South America

BOLIVIA: New project highlighting peace within education introduced at Salesian University

By at August 8, 2018 | 3:16 pm

BOLIVIA: New project highlighting peace within education introduced at Salesian University

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian University in La Paz, Bolivia recently hosted Professor Pedro Rosario from the University of Minho in Portugal and Professor Sonia Fuentes from the University of Chile to discuss the Arco Iris Project (Rainbow Project) facilitated by Scholas Catedras, a civil society organization originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2001. Scholas more...

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

BRAZIL: More than 60 youth with disabilities experience hippotherapy thanks to collaborative partnerships with Don Bosco Institute

By at July 29, 2018 | 7:02 am

BRAZIL: More than 60 youth with disabilities experience hippotherapy thanks to collaborative partnerships with Don Bosco Institute

(MissionNewswire) More than 60 children with disabilities and special needs from the Don Bosco Institute in São Paulo, Brazil, recently took part in the Gira Mondo project facilitated by the Hippotherapy Research and Development Center, the Horse Police Regiment and the São Paulo Military Police. Hippotherapy is the use of horseback riding as a therapeutic and more...

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

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs for victims of human trafficking on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

By at July 27, 2018 | 2:30 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs for victims of human trafficking on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and organizations around the globe in honoring World Day against Trafficking in Persons. In 2013, UN member states adopted a resolution that designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. The day aims to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of more...

Colombia , Ghana , Senegal , Spain , Special Reports

ECUADOR: Salesian Project Ecuador brought together 160 youth to compete in soccer championships held at Don Bosco House

By at July 27, 2018 | 10:30 am

ECUADOR: Salesian Project Ecuador brought together 160 youth to compete in soccer championships held at Don Bosco House

(MissionNewswire) From July 19-21, Salesian missionaries with the Don Bosco House, located in the city of Guayaquil, held a soccer championship for youth called the Salesian Mundialito. The 160 youth who participated are mostly street children and are all part of the Salesian Project Ecuador. The Salesian Mundialito is a formative sporting event attended by at-risk more...

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

ECUADOR: Salesian Missions donor provides funding to support sports programming at Father Antonio Amador Soccer School

By at July 20, 2018 | 8:42 am

ECUADOR: Salesian Missions donor provides funding to support sports programming at Father Antonio Amador Soccer School

(MissionNewswire) A donation, provided through Salesian Missions to the Guayaquil Salesian Project Foundation, has helped subsidize programming for the Father Antonio Amador Soccer School at the Don Bosco House located in the city of Guayaquil. The foundation has made a commitment to offer children, adolescents and older youth a place to practice sports with a particular more...

Ecuador , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

CHILE: Salesian missionaries open new home – Nueva Luz – for homeless youth thanks to public-private partnerships

By at July 5, 2018 | 9:41 am

CHILE: Salesian missionaries open new home – Nueva Luz – for homeless youth thanks to public-private partnerships

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Santiago, Chile inaugurated a new home for youth called, Nueva Luz (New Light). The home can accommodate eight people and was created thanks to a public-private collaboration between the Don Bosco Foundation of Chile, the construction company Sodimac and the Chilean government. This is good news for the community after a fire more...

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

BRAZIL: Salesian Network of Brazil’s Northeast holds 33rd annual sports tournament to showcase youth athletic and team skills

By at July 4, 2018 | 5:29 pm

BRAZIL: Salesian Network of Brazil’s Northeast holds 33rd annual sports tournament to showcase youth athletic and team skills

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries recently held the 33rd edition of the Nordestão Salesiano, a student athletic tournament facilitated by the Salesian Network of Brazil's Northeast. The tournament brought together more than 1,200 youth during the last week of June. The event was held at the Henrique Castriciano of Nata educational complex’s gym. This year’s more...

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

PERU: Salesian missionaries launch new short film competition for young filmmakers

By at June 20, 2018 | 7:11 am

PERU: Salesian missionaries launch new short film competition for young filmmakers

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Peru have launched their first film competition called “Regálanos tu historia” (Give or gift us with your story). The competition was organized through the Salesian production house TVP. The national competition aims to stimulate creativity and increase critical skills. Above all, the competition motivates youth to be the more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Peru

COLOMBIA: Life Outlook program at Don Bosco City offers youth formal education, skills training and internships to prepare them for the workforce

By at June 14, 2018 | 9:23 am

COLOMBIA: Life Outlook program at Don Bosco City offers youth formal education, skills training and internships to prepare them for the workforce

(MissionNewswire) The Life Outlook protection program works with youth who are between 15 and 17 years of age who are involved in an internship through Don Bosco City in Medellin, where violent drug wars routinely tear families apart. The program provides youth with adult support and access to formal and technical education so that youth will have the skills needed to more...

Colombia , Featured on slider , NOT ans , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ECUADOR: Salesian missionaries rebuild school buildings after they were destroyed in the April 2016 earthquake

By at May 18, 2018 | 5:59 am

ECUADOR: Salesian missionaries rebuild school buildings after they were destroyed in the April 2016 earthquake

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have inaugurated new school buildings after they were destroyed in the 7.8 earthquake that killed close to 700 and initially left tens of thousands homeless in Ecuador. The earthquake, which struck on April 16, 2016, destroyed water systems, collapsed roads and affected 33 health centers. In addition, 560 schools and close to 10,000 more...

Ecuador , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)