Italy

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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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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