Peru

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...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Peru

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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PERU: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education and Safety in Violent Community

By at January 28, 2016 | 6:01 pm

PERU: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education and Safety in Violent Community

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the San Juan Bosco Children’s Home within the community of Puerto Nuevo near 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 are the dozens of gangs who more...

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PERU: Salesian Agriculture School Provides Education and Advanced Farming Techniques

By at January 8, 2016 | 6:41 am

PERU: Salesian Agriculture School Provides Education and Advanced Farming Techniques

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries and Sisters with the Daughters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary work together at a Salesian mission to bring education, workforce development services and social programs to more than 13,000 people living in 65 forest communities between Machu Picchu and the Manu National Park in southern Peru. Located in the Yanatile valley, more...

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PERU: Children of Lead Project Launches Environmental Awareness Campaign

By at September 22, 2015 | 2:30 pm

PERU: Children of Lead Project Launches Environmental Awareness Campaign

(MissionNewswire) As part of the Salesian-run Children of Lead project supported by the Don Bosco in the World Foundation, more than 80 youth from Puerto Nuevo, a community in the capital city of Lima, Peru, launched a campaign to reduce environmental pollution. The campaign was named, “Sowing Oxygen”, and in this community it denotes a way of life, relationships more...

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PERU: Salesian Missionaries Provide Aid after Avalanche Levels Homes and Destroys Infrastructure

By at April 2, 2015 | 12:51 pm

PERU: Salesian Missionaries Provide Aid after Avalanche Levels Homes and Destroys Infrastructure

(MissionNewswire) Peruvian authorities announced a state of emergency in Chosica, Peru, a small town northeast of the capital city of Lima, which was hit by an avalanche of mud and rocks. Two hours of intense rain loosened car-sized boulders that came crashing through the town along with mud and water, sweeping away homes, vehicles, furniture and animals. The BBC reports more...

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