Europe

UKRAINE: Don Bosco Youth Educational Center Helps Provide Students Technical Skills for the Workforce

By at June 22, 2017 | 5:57 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been living and working in Ukraine well before the conflict started. One of the programs they operate is the Don Bosco Youth Educational Center, which is a modern vocational school and educational complex that includes an academic building, workshops, canteen, library, gym and an athletic field. The Salesian Educational Center more...

In the News , Ukraine

BELGIUM: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education and Hope to Young Refugees

By at June 15, 2017 | 10:43 am

BELGIUM: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education and Hope to Young Refugees

(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...

Afghanistan , Belgium , Refugees and IDPs , Syria

AUSTRALIA: Salesian Brother David O’Brien Engaged in Australian Program for the Prevention of Human Trafficking

By at June 15, 2017 | 10:07 am

(MissionNewswire) After a 2010 sabbatical in New Mexico, Salesian Brother David O’Brien returned to Australia and began his work with ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against the Trafficking of Humans). Bro. O’Brien became interested in this work after hearing Capuchin Father Michael Crosby speak about the subject while in New Mexico. ACRATH was started in more...

Belgium

GLOBAL: Five New Salesian Projects Start with Funding from Schneider Electric Foundation

By at June 8, 2017 | 9:44 am

GLOBAL: Five New Salesian Projects Start with Funding from Schneider Electric Foundation

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to a collaboration between the Salesian Institute in Rome, Italy and Schneider Electric Foundation, five international projects run by Salesian technical and professional schools aimed at sustainable human and social development will be funded with a total donation of 2 million euro. Schneider Electric Foundation is the charitable arm of Schneider more...

Congo (Democratic Republic) , Corporate Partnerships , Global , Haiti , India , Italy , Mozambique , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SPAIN: Don Bosco Foundation Project is Helping Youth Connect in School and Excel

By at May 25, 2017 | 8:22 am

The Don Bosco Foundation Project, based at the San Isidro Salesian Institute in de La Orotava, Spain, has for many years carried out education and social development programs for young children and older youth, improving their lives and offering them a change at a brighter future. In 2016, the Foundation helped more than 450 children and obtained access to employment more...

Spain , Uncategorized

ITALY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Youth Have Access to Sports and Recreation

By at March 31, 2017 | 8:21 am

ITALY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Youth Have Access to Sports and Recreation

(MissionNewswire) Sports and recreational activities are an essential part of Salesian educational programs in Italy. They give youth a time to connect with their peers and help them work on problem solving and team building. Father Mimmo Madonna, rector of the Salesian House in the city of Locri, wanted to ensure youth had access to leisure, play and creativity. Part of more...

Italy , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SPAIN: Real Madrid to Hold Match to Benefit Salesian Socio-Sports Programs in Africa

By at March 16, 2017 | 6:04 am

SPAIN: Real Madrid to Hold Match to Benefit Salesian Socio-Sports Programs in Africa

(MissionNewswire) Florentino Pérez, president of Real Madrid, launched the eighth “Corazón Classic Match” to be held on June 11 at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. The match will showcase the skills of the Real Madrid squad against their opponent in Rome. The event will benefit the Real Madrid Foundation in Africa, which includes 10 sports school and more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

ITALY: Salesian House Provides Home and Support for Separated Fathers and Their Children

By at March 14, 2017 | 3:33 pm

ITALY: Salesian House Provides Home and Support for Separated Fathers and Their Children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Prato, a city within Tuscany, Italy, recently launched Casa Francesco, a home for fathers and their children. The project, which was made possible with the support of the Poste Insieme Onlus Foundation, offers accommodation to fathers who are separated or whose marriage is in crisis and have one or more children. The home is part more...

Italy , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SYRIA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Programs and a Safe Space for Youth in Aleppo

By at March 10, 2017 | 3:26 pm

SYRIA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Programs and a Safe Space for Youth in Aleppo

(MissionNewswire) On a recent visit to Turin, Italy, Father Pier Jabloyan, assistant pastor at the Salesian center in Aleppo, Syria, reported that violence continues in the city and services are sporadic, creating great challenges for the people. Oil remains scarce, which affects the transport, water and electricity supply service. The situation remains challenging, and more...

Italy , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Syria

ITALY: New Training Program Aims to Improve Skills to Help 185 Youth Access Employment

By at January 28, 2017 | 5:53 pm

ITALY: New Training Program Aims to Improve Skills to Help 185 Youth Access Employment

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Turin, Italy recently launched the “Space over Time, Places of Work, and Paths to Growth” project, which aims to engage various Salesian programs in promoting work placement for disadvantaged youth. The project brings together the Department for Vocational Training and Salesian Youth Ministry of the Special Circumscription of more...

Italy , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)