South America

BRAZIL: Radio Don Bosco (Radio Dom) has 20 programs and more than 150,000 listeners

By at April 13, 2019 | 7:43 am

BRAZIL: Radio Don Bosco (Radio Dom) has 20 programs and more than 150,000 listeners

(MissionNewswire) Radio Don Bosco is an online radio station that was established by Salesian missionaries and  students in 2017 in Curitiba, Brazil. Youth produce the majority of the content that is aired. In the first two months of broadcasting, 15 programs were launched and a loyal audience of more than 10,000 listeners was reached. In August 2018, the station more...

Brazil , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

CHILE: The Salesian Silva Henríquez Catholic University opens new facility to provide space and services for 300 new students

By at April 5, 2019 | 8:17 am

CHILE: The Salesian Silva Henríquez Catholic University opens new facility to provide space and services for 300 new students

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Silva Henríquez Catholic University (UCSH), located in the Lo Cañas district of La Florida, a suburb of Santiago, Chile, opened a new facility to improve the quality of services and spaces for 300 new students taking courses in nursing, kinesiology and phonoaudiology and physical education. The expansion project encompasses a total more...

ANS , Chile , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ECUADOR: Salesian publishing house Don Bosco Editorial celebrates its 100th anniversary

By at March 24, 2019 | 2:16 pm

ECUADOR: Salesian publishing house Don Bosco Editorial celebrates its 100th anniversary

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian publishing house, Don Bosco Editorial (Edibosoc), is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its education service. Events to celebrate this milestone are being held in the city of Cuenca, Ecuador, as well as other cities in the country through April 17. Directors of the program, along with members of the house council and collaborators more...

ANS , Ecuador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PERU: Salesian missionaries at Don Bosco Home develop new music program for youth

By at March 13, 2019 | 8:24 am

PERU: Salesian missionaries at Don Bosco Home develop new music program for youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are working in Calca, a peasant community in the Andean Sierra region of Peru. A Salesian mission in Calca provides programs and services for 40 rural communities spread over a route of 3,000 km and impacts 27,000 beneficiaries. One of the programs, the Don Bosco Home, provides care for 40 youth who come from troubled family more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Peru

BOLIVIA: New project provides farming and fishing training to residents of remote village of Kami

By at March 9, 2019 | 10:42 am

BOLIVIA: New project provides farming and fishing training to residents of remote village of Kami

(MissionNewswire) The Spanish Salesian organization, Solidaridad Don Bosco, has launched a new project called, “Development of agricultural production in the rural communities of Cochabamba.” The goal of the project is to increase the capacity for families in Cochabamba, a city in the center of Bolivia, to support themselves in order to improve their living more...

ANS , Bolivia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ARGENTINA: Salesian Blessed Artemide Zatti Province of Northern Argentina solidarity project aims to support local Salesian centers in the region

By at February 28, 2019 | 2:01 pm

ARGENTINA: Salesian Blessed Artemide Zatti Province of Northern Argentina solidarity project aims to support local Salesian centers in the region

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian “Amarrando Redes de Solidaridad” (tying solidarity networks) project, carried out by the Salesian Planning and Development Office of the Blessed Artemide Zatti Province of Northern Argentina, is heading into its ninth year. The objective of the project is to promote mutual collaboration among the various Salesian houses that belong to more...

ANS , Argentina , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PARAGUAY: Salesian students from the María Auxiliadora Salesian Technical School hold protest to ask government for funding to support teachers

By at February 27, 2019 | 12:15 pm

PARAGUAY: Salesian students from the María Auxiliadora Salesian Technical School hold protest to ask government for funding to support teachers

(MissionNewswire) In recent years, students in Paraguay have protested on various occasions to demand an improvement in education. Salesian missionaries working in Paraguay are not strangers to this issue. Recently students from the María Auxiliadora Salesian Technical School, located in Minga Guazú, a city and district of the Alto Paraná Department in Paraguay, have more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Paraguay

BRAZIL: Medical students offer health clinics and prevention education in Salesian mission and surrounding villages

By at February 20, 2019 | 12:07 pm

BRAZIL: Medical students offer health clinics and prevention education in Salesian mission and surrounding villages

(MissionNewswire) Students from the School of Medical Sciences of Santos, located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, recently completed the 10th medical trip for the Academic Project of Assistance to Indigenous Peoples (PAAPI). During the trip, 34 student volunteers held medical clinics from Jan. 15-25 at the local Salesian mission and in the surrounding villages of more...

ANS , Brazil , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

PERU: Educators and youth from Red de Casas Don Bosco meet to discuss important topics in youth education and social support

By at February 10, 2019 | 4:07 pm

PERU: Educators and youth from Red de Casas Don Bosco meet to discuss important topics in youth education and social support

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working at the organization, Red de Casas Don Bosco, serve hundreds of children and older youth offering them a home, food, education and spiritual and psychological support. Red de Casas Don Bosco includes 11 boarding homes in the Peruvian cities of Ayacucho, Arequipa, Cusco, Huancayo and Lima (Breña and Rímac) and in the Cusco more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Peru

CHILE: Don Bosco Foundation wins “Social Impact Technologies” award for new app that helps improve intervention for street children

By at February 7, 2019 | 2:18 pm

CHILE: Don Bosco Foundation wins “Social Impact Technologies” award for new app that helps improve intervention for street children

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Foundation in Santiago, Chile has won a “Social impact technologies” award for its new Registro Circuito de Calle (Register of Streets Circuit) app. Helping to improve intervention for street children, the new app was developed by the Don Bosco Foundation in collaboration with Fundación País Digital of Microsoft Chile and DonaTec, more...

ANS , Chile , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)