Italy

ITALY: New group home is launched for young men who need the extra support of educators and mentors to develop a better path in life

By at January 19, 2019 | 1:55 pm

ITALY: New group home is launched for young men who need the extra support of educators and mentors to develop a better path in life

(MissionNewswire) The E.T. Social Cooperative, also known as Educators in the Territory or Neighborhood Educators, is affiliated with the Salesians of Social Welfare (SCS/CNOS Federation) and recently opened Casa di Giò youth home on Jan. 9. Casa di Giò is located in Turin, Italy and is the first residential group apartment operated by the E.T Social Cooperative. The more...

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ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new IME Communication startup to help foster youth skills and talents in video production

By at January 5, 2019 | 10:23 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new IME Communication startup to help foster youth skills and talents in video production

(MissionNewswire) IME Communication, a new startup in Naples sponsored by the Salesian General Administration in Italy, is giving 11 youth the chance to gain technical and employment skills in video production. The first test of their skills has been the production of the 2019 Salesian Strenna video presentation. The theme of this year's Salesian Strenna is, “Holiness more...

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ITALY: Salesian-run San Paolo Oratory celebrates 100 years providing space and programs for poor youth and their families

By at December 19, 2018 | 6:31 pm

ITALY: Salesian-run San Paolo Oratory celebrates 100 years providing space and programs for poor youth and their families

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the San Paolo Oratory located in Turin, Italy. The oratory was launched on Dec. 8, 1918 in an impoverished Turin just after World War I. It was a place that welcomed and educated children and older youth in need and its courtyard served as a gathering place for families who were employed in more...

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ITALY: Young unaccompanied minor from Guinea accesses safe shelter and education through “I care about you” project

By at December 13, 2018 | 1:49 pm

ITALY: Young unaccompanied minor from Guinea accesses safe shelter and education through “I care about you” project

(MissionNewswire) In 2017, more than 17,000 minors arrived in Italy, nearly 90 percent of them unaccompanied by an adult or chaperone, according to research done by Save the Children. This does not include the close to 5,000 foreign minors it is estimated go unaccounted for in the country. These “invisible children” who have migrated from the world’s poorest more...

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ITALY: Salesian Urban Re-GenerAction project helps communities create beautiful spaces and opportunities for social good

By at December 12, 2018 | 3:12 pm

ITALY: Salesian Urban Re-GenerAction project helps communities create beautiful spaces and opportunities for social good

(MissionNewswire) More than 400 youth have taken part in the Salesian project, “Urban Re-GenerAction: young ideas in the urban outskirts. Experiences of active and supportive citizenship for/with the new generations.” Currently nearing its conclusion, the project was launched in July 2017. Since then, 16 programs have participated facilitated by the Salesians of more...

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ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new group apartment for six foreign minors in town of Casale Monferrato

By at November 17, 2018 | 11:06 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new group apartment for six foreign minors in town of Casale Monferrato

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have launched a new group apartment in the town of Casale Monferrato in the Piedmont region in Italy. The group apartment was set up to support non-accompanied foreign minors and Italian minors who are working to become self-sufficient. Salesian missionaries have been challenged by the number of migrants and other unaccompanied more...

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ITALY: Salesian Borgo Ragazzi Don Bosco oratory holds BorgOlimpiadi 2018 sporting event for youth

By at November 8, 2018 | 10:23 am

ITALY: Salesian Borgo Ragazzi Don Bosco oratory holds BorgOlimpiadi 2018 sporting event for youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian oratory of the Borgo Ragazzi Don Bosco, located in Rome, Italy, held the BorgOlimpiadi 2018 from Oct. 20-21.  The sporting event featured four rival youth teams from Madagascar, France, Albania and Australia who came together to compete and show sportsmanship. The event, which fostered a sense of belonging and friendly rivalry, was more...

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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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