Argentina

ARGENTINA: More than 12,000 Youth Have Received Training Since 1983, Thanks to Salesian Graduate

By at January 10, 2013 | 1:49 pm

ARGENTINA: More than 12,000 Youth Have Received Training Since 1983, Thanks to Salesian Graduate

(MissionNewswire) In 1983 in Santa Cruz, Argentina, former Salesian student Marcos Oliva Day — along with his wife Maria Laura Gaona — started Knowing our House. This nonprofit foundation offers social, educational, environmental and sports programs for youth. New organization headquarters were opened recently and named Enrique Götz, in honor of a key figure in more...

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ARGENTINA: 85-Year-Old Agricultural School Teaches Hundreds Necessary Farming Techniques

By at June 5, 2012 | 1:02 pm

ARGENTINA: 85-Year-Old Agricultural School Teaches Hundreds Necessary Farming Techniques

(MissionNewswire) This past May, the Pascual Gentilini Agricultural School celebrated its 85 year history teaching agricultural skills to poor youth in Argentina. The Salesian-run program is one of more than 90 agricultural schools Salesian Missions operates world-wide. Construction of the school began in 1927 through a bequest by the school’s namesake, Pascual more...

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