Peru

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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PERU: Award-Winning Salesian Winery Teaches Art of Winemaking

By at December 22, 2014 | 4:56 pm

PERU: Award-Winning Salesian Winery Teaches Art of Winemaking

(MissionNewswire) Peru has high levels of income inequality and more than a quarter of its population living in poverty, according to the World Bank. Poverty levels are significantly higher in rural areas but urban areas struggle most with inequality, most notably metropolitan Lima, the capital city of Peru. Poverty in the country is made worse by a shortage of more...

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PERU: Salesian Students Put Baking Skills into Practice Making Breads and Sweets

By at December 12, 2014 | 11:07 am

PERU: Salesian Students Put Baking Skills into Practice Making Breads and Sweets

(MissionNewswire) Peru faces high levels of income inequality and has more than a quarter of its population living in poverty, according to the World Bank. Poverty levels are significantly higher in rural areas but urban areas struggle most with inequality, most notably metropolitan Lima, the capital city of Peru. Poverty in the country is made worse by a shortage of more...

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PERU: Don Bosco Woodcarvers Cooperative Provides Education and Employment Opportunities for Poor Youth

By at August 11, 2014 | 8:54 am

PERU: Don Bosco Woodcarvers Cooperative Provides Education and Employment Opportunities for Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) Peru faces high levels of income inequality and has more than a quarter of its population living in poverty, according to the World Bank. Poverty levels are significantly higher in rural areas but urban areas struggle most with inequality, most notably metropolitan Lima, the capital city of Peru. Poverty in the country is made worse by a shortage of more...

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PERU: Salesian Medical Clinic Provides 80 Surgeries for People in Need

By at May 29, 2014 | 2:39 pm

PERU: Salesian Medical Clinic Provides 80 Surgeries for People in Need

(MissionNewswire) Peru faces high levels of income inequality and has more than a quarter of its population living in poverty, according to the World Bank. Poverty levels are significantly higher in rural areas but urban areas struggle most with inequality, most notably metropolitan Lima, the capital city of Peru. Poverty in the country is made worse by a shortage of more...

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