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BOLIVIA: Salesian Missionaries Educate 80,000 Youth in 230 Salesian Schools and Educational Programs in Bolivia

By at March 3, 2016 | 7:11 pm

BOLIVIA: Salesian Missionaries Educate 80,000 Youth in 230 Salesian Schools and Educational Programs in Bolivia

(MissionNewswire) Nearly 3,000 teachers educate 80,000 youth in 230 Don Bosco schools and educational programs across Bolivia. These Salesian schools and programs were founded to educate poor and disadvantaged youth and seek to counter the socioeconomic factors that negatively impact education such as low wages, politicization of educational guidelines, high rates of more...

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BOLIVIA: Salesian University of Bolivia Adds Master’s Degree in Rights of the Child

By at May 14, 2015 | 12:54 pm

BOLIVIA: Salesian University of Bolivia Adds Master’s Degree in Rights of the Child

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian University of Bolivia and the Salesian International Volunteers for Development (VIS), in collaboration with the Bolivian government and with assistance from the Bolivian Episcopal Conference, has achieved recognition for a master’s degree in the rights of the child. Currently, there are more than 230 students enrolled in the program who more...

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BOLIVIA: Salesian Casa Maín Girl’s Home Provides Technology Training to Girls

By at February 19, 2015 | 9:17 am

BOLIVIA: Salesian Casa Maín Girl’s Home Provides Technology Training to Girls

(MissionNewswire) Young students learning and residing at the Salesian-run Casa Maín girl’s home in Santa Cruz, Bolivia attended a three-week workshop to learn basic computer skills including typing, word processing and drawing. Following the training, the students were able to present what they learned at a school expo. The goal of the workshop was to help young more...

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BOLIVIA: Don Bosco Project Brings Youth in Off the Streets and Provides Hope for the Future

By at March 10, 2014 | 3:47 pm

BOLIVIA: Don Bosco Project Brings Youth in Off the Streets and Provides Hope for the Future

(MissionNewswire) Bolivia is the poorest country in South America and also has the most unequal income distribution on the continent. According to UNICEF, 60 percent of Bolivians live below the poverty line with 40 percent of those living in extreme poverty. The poverty rate is higher in rural areas where the rate increases to 75 percent of the population. It is common more...

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BOLIVIA: Muyurina Agricultural School, Multi-Use Center Opens

By at January 6, 2010 | 10:25 am

BOLIVIA: Muyurina Agricultural School, Multi-Use Center Opens

(MissionNewswire) On December 9, 2009, Salesian Missions celebrated the inauguration of the new Muyurina Agricultural School and brand new Multi-Use Center in Bolivia. Funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the generosity of American donors made this project possible. Salesian Missions has been providing agricultural education more...

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