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BOLIVIA: Salesian Missionaries Educate 80,000 Youth in 230 Salesian Schools and Educational Programs in Bolivia

By at March 3, 2016 | 7:11 pm

BOLIVIA: Salesian Missionaries Educate 80,000 Youth in 230 Salesian Schools and Educational Programs in Bolivia

(MissionNewswire) Nearly 3,000 teachers educate 80,000 youth in 230 Don Bosco schools and educational programs across Bolivia. These Salesian schools and programs were founded to educate poor and disadvantaged youth and seek to counter the socioeconomic factors that negatively impact education such as low wages, politicization of educational guidelines, high rates of more...

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BOLIVIA: Don Bosco Project Brings Youth in Off the Streets and Provides Hope for the Future

By at March 10, 2014 | 3:47 pm

BOLIVIA: Don Bosco Project Brings Youth in Off the Streets and Provides Hope for the Future

(MissionNewswire) Bolivia is the poorest country in South America and also has the most unequal income distribution on the continent. According to UNICEF, 60 percent of Bolivians live below the poverty line with 40 percent of those living in extreme poverty. The poverty rate is higher in rural areas where the rate increases to 75 percent of the population. It is common more...

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