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CHILE: Salesian Missionaries Open New School and Technical Training Courses for Disadvantaged Youth

By at February 12, 2016 | 3:00 pm

CHILE: Salesian Missionaries Open New School and Technical Training Courses for Disadvantaged Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working in Chile have expanded their reach to the northern region of the country where they recently opened a new school in the city of Calama and began offering a series of professional training courses for disadvantaged youth. A pastoral program is also offered at the school for those interested in entering the Salesian more...

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CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Foundation Donates Books Ensuring More Students Have Access to Education

By at April 7, 2015 | 2:05 pm

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Foundation Donates Books Ensuring More Students Have Access to Education

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Foundation, located in Phnom Penh, the capital and largest city of Cambodia, recently donated books to a new school library and a literary center for indigenous children in the Ratanakiri Province of northern Cambodia. The literacy center, founded by a Salesian graduate, offers lessons in mathematics, the English language and Khmer, the more...

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PERU: Salesian Missionaries Provide Aid after Avalanche Levels Homes and Destroys Infrastructure

By at April 2, 2015 | 12:51 pm

PERU: Salesian Missionaries Provide Aid after Avalanche Levels Homes and Destroys Infrastructure

(MissionNewswire) Peruvian authorities announced a state of emergency in Chosica, Peru, a small town northeast of the capital city of Lima, which was hit by an avalanche of mud and rocks. Two hours of intense rain loosened car-sized boulders that came crashing through the town along with mud and water, sweeping away homes, vehicles, furniture and animals. The BBC reports more...

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CHILE: Don Bosco Foundation Reopens Building Damaged by 2010 Earthquake

By at February 5, 2015 | 12:17 pm

CHILE: Don Bosco Foundation Reopens Building Damaged by 2010 Earthquake

(MissionNewswire) On January 24, the Don Bosco Foundation in Santiago, Chile officially reopened a building that was destroyed in the February 2010 earthquake that affected more than 2 million people and killed close to 300. The building is utilized as a coordination and service hub for 11 Don Bosco Foundation programs. Salesian Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, more...

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PERU: Award-Winning Salesian Winery Teaches Art of Winemaking

By at December 22, 2014 | 4:56 pm

PERU: Award-Winning Salesian Winery Teaches Art of Winemaking

(MissionNewswire) Peru has high levels of income inequality and more than a quarter of its population living in poverty, according to the World Bank. Poverty levels are significantly higher in rural areas but urban areas struggle most with inequality, most notably metropolitan Lima, the capital city of Peru. Poverty in the country is made worse by a shortage of more...

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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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