East Asia

MONGOLIA: Salesian Missionaries Educate Students in High School, Technical Education Programs

By at June 3, 2016 | 10:55 am

MONGOLIA: Salesian Missionaries Educate Students in High School, Technical Education Programs

(MissionNewsire) Since 2001, Salesian missionaries have been providing shelter and education to poor youth in Mongolia. Salesian programs aid students who are having difficulty coping in traditional high school settings and families who are arriving in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar in desperate need of employment. In addition to basic educational courses, missionaries more...

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MONGOLIA: Don Bosco Technical and Industrial Training Center Helps More Than 300 Youth

By at May 20, 2014 | 5:02 pm

MONGOLIA: Don Bosco Technical and Industrial Training Center Helps More Than 300 Youth

(MissionNewswire) Close to 27 percent of Mongolia’s population lives in poverty, according the World Bank. Prior to 1990, the country received nearly 30 percent of its gross domestic product from the former Soviet Union and had a centrally planned economy with the government providing basic goods and a full range of public services. As a result, poverty in the country more...

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PAKISTAN: U.S. State Department Extends Funding for Salesian Missions Program for Afghan Refugee School Children

By at May 2, 2013 | 1:25 pm

PAKISTAN: U.S. State Department Extends Funding for Salesian Missions Program for Afghan Refugee School Children

(MissionNewswire) The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration has renewed funding for a Salesian Missions program serving Afghan refugee children and their families in Quetta, the capital of the Baluchistan Province, Pakistan. The program—which initially received funding for 12 months in February 2012—centers on reinforcing more...

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