Europe

SPAIN: Salesian Summer Camps and Tours Benefit 18,000 Youth in Madrid and Surrounding Communities

By at June 26, 2017 | 7:52 am

SPAIN: Salesian Summer Camps and Tours Benefit 18,000 Youth in Madrid and Surrounding Communities

(MissionNewswire) Close to 18,000 young children and older youth will benefit from this year's Salesian summer camps. These events are organized by 2,500 leaders and 350 Salesian missionaries in Madrid and the surrounding areas. Salesian missionaries, through youth centers in Spain and around the globe, offer educational and recreational activities that keep youth engaged more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

BELGIUM: Salesian Organizations Join 250 NGOs Launching Alternative Vision for Europe

By at June 24, 2017 | 8:37 am

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco International, VIA Don Bosco, Don Bosco Network and the Salesian-run Jóvenes y Desarrollo joined more than 250 nongovernmental organizations from across Europe to release an alternative vision for a more democratic, just and sustainable Europe. Intended to influence the debate on the future direction of Europe, this alternative vision is more...

Belgium , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

UKRAINE: Don Bosco Youth Educational Center Helps Provide Students Technical Skills for the Workforce

By at June 22, 2017 | 5:57 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been living and working in Ukraine well before the conflict started. One of the programs they operate is the Don Bosco Youth Educational Center, which is a modern vocational school and educational complex that includes an academic building, workshops, canteen, library, gym and an athletic field. The Salesian Educational Center more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Ukraine

BELGIUM: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education and Hope to Young Refugees

By at June 15, 2017 | 10:43 am

BELGIUM: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education and Hope to Young Refugees

(MissionNewswire) In countries around the globe, Salesian missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian programs provide refugees much needed education and technical skills training, workforce more...

Afghanistan , Belgium , Refugees and IDPs , Syria

AUSTRALIA: Salesian Brother David O’Brien Engaged in Australian Program for the Prevention of Human Trafficking

By at June 15, 2017 | 10:07 am

(MissionNewswire) After a 2010 sabbatical in New Mexico, Salesian Brother David O’Brien returned to Australia and began his work with ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against the Trafficking of Humans). Bro. O’Brien became interested in this work after hearing Capuchin Father Michael Crosby speak about the subject while in New Mexico. ACRATH was started in more...

Belgium , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ITALY: New Salesian Initiative Provides Assistance to Unaccompanied Foreign Minors in Rome

By at June 12, 2017 | 9:46 am

ITALY: New Salesian Initiative Provides Assistance to Unaccompanied Foreign Minors in Rome

(MissionNewswire) Several Salesian programs in Italy have come together with the support of UNICEF to launch the “La Perla, Starting over from the streets” project. The new initiative aims to address the needs of unaccompanied foreign minors who are at risk on the streets of Rome, Italy. The project was first presented in May during a roundtable discussion titled more...

Italy

GLOBAL: Five New Salesian Projects Start with Funding from Schneider Electric Foundation

By at June 8, 2017 | 9:44 am

GLOBAL: Five New Salesian Projects Start with Funding from Schneider Electric Foundation

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to a collaboration between the Salesian Institute in Rome, Italy and Schneider Electric Foundation, five international projects run by Salesian technical and professional schools aimed at sustainable human and social development will be funded with a total donation of 2 million euro. Schneider Electric Foundation is the charitable arm of Schneider more...

Congo (Democratic Republic) , Corporate Partnerships , Global , Haiti , India , Italy , Mozambique , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SPAIN: Don Bosco Foundation Project is Helping Youth Connect in School and Excel

By at May 25, 2017 | 8:22 am

The Don Bosco Foundation Project, based at the San Isidro Salesian Institute in de La Orotava, Spain, has for many years carried out education and social development programs for young children and older youth, improving their lives and offering them a change at a brighter future. In 2016, the Foundation helped more than 450 children and obtained access to employment more...

Spain , Uncategorized

ITALY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Youth Have Access to Sports and Recreation

By at March 31, 2017 | 8:21 am

ITALY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Youth Have Access to Sports and Recreation

(MissionNewswire) Sports and recreational activities are an essential part of Salesian educational programs in Italy. They give youth a time to connect with their peers and help them work on problem solving and team building. Father Mimmo Madonna, rector of the Salesian House in the city of Locri, wanted to ensure youth had access to leisure, play and creativity. Part of more...

Italy , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SPAIN: Real Madrid to Hold Match to Benefit Salesian Socio-Sports Programs in Africa

By at March 16, 2017 | 6:04 am

SPAIN: Real Madrid to Hold Match to Benefit Salesian Socio-Sports Programs in Africa

(MissionNewswire) Florentino Pérez, president of Real Madrid, launched the eighth “Corazón Classic Match” to be held on June 11 at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. The match will showcase the skills of the Real Madrid squad against their opponent in Rome. The event will benefit the Real Madrid Foundation in Africa, which includes 10 sports school and more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain