Europe

ITALY: New Salesian partnership will train 500 youth to become high-tech truck drivers to fill employment needs across Italy

By at November 16, 2017 | 9:50 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have launched the Young Drivers Project to train youth as truck drivers to meet Italy’s demand for 180,000 drivers who have more specialized technical piloting skills for high-tech cockpits. The project is in collaboration with the Unione Nazionale Rappresentanti Autoveicoli Esteri (UNRAE/National Union of Foreign Autovehicle more...

Italy

ITALY: Salesian missionaries focus on education and social programs for at-risk and migrant youth

By at November 13, 2017 | 12:44 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working in Italy with the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, have been working to promote a better quality of life for disadvantaged youth for 24 years. In 2016, close to 9,000 at-risk youth received educational and social development services through Salesian programs throughout Italy under this more...

Italy

GERMANY: Salesian Programs Assist Young Refugees with Education and Integration

By at October 28, 2017 | 10:47 am

GERMANY: Salesian Programs Assist Young Refugees with Education and Integration

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have partnered with the Paribas Foundation in order to assist young refugees in centers in Munich and Nuremberg. The Paribas Foundation in Germany has donated 30,000 Euros to support Salesian missionaries work with refugee children. The funding is intended, among other things, to finance a coordination center for part-time more...

Germany , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

BELGIUM: Don Bosco Institute provides shelter, education and support services to young refugees

By at October 18, 2017 | 10:04 am

BELGIUM: Don Bosco Institute provides shelter, education and support services to young refugees

(MissionNewswire) Saidi, a 14-year-old Afghan, is attending the Don Bosco Institute of Tournai. He is one of five refugee boys attending the school and receiving shelter, education and support services.  In Belgium, like in many countries across Europe, Salesian missionaries have been assisting young refugees with programs that help them to integrate into their new more...

Afghanistan , Belgium , Featured on slider , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ITALY: New Salesian education program helps students bridge school, real work experience

By at October 18, 2017 | 5:33 am

ITALY: New Salesian education program helps students bridge school, real work experience

(MissionNewswire) The Vocational Training Center of the Salesian Institute in Udine, Italy recently completed its first year of an innovative new dual school-work program. The new program allowed 18 young men studying courses in the mechanical industry to graduate with real work experience thanks to workplace apprenticeships. The Salesian school helped the young men more...

Italy , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ITALY: Don Bosco Youth Burgh launches two new innovative educational projects

By at October 17, 2017 | 1:16 am

ITALY: Don Bosco Youth Burgh launches two new innovative educational projects

(MissionNewswire) In 2018, the Don Bosco Youth Burgh will celebrate 70 years since its foundation in the eastern districts of Rome. During its history, the Don Bosco Youth Burgh has assisted youth through the many social, cultural and technological changes that have radically altered these past few decades. The needs of youth in the region have changed throughout the more...

Italy , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SPAIN: Salesian Missionaries Launch Educational Campaign Ahead of G20 Summit

By at July 13, 2017 | 10:01 am

SPAIN: Salesian Missionaries Launch Educational Campaign Ahead of G20 Summit

(MissionNewswire) Ahead of the recent G20 Summit, which took place in Hamburg, Germany on July 7-8, Salesian Missions in Madrid, Spain and the non-governmental organization Youth and Development launched a new education-focused campaign “A Pencil That Changes the Future” to encourage global leaders to keep a focus on education. On July 6, Salesian missionaries and more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: New Salesian Partnership Develops Work Preparatory Education for Youth

By at July 3, 2017 | 7:25 am

(MissionNewswire) The Tenerife Cabildo, the governing body of the Spanish island of Tenerife, in collaboration with the Insular Foundation for Formation, Employment and Entrepreneurship Development and the Don Bosco Project, have developed a school that prepares students for work. It aims to offer additional professional opportunities to 15 young people who are between 16 more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

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)