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GLOBAL: Salesian Missionaries from around the Globe Visit U.S. Parishes to Share Success Stories

By at June 9, 2016 | 12:36 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions is pleased the announce the arrival of Salesian missionaries from close to a dozen different locations who will participate in public forums at U.S. parishes to share inspirational success stories from Salesian programs. New Rochelle, New York - This summer, between June and September, Salesian missionaries from various locations more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco Care Home Provides Education, Programs for 63 Boys with HIV/AIDS

By at May 4, 2016 | 1:44 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco Care Home Provides Education, Programs for 63 Boys with HIV/AIDS

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Care Home, located in the Southern Indian village of Nilavarapatti, cares for 63 boys diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. The program began in 2011 as a pilot program and since has successfully grown into a model program for the entire country. Most programs in India only serve children with HIV/AIDS up to age nine. Responding to the need to care for more...

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INDIA: Salesian Human Rights Clubs Impact 32,420 Students across Two of India’s States

By at April 25, 2016 | 10:18 am

INDIA: Salesian Human Rights Clubs Impact 32,420 Students across Two of India’s States

(MissionNewswire) In February, a national convention of Salesian human rights clubs (also known as child rights clubs) was held in Hyderabad, the capital city of southern India’s Telangana state. Organized by the Salesian-run People’s Action for Rural Awakening (PARA), human rights club representatives from Salesian programs in the states of Andhra Pradesh and more...

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INDIA: Salesian Eco-Clubs Receive Award for Innovation and Sustainability

By at April 8, 2016 | 10:25 am

INDIA: Salesian Eco-Clubs Receive Award for Innovation and Sustainability

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Tiruchy, a city in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu, received the Pascual Chávez 2015 Prize for innovative Salesian ministry in the South Asia region for their student eco-club initiative. The award was presented in Mumbai, India on February 28 by Father Maria Arokiam Kanaga, councilor for the South Asia region, during the more...

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INDIA: New Water Project Gives Salesian Students Access to Clean Water and Sanitation

By at March 22, 2016 | 6:43 pm

INDIA: New Water Project Gives Salesian Students Access to Clean Water and Sanitation

(MissionNewswire) Construction of new bathrooms and a clothes washing space is underway at Don Bosco Mariapuram located in the city of Warangal in the state of Telangana in Southern India. The project includes the construction of separate bathrooms for boys and girls as well as two water tubs and wash slabs for washing clothing. The goal of the project is to entice more...

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WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

By at March 21, 2016 | 10:07 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22, focusing attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for the more...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Women’s Education, Empowerment Programs

By at March 8, 2016 | 7:28 pm

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Women’s Education, Empowerment Programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and its international partners in celebrating International Women’s Day, celebrated each year on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. The 2016 theme for International more...

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INDIA: Women from Slums of Mumbai Access Skills Training through Don Bosco Development Society

By at February 25, 2016 | 7:34 pm

INDIA: Women from Slums of Mumbai Access Skills Training through Don Bosco Development Society

(MissionNewswire) At the end of January, 268 women from the slums of Mumbai, a densely populated city on India’s west coast, graduated from a Salesian-run 45-day skills training course. The women took courses in basic computing, English, tailoring, garment making, beauty care, hair dressing and mehndi (henna) application. The goal of the training was to help more...

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INDIA: Salesian Missionaries Develop Mobile Medical Project Providing Health Care for Youth Living on the Streets

By at February 17, 2016 | 2:35 pm

INDIA: Salesian Missionaries Develop Mobile Medical Project Providing Health Care for Youth Living on the Streets

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in New Delhi, India’s capital city, have recently launched a new project providing mobile medical care for street children. A mobile medical van utilized to carry out the project is staffed with a full medical team including a doctor, a nurse and social workers. The van regularly visits 11 locations in the city where large more...

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INDIA: Salesian Ethnique Festival Teaches Community about Mising Culture

By at January 11, 2016 | 2:08 pm

INDIA: Salesian Ethnique Festival Teaches Community about Mising Culture

(MissionNewswire) The fourth annual Salesian Ethnique Festival took place in early January highlighting the culture of the Mising tribe of the Indian states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, both located in the Northeast part of the country. The event was organized by youth who were once unemployed school dropouts but are now part the Salesian-run Institution for Culture more...

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