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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian students from Don Bosco Technical School participate in interactive broadcast program talking about climate change

By at March 25, 2019 | 1:24 pm

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian students from Don Bosco Technical School participate in interactive broadcast program talking about climate change

(MissionNewswire) On Mar. 13, five students from Don Bosco Technical School in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, participated in an interactive broadcast program held on the radio station TribeFM. They discussed topics around the theme of “Climate change and its effect on our lives.” Youth shared their views on climate change, stressing the importance of raising more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Papua New Guinea

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Bishop Luciano Capelli flies across dozens of islands bringing food and medicine to those in need

By at March 5, 2019 | 9:01 am

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Bishop Luciano Capelli flies across dozens of islands bringing food and medicine to those in need

(MissionNewswire) Italian Bishop Luciano Capelli visits Catholics across dozens of islands in the small airplane he pilots to deliver food and medicine, according to a Crux article. Locally, he is known as the “flying bishop” of the Solomon Islands, a nation of nearly 1,000 islands in Oceania. According to the article, Bishop Capelli was a Salesian missionary in more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Solomon Islands

EAST TIMOR: Two Australian volunteers are working in Los Palos and Dili as part of the Cagliero Project

By at February 28, 2019 | 10:03 am

EAST TIMOR: Two Australian volunteers are working in Los Palos and Dili as part of the Cagliero Project

(MissionNewswire) Two Australian volunteers, Keith Collins from Perth and Alasdair O'Brien from Melbourne, have arrived in East Timor as part of the Cagliero Project, the Salesian missionary voluntary program of the Australian Province. The two are the first volunteers from the project to be in East Timor thanks to an invitation less than a year ago from Father more...

ANS , East Timor , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

EAST TIMOR: More than 1,170 youth attending 11 Salesian centers have access to better nutrition thanks to shipment of rice-meals from Rise Against Hunger

By at February 13, 2019 | 3:02 pm

EAST TIMOR: More than 1,170 youth attending 11 Salesian centers have access to better nutrition thanks to shipment of rice-meals from Rise Against Hunger

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,170 poor youth across 11 Salesian centers in East Timor have access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger, an international relief organization that provides food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable. The rice-meal donation was shared with the Don Bosco Co-Educational more...

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian Missions Lay Missioners begin their work in Salesian programs in Port Moresby

By at February 3, 2019 | 2:03 pm

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian Missions Lay Missioners begin their work in Salesian programs in Port Moresby

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Lay Missioners program through Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, has sent three lay missionaries, one from Ecuador and two from the U.S., to work in Papua New Guinea. The Salesian Lay Missioners program began sending lay missionaries to the country in 1993 but stopped in 2005. This is the first year more...

ANS , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Papua New Guinea

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian missionaries hold roundtable to discuss situation of 400 refugees in need on Manus Island

By at January 6, 2019 | 10:54 am

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salesian missionaries hold roundtable to discuss situation of 400 refugees in need on Manus Island

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the city of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea held a roundtable discussion at the end of November 2018 on the needs of some 400 refugees on Manus Island which is part of Manus Province in northern Papua New Guinea. For many of these refugees, it was their sixth Christmas season far from home and living in difficult more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Papua New Guinea

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Don Bosco Rural Training Center provides educational initiatives and partnerships to ensure youth find and retain employment

By at November 23, 2018 | 2:09 pm

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Don Bosco Rural Training Center provides educational initiatives and partnerships to ensure youth find and retain employment

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Rural Training Center in Tetere Bay in the Solomon Islands is working to bring educational and workforce development opportunities to poor youth in rural areas. Programs at the center help youth gain a basic education as well as the vocational or technical skills needed to find and retain employment. More than 200 young men more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Solomon Islands

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Salesian missionaries are working to address needs of poor youth and their families living in Ranadi landfill

By at October 20, 2018 | 10:01 am

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Salesian missionaries are working to address needs of poor youth and their families living in Ranadi landfill

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are working to help families that are living in the vicinity of a landfill in Ranadi, a suburb of Honiara, the capital city of the Solomon Islands. Many families, including children and older youth, live near the landfill so they can dig and collect plastic to survive. Father Srimal Priyanga, rector of the Don Bosco Technical more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Solomon Islands

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Don Bosco Technical School provides young students in poverty an opportunity for education and long-term employment

By at August 30, 2018 | 10:05 am

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Don Bosco Technical School provides young students in poverty an opportunity for education and long-term employment

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical School in Gabutu, an area within the city of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea, is providing close to 1,000 students a chance to gain the skills needed for employment. Some students have already graduated and are now employed at the school. Martin Dai, the current principal, is one of the first 120 students who graduated from the more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Papua New Guinea

SAMOA: Salesian students from Australia visit Salesian vocational and technical training programs

By at August 2, 2018 | 5:49 am

SAMOA: Salesian students from Australia visit Salesian vocational and technical training programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Samoa are providing education and technical skills training to help disadvantaged youth find and retain employment. Two Salesian schools, the Don Bosco Technical Center in Alafua and the Don Bosco High School/Vocational Center at Salelologa, provide educational opportunities for students whose parents are unable to provide more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Samoa