Spain

SPAIN: Salesian Day Centers Provide Education, Sports and Language Skills to Youth After School

By at January 14, 2017 | 9:53 am

SPAIN: Salesian Day Centers Provide Education, Sports and Language Skills to Youth After School

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Ángel Tomás Foundation in Spain operates programs for children and families at risk who need extra assistance during the school year. Currently the foundation supports 13 social educational programs, which are facilitated by 213 volunteers and staff. The programs assist 659 people. In the port cities of Valencia and Cartagena, on more...

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SPAIN: New Educational Initiative by Don Bosco Foundation Gives Second Chance at Education to At-Risk Youth

By at January 9, 2017 | 10:40 am

SPAIN: New Educational Initiative by Don Bosco Foundation Gives Second Chance at Education to At-Risk Youth

(MissionNewswire) A new educational initiative by the Don Bosco Foundation, with the approval of the Andalusian Educational Inspectorate in Spain, offers different forms of schooling without requiring students to attend formal secondary education. Thirteen youth from the city of Cordoba who come from complex backgrounds are attending courses at the Salesian center to more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Salesian Students Restore Used and Broken Bicycles to Provide to Poor Youth

By at November 30, 2016 | 1:49 pm

SPAIN: Salesian Students Restore Used and Broken Bicycles to Provide to Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) For the fifth consecutive year, students at the Salesian Intermediate School in Elche, a town located in the  region of Baix Vinalopó, Spain, have held a workshop to restore bicycles for youth in need. This year’s project was named "Bicycle Solidarity 5.0” and was facilitated by Dr. Pedro Moreno who teaches fundamental education in vehicle more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Providing Training, Workforce Development for Unemployed Youth

By at November 29, 2016 | 3:43 pm

SPAIN: Providing Training, Workforce Development for Unemployed Youth

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Foundation Project in Córdoba, a city in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia, is helping youth gain the skills needed for stable employment. The project helps to address the high unemployment rate faced by youth in Spain by building connections between employers in need of a new skilled workforce and the youth who need employment. One more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Salesian Summer Programs Provide Educational, Recreational Activities for Close to 18,000 Youth

By at August 15, 2016 | 9:55 am

SPAIN: Salesian Summer Programs Provide Educational, Recreational Activities for Close to 18,000 Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian programs across Spain provided summer camps and tours for close to 18,000 youth during the school break in Spain. The summer activities were organized by 2,500 youth leaders and 350 Salesian staff. When school breaks for the summer in Spain thousands of youth enjoy a well-deserved break. While many educational institutions close for the summer, more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Salesian-run Pinardi Federation’s First Professional Experience Program Placed Close to 75 Percent of its Participants into Employment

By at January 26, 2016 | 5:47 pm

SPAIN: Salesian-run Pinardi Federation’s First Professional Experience Program Placed Close to 75 Percent of its Participants into Employment

(MissionNewswire) The Pinardi Federation of Salesian Social Platforms, in collaboration with the JP Morgan Chase Foundation, launched the First Professional Experience program at the end of 2014. Within the first year, the new program was able to improve the employability of 97 youth and help find employment for 73 of them. The program results were presented in the Fall more...

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EUROPE: Salesian Missionaries Providing Shelter and Education to Refugees Arriving in Europe

By at October 14, 2015 | 5:59 am

(MissionNewswire) Europe is experiencing a maritime refugee crisis of historic proportions, according to UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency. Already in 2015, more than 300,000 refugees and migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea on their way to Europe. At the end of 2014, 59.5 million people worldwide, the highest level on record, were forcibly displaced as a more...

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SPAIN: Salesian Missionaries Develop Awareness Campaign to Prevent Migrant Deaths at Sea, Child Trafficking

By at June 30, 2015 | 4:05 am

SPAIN: Salesian Missionaries Develop Awareness Campaign to Prevent Migrant Deaths at Sea, Child Trafficking

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Spain are focusing their efforts on raising awareness of the dangers faced by migrants coming to Europe and child trafficking, two important issues facing the international community. Both issues are rooted in economic inequality and a lack of educational opportunities and social development support. Migrant populations face more...

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SPAIN: Campaign Launched to Highlight Struggles of Youth Unfairly Kept in Juvenile Justice Centers

By at June 24, 2015 | 5:58 pm

SPAIN: Campaign Launched to Highlight Struggles of Youth Unfairly Kept in Juvenile Justice Centers

(MissionNewswire) According to the United Nations, more than 1 million youth across the globe are deprived of their freedom in police stations, prisons and juvenile detention centers. The majority of them do not have previous criminal records and many have been accused of petty crimes like begging or sleeping on the streets. Nearly 60 percent of these juvenile offenders more...

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SPAIN: More Than 1,100 Women Gain Job Skills and Employment Opportunities through Salesian Initiatives

By at February 12, 2015 | 9:48 am

SPAIN: More Than 1,100 Women Gain Job Skills and Employment Opportunities through Salesian Initiatives

(MissionNewswire) A collaboration of six Salesian institutions, all members of the State Coordination of the Salesian Social Platforms in Spain, has implemented the Empodera-T project aimed at empowering women in vulnerable circumstances and poverty. The project provides socio-educational and workforce development services for women to help them gain employable skills more...

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