Europe

SPAIN: Salesian Missionaries Launch Educational Campaign Ahead of G20 Summit

By at July 13, 2017 | 10:01 am

SPAIN: Salesian Missionaries Launch Educational Campaign Ahead of G20 Summit

(MissionNewswire) Ahead of the recent G20 Summit, which took place in Hamburg, Germany on July 7-8, Salesian Missions in Madrid, Spain and the non-governmental organization Youth and Development launched a new education-focused campaign “A Pencil That Changes the Future” to encourage global leaders to keep a focus on education. On July 6, Salesian missionaries and more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: New Salesian Partnership Develops Work Preparatory Education for Youth

By at July 3, 2017 | 7:25 am

(MissionNewswire) The Tenerife Cabildo, the governing body of the Spanish island of Tenerife, in collaboration with the Insular Foundation for Formation, Employment and Entrepreneurship Development and the Don Bosco Project, have developed a school that prepares students for work. It aims to offer additional professional opportunities to 15 young people who are between 16 more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Salesian Summer Camps and Tours Benefit 18,000 Youth in Madrid and Surrounding Communities

By at June 26, 2017 | 7:52 am

SPAIN: Salesian Summer Camps and Tours Benefit 18,000 Youth in Madrid and Surrounding Communities

(MissionNewswire) Close to 18,000 young children and older youth will benefit from this year's Salesian summer camps. These events are organized by 2,500 leaders and 350 Salesian missionaries in Madrid and the surrounding areas. Salesian missionaries, through youth centers in Spain and around the globe, offer educational and recreational activities that keep youth engaged more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

BELGIUM: Salesian Organizations Join 250 NGOs Launching Alternative Vision for Europe

By at June 24, 2017 | 8:37 am

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco International, VIA Don Bosco, Don Bosco Network and the Salesian-run Jóvenes y Desarrollo joined more than 250 nongovernmental organizations from across Europe to release an alternative vision for a more democratic, just and sustainable Europe. Intended to influence the debate on the future direction of Europe, this alternative vision is more...

Belgium , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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...

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

ITALY: New Salesian Initiative Provides Assistance to Unaccompanied Foreign Minors in Rome

By at June 12, 2017 | 9:46 am

ITALY: New Salesian Initiative Provides Assistance to Unaccompanied Foreign Minors in Rome

(MissionNewswire) Several Salesian programs in Italy have come together with the support of UNICEF to launch the “La Perla, Starting over from the streets” project. The new initiative aims to address the needs of unaccompanied foreign minors who are at risk on the streets of Rome, Italy. The project was first presented in May during a roundtable discussion titled more...

Italy

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