Argentina

ARGENTINA: Salesian Intercultural Vocational Training Center launches new building to provide additional vocational training courses

By at April 27, 2018 | 9:01 am

ARGENTINA: Salesian Intercultural Vocational Training Center launches new building to provide additional vocational training courses

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Intercultural Vocational Training Center in Resistencia, the capital and largest city of the province of Chaco in northeastern Argentina, has recently inaugurated a new building. This new space enables more youth to attend skills training to find and retain a useful profession or trade for their future, build important relationships and more...

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ARGENTINA: San José Vocational Training Center offers free vocational training to marginalized youth and adults

By at April 11, 2018 | 5:31 am

ARGENTINA: San José Vocational Training Center offers free vocational training to marginalized youth and adults

(MissionNewswire) The San José Vocational Training Center in Salta, provincial capital in mountainous northwestern Argentina, offers free evening vocational training to older youth and adults living in conditions of poverty and social isolation. Students come from several different neighborhoods and many have not finished school, but all attend because they want to do more...

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ARGENTINA: Salesian missionaries develop collaborative project to assist and support local efforts for poor youth and their families

By at April 7, 2018 | 5:58 am

ARGENTINA: Salesian missionaries develop collaborative project to assist and support local efforts for poor youth and their families

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Córdoba, Argentina offer assistance to thousands of children and older youth living in vulnerable circumstances. In 2011, missionaries launched the Amarrando Redes de Solidaridad (Connecting Networks of Solidarity) project, which aims to develop a new culture of solidarity while moving past society’s often individualistic more...

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ARGENTINA: Salesian Agricultural School launches new biodigestore to turn agriculture waste into clean energy

By at November 27, 2017 | 8:41 am

ARGENTINA: Salesian Agricultural School launches new biodigestore to turn agriculture waste into clean energy

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Agricultural School Carlos M. Casares, located in the rural area of Del Valle within Buenos Aires, Argentina, inaugurated a biodigestore, which is able to produce energy from agricultural production waste. According to Dr. Darío Perera, plant director, the biodigestore will be used to generate gas to provide hot water and heating for the more...

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ARGENTINA: Salesian Students Launch Service Project to Help City Kindergarten Clean and Repair After Flooding

By at July 21, 2017 | 12:26 pm

ARGENTINA: Salesian Students Launch Service Project to Help City Kindergarten Clean and Repair After Flooding

(MissionNewswire) Students at the Domingo Savio Salesian Institute located in the city of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina, recently took part in a service project to give back to their community. The students cleaned and repaired the city’s kindergarten facilities after it was affected by floods that took place in the city in April 2017. Not only did mud and water enter more...

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ARGENTINA: Don Bosco Boys Provides Shelter, Nutrition and Education to Assist the Poor and Homeless

By at November 2, 2016 | 3:09 pm

ARGENTINA: Don Bosco Boys Provides Shelter, Nutrition and Education to Assist the Poor and Homeless

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Boys program located in Bahía Blanca, a city in the southwest province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, has grown considerably since it was first started in 2001. The program was started initially to provide shelter and food for the homeless in order to address the city’s growing homeless population and people who made a meager living more...

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ARGENTINA: Salesian Students Make Blankets for Poor Families for the Winter Months

By at June 4, 2016 | 6:45 pm

ARGENTINA: Salesian Students Make Blankets for Poor Families for the Winter Months

(MissionNewsire) Don Bosco Institute in Rawson, the capital city of the Argentine province of Chubut, a sparsely populated region located at the southern end of South America, collected blankets that were donated to poor families in the neighboring communities within the province. In addition, for the first time, Salesian volunteers manufactured bricks from recycled paper more...

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ARGENTINA: Salesian Campaign Provides School Supplies to 1,500 Students in Need

By at May 31, 2016 | 11:57 am

ARGENTINA: Salesian Campaign Provides School Supplies to 1,500 Students in Need

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s cosmopolitan capital, launched their sixth campaign to collect school supplies in order to provide poor youth the necessities they need to focus on school and advance in their educational studies. In March 2016, students attending Salesian schools collected and then donated school supplies to 1,500 more...

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ARGENTINA: Don Bosco School Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence in Winemaking and Viticulture

By at February 5, 2016 | 9:55 am

ARGENTINA: Don Bosco School Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence in Winemaking and Viticulture

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco School of winemaking and viticulture in the city of Mendoza in Argentina recently marked its 50th anniversary. Founded in 1965 in the heart of Argentina’s wine country, the world-renowned school has consistently maintained high standards in the science and art of winemaking. Started by Father Francisco Oreglia, a Salesian more...

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ARGENTINA: Argentine President Signs Decree for Creation of New Salesian University

By at April 28, 2014 | 5:34 pm

ARGENTINA: Argentine President Signs Decree for Creation of New Salesian University

(MissionNewswire) More than a quarter of people in Argentina live in conditions of poverty with no formal employment and poor quality education, according to the World Bank. The country’s high school dropout rate is close to 37 percent and youth account for a third of those unemployed. Almost 12 percent of children aged five to 17 are working instead of in school and 20 more...

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