Central America

HONDURAS: At-Risk Youth Access Employment Skills Training at Salesian Vocational Training Center

By at March 9, 2017 | 2:40 pm

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Vocational Training Center in Tegucigalpa, the capital city of Honduras, is committed to providing the training needed for disadvantaged youth to gain the social and trade skills needed for long-term employment. Salesian missionaries who operate the center conduct an initial socio-economical study of each student to collect key more...

Honduras , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs That Empower Girls and Young Women Through Education

By at March 8, 2017 | 8:00 am

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs That Empower Girls and Young Women Through Education

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and its international partners in celebrating International Women’s Day, celebrated each year on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. Each year, International Women’s more...

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GUATEMALA: New Solar Panels at Vocational Center are Good for Environment and Cost Reduction

By at December 28, 2016 | 12:33 pm

GUATEMALA: New Solar Panels at Vocational Center are Good for Environment and Cost Reduction

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries at the Father Bartoloné Ambrosio Vocational Training Center in Guatemala City, Guatemala, provide 300 youth with courses and workshops in carpentry, electrical training, information technology, industrial welding and milling. The energy costs for all of these services are very high and limit the possibility of investment, more...

Guatemala , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

El Salvador: Don Bosco University Science Camp for Girls Encourages STEM Education

By at December 20, 2016 | 10:42 am

El Salvador: Don Bosco University Science Camp for Girls Encourages STEM Education

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco University, located in San Salvador, is working to provide opportunities for advanced education and employment for disadvantaged women in El Salvador. The university is one of the most prestigious institutions of higher education in the country, particularly in the technical and technological sector. In the past, the technology more...

El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

EL SALVADOR: Students, Elderly Have Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice Meal Donation from Feed My Starving Children

By at November 30, 2016 | 12:21 pm

EL SALVADOR: Students, Elderly Have Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice Meal Donation from Feed My Starving Children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian students attending programs through the Don Bosco Industrial Polygon Foundation (EDYTRA) in San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador, have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit Christian organization committed to “feeding God’s children hungry in more...

El Salvador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

GUATEMALA: Rice Meal Donation Provides Healthy Nutrition to Indigenous Children Attending Salesian Community Centers

By at November 29, 2016 | 12:04 pm

GUATEMALA: Rice Meal Donation Provides Healthy Nutrition to Indigenous Children Attending Salesian Community Centers

(MissionNewswire) Children participating in the Community Centers of Opportune Stimulation of Talita Kumi project facilitated by the Salesian-run Foundation for the Development and Education of Indigenous Women in Guatemala have received access to better nutrition thanks to a recent shipment of fortified rice meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing more...

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EL SALVADOR: Youth Get Technical, Entrepreneurship Skills for Long-Term Employment

By at October 3, 2016 | 3:53 pm

EL SALVADOR: Youth Get Technical, Entrepreneurship Skills for Long-Term Employment

(MissionNewswire) From August 2015 through July 2016, 231 youth took part in the Young Entrepreneurs in IT project with FUSALMO, a Salesian Educational Center, in San Salvador, El Salvador. The Young Entrepreneurs in IT project was founded by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The primary objective of the project was to train young people in technical knowledge more...

El Salvador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

EL SALVADOR: New Salesian Initiative Aims to Promote Inclusion for Students with Hearing Disabilities

By at September 30, 2016 | 8:10 am

EL SALVADOR: New Salesian Initiative Aims to Promote Inclusion for Students with Hearing Disabilities

(MissionNewswire) The Association of Salesian Students for Thought and Civic Education (AESPEC) and the Salesian Association of Students of Aeronautics (ASEA) at the University of Don Bosco in El Salvador recently launched Without Barriers initiative. Without Barriers promotes the social integration of hearing impaired students within the university. The first step was more...

El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

COSTA RICA: Salesian Programs Help At-Risk Youth Remain in School, Gain Skills for Employment

By at September 6, 2016 | 7:14 pm

COSTA RICA: Salesian Programs Help At-Risk Youth Remain in School, Gain Skills for Employment

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working with at-risk youth in Costa Rica providing educational programs and services to decrease youth’s risk of incarceration, exploitation, and a life of criminal activity. Some youth turn to crime because they lack educational opportunities and are forced to live on the street. Others have dropped out of school, are more...

Costa Rica , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University Provides Free Educational Workshops to More Than 4,500 Students

By at August 30, 2016 | 7:17 am

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University Provides Free Educational Workshops to More Than 4,500 Students

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco University, located in Soyapango, El Salvador in collaboration with the organization Save the Children have joined forces to coordinate the “Formarte Joven” program for youth.  Since 2013, the two organizations have been offering complementary education to youth in 72 educational centers in Sonsonate, Ahuachapán and La Paz. As part of more...

El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)