Ecuador

ECUADOR: Salesian volunteer discovers his passion for working with at-risk youth while volunteering at Salesian program

By at September 22, 2018 | 10:46 am

ECUADOR: Salesian volunteer discovers his passion for working with at-risk youth while volunteering at Salesian program

(MissionNewswire) Gonzalo Peralta, a 26-year old from Chile, spent nine months as a volunteer missionary at Chicos de la Calle, a Salesian foundation located in Quito, Ecuador’s capital city. After volunteering, Peralta decided not to continue his post-graduate program in mathematics but rather enroll in a master's degree program in psychology in order to continue his more...

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ECUADOR: Salesian volunteers from Spain spend time giving back to street children at Don Bosco Farm

By at August 23, 2018 | 12:15 pm

ECUADOR: Salesian volunteers from Spain spend time giving back to street children at Don Bosco Farm

(MissionNewswire) Two Salesian volunteers, Pilar Muñoz and Rosa Morago, recently spent time volunteering at the Don Bosco Farm, a Salesian project for street youth that is part of the larger Don Bosco Home located in the city of Ambato, Ecuador. Both Muñoz and Morago are from Spain and received their training for international volunteer work from the Spanish Salesian more...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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ECUADOR: Salesian programs provide education and Spanish language skills to indigenous populations

By at November 24, 2017 | 11:28 am

ECUADOR: Salesian programs provide education and Spanish language skills to indigenous populations

(MissionNewswire) For 40 years the Salesian community of Ceferino Namuncurá, located in the Ecuadorian province of Morona-Santiago, has been carrying out fundamental education and social development services for the indigenous Achuar who live in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Ceferino Namuncurá is known as Wasakéntsa in the indigenous Achuar language. The area is in the more...

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ECUADOR: Salesian Youth Volunteering Project has sent 2,206 volunteers to Salesian programs since its inception

By at October 21, 2017 | 7:30 am

ECUADOR: Salesian Youth Volunteering Project has sent 2,206 volunteers to Salesian programs since its inception

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Family Missionary Youth Volunteering Project in Ecuador was established in 1972 at the Mary Help of Christians in Cuenca with just two young people. It was the starting point for this social initiative that began to grow year after year. Over the course of the initiative, 2,206 have volunteered a year of their lives to help society’s most more...

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ECUADOR: Salesian Missionaries Provide Housing and Education Programs for Indigenous Youth Living in the Amazon

By at March 31, 2017 | 10:14 am

ECUADOR: Salesian Missionaries Provide Housing and Education Programs for Indigenous Youth Living in the Amazon

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate a youth hostel and school for disadvantaged youth in Wasakentsa, an area in the city of Macas in southeastern Ecuador. The Salesian community currently provides housing for 40 boys and girls who attend the local Salesian school, which educates 120 students. Edwin Fernando Cárdenas became a Salesian in 2013 and began his more...

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ECUADOR: Providing New School Supplies to 921 Students

By at December 3, 2016 | 10:28 am

ECUADOR: Providing New School Supplies to 921 Students

(MissionNewswire) At the start of the new school year, the Salesian Foundation, Chicos de la Calle, located in Quito, Ecuador‘s capital city,  provided 921 children new backpacks filled with school supplies to support them in their education. Before the backpacks were presented there was a summary of school support activities carried out in the past year by the more...

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ECUADOR: Salesian Missionaries Provides Education, Workforce Development Services to Indigenous Youth Living in the Amazon

By at September 14, 2016 | 1:43 pm

ECUADOR: Salesian Missionaries Provides Education, Workforce Development Services to Indigenous Youth Living in the Amazon

(MissionNewswire) More than 20 years ago, Salesian Father Silvio Broseghini developed the Salesian-run Chankaup Foundation to help educate and provide workforce development services for the Achuar, a group of indigenous people in the Amazon who possess a rich, ancient culture and preserve their environment and community. The foundation is based out of the Wasakentsa more...

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