Peru

PERU: Salesian Missionaries Respond with Food and Medical Aid to Those Affected by Intense Flooding and Mudslides

By at April 18, 2017 | 10:44 am

PERU: Salesian Missionaries Respond with Food and Medical Aid to Those Affected by Intense Flooding and Mudslides

(MissionNewswire) Rains and heavy thunderstorms have continued to exacerbate already flooded conditions in Peru. The latest information from the National Emergency Operations Center reports deaths from flooding at more than 80 since the beginning of December 2016. More than 650,000 citizens have been affected with more than 145,000 properties damaged. The flooding and more...

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PERU: Salesian Missionaries Respond to Devastating Flooding, Prepare to Launch Health Project in Wake of Water Systems Collapse

By at March 21, 2017 | 2:47 pm

PERU: Salesian Missionaries Respond to Devastating Flooding, Prepare to Launch Health Project in Wake of Water Systems Collapse

(MissionNewswire) Devastating flooding caused by extreme weather since the start of 2017 has caused landslides in cities across Peru. According to the Associated Press, at least 72 people have died and 11 more are missing. More than 500,000 people have been affected with thousands left homeless after a series of storms struck the country in the last few weeks. At least more...

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PERU: Salesian Sol Bosco Program Provides Recreation Activities, Skills Training to More Than 100 Youth

By at March 9, 2017 | 11:15 am

PERU: Salesian Sol Bosco Program Provides Recreation Activities, Skills Training to More Than 100 Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Breña, a district within the capital city of Lima, Peru, facilitate a project each year known as Sol Bosco. This program provides educational lessons and a safe space for youth to enjoy time with their peers and develop skills and expertise in various disciplines. Youth can access skills training in courses such as guitar, more...

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PERU: Salesian Missionaries Hold Technical and Business Congress to Help Youth Find Employment

By at January 14, 2017 | 10:16 am

PERU: Salesian Missionaries Hold Technical and Business Congress to Help Youth Find Employment

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Peru have worked to improve the standards for technical education and opportunities for youth around the country, and in particular, at the Salesian-run SALESTEC Institute. Each year Salesian missionaries hold a large education, technical and business Congress. In 2016, the 22nd Congress was attended by thousands of young people, more...

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PERU: Salesian Missionaries Offer Free Medical and Dental Clinic to Poor Residents

By at December 28, 2016 | 12:48 pm

PERU: Salesian Missionaries Offer Free Medical and Dental Clinic to Poor Residents

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Don Bosco Foundation of Peru recently launched a free medical, surgical and dentistry clinic in the city of Piura, in the northern part of the country. The free medical and dental assistance was launched with the help of 14 medical and dental professionals who are part of ULYSSES, a humanitarian organization providing more...

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PERU: New Technical Training Center Helps Prepare Youth in the Amazon for Long-Term Employment

By at November 17, 2016 | 12:53 pm

PERU: New Technical Training Center Helps Prepare Youth in the Amazon for Long-Term Employment

(MissionNewswire) Each year, more than 120 youth will have access to technical skills training thanks to a new Salesian training center that has been opened in Loreto, Peru among the Kandozi Indigenous Community in San Fernando in the District of Andoas. The Yankuam Jintia Training Center for Intercultural Education was developed by the Don Bosco Foundation to meet the more...

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PERU: Salesian Educators Developing Strategies for Combatting Child Labor, Helping At-Risk Youth

By at August 23, 2016 | 7:52 am

PERU: Salesian Educators Developing Strategies for Combatting Child Labor, Helping At-Risk Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working with Salesian educators and students to discuss strategies and ways to strengthen education and skills-training for youth at-risk. The work is facilitated by the Don Bosco House in Arequipa, the capital and largest city of the Arequipa Region in Southern Peru. Salesian missionaries at the Don Bosco House have more...

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PERU: Salesian Programs Provide Safety and Education for Children Living in Poverty

By at July 6, 2016 | 3:13 pm

PERU: Salesian Programs Provide Safety and Education for Children Living in Poverty

(MissionNewsire) The Association of Damas Salesianas has been working to address the needs of children and their families in Puerto Chalaco, a district in the city of Callao, a major seaport in Peru. Recently, the Peruvian government declared Callao an emergency zone because of the level of violence, death and drug dealing affecting the city. Complicating the situation more...

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PERU: Salesian Programs Provide Healthy Nutrition to the Sick, Elderly and Disadvantaged Youth in Need

By at July 4, 2016 | 7:18 pm

PERU: Salesian Programs Provide Healthy Nutrition to the Sick, Elderly and Disadvantaged Youth in Need

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries in Breña, a district within the capital city of Lima, Peru, have a provincial house, Salesian College, Superior Institute and Technical Vocational Center, and a house for homeless youth. Missionaries also operate the Mary Help of Christian’s parish, which provides communal meals for the elderly and sick residents of Breña. Every more...

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PERU: New Salesian Oratory Opens its Doors to 300 Youth and Families in Poverty

By at May 5, 2016 | 9:25 am

PERU: New Salesian Oratory Opens its Doors to 300 Youth and Families in Poverty

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Peru recently opened a new oratory for more than 300 young children, older youth and mothers from the city of Cusco, a city in the Peruvian Andes, and the surrounding area. The oratory was inaugurated at the Salesian College in Cusco and will provide education and social development services for youth and their families living in more...

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