Central America

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University developing new micro-macro observatory

By at March 6, 2018 | 8:07 am

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University developing new micro-macro observatory

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador is developing a micro-macro observatory. This new center is unique in the region and designed for research and educating students and the local population on the scientific observation of the universe (macrocosm) and of organic and inorganic matter (microcosm). Thanks to the German foundation more...

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EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University offers degree programs and continuing professional development on renewable energy systems

By at February 14, 2018 | 8:00 am

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University offers degree programs and continuing professional development on renewable energy systems

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador provides opportunities for advanced education and employment for disadvantaged youth. Approximately 6,000 students are enrolled at the university, which maintains a strong link to the local employment sector through research, technology transfer programs, continuing education courses and consultancy more...

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EL SALVADOR: Salesian graduates achieve success thanks to program facilitated by FUSALMO

By at February 8, 2018 | 8:08 am

EL SALVADOR: Salesian graduates achieve success thanks to program facilitated by FUSALMO

(MissionNewswire) Eduardo Menjivar Valencia is the new director of virtual education at the Don Bosco University in El Salvador. He is a graduate of Don Bosco University with a degree in communication sciences and received a master’s degree from the University of Sabana in Colombia. Thanks to the success of Salesian education and programs, Valencia is achieving much in more...

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EL SALVADOR: Without Barriers project graduates 87 people in American Sign Language

By at December 19, 2017 | 5:59 pm

EL SALVADOR: Without Barriers project graduates 87 people in American Sign Language

(MissionNewswire) The first group of graduates, 87 people in all, completed the first American Sign Language (ASL) course offered at Don Bosco University in El Salvador. The course is a part of the Without Barriers initiative launched by the Association of Salesian Students for Thought and Civic Education (AESPEC) and the Salesian Association of Students of Aeronautics more...

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EL SALVADOR: Salesian vocational graduates receive tool kits to help them prepare for the workforce

By at November 6, 2017 | 11:36 am

EL SALVADOR: Salesian vocational graduates receive tool kits to help them prepare for the workforce

(MissionNewswire) Since 1991, Salesian missionaries at Ciudadela Don Bosco (Don Bosco Citadel) in San Salvador, El Salvador have been providing at-risk youth the educational foundation, technical training and life-skills development to help them find and excel in long-term jobs. At Don Bosco Citadel’s Vocational Training Center, close to 1,700 students between the ages more...

El Salvador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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