Haiti

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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HAITI: Mercedes-Benz Contributes to Salesian Project Helping to Feed Poor School Children

By at January 9, 2015 | 12:09 pm

HAITI: Mercedes-Benz Contributes to Salesian Project Helping to Feed Poor School Children

(MissionNewswire) Despite ongoing reconstruction and infrastructure improvements that are helping to rebuild Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake that devastated the country, Haiti remains the poorest country in the Americas and one of the poorest in the world. According to the World Bank, over half of the country’s population of 10 million lives on less than $1 per more...

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HAITI: Stop Hunger Now Meals Arrive at Salesian Centers, Helping More than 1,100

By at January 9, 2015 | 11:49 am

HAITI: Stop Hunger Now Meals Arrive at Salesian Centers, Helping More than 1,100

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,100 youth and their families who attend Salesian-run centers in the cities of Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien, Haiti have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief more...

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HAITI: Salesian Missions and SoapBox Soaps Partnership Puts Soap into the Hands of Youth and Families at Risk for Cholera

By at October 15, 2014 | 1:34 pm

HAITI: Salesian Missions and SoapBox Soaps Partnership Puts Soap into the Hands of Youth and Families at Risk for Cholera

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to a recent donation from SoapBox Soaps, coordinated by Salesian Missions, more than 10,000 bars of soap will make their way into the hands of children and families in need in Haiti. The spread of cholera in the country in the years following a massive earthquake has added to the devastation. Partnerships like this are vital in the effort to more...

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HAITI: Fortified Rice Meals Help Improve Nutrition for Youth in Salesian Schools

By at May 28, 2014 | 10:05 am

HAITI: Fortified Rice Meals Help Improve Nutrition for Youth in Salesian Schools

(MissionNewswire) Close to 1,000 vulnerable youth and their families who attend Salesian-run centers in Haiti have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and more...

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FOUR YEARS LATER: Salesian Missions Has Not Forgotten Haiti

By at January 12, 2014 | 10:07 am

FOUR YEARS LATER: Salesian Missions Has Not Forgotten Haiti

(MissionNewswire) In the initial aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, the Salesians were instrumental in emergency response and relief efforts. An integral part of the infrastructure in Haiti prior to the earthquake, they were among the first responders—providing shelter and medical aid; means to securely transport, store and more...

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HAITI: Ongoing Professional Development Helps Rebuild Salesian-run Educational Centers

By at January 8, 2014 | 9:04 am

HAITI: Ongoing Professional Development Helps Rebuild Salesian-run Educational Centers

(MissionNewswire) Despite ongoing reconstruction and infrastructure improvements that are helping to rebuild Haiti since the January 2010 earthquake that devastated the country, Haiti remains the poorest country in the Americas and one of the poorest in the world. Over half of its population of 10 million lives on less than $1 per day, and approximately 80 percent live more...

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HAITI: Salesian Educators from Brazil Bring New Sports Program to Youth in Haiti

By at June 25, 2013 | 11:16 am

HAITI: Salesian Educators from Brazil Bring New Sports Program to Youth in Haiti

(MissionNewswire) Education is a sign of future progress in Haiti. The country’s educational system is continuing to be rebuilt after the devastating January 2010 earthquake that destroyed 90 percent of schools and 60 percent of hospitals, killing thousands of people and leaving more than 350,000 injured. Last year, more than 3 million Haitian children returned to more...

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