Italy

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new house for unaccompanied minors as part of the “I care about you” project

By at May 16, 2018 | 8:32 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new house for unaccompanied minors as part of the “I care about you” project

(MissionNewswire) On May 2, Salesian missionaries in the San Gregorio community of Catania within Sicily, Italy launched a new house for unaccompanied minors. The house is named Najma, which means star in Arabic. The house is part of the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, which started the “I care about you” project to reach out to more...

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ITALY/SPAIN: Salesian students compete, win in technology innovation competitions

By at April 3, 2018 | 2:02 pm

ITALY/SPAIN: Salesian students compete, win in technology innovation competitions

(MissionNewswire) Youth who attend Salesian schools often distinguish themselves by being able to devise scientific and technological projects that help to build more inclusive and supportive societies. Students from the Salesian Institute in Verona, Italy were winners of the 2018 First Lego League Italia. The team's project, “Idb Tech-No-Logic," ranked first in the more...

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ITALY: New Salesian program creates safety networks to connect with homeless, migrant youth in city train stations

By at February 19, 2018 | 9:31 am

ITALY: New Salesian program creates safety networks to connect with homeless, migrant youth in city train stations

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been challenged by the number of migrants and other unaccompanied youth looking for shelter, support and work in cities across Italy. For unaccompanied foreign minors, Salesian missionaries launched 58 projects, including first- and second-level reception centers, Italian language courses, job placement, legal assistance and more...

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