Central America

GUATEMALA: Rice Meal Donation Provides Healthy Nutrition to Indigenous Children Attending Salesian Community Centers

By at November 29, 2016 | 12:04 pm

GUATEMALA: Rice Meal Donation Provides Healthy Nutrition to Indigenous Children Attending Salesian Community Centers

(MissionNewswire) Children participating in the Community Centers of Opportune Stimulation of Talita Kumi project facilitated by the Salesian-run Foundation for the Development and Education of Indigenous Women in Guatemala have received access to better nutrition thanks to a recent shipment of fortified rice meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing more...

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EL SALVADOR: Youth Get Technical, Entrepreneurship Skills for Long-Term Employment

By at October 3, 2016 | 3:53 pm

EL SALVADOR: Youth Get Technical, Entrepreneurship Skills for Long-Term Employment

(MissionNewswire) From August 2015 through July 2016, 231 youth took part in the Young Entrepreneurs in IT project with FUSALMO, a Salesian Educational Center, in San Salvador, El Salvador. The Young Entrepreneurs in IT project was founded by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The primary objective of the project was to train young people in technical knowledge more...

El Salvador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

EL SALVADOR: New Salesian Initiative Aims to Promote Inclusion for Students with Hearing Disabilities

By at September 30, 2016 | 8:10 am

EL SALVADOR: New Salesian Initiative Aims to Promote Inclusion for Students with Hearing Disabilities

(MissionNewswire) The Association of Salesian Students for Thought and Civic Education (AESPEC) and the Salesian Association of Students of Aeronautics (ASEA) at the University of Don Bosco in El Salvador recently launched Without Barriers initiative. Without Barriers promotes the social integration of hearing impaired students within the university. The first step was more...

El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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)

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...

El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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...

El Salvador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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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