Europe

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...

Italy , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

FRANCE: Salesian students launch project to raise money and support French organization Clowns of Hope

By at May 10, 2018 | 7:10 am

FRANCE: Salesian students launch project to raise money and support French organization Clowns of Hope

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Institute of the Immaculate Conception of Bailleul, France launched a new project during this school year in support of initiatives by the French organization Les Clowns de L'espoir (Clowns of Hope). Th organization is committed to bringing a smile to sick children. The 780 Salesian students attending the institute have not only pledged to more...

France , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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...

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

SPAIN: New initiative provides shelter and social development services for young refugees in Madrid and Seville

By at February 20, 2018 | 9:42 am

SPAIN: New initiative provides shelter and social development services for young refugees in Madrid and Seville

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have launched another initiative in Spain to help vulnerable young refugees. A new program has been developed in Madrid and Seville by the Pinardi Federation of Salesian Social Platforms and the Don Bosco Foundation. The program, which has been funded by the Ministry of Employment and Social Security through the Asylum, Migration more...

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

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...

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

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries provide education and social programs for more than 25,000 migrants and refugees through 40 projects

By at February 6, 2018 | 9:23 am

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries provide education and social programs for more than 25,000 migrants and refugees through 40 projects

(MissionNewswire) Salesian centers across Spain serve more than 25,000 migrants and refugees through 40 projects and with the help of 60 professionals and 200 volunteers. Salesian missionaries and their network of programs across Europe are assisting European countries with the ongoing refugee crisis. Salesian programs provide humanitarian and educational assistance to more...

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

SPAIN: Salesian vocational centers will receive teacher training thanks to partnership with German company Festo

By at January 19, 2018 | 12:20 pm

SPAIN: Salesian vocational centers will receive teacher training thanks to partnership with German company Festo

(MissionNewswire) Teachers with Salesian vocational training centers in Spain will have access to additional training thanks to a partnership agreement signed between Father Juan Carlos Pérez Godoy, provincial of the Salesian Province St. James Major, and Dr. Xavier Segura, general director of Festo. An informal training partnership had already been established between more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

GERMANY: Young refugee succeeds in new community thanks to Don Bosco Youth Help Center

By at January 17, 2018 | 9:41 am

GERMANY: Young refugee succeeds in new community thanks to Don Bosco Youth Help Center

(MissionNewswire) Throughout Germany, Salesian missionaries operate several projects and facilities for young refugees who have sought asylum and arrived in the country without their family. The goal is to help these youth with their daily lives and assist with finding them a home and employment, along with integrating them into their new communities. Across Germany, more...

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

SPAIN: Salesian centers across Spain launch fundraising projects to collect food and other items for youth and families in need

By at January 12, 2018 | 12:16 pm

SPAIN: Salesian centers across Spain launch fundraising projects to collect food and other items for youth and families in need

(MissionNewswire) In the weeks starting the new year, many Salesian programs in Madrid and across Spain launched fundraising campaigns to help others in need. The majority of these solidarity campaigns are traditional yearly events in Salesian houses. These events always encourage hope, help to set new goals and persevere in the mission of caring for youth in need, as more...

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

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...

India , Italy , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)