Bolivia

BOLIVIA: Youth who come from challenging family situations excel at Hogar Don Bosco

By at October 20, 2018 | 8:24 am

BOLIVIA: Youth who come from challenging family situations excel at Hogar Don Bosco

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are helping youth gain an education and access resources that meet their basic needs in several programs connected to the Don Bosco Project located in Santa Cruz, the largest city and capital of the Santa Cruz department in Bolivia. Throughout the Santa Cruz region several Salesian centers have been developed and expanded to meet more...

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BOLIVIA: Salesian programs meet the basic needs of at-risk youth and provide access to education to prepare them for future employment

By at October 10, 2018 | 9:10 am

BOLIVIA: Salesian programs meet the basic needs of at-risk youth and provide access to education to prepare them for future employment

(MissionNewswire) Every year, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, commonly known as Santa Cruz, the largest city in Bolivia and the capital of the Santa Cruz department, attracts youth who leave the hard life of the rural highlands in search of a new life. Throughout the Santa Cruz region, several Salesian centers have been developed and expanded to meet the needs of the local more...

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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...

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BOLIVIA: People’s Schools of Don Bosco educates more than 123,000 students

By at November 12, 2017 | 8:33 am

BOLIVIA: People’s Schools of Don Bosco educates more than 123,000 students

(MissionNewswire) With an investment of more than $1 million, the Bolivian government was able to extend the facility for the Convenio Don Bosco Institute in Potosí. The President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Evo Morales, inaugurated the new building Nov. 3. Salesian Father Luis Adolfo Tórrez Sanjinés, national director of the People's Schools of Don Bosco more...

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BOLIVIA: Don Bosco Project Facilitates Educational Programming Through Cinema and Discussion

By at August 20, 2017 | 10:01 am

BOLIVIA: Don Bosco Project Facilitates Educational Programming Through Cinema and Discussion

(MissionNewswire) Eydith Barrios, a young Colombian researcher and communication sciences graduate, recently presented an educational initiative at the Don Bosco Home, part of the larger Don Bosco Project in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. The initiative was targeted toward children and older youth who live at the home and who have been affected by negative life circumstances. The more...

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BOLIVIA: Salesian University Provides Advanced Education for Disadvantaged Youth

By at August 1, 2017 | 9:34 am

BOLIVIA: Salesian University Provides Advanced Education for Disadvantaged Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries recently held their first management evaluation meeting at the Salesian University. The meeting brought together 62 participants from the Main Salesian House in La Paz and from other Salesian programs located in Colcapirhua, Camiri, Sana Carlos, Yacuibi and Monteagudo. The meeting took place in June and included Provincial Father more...

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BOLIVIA: Salesian Radio Station Has Been Informing and Connecting Rural Communities for 25 Years

By at March 24, 2017 | 9:35 am

BOLIVIA: Salesian Radio Station Has Been Informing and Connecting Rural Communities for 25 Years

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Radio Sariri was launched 25 years ago, and still operates from Escoma in the La Paz Department in Bolivia. In the 1990s, the rural area of La Paz was an isolated highland. There was no means of communication and people were left uninformed. To better educate local people about services available, inform them what was happening in the more...

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BOLIVIA: Youth Volunteers Help Support the Activities of the Don Bosco Project

By at March 21, 2017 | 4:10 pm

BOLIVIA: Youth Volunteers Help Support the Activities of the Don Bosco Project

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Bolivia encourage youth volunteerism as a way to give back to local communities. Each year in January, youth come together with a desire to serve others. This year, 54 youth gathered in the city of Santa Cruz as part of the Don Bosco Project. They met initially to obtain their volunteer assignments, learn more about being a more...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs That Empower Girls and Young Women Through Education

By at March 8, 2017 | 8:00 am

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs That Empower Girls and Young Women Through Education

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and its international partners in celebrating International Women’s Day, celebrated each year on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. Each year, International Women’s more...

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BOLIVIA: Don Bosco Project Reaches More Than 700 Homeless and At-Risk Youth Each Year

By at January 28, 2017 | 5:10 pm

BOLIVIA: Don Bosco Project Reaches More Than 700 Homeless and At-Risk Youth Each Year

(MissionNewswire) Through outreach, tutoring, technical training and school programs, Salesian missionaries in Bolivia have been working to support many homeless and poor youth throughout the country. Each year, the Don Bosco Project in Santa Cruz helps more than 700 youth, most of them homeless with nowhere else to turn. The goal of the Don Bosco Project is to provide more...

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