Europe

SPAIN: San Juan Bosco Salesian Institute launches campaign to bring awareness of girls caught in prostitution in Sierra Leone

By at December 15, 2018 | 12:45 pm

SPAIN: San Juan Bosco Salesian Institute launches campaign to bring awareness of girls caught in prostitution in Sierra Leone

(MissionNewswire) In October, the San Juan Bosco Salesian Institute in Valencia, Spain developed the campaign, “First the last,” which aims to bring awareness of and support to girls forced into prostitution that are a part of Don Bosco Fambul’s Girls Shelter in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The campaign is mobilizing the entire educational community around the more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

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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ZAMBIA: Salesian College Farnborough’s Share the Light organization receives award in recognition of volunteer initiatives in Zambia

By at December 13, 2018 | 7:08 am

ZAMBIA: Salesian College Farnborough’s Share the Light organization receives award in recognition of volunteer initiatives in Zambia

(MissionNewswire) Fundación Telefónica, a Spanish multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Madrid, Spain, has selected the Share the Light organization as one of its top five volunteer initiatives in recognition and appreciation of the value that volunteers bring to society. Share the Light was chosen among 339 projects presented. The award ceremony more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain , Zambia

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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SPAIN: Mi Colegio 2020 project ensures teachers and students at Salesian school in Alcalá de Guadaíra have access to the latest technology

By at December 1, 2018 | 1:20 pm

SPAIN: Mi Colegio 2020 project ensures teachers and students at Salesian school in Alcalá de Guadaíra have access to the latest technology

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian school in Alcalá de Guadaíra, a town located approximately 17 km southeast of Seville, Spain, has launched a new initiative called the Mi Colegio 2020 project. The initiative is focused on providing the best technological and human tools available to prepare students for the workforce or an advanced education. The Mi Colegio 2020 project 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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SPAIN: Salesian missionaries sign collaboration agreements with companies that will provide teacher training and technical assistance

By at November 10, 2018 | 2:11 pm

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries sign collaboration agreements with companies that will provide teacher training and technical assistance

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Madrid, Spain have signed three collaboration agreements with the companies FeuVert, Analysis and Simulation (AyS Group) and Herco. These companies will provide training, technology and consultation to Salesian vocational training centers to improve offerings for students and the professional skills of their teachers. The more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Don Bosco Foundation celebrates 20 years of providing access to education and social programs for vulnerable youth

By at November 8, 2018 | 6:37 pm

SPAIN: Don Bosco Foundation celebrates 20 years of providing access to education and social programs for vulnerable youth

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Foundation, located in Córdoba, Spain, celebrated its 20-year anniversary on Oct. 26. The organization is committed to providing programs for vulnerable youth in Andalusia, Extremadura and the Canary Islands. Through education and social programs, the Don Bosco Foundation tackles a range of issues from social exclusion to poverty, working more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

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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SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new program to assist young unaccompanied migrants

By at October 31, 2018 | 12:29 pm

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new program to assist young unaccompanied migrants

(MissionNewswire) The Pinardi Federation of Salesian Social Platforms has launched a new program in Spain to help vulnerable young unaccompanied minors. Many countries around the globe have been grappling with an influx of young unaccompanied minors who have fled their home countries in search of safety, employment and a better way of life. However, many youth find that more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain