Italy

ITALY/INDIA: “Race of Saints” in Rome raises funds to help promote awareness of child marriage in India

By at December 1, 2017 | 7:30 am

ITALY/INDIA: “Race of Saints” in Rome raises funds to help promote awareness of child marriage in India

(MissionNewswire) In order to raise funds and awareness on the issue of child marriage in India, the 10th edition of “Race of Saints” was held in Rome on Nov. 1, All Saints Day, according to Radio Vatican. Professional athletes, amateurs and fans of all ages participated in three races held on that day. Radio Vatican reports that Don Bosco in the World Foundation more...

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ITALY: Research project shows importance of oratories for poor Italian youth

By at November 28, 2017 | 12:20 pm

ITALY: Research project shows importance of oratories for poor Italian youth

(MissionNewswire) Between 2015 and 2016, the National Service for Youth Ministry of the Italian Bishops' Conference provided a questionnaire to verify the number of oratories present in each Catholic diocese and the services they offered. They utilized the market research firm Ipsos Italia. Researcher and president of Ipsos Italia Nando Pagnoncelli created and deployed more...

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ITALY: Salesian vocational school research data shows benefit of business and educational partnerships for students

By at November 24, 2017 | 12:28 pm

ITALY: Salesian vocational school research data shows benefit of business and educational partnerships for students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Italy and in countries around the globe are focused on education as a path out of poverty for poor youth. Salesian vocational and technical education provides the skills youth need to find and retain long-term stable employment. Father Enrico Peretti, director general of the National Center of Salesian Institutions–Vocational more...

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ITALY: Salesian socio-sports programs help youth engage with their peers and gain confidence on and off the field

By at November 18, 2017 | 11:54 am

ITALY: Salesian socio-sports programs help youth engage with their peers and gain confidence on and off the field

(MissionNewswire) Since almost the beginning of Salesian educational programs, sports and recreation have been an integral part of the curriculum. Whether formally or more informally, socio-sports programming has been a way for youth to relax, gain confidence and engage with their peers. In the late 1800s, a small college in Ferrara, Italy run by Monsignor Baldi, was more...

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ITALY: New Salesian partnership will train 500 youth to become high-tech truck drivers to fill employment needs across Italy

By at November 16, 2017 | 9:50 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have launched the Young Drivers Project to train youth as truck drivers to meet Italy’s demand for 180,000 drivers who have more specialized technical piloting skills for high-tech cockpits. The project is in collaboration with the Unione Nazionale Rappresentanti Autoveicoli Esteri (UNRAE/National Union of Foreign Autovehicle more...

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ITALY: Salesian missionaries focus on education and social programs for at-risk and migrant youth

By at November 13, 2017 | 12:44 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working in Italy with the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, have been working to promote a better quality of life for disadvantaged youth for 24 years. In 2016, close to 9,000 at-risk youth received educational and social development services through Salesian programs throughout Italy under this more...

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ITALY: New Salesian education program helps students bridge school, real work experience

By at October 18, 2017 | 5:33 am

ITALY: New Salesian education program helps students bridge school, real work experience

(MissionNewswire) The Vocational Training Center of the Salesian Institute in Udine, Italy recently completed its first year of an innovative new dual school-work program. The new program allowed 18 young men studying courses in the mechanical industry to graduate with real work experience thanks to workplace apprenticeships. The Salesian school helped the young men more...

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ITALY: Don Bosco Youth Burgh launches two new innovative educational projects

By at October 17, 2017 | 1:16 am

ITALY: Don Bosco Youth Burgh launches two new innovative educational projects

(MissionNewswire) In 2018, the Don Bosco Youth Burgh will celebrate 70 years since its foundation in the eastern districts of Rome. During its history, the Don Bosco Youth Burgh has assisted youth through the many social, cultural and technological changes that have radically altered these past few decades. The needs of youth in the region have changed throughout the more...

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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...

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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...

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