Central America

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University Provides Free Educational Workshops to More Than 4,500 Students

By at August 30, 2016 | 7:17 am

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University Provides Free Educational Workshops to More Than 4,500 Students

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco University, located in Soyapango, El Salvador in collaboration with the organization Save the Children have joined forces to coordinate the “Formarte Joven” program for youth.  Since 2013, the two organizations have been offering complementary education to youth in 72 educational centers in Sonsonate, Ahuachapán and La Paz. As part of more...

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EL SALVADOR: Salesian Food Program Provides Meals to 150 Children Thanks to Donation from Feed My Starving Children

By at July 14, 2016 | 7:36 am

EL SALVADOR: Salesian Food Program Provides Meals to 150 Children Thanks to Donation from Feed My Starving Children

(MissionNewsire) Youth in programs with the Laura Vicuna Pro Education Foundation in San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador, have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit Christian organization committed to, “feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit.” A recent more...

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EL SALVADOR: Salesian Missionaries Meet to Discuss Education to Combat Growing Youth Unemployment in Latin America

By at June 23, 2016 | 2:22 pm

EL SALVADOR: Salesian Missionaries Meet to Discuss Education to Combat Growing Youth Unemployment in Latin America

(MissionNewsire) In 2015, the International Labor Organization released a report that noted there are 1.7 million unemployed people across Latin American countries. Youth are more than three times more likely to be unemployed and often lack the educational and employment opportunities necessary to escape conditions of poverty. The report notes that the labor market in more...

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EL SALVADOR: Restaurant Provides Meals to the Elderly Who are Homeless or Living in Poverty

By at June 1, 2016 | 3:54 pm

EL SALVADOR: Restaurant Provides Meals to the Elderly Who are Homeless or Living in Poverty

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries in San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador, operate a restaurant named Mamma Margaret, which feeds the elderly who live in public housing or on the street. Many of the people who come to the restaurant have no one to take care of them or ensure their needs are met. The Salesian-run restaurant, which is part of the Mary Help of more...

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NICARAGUA: More Than 20,000 People Living in Poverty Have Access to Better Nutrition Thanks to Food Aid Donation from Feed My Staring Children

By at February 24, 2016 | 12:12 pm

NICARAGUA: More Than 20,000 People Living in Poverty Have Access to Better Nutrition Thanks to Food Aid Donation from Feed My Staring Children

(MissionNewswire) Children, the elderly and those living in poverty within the Salesian Diocese of Estelí, the third largest city in Nicaragua, have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit Christian organization committed to, “feeding God’s children hungry in body and more...

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GUATEMALA: Children Find Hope at Salesian-run Summer Youth Program in San Benito

By at February 5, 2016 | 4:02 pm

GUATEMALA: Children Find Hope at Salesian-run Summer Youth Program in San Benito

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate a summer youth program in the municipality of San Benito in the El Petén region of northern Guatemala. The program offers classes in Spanish and English, mathematics, computers, arts and crafts, music and dance as well as provides organized games for participants. Operated out of a Salesian youth center in San Benito, more...

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GUATEMALA: More Than 800 Indigenous Q’eqchi (Mayans) Receive Technical Training at Don Bosco Center

By at November 16, 2015 | 7:40 pm

GUATEMALA: More Than 800 Indigenous Q’eqchi (Mayans) Receive Technical Training at Don Bosco Center

(MissionNewswire) More than 800 indigenous Q’eqchi (Mayans) in remote mountainous regions of Guatemala are participating in a three-year course at a Salesian-run Don Bosco Center in the area. The course includes basic academic classes in addition to technical training that gives students employable skills to help them find jobs in their communities. Rural life in more...

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EL SALVADOR: Rice-Meal Donation Helps to Provide Better Nutrition for Students and the Elderly

By at October 20, 2015 | 3:01 pm

EL SALVADOR: Rice-Meal Donation Helps to Provide Better Nutrition for Students and the Elderly

(MissionNewswire) Students at schools operated by the Salesian Education and Work Foundation in San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador, have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit Christian organization committed to, “feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit.” more...

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GUATEMALA: Salesian Missionaries Have Undertaken New Projects Helping Poor Youth and their Families in San Benito

By at July 22, 2015 | 6:14 pm

GUATEMALA: Salesian Missionaries Have Undertaken New Projects Helping Poor Youth and their Families in San Benito

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have undertaken several new projects including the construction of a new youth center, distribution of ecological filters for water purification and HIV/AIDS prevention and care in the municipality of San Benito in the El Petén region of northern Guatemala. Due to complications securing land, construction of a new youth center more...

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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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