families

(MissionNewswire) Poor youth and their families participating in Salesian programs that provide shelter, education and other services in Cap-Haïtien and Port-au-Prince have received access to better nutrition thanks to a recent shipment of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger more...

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

HAITI: Salesian Missionaries Launch Rebuilding Project Helping Those Displaced After Hurricane Matthew

By at February 22, 2017 | 11:53 am

HAITI: Salesian Missionaries Launch Rebuilding Project Helping Those Displaced After Hurricane Matthew

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are rebuilding after Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane, pummeled Haiti on Oct. 4, 2016, affecting 2.1 million people including close to 894,000 children. The hurricane caused close to 1,000 deaths and has left nearly 141,000 people still displaced, most of whom are living in temporary shelters. Missionaries living and more...

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