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MEXICO: Salesian Missionaries Open New Reception Center for Haitian Migrants

By at January 31, 2017 | 10:25 am

MEXICO: Salesian Missionaries Open New Reception Center for Haitian Migrants

(MissionNewswire) In order to provide better support and services to Haitian migrants, Salesian missionaries in Tijuana, Mexico have opened a reception center at the San Juan Bosco Oratory. The new reception center can accommodate up to 200 people and offers food, sleeping accommodations, and bathrooms and showers. The program also provides workshops, recreational and more...

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MEXICO: Students Have Better Access to Sports and Recreation Thanks to Fútbol Donation from One World Play Project

By at December 15, 2016 | 9:23 am

MEXICO: Students Have Better Access to Sports and Recreation Thanks to Fútbol Donation from One World Play Project

(MissionNewswire) Youth in Salesian programs in Mexico City, Mexico have better access to sports and recreation thanks to a recent donation of 5,700 fútbols. The donation was made possible through a partnership between Salesian Missions and One World Play Project (also known as One World Fútbol), an organization dedicated to bringing the healing power of play to youth more...

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MEXICO: Institute Celebrating 50 Years Providing Education in Indigenous Communities

By at December 3, 2016 | 1:02 pm

MEXICO: Institute Celebrating 50 Years Providing Education in Indigenous Communities

(MissionNewswire) In the center of the Oaxaca Highland, Salesian missionaries operate the Institute for the Advancement of the Indigenous Community, which bring hope for a better life through education and workforce development for local indigenous youth. Salesian programs serve local youth through a primary and secondary school as well as a boarding school, all open to more...

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MEXICO: Salesian Tijuana Project Serves More Than 9,000 People Living in Poverty

By at April 14, 2016 | 11:56 am

MEXICO: Salesian Tijuana Project Serves More Than 9,000 People Living in Poverty

(MissionNewswire) Since 1987, the Salesian-run Tijuana Project has been providing services to migrants and poor youth living on the border between Mexico and the United States. The goal of the project is to create an extensive educational network in areas where poor youth are at risk of social exclusion. The project took shape through Salesian oratories and educational more...

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MEXICO: Wheelchair Developed by Don Bosco Wheels Project Gives Youth With Disabilities Greater Mobility

By at September 15, 2015 | 7:30 pm

MEXICO: Wheelchair Developed by Don Bosco Wheels Project Gives Youth With Disabilities Greater Mobility

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Wheels project, operated out of Guadalajara, the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Jalisco, unveiled a newly developed wheelchair that enables youth with physical disabilities greater mobility. By allowing for increased movement, the wheelchair results in greater inclusion and access and decreases the likelihood more...

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MEXICO: Youth Camp Held to Provide Education and Assistance to Migrant Youth

By at May 20, 2015 | 10:20 am

MEXICO: Youth Camp Held to Provide Education and Assistance to Migrant Youth

(MissionNewswire) Camp Cagliero, a supportive weekend meeting for migrant youth, was held Feb. 28 - March 1 at the Casa del Hombre Nuevo in Tlazala de Fabela, a municipality of the city of Isidro Fabela in Mexico. The camp was requested by Father Ángel Fernández Artime, the Rector Major of the Salesian Congregation, was coordinated by Father Miguel Ángel Rojas Lezama, more...

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MEXICO: Education & Community Inclusion for Youth with Disabilities

By at April 20, 2015 | 12:27 pm

MEXICO: Education & Community Inclusion for Youth with Disabilities

(MissionNewswire) Focusing on educational and community inclusion for youth with physical disabilities has been a focus for Salesian missionaries in Mexico as well in other countries like Spain and Cambodia. Missionaries aim to help youth with disabilities access education and workforce development training and feel a sense of community and support among their more...

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MEXICO: Students in Salesian Programs Have Improved Health and are Better Prepared for School after Receiving TOMS Shoes

By at February 20, 2015 | 11:42 am

(MissionNewswire) Students participating in Laura Vicuña A.C., a network of schools and orphanages operated by Salesian Sisters in Mexico, were the recipients of new shoes as a result of an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and TOMS, a company that matches every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of new shoes given to a child in need. Salesian Missions is more...

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MEXICO: New Engineering Courses Respond to Local Industry Need

By at September 19, 2014 | 1:45 pm

MEXICO: New Engineering Courses Respond to Local Industry Need

(MissionNewswire) More than 46 percent of Mexico’s population lives in poverty, according to UNICEF. Close to 53 million people lack access to education, healthcare, transportation and even the most basic necessities such as food and shelter. The poverty rate for youth in the country is higher at more than 53 percent and accounts for twenty million children and more...

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MEXICO: Salesian Programs in U.S. Mexico Border Towns Help Youth Combat Violence, Provide Hope for the Future

By at April 4, 2014 | 6:22 pm

MEXICO: Salesian Programs in U.S. Mexico Border Towns Help Youth Combat Violence, Provide Hope for the Future

(MissionNewswire) The border between the United States and Mexico spans 1,969 miles and has more than 20 checkpoints along its route. Constant migration is taking place between the two countries with Mexican migrant workers traveling to U.S border towns seeking employment and immigrants from both countries crossing back and forth in addition to cases of undocumented more...

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