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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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ANGOLA: New Performing Arts Program Helps Street Youth Tell their Stories

By at October 25, 2015 | 5:26 pm

ANGOLA: New Performing Arts Program Helps Street Youth Tell their Stories

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries living and working in Luanda, the capital city of Angola, have a long history of providing programs to help youth get off the streets, gain access to education and nutrition and find a way out of poverty. A new performing arts program called The Road to Life is being operated out of Casa Magone, a Salesian center for street youth 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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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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SLOVAKIA: Salesian Program Provides Tutoring, Peer Support to Help Poor Youth Achieve

By at March 26, 2014 | 4:36 pm

SLOVAKIA: Salesian Program Provides Tutoring, Peer Support to Help Poor Youth Achieve

(MissionNewswire) Slovakia is a landlocked country within central Europe with a population of just over five million. The country joined the European Union in 2004 and is bordered by the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south. According to the World Bank, Slovakia’s primarily manufacturing-centered more...

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UN REPORT: World’s Youth Facing Worsening Jobs Crisis

By at October 19, 2011 | 4:59 pm

UN REPORT: World’s Youth Facing Worsening Jobs Crisis

(United Nations) A new report by the United Nations labor agency warns of a youth jobs crisis in both developed and developing countries, with young people aged 15 to 24 finding it increasingly difficult to obtain decent employment and future prospects are dim. As it released its Global Employment Trends for Youth: 2011 Update, the International Labor Organization more...

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