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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs for victims of human trafficking on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

By at July 27, 2018 | 2:30 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs for victims of human trafficking on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and organizations around the globe in honoring World Day against Trafficking in Persons. In 2013, UN member states adopted a resolution that designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. The day aims to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of more...

Colombia , Ghana , Senegal , Spain , Special Reports

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new coffee shop Marticoffee to offer vocational students real work experience

By at July 22, 2018 | 8:50 am

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new coffee shop Marticoffee to offer vocational students real work experience

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Martí-Codolar Center, one of nine Salesian centers organized under the Salesians of Sant Jordi located in Barcelona in the Catalonia region of Spain, just presented a new educational and social cafeteria project known as Marticoffee. The project was developed out of the Employment Promotion Network that is part of the more...

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

SPAIN: Salesian programs remain open during the summer to provide summer camps for more than 20,000 youth

By at July 13, 2018 | 8:46 am

SPAIN: Salesian programs remain open during the summer to provide summer camps for more than 20,000 youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Angel Tomás Foundation is organizing activities in Salesian centers throughout Spain so that youth will have access to interesting and educational programs this summer. While other educational institutions close for the summer, the Salesian centers continue to organize activities for youth who might not otherwise have the opportunity more...

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SPAIN: New documentary shines light on child slavery in Africa, work of Salesian programs

By at June 15, 2018 | 12:43 pm

SPAIN: New documentary shines light on child slavery in Africa, work of Salesian programs

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Missions office in Madrid, Spain has been working with photojournalist Ana Palacios on a documentary “Child slaves, the back door” about child trafficking. The documentary notes there are some 152 million child slaves in the world, 72 million of whom live in sub-Saharan Africa. It also notes that 50 percent of these 152 million children more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain , West Africa

SPAIN: Vocational training helps youth gain the education needed for high employability sectors

By at May 24, 2018 | 9:52 am

SPAIN: Vocational training helps youth gain the education needed for high employability sectors

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries and Salesian sisters with Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Spain offer close to 60 vocational training centers that benefit 18,700 students and employ 1,400 educators. Vocational and technical skills training has become an important part of Spain’s economy and a path many youth take to be able to find more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries hold first basic vocational training projects competition with more than 500 students

By at May 21, 2018 | 6:17 am

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries hold first basic vocational training projects competition with more than 500 students

(MissionNewswire) On May 4, the Salesian center of Carabanchel, located in Madrid, Spain, hosted the first basic vocational training projects competition. More than 500 students from the Salesian centers in Burgos, Pamplona, ​​Logroño, Villamuriel (Palencia), Deusto (Bilbao) and Madrid participated. At the event, Salesian missionaries renewed their commitment to more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

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...

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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...

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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