Central America

GUATEMALA: Two Argentine doctors volunteer at Salesian health clinic in San Benito Petén

By at October 21, 2017 | 8:40 am

GUATEMALA: Two Argentine doctors volunteer at Salesian health clinic in San Benito Petén

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries provide a range of educational and social programs for poor youth and their families in San Benito Petén, Guatemala. Recently, two Argentine doctors, Florencia and Maite, spent several months as volunteers working with the Salesian parish in the community. Their work began in October 2016 and included providing care for those who more...

Guatemala , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

EL SALVADOR: USAID Funding Secured by Salesian Missions Supports Project for Research and Innovation for People with Mobile Disabilities

By at October 7, 2017 | 5:30 pm

EL SALVADOR: USAID Funding Secured by Salesian Missions Supports Project for Research and Innovation for People with Mobile Disabilities

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador will empower the next generation of medical rehabilitation practitioners to transform the lives of people with mobile disabilities thanks to a new grant from USAID's American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) program secured by Salesian Missions. The new “Walking Anew!” project will help to expand more...

El Salvador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

GUATEMALA: The Don Bosco Center celebrates its 35th year of providing education and workforce development services to youth

By at September 27, 2017 | 6:19 am

GUATEMALA: The Don Bosco Center celebrates its 35th year of providing education and workforce development services to youth

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Center, located in Tzacanihá, near San Pedro Carcha, has been welcoming the children and young people of Raxruhá and the nearby city of Chamelco for 35 years. The organization recently celebrated its anniversary. Father Antonio De Groot, founder of the Don Bosco Center, organized this 35th anniversary celebration with the support of his more...

Guatemala , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

EL SALVADOR: New coworking center at Don Bosco University aims to be learning center for technical small business training

By at August 29, 2017 | 5:35 pm

EL SALVADOR: New coworking center at Don Bosco University aims to be learning center for technical small business training

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco University recently launched a new Coworking Center UDB in collaboration with the El Salvador government, the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the National Commission for Micro and Small Enterprises. This new physical space aims to promote innovation in micro and small businesses related to the production of fabrics, ceramics and typical more...

El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

EL SALVADOR: Annual Science Camp for Girls Launches with 30 New Students Interested in STEM Education

By at June 20, 2017 | 5:31 am

EL SALVADOR: Annual Science Camp for Girls Launches with 30 New Students Interested in STEM Education

(MissionNewswire) In June, the Salesian-run Don Bosco University, located in San Salvador, launched its annual Science Camp for Girls. The camp was initially launched in 2013 and is supported through funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The goal is to provide opportunities for advanced education and employment for disadvantaged more...

El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

GUATEMALA: Salesian Missionaries Launch Youth Center in San Benito Petén

By at April 21, 2017 | 8:26 am

GUATEMALA: Salesian Missionaries Launch Youth Center in San Benito Petén

(MissionNewswire) In March, Salesian missionaries in San Benito Petén, Guatemala opened a new youth center in the village of La Cobanerita. The launch event of the new facility brought together youth from the local area along with their families for catechetical activities, games and sports. The new Salesian youth center has been in development for more than a more...

Guatemala , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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...

Bolivia , El Salvador , Global , India , Madagascar , Special Reports

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)