Paraguay

PARAGUAY: Street children attending programs at Don Bosco Roga will have new sports courts and sporting equipment thanks to Salesian Missions donors

By at October 10, 2018 | 8:49 am

PARAGUAY: Street children attending programs at Don Bosco Roga will have new sports courts and sporting equipment thanks to Salesian Missions donors

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions donors have provided the funding to renovate sports facilities at Don Bosco Roga, a Salesian home for street children located in Lambaré, Paraguay. The current facilities are in need of renovation and repair as they are in terrible condition and children are at risk of injury. The funding will support the reconstruction of three new, more...

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PARAGUAY: Salesian San Luís Educational Institution is developing a multi-purpose space to accommodate new programming and community groups

By at September 28, 2018 | 8:32 am

PARAGUAY: Salesian San Luís Educational Institution is developing a multi-purpose space to accommodate new programming and community groups

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working in Paraguay since establishing a church in Asunción in 1896. Through the years, missionaries have operated educational programs to help advance the skills and knowledge of the indigenous population in the area while promoting strong cooperation with leaders of the indigenous culture. Local Salesian programming more...

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PARAGUAY: Donor funding through Salesian Missions provides updated library for Don Bosco School students, community

By at March 12, 2018 | 9:22 am

PARAGUAY: Donor funding through Salesian Missions provides updated library for Don Bosco School students, community

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to donor funding through Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, the Don Bosco School in Minga Guazú, Paraguay will have an improved library for students and the entire educational community. The school provides quality education to more than 1,200 students in all levels including nursery school, preschool and more...

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PARAGUAY: Salesian Missionaries Collaborate with Local Foundation to Build Center for More Than 500 Students with Disabilities

By at January 3, 2017 | 10:53 am

PARAGUAY: Salesian Missionaries Collaborate with Local Foundation to Build Center for More Than 500 Students with Disabilities

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have collaborated with the Fundación Teletón (Telethon Foundation) to launch the Center for Integral Rehabilitation in the district of Minga Guazú, Paraguay. The center will provide services to more than 500 children and adolescents with disabilities. Fundación Teletón is a private nonprofit organization that helps children and more...

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PARAGUAY: Salesian Institute Launches New Agriculture Training Program for Rural Youth

By at June 4, 2016 | 7:07 pm

PARAGUAY: Salesian Institute Launches New Agriculture Training Program for Rural Youth

(MissionNewsire) The Carlos Pfannl Salesian Institute of Coronel Oviedo, named for its benefactor, has launched a new project known as "Poverty reduction and sustainable improvement in the living conditions of producers and technical training of young people in the Caaguazú Department.” The project was developed in response to the International Labour Office’s report more...

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PARAGUAY: Donation Provides Emergency Food Relief to 40,000 Displaced by Flooding

By at March 10, 2016 | 5:36 pm

PARAGUAY: Donation Provides Emergency Food Relief to 40,000 Displaced by Flooding

(MissionNewswire) Youth and their families living along the Paraguay River in Asunción, the capital and largest city of Paraguay, received emergency food relief in December 2015 after the region experienced the worst flooding in 50 years. Officials in the country initiated a state of emergency after the flooding caused close to 130,000 residents to flee their more...

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PARAGUAY: Salesians Receive Recognition for Work with Indigenous Communities

By at April 4, 2013 | 5:07 pm

PARAGUAY: Salesians Receive Recognition for Work with Indigenous Communities

(MissionNewswire) Paraguay is among the poorest countries in South America. According to UNICEF, almost 35 percent of its 6.5 million population lives in poverty with close to 20 percent living in extreme poverty, earning less than US $1 per day. The gap between the small upper class and the large lower class is extreme and offers virtually no social mobility. As a more...

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