Central America

GUATEMALA: Salesian missionaries collaborate with Mesoamerican University for new courses targeted towards indigenous women

By at July 21, 2018 | 9:56 am

GUATEMALA: Salesian missionaries collaborate with Mesoamerican University for new courses targeted towards indigenous women

(MissionNewswire) In July, the first four students from a newly-established Mesoamerican University, located in the municipality of San Pedro Carchá, Guatemala, graduated with degrees in educational administration. The university was established four years ago and has been growing rapidly. It started with just 44 students and has grown to 564 students in 2018. Given more...

ANS , Guatemala , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

GUATEMALA: Donated masks prove critical during relief efforts after Fuego volcanic eruption

By at July 18, 2018 | 9:21 am

GUATEMALA: Donated masks prove critical during relief efforts after Fuego volcanic eruption

(MissionNewswire) Early in 2018, Salesian missionaries received a shipment of food, medicines and other items from Canada for their mission in San Benito Petén, Guatemala. Among the items received were 10 cases of protective masks for nurses which was far beyond what the mission though they could use. The masks proved extremely useful after the Fuego volcanic eruption more...

ANS , Guatemala , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

El SALVADOR: Furniture donation from IRN impacts close to 900 students, enhancing their learning environments

By at July 12, 2018 | 1:41 pm

El SALVADOR: Furniture donation from IRN impacts close to 900 students, enhancing their learning environments

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador has received 586 pieces of furniture for its School of Rehabilitation Sciences and School of Aeronautics thanks to a recent donation made possible by an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and IRN (Institution Recycling Network). IRN matches surplus items with organizations and more...

El Salvador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University students join with other university students in San Salvador to design and present new water filtration project

By at June 25, 2018 | 12:23 pm

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University students join with other university students in San Salvador to design and present new water filtration project

(MissionNewswire) Strategic design students attending the Mónica Herrara School of Communication joined together with industrial and graphic design students from Don Bosco University to present their “Design for Vulnerability” water filtration project in New York in May 2018. Their project was presented at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair and won a prize more...

El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uncategorized

GUATEMALA: Salesian missionaries begin offering emergency aid and support after devastating Fuego volcanic eruption

By at June 11, 2018 | 8:41 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are responding to needs of residents who were affected by the Fuego volcanic eruption that happened on Sunday, June 3. The head of Guatemala’s National Forensic Sciences Institute has reported the latest death toll stands at more than 100 people with more than 200 still reported missing and nearly 3,000 people wounded and more...

Guatemala , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

GUATEMALA: Salesian medical clinic makes improvements to meet community demand for medical care

By at June 4, 2018 | 8:24 am

GUATEMALA: Salesian medical clinic makes improvements to meet community demand for medical care

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries provide a range of educational and social programs for poor youth and their families in San Benito Petén, Guatemala. Salesian missionaries in the region provide a medical clinic that helps to care for people from the local villages. The clinic, dedicated to Artemide Zatti, a Salesian of Don Bosco and a noted pharmacist who more...

Guatemala , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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...

ANS , El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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...

El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)