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EL SALVADOR: Rice-Meal Donation Helps to Provide Better Nutrition for Students and the Elderly

By at October 20, 2015 | 3:01 pm

EL SALVADOR: Rice-Meal Donation Helps to Provide Better Nutrition for Students and the Elderly

(MissionNewswire) Students at schools operated by the Salesian Education and Work Foundation in San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador, have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit Christian organization committed to, “feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit.” more...

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EL SALVADOR: The Don Bosco Youth Symphonic Orchestra and Chorus Performs in Washington, D.C. on Its First North American Tour

By at June 2, 2015 | 8:38 am

EL SALVADOR: The Don Bosco Youth Symphonic Orchestra and Chorus Performs in Washington, D.C. on Its First North American Tour

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Youth Symphonic Orchestra and Chorus performed free concerts to packed venues, including The Kennedy Center and the World Bank, during its first North American tour. According to a recent NBC news story about the concerts by Patricia Guadalupe, the musical group played classics from Handel, Verdi, Schubert and Mozart as well as jazz, Celia more...

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EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University is Creating New Auditorium Space Thanks to Donation from Institution Recycling Network

By at May 21, 2015 | 12:30 pm

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University is Creating New Auditorium Space Thanks to Donation from Institution Recycling Network

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador has received the 275 chairs it needs to turn two classroom lecture halls into auditoriums thanks to a recent donation made possible by an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and the Institution Recycling Network (IRN), an organization that matches surplus items with more...

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EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University Biomedical Engineering Program Receives Recognition for Excellence in Academics

By at December 20, 2014 | 12:00 pm

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University Biomedical Engineering Program Receives Recognition for Excellence in Academics

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco University, located in San Salvador, is working to provide opportunities for advanced education and employment for disadvantaged youth in El Salvador. Approximately 6,000 students are enrolled at the University which maintains a strong link to the local employment sector through research, technology transfer programs, continuing education more...

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EL SALVADOR: University Students, Faculty Benefit from Furniture Donated by Institution Recycling Network

By at November 6, 2014 | 5:45 pm

EL SALVADOR: University Students, Faculty Benefit from Furniture Donated by Institution Recycling Network

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador has new school and office furniture thanks to a recent donation made possible by an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and the Institution Recycling Network (IRN), an organization that matches surplus items with organizations and people who need them. Close to 35 percent of more...

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NICARAGUA: Hundreds of Elementary Students Benefit from School Furniture Donation

By at October 29, 2014 | 1:08 pm

NICARAGUA: Hundreds of Elementary Students Benefit from School Furniture Donation

(MissionNewswire) Mary Help of Christians Elementary, a Salesian-run school in Granada, Nicaragua has new school and office furniture thanks to a recent donation made possible by a partnership between Salesian Missions and GRRO International, an organization focused on supporting surplus property distribution and commodity recycling. Nicaragua is one of the least more...

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EL SALVADOR: More Than 55,000 Students Provided Education and Leadership Training at Don Bosco Integrated Education Youth Program

By at October 18, 2014 | 4:20 pm

EL SALVADOR: More Than 55,000 Students Provided Education and Leadership Training at Don Bosco Integrated Education Youth Program

(MissionNewswire) Close to 35 percent of El Salvador’s population lives in poverty, according to the World Bank. Youth in El Salvador are confronted not only with poverty, but with instability, high levels of violence and inadequate access to educational opportunities. Despite ranking high for economic indicators, the need for practical education in the country is more more...

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GUATEMALA: Salesian Missionaries are Mobilizing to Assist More Than 130,000 People in Desperate Need of Food Aid Due to Recent Drought

By at October 1, 2014 | 1:09 pm

GUATEMALA: Salesian Missionaries are Mobilizing to Assist More Than 130,000 People in Desperate Need of Food Aid Due to Recent Drought

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries living and working in communities in Guatemala are helping to provide food aid and other support to families affected by a recent drought in the country. Guatemala’s government recently issued a state of emergency after 256,000 families, most living in rural areas, lost their crops and are experiencing food shortages due to the more...

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CENTRAL AMERICA: Salesian Missionaries Assist Youth Fleeing Poverty, Violence by Focusing on Prevention

By at September 10, 2014 | 1:08 pm

CENTRAL AMERICA: Salesian Missionaries Assist Youth Fleeing Poverty, Violence by Focusing on Prevention

(MissionNewswire) Thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America have been apprehended at the United States southern border in the last year, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Many have left their homes in Central America trying to escape poverty and violence in search of a better life in the U.S. A recent report from DHS has shown more...

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EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco Symphony Orchestra Provides Learning Environment As Alternative to Violence on the Streets

By at August 20, 2014 | 9:04 am

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco Symphony Orchestra Provides Learning Environment As Alternative to Violence on the Streets

(MissionNewswire) Close to 35 percent of El Salvador’s population lives in poverty, according to the World Bank. Youth in El Salvador are confronted not only with poverty, but with instability, high levels of violence and inadequate access to educational opportunities. Despite ranking high for economic indicators, the need for practical education in El Salvador is more more...

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