Europe

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...

Colombia , Ghana , Senegal , Spain , Special Reports

ITALY: The Salesian-run Café Bijoux provides a safe space for women to connect with each other and enables them to put their skills and talents to use

By at July 27, 2018 | 10:13 am

ITALY: The Salesian-run Café Bijoux provides a safe space for women to connect with each other and enables them to put their skills and talents to use

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, operate Café Bijoux in Verona, Italy. This café serves an artistic workshop for women who come from challenging circumstances. Some of the women have abused drugs or contend with mental health issues while others are homeless and living on the streets. more...

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

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new coffee shop Marticoffee to offer vocational students real work experience

By at July 22, 2018 | 8:50 am

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new coffee shop Marticoffee to offer vocational students real work experience

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Martí-Codolar Center, one of nine Salesian centers organized under the Salesians of Sant Jordi located in Barcelona in the Catalonia region of Spain, just presented a new educational and social cafeteria project known as Marticoffee. The project was developed out of the Employment Promotion Network that is part of the more...

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

SPAIN: Salesian programs remain open during the summer to provide summer camps for more than 20,000 youth

By at July 13, 2018 | 8:46 am

SPAIN: Salesian programs remain open during the summer to provide summer camps for more than 20,000 youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Angel Tomás Foundation is organizing activities in Salesian centers throughout Spain so that youth will have access to interesting and educational programs this summer. While other educational institutions close for the summer, the Salesian centers continue to organize activities for youth who might not otherwise have the opportunity more...

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

SPAIN: New documentary shines light on child slavery in Africa, work of Salesian programs

By at June 15, 2018 | 12:43 pm

SPAIN: New documentary shines light on child slavery in Africa, work of Salesian programs

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Missions office in Madrid, Spain has been working with photojournalist Ana Palacios on a documentary “Child slaves, the back door” about child trafficking. The documentary notes there are some 152 million child slaves in the world, 72 million of whom live in sub-Saharan Africa. It also notes that 50 percent of these 152 million children more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain , West Africa

ITALY: More than 100 unaccompanied foreign minors helped in the first quarter of the “I care about you” project

By at May 30, 2018 | 9:29 am

ITALY: More than 100 unaccompanied foreign minors helped in the first quarter of the “I care about you” project

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

Italy , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SPAIN: Vocational training helps youth gain the education needed for high employability sectors

By at May 24, 2018 | 9:52 am

SPAIN: Vocational training helps youth gain the education needed for high employability sectors

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries and Salesian sisters with Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Spain offer close to 60 vocational training centers that benefit 18,700 students and employ 1,400 educators. Vocational and technical skills training has become an important part of Spain’s economy and a path many youth take to be able to find more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries hold first basic vocational training projects competition with more than 500 students

By at May 21, 2018 | 6:17 am

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries hold first basic vocational training projects competition with more than 500 students

(MissionNewswire) On May 4, the Salesian center of Carabanchel, located in Madrid, Spain, hosted the first basic vocational training projects competition. More than 500 students from the Salesian centers in Burgos, Pamplona, ​​Logroño, Villamuriel (Palencia), Deusto (Bilbao) and Madrid participated. At the event, Salesian missionaries renewed their commitment to more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain