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MALTA: Learning Social Entrepreneurship to Combat Youth Unemployment

By at May 8, 2013 | 8:09 am

MALTA: Learning Social Entrepreneurship to Combat Youth Unemployment

(MissionNewswire) According to UNICEF, despite the wealth associated with many countries in the European Union, close to 16 percent of its population live in poverty. Children are more vulnerable with child poverty rates more than 19 percent, resulting in close to 30 million children living in poverty across 35 developed countries. Youth at risk of poverty or social more...

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SPAIN: New Program Helps Youth Aging Out of Foster Care in the Canary Islands

By at March 25, 2013 | 8:20 am

SPAIN: New Program Helps Youth Aging Out of Foster Care in the Canary Islands

(MissionNewswire) Once older youth age out of foster care they are often left without resources, little support and no idea where to go next. It can be difficult to find a place to live and locate and maintain stable employment. Very often these young people do not have an existing or adequate social network to provide them the support they need to live life fully as an more...

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SPAIN: Youth Forum Focuses on Sharing the Educational Experience in Madrid

By at March 6, 2013 | 7:35 pm

SPAIN: Youth Forum Focuses on Sharing the Educational Experience in Madrid

(MissionNewswire) More than 135 students and 45 teachers of Salesian-run professional training programs recently participated in a forum organized at the Salesian Center in Carabanchel, Madrid. This was the fourth year of the event and its theme was, “To share to educate.” The purpose of the forum was to facilitate discussion between youth and educators in order to more...

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SPAIN: Salesian Coaching Program Helps Youth with Job, Interviewing Skills

By at February 28, 2013 | 11:21 am

SPAIN: Salesian Coaching Program Helps Youth with Job, Interviewing Skills

(MissionNewswire) The fourth coaching program run by the Salesian Pinardi Federation, in collaboration with the BLC Group, has commenced for students in Madrid. The program, made up of one-on-one coaching and group work, aims to help poor youth develop job selection and interviewing skills to advance their likelihood of success in the business world. Spain has been more...

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ALBANIA: Salesians Celebrate 20 Years Providing Education to Youth

By at February 10, 2013 | 9:53 am

ALBANIA: Salesians Celebrate 20 Years Providing Education to Youth

(MissionNewswire) Jan. 31, 2013, marked the 20th Anniversary of the Salesian-run Don Bosco Social Center in Tirana. The Center provides education and technical training to poor youth in Albania. The anniversary event was preceded by a series of activities involving the city's schools in which national and international civic leaders participated. Youth from the more...

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SPAIN: Salesian Youth Raise Money for Families in Need

By at January 30, 2013 | 12:31 pm

SPAIN: Salesian Youth Raise Money for Families in Need

(MissionNewswire) More than 3,000 families were provided food, toys and clothing this past holiday season thanks to efforts by Salesian Youth Centers in Spain. Each year the centers focus on raising money and acquiring donated goods for families in need. With the ongoing financial crisis in Spain there were many families in need this past year and by all accounts more was more...

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SPAIN: New Partnership with Zimbabwe School Develops Students’ Foreign Language Skills

By at January 15, 2013 | 1:25 pm

SPAIN: New Partnership with Zimbabwe School Develops Students’ Foreign Language Skills

(MissionNewswire) Students at the Salesian-run Don Bosco School in Valencia, Spain have gained a new cultural opportunity thanks to a partnership with the Harare International School in Zimbabwe. The two schools developed the partnership to allow students to learn and practice their English and Spanish. The program combines learning, cultural cooperation and new more...

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