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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: More than 65,000 Youth Gained a Second Chance at Education Thanks to Salesian Program

By at February 6, 2015 | 10:22 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the Dominican Republic are getting youth working on the streets back to school through Boys and Girls with Don Bosco, a network of educational and social programs operating out of 12 Salesian centers, eight of them located in Santo Domingo, the country's capital city. To date more than 65,000 impoverished youth have accessed more...

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Youth-Centered Services Aid School Attendance and Preparation for the Future

By at July 28, 2014 | 10:03 am

(MissionNewswire) Nearly half of youth under the age of 18 live in poverty in the Dominican Republic, according to UNICEF. Even though the country’s economy has been steadily improving since 1996, the country’s poor still struggle to get enough food to eat and access safe drinking water and adequate housing. Only 30 percent of youth finish primary school and only 18 more...

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