Costa Rica

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)

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

By at June 18, 2015 | 1:32 pm

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) In countries around the globe, Salesian missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian programs provide refugees much needed education and technical skills training, workforce more...

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