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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...

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MEXICO: Salesian Missionaries Open New Reception Center for Haitian Migrants

By at January 31, 2017 | 10:25 am

MEXICO: Salesian Missionaries Open New Reception Center for Haitian Migrants

(MissionNewswire) In order to provide better support and services to Haitian migrants, Salesian missionaries in Tijuana, Mexico have opened a reception center at the San Juan Bosco Oratory. The new reception center can accommodate up to 200 people and offers food, sleeping accommodations, and bathrooms and showers. The program also provides workshops, recreational and more...

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MEXICO: Salesian Volunteers from the United States Support Programs for Migrants and At-Risk Youth in Tijuana, Mexico

By at January 30, 2017 | 6:13 pm

MEXICO: Salesian Volunteers from the United States Support Programs for Migrants and At-Risk Youth in Tijuana, Mexico

(MissionNewswire) Each year, Salesian volunteers from the Western Province of the United States organize a mission trip to Tijuana, Mexico to help support the work of the local Salesian mission. At the end of 2016, Juan Carlos Montenegro, the delegate for Salesian volunteers, was joined by two Salesian novices, Quang Nguyen and Damien Ho, along with a group of young more...

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HAITI: Salesian Missions Receives Grant Funding from USAID for Hunger for Education Project

By at January 5, 2017 | 7:45 am

HAITI: Salesian Missions Receives Grant Funding from USAID for Hunger for Education Project

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco headquartered in New Rochelle, N.Y., recently received a grant from the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) for its Hunger for Education USAID International Food Relief Partnership project in Haiti. The project aims to increase the health and learning capacity of more...

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HAITI: Fighting Hunger in the Classroom

By at December 3, 2016 | 1:59 pm

HAITI: Fighting Hunger in the Classroom

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries living and working in Haiti operate the Hunger for Education Project, which provides school feeding programs in several Salesian educational institutions in the country. The goal of the project is to provide healthy nutrition for youth living in severe poverty in exchange for an education that will lead them to self-sufficiency and more...

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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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