Spain

SPAIN: Salesian Program Helps Youth Without Families Who Have Outgrown Available Services

By at May 2, 2014 | 2:41 pm

SPAIN: Salesian Program Helps Youth Without Families Who Have Outgrown Available Services

(MissionNewswire) Spain has been hit hard by the current economic troubles in Europe and now has the greatest inequality of the 27 countries of the European Union and one in five citizens living below the poverty line. According to the World Bank, close to 25 percent of Spanish workers are unemployed and a growing number of them can’t afford to buy enough food to more...

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BENIN: Salesian Youth in Spain Pay it Forward to Help Poor Youth in Benin

By at January 15, 2014 | 11:39 am

BENIN: Salesian Youth in Spain Pay it Forward to Help Poor Youth in Benin

(MissionNewswire) Youth in Benin face overwhelming challenges in combating poverty. According to UNICEF, Benin remains one of the poorest countries in the world with close to 70 percent of its population living in poverty. Almost 20 percent are chronically undernourished and the effects of poverty in rural areas are severe. Child labor and trafficking are also concerns 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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