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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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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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HONDURAS: Improving Health and Nutrition in Salesian Programs Thanks to Partnership with Stop Hunger Now

By at March 10, 2014 | 5:26 pm

HONDURAS: Improving Health and Nutrition in Salesian Programs Thanks to Partnership with Stop Hunger Now

(MissionNewswire) An ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now continues fighting hunger and working to end the cycle of poverty in some of the poorest places on the planet, like Honduras. The second largest country in Central America, Honduras is one of the poorest and most crime-ridden countries in the Western Hemisphere with 60 percent of its more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Partners with Institution Recycling Network, Benefitting Programs Around the Globe

By at April 26, 2013 | 2:00 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Partners with Institution Recycling Network, Benefitting Programs Around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian programs around the globe have received school and office furniture as well as workstations thanks to a new partnership between the Institution Recycling Network (IRN) and Salesian Missions. In recent months, IRN has sent shipments of furniture and workstations to Salesian sites in Haiti, the Philippines, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic. more...

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EL SALVADOR: Youth Leadership Training Helps Salesian Alumni Give Back to Local Communities

By at April 3, 2013 | 5:17 pm

EL SALVADOR: Youth Leadership Training Helps Salesian Alumni Give Back to Local Communities

(MissionNewswire) Many youth in El Salvador are influenced by gangs, violence and drugs. They struggle to cope with deplorable conditions and overwhelming despair that has plagued impoverished communities for generations. In addition, El Salvador suffers from a weak educational system. According to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), less than 50 more...

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