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NICARAGUA: Youth and Elderly Have Access to Better Nutrition Thanks to Recent Rice-meal Donation

By at December 31, 2015 | 11:23 am

NICARAGUA: Youth and Elderly Have Access to Better Nutrition Thanks to Recent Rice-meal Donation

(MissionNewswire) Youth and the elderly in Salesian programs in Managua, the capital and largest city in Nicaragua, 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.” The partnership has more...

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HAITI: More than 230 Salesian Graduates Receive Workforce Readiness Tool Kits

By at December 22, 2015 | 9:42 am

HAITI: More than 230 Salesian Graduates Receive Workforce Readiness Tool Kits

(MissionNewswire) In 2015, more than 230 graduates of Salesian professional training schools in Fort-Liberté, Cap-Haitien, Cays and Port-au-Prince, Haiti received tool kits after successful completion of training programs thanks to a recent partnership between Salesian Missions and A Self-Help Assistance Program (ASAP). ASAP has helped thousands of families improve more...

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HAITI: Loyal Salesian Missions Supporter Builds Classrooms for New School

By at September 26, 2015 | 8:21 am

HAITI: Loyal Salesian Missions Supporter Builds Classrooms for New School

(MissionNewswire) In the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, Mr. Giancarlo Oderda, a loyal Salesian Missions supporter, worked with the organization to build nine classrooms in the impoverished village of Bergeaud, located in the southwest seaport city of Les Cayes. Here, Salesian missionaries run a vocational training center for more...

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HAITI: More than 700 Students Have Access to School and Bedroom Furniture Thanks to Salesian Missions Partnership with Asset 360

By at July 13, 2015 | 3:44 am

HAITI: More than 700 Students Have Access to School and Bedroom Furniture Thanks to Salesian Missions Partnership with Asset 360

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to a recent donation from Asset 360, coordinated by Salesian Missions, more than 700 students attending Salesian programs in Haiti have new school and bedroom furniture. Asset 360 is an environmental services company specializing in the responsible repurposing of surplus materials from a wide variety of clients. Their extensive network of more...

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HAITI: Salesian Missions Fulfills Five-Year Promise to Reconstruct Youth Center in Fort Liberté

By at June 3, 2015 | 9:47 am

HAITI: Salesian Missions Fulfills Five-Year Promise to Reconstruct Youth Center in Fort Liberté

(MissionNewswire) The reconstruction of a Salesian Youth Center in Fort Liberté, Haiti has been completed after the Jan 12, 2010 earthquake reduced it to rubble. The reconstruction project, made possible by many generous donors, was part of a promise by Salesian Missions, the U.S. Development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, to aid in the reconstruction of the more...

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HAITI FIVE YEARS LATER: Salesians Continue Making Progress Long After Attention Has Faded

By at January 12, 2015 | 5:23 pm

HAITI FIVE YEARS LATER: Salesians Continue Making Progress Long After Attention Has Faded

(MissionNewswire) In the initial aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, the Salesians were instrumental in emergency response and relief efforts. An integral part of the infrastructure in Haiti prior to the earthquake, they were among the first responders—providing shelter and medical aid; means to securely transport, store and more...

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HAITI: Mercedes-Benz Contributes to Salesian Project Helping to Feed Poor School Children

By at January 9, 2015 | 12:09 pm

HAITI: Mercedes-Benz Contributes to Salesian Project Helping to Feed Poor School Children

(MissionNewswire) Despite ongoing reconstruction and infrastructure improvements that are helping to rebuild Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake that devastated the country, Haiti remains the poorest country in the Americas and one of the poorest in the world. According to the World Bank, over half of the country’s population of 10 million lives on less than $1 per more...

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HAITI: Stop Hunger Now Meals Arrive at Salesian Centers, Helping More than 1,100

By at January 9, 2015 | 11:49 am

HAITI: Stop Hunger Now Meals Arrive at Salesian Centers, Helping More than 1,100

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,100 youth and their families who attend Salesian-run centers in the cities of Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien, Haiti have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief 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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