Belgium

BELGIUM: Don Bosco Institute provides shelter, education and support services to young refugees

By at October 18, 2017 | 10:04 am

BELGIUM: Don Bosco Institute provides shelter, education and support services to young refugees

(MissionNewswire) Saidi, a 14-year-old Afghan, is attending the Don Bosco Institute of Tournai. He is one of five refugee boys attending the school and receiving shelter, education and support services.  In Belgium, like in many countries across Europe, Salesian missionaries have been assisting young refugees with programs that help them to integrate into their new more...

Afghanistan , Belgium , Featured on slider , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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)

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)

BELGIUM: New Games App Helps Salesian Youth Leaders Facilitate Youth Group Activities

By at August 17, 2016 | 7:22 am

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Youth-Net has recently launched a new games app through both Apple iTunes and Google Play for Android. The game app is a fun and interactive tool that can be utilized by leaders and youth workers during youth exchanges, summer camps or training courses as well as an inspiration for playing group games in youth clubs, schools and oratories. The more...

Belgium , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)