Europe

ITALY: More than 18,000 youth have accessed vocational training and remain in their home county thanks to Salesian Stop Human Trafficking campaign

By at October 4, 2018 | 9:13 am

ITALY: More than 18,000 youth have accessed vocational training and remain in their home county thanks to Salesian Stop Human Trafficking campaign

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Stop Human Trafficking campaign was launched in October 2015 by Salesian missionaries in Italy and raises awareness of the dangers of youth migration. With a focus on youth leaving countries in Africa in search of a better life in Europe, the campaign aims to prevent young migrants from becoming victims of crime and exploitation. The more...

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

ITALY: Don Bosco House project provides poor youth educational support and extra-curricular activities like art, music and sports

By at September 30, 2018 | 8:58 am

ITALY: Don Bosco House project provides poor youth educational support and extra-curricular activities like art, music and sports

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, are impacting Italian youth and their families through the Don Bosco House project. The school year has started again in Italy but many youth lack the educational opportunities needed to succeed. According to Salesian missionaries working in Italy, more more...

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

SPAIN: Salesian students participate in initiative to assist students with autism spectrum disorders and their teachers

By at September 22, 2018 | 10:18 am

SPAIN: Salesian students participate in initiative to assist students with autism spectrum disorders and their teachers

(MissionNewswire) The “Electronics and Autism Spectrum Disorders: building bridges for communication” initiative in Pamplona, Spain is focused on developing strategies to help children who have autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their teachers overcome the difficulties of interaction within the classroom. The initiative is a collaboration between the Salesians of more...

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

SPAIN: Three Salesian teachers have been selected to take part in the Google for Education Certified Innovators Program in Madrid

By at September 16, 2018 | 8:19 am

SPAIN: Three Salesian teachers have been selected to take part in the Google for Education Certified Innovators Program in Madrid

(MissionNewswire) Three teachers from the Salesian Spain-St. James Major Province have been selected to take part in the Google for Education Certified Innovators Program. This program offers training to teachers all over the world to aid them in developing innovative educational projects that change and improve classroom education. The Google for Education program more...

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

SPAIN: Salesian schools welcome more than 75,000 students and close to 17,000 vocational training students at centers and workshops

By at September 11, 2018 | 10:12 am

SPAIN: Salesian schools welcome more than 75,000 students and close to 17,000 vocational training students at centers and workshops

(MissionNewswire) As school begins again in Spain, 96 Salesian schools welcome more than 75,000 students this year. In addition, approximately 17,000 new students will start learning a trade in vocational training centers and workshops. These Salesian students will be taught by close to 6,000 teachers who are employed at Salesian educational centers across the more...

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

ITALY: Salesian missionaries help young migrants gain an education through the “I care about you” project

By at September 1, 2018 | 8:12 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries help young migrants gain an education through the “I care about you” project

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, are impacting youth and their families with the “I care about you” project in Italy. The project reaches out to homeless youth who gravitate to the central train stations of the Italian metropolitan areas. Many of these homeless youth are migrants who more...

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

ITALY: Salesian missionaries hold 14th annual workshop for family animators

By at August 11, 2018 | 8:55 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries hold 14th annual workshop for family animators

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries held the 14th edition of the School of Formation for Family Animators event in the town of Castellammare di Stabia in August. The event is hosted and organized by the Salesian-run nonprofit, Associazione Cerchi d'Onda, and brought together more than 200 participants which included adults and children. “The Pope has on several more...

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

UKRAINE: Donor funding from Salesian Missions enables construction of Center for Academic Youth and new residence for confreres

By at August 9, 2018 | 10:39 am

UKRAINE: Donor funding from Salesian Missions enables construction of Center for Academic Youth and new residence for confreres

(MissionNewswire) Donor funding provided through Salesian Missions has enabled Salesian missionaries in Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to construct a Center for Academic Youth as well as a residence for confreres. Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, is the development and economic center of the country and has a significant number of the most active and progressive youth studying and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Ukraine

ITALY: A young migrant from Gambia supported by Salesian “I care about you” project

By at August 1, 2018 | 8:40 am

ITALY: A young migrant from Gambia supported by Salesian “I care about you” project

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, are making a significant impact on youth in Italy with their “I care about you” project. The project aims to reach out to young migrants and other homeless youth who gravitate to the central train stations of Italian metropolitan areas. Every day these more...

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

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs for victims of human trafficking on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

By at July 27, 2018 | 2:30 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs for victims of human trafficking on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and organizations around the globe in honoring World Day against Trafficking in Persons. In 2013, UN member states adopted a resolution that designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. The day aims to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of more...

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