Guatemala

GUATEMALA: Youth playing on the Don Bosco Sports football team have a chance to make their dreams comes true

By at January 19, 2019 | 10:11 am

GUATEMALA: Youth playing on the Don Bosco Sports football team have a chance to make their dreams comes true

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries provide a range of educational and social programs for poor youth and their families in San Benito Petén, Guatemala. Youth that are involved with the Salesian oratory are able to play sports through the Don Bosco Sports program which launched a football team in February 2016. As one of the programs used by Salesian missionaries to more...

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GUATEMALA: Brazilian dentist provides dental clinic for poor youth and their families during the Christmas season

By at December 29, 2018 | 7:47 am

GUATEMALA: Brazilian dentist provides dental clinic for poor youth and their families during the Christmas season

(MissionNewswire) This Christmas was the second holiday season that Dr. Roberto Ceriotti, a Brazilian dentist, spent at the Salesian mission in San Benito Petén, Guatemala. Doctor Ceriotti spent the time helping poor youth and their families in need of dental checkups and care. His mother and sister were also with him to lend a hand. Salesian missionaries provide a more...

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GUATEMALA: New collaborative project launches to build homes for poor families in San Benito Petén

By at October 25, 2018 | 8:04 am

GUATEMALA: New collaborative project launches to build homes for poor families in San Benito Petén

(MissionNewswire) Families living within the Salesian mission in San Benito Petén, located in the El Petén department of Guatemala, have new homes thanks to the support of Fundepaz, a nonprofit organization led by Father Fernando Echeverria, a Colombian priest living in the United States who has raised funding for the construction of two new homes. According to the more...

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GUATEMALA: Salesian Missions donor provides funding for new computers and training for students

By at August 16, 2018 | 12:40 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian students at the Bartolomé Ambrosio Salesian Vocational Training Center in Guatemala City, Guatemala have access to new computers thanks to donor funding provided to Salesian Missions. As a result of the donation, 30 additional desktop computers will upgrade the school’s computer lab and provide training to better equip students to use the more...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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