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HAITI: Salesian Missionaries are Assisting More Than 50 Families Affected by Flooding in Northern Haiti

By at November 10, 2016 | 1:33 pm

HAITI: Salesian Missionaries are Assisting More Than 50 Families Affected by Flooding in Northern Haiti

(MissionNewswire) Torrential rains that pounded Haiti’s northern region on Nov. 5 and 6 have caused extensive flooding and killed 10 people, according to the Haitian civil protection agency. The city of Cap-Haïtien has been particularly affected by the sudden and violent flooding which saw nearly one foot of rain fall within 48 hours. The flooding comes just more than more...

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HAITI: Missionaries Continue Relief Efforts After Hurricane, Plan for Long-term Recovery and Reconstruction

By at October 31, 2016 | 8:41 am

HAITI: Missionaries Continue Relief Efforts After Hurricane, Plan for Long-term Recovery and Reconstruction

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Haiti are continuing their relief efforts and  looking toward long-term recovery projects in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Because Salesian missionaries are living and working in the communities they serve, they were able to respond immediately once they were cleared by the Haitian government to do so. And because they more...

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HAITI: Missionaries Distribute Survival Kits, Fear Cholera Outbreak

By at October 17, 2016 | 1:17 pm

HAITI: Missionaries Distribute Survival Kits, Fear Cholera Outbreak

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Haiti are working in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew to help those in need. Once the immediate danger from the storm passed, and the Haitian government cleared them to do so, Salesian missionaries on the ground launched direct relief efforts. And, because of the leadership role these missionaries assumed in the wake of the more...

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HAITI: Salesian Missionaries Continue Relief Work in Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

By at October 12, 2016 | 3:07 pm

HAITI: Salesian Missionaries Continue Relief Work in Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are assessing damage to their own educational centers as they continue to respond with emergency aid and relief work for those affected by Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane that pummeled Haiti on Oct. 4. Salesian programs have been hit hard in Les Cayes, but Father Jean Paul Mesidor, superior of the Salesian work in Haiti, more...

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HAITI: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education, Social Welfare Programs for More Than 25,000 Youth

By at October 12, 2016 | 2:05 pm

HAITI: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education, Social Welfare Programs for More Than 25,000 Youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesians of Don Bosco began working in Haiti in 1935 in response to the Haitian government’s request for a professional school. Since then, Salesian missionaries have expanded their work to include 10 main educational centers and more than 200 schools across the country. The primary 10 centers each have a number of primary and secondary schools, more...

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HAITI: Catholic News Service Video About Salesians in Hurricane Aftermath

By at October 12, 2016 | 10:13 am

HAITI: Catholic News Service Video About Salesians in Hurricane Aftermath

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://missionnewswire.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/CNS_HaitiLifeAfterMatthew.mp4"][/video] This Catholic News Service video includes an interview with Father Jean Paul Mesidor, superior of the Salesian work in Haiti: "Hello everyone! Haiti was recently struck by violent Hurricane Matthew, which especially impacted the more...

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HAITI: Salesian Programs Serve More Than 18,000 Youth in Slums of Port-Au-Prince

By at October 6, 2016 | 4:38 pm

HAITI: Salesian Programs Serve More Than 18,000 Youth in Slums of Port-Au-Prince

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries arrived in Haiti in 1935 upon request from the Haitian government to run a professional school. In 1954, Salesian Father Bohnen, a Dutch native, arrived in Haiti and was assigned to lead St. John Bosco Elementary School in La Saline, a slum of Port-au-Prince, the capital and most populous city of Haiti. Touched by the great poverty more...

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HAITI: Salesian Missions Launches Emergency Fundraising Campaign to Aid Relief Efforts Following Hurricane Matthew

By at October 5, 2016 | 3:48 pm

HAITI: Salesian Missions Launches Emergency Fundraising Campaign to Aid Relief Efforts Following Hurricane Matthew

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions has launched an emergency fundraising campaign to purchase relief supplies and provide assistance to those affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. “What is most needed at times like this are cash donations,” explains Father Mark Hyde, executive director of Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco. more...

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HAITI: More than 230 Salesian Graduates Receive Workforce Readiness Tool Kits

By at December 22, 2015 | 9:42 am

HAITI: More than 230 Salesian Graduates Receive Workforce Readiness Tool Kits

(MissionNewswire) In 2015, more than 230 graduates of Salesian professional training schools in Fort-Liberté, Cap-Haitien, Cays and Port-au-Prince, Haiti received tool kits after successful completion of training programs thanks to a recent partnership between Salesian Missions and A Self-Help Assistance Program (ASAP). ASAP has helped thousands of families improve more...

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HAITI: Loyal Salesian Missions Supporter Builds Classrooms for New School

By at September 26, 2015 | 8:21 am

HAITI: Loyal Salesian Missions Supporter Builds Classrooms for New School

(MissionNewswire) In the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, Mr. Giancarlo Oderda, a loyal Salesian Missions supporter, worked with the organization to build nine classrooms in the impoverished village of Bergeaud, located in the southwest seaport city of Les Cayes. Here, Salesian missionaries run a vocational training center for more...

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