Haiti

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

(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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HAITI: More than 700 Students Have Access to School and Bedroom Furniture Thanks to Salesian Missions Partnership with Asset 360

By at July 13, 2015 | 3:44 am

HAITI: More than 700 Students Have Access to School and Bedroom Furniture Thanks to Salesian Missions Partnership with Asset 360

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to a recent donation from Asset 360, coordinated by Salesian Missions, more than 700 students attending Salesian programs in Haiti have new school and bedroom furniture. Asset 360 is an environmental services company specializing in the responsible repurposing of surplus materials from a wide variety of clients. Their extensive network of more...

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HAITI: Salesian Missions Fulfills Five-Year Promise to Reconstruct Youth Center in Fort Liberté

By at June 3, 2015 | 9:47 am

HAITI: Salesian Missions Fulfills Five-Year Promise to Reconstruct Youth Center in Fort Liberté

(MissionNewswire) The reconstruction of a Salesian Youth Center in Fort Liberté, Haiti has been completed after the Jan 12, 2010 earthquake reduced it to rubble. The reconstruction project, made possible by many generous donors, was part of a promise by Salesian Missions, the U.S. Development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, to aid in the reconstruction of the more...

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