Venezuela

VENEZUELA: Salesian missionaries continue to care for homeless, abandoned youth despite overcrowding

By at March 27, 2018 | 4:08 pm

VENEZUELA: Salesian missionaries continue to care for homeless, abandoned youth despite overcrowding

(MissionNewswire) Despite the economic and political instability in Venezuela, Salesian missionaries continue to take care of children living on the streets and recover those who belong to criminal gangs. The Latin American Herald Tribune has reported that an increasing number of Venezuelans are crossing the border into Colombia due to the unprecedented economic and more...

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VENEZUELA: Salesian missionaries continue programs for poor and homeless youth despite instability in the country

By at January 25, 2018 | 10:35 am

VENEZUELA: Salesian missionaries continue programs for poor and homeless youth despite instability in the country

(MissionNewswire) Venezuela is facing an increase in corruption, prices and a scarcity of goods. As a result, the country is dealing with insecurity and violence. CNN Money released an article that noted Venezuela has lost half of its economy since 2013. According to the article, new figures published by the International Monetary Fund indicate that unemployment will more...

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VENEZUELA: Two Salesian programs provide support and education for street youth in Caracas

By at November 16, 2017 | 9:56 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Caracas have two programs that specifically work to aid street youth in Venezuela's capital city. Both Red de Casas Don Bosco and the Patio Abierto Don Bosco aim to improve the lives of street children by connecting them with shelter, meeting their basic needs, and educating them. For many, living on the street and trying to make more...

Venezuela

VENEZUELA: Salesian missionaries launch communal feeding programs for the elderly and at-risk youth

By at November 6, 2017 | 11:58 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate a feeding program at the “La Dolorita” Salesian Technical & Vocational School in the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela. Known as the “Communal Pots & Pans” program, it provides meals to those most in need in the community, including the elderly, families and at-risk youth. Inspired by Pope Francis and the Year more...

Venezuela

VENEZUELA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Long History of Agriculture Education to Poor Youth

By at July 21, 2017 | 12:39 pm

VENEZUELA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Long History of Agriculture Education to Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) For more than 30 years, Salesian missionaries have operated the San José Agricultural School in Barinas, Venezuela. The Salesiana de Barinas Center, as it is known in the area, began as an agricultural school in Naguanagua, in the state of Carabobo in 1934, and moved to the western plains of Barinas in 1984. The center itself has a long history among more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Venezuela

VENEZUELA: Two Salesian Past Pupils Killed During Ongoing Political and Social Unrest

By at May 25, 2017 | 1:49 pm

The Salesian Family in Venezuela has been affected by the recent political and social strife happening the country. A recent BBC article reports that Venezuela has been gripped by an ever-deepening economic and political crisis that has triggered almost daily anti-government protests since April. On April 19, peaceful demonstrations took place in the country to deliver to more...

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

By at June 18, 2015 | 1:32 pm

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) In countries around the globe, Salesian missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian programs provide refugees much needed education and technical skills training, workforce more...

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