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MEXICO: Salesian Tijuana Project Serves More Than 9,000 People Living in Poverty

By at April 14, 2016 | 11:56 am

MEXICO: Salesian Tijuana Project Serves More Than 9,000 People Living in Poverty

(MissionNewswire) Since 1987, the Salesian-run Tijuana Project has been providing services to migrants and poor youth living on the border between Mexico and the United States. The goal of the project is to create an extensive educational network in areas where poor youth are at risk of social exclusion. The project took shape through Salesian oratories and educational more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Highlights Girls Education and Empowerment Programs for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

By at December 8, 2015 | 9:26 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions Highlights Girls Education and Empowerment Programs for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the international community in honoring the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence which began on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25) and will conclude on International Human Rights Day (December 10). This year’s theme “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make more...

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MEXICO: Wheelchair Developed by Don Bosco Wheels Project Gives Youth With Disabilities Greater Mobility

By at September 15, 2015 | 7:30 pm

MEXICO: Wheelchair Developed by Don Bosco Wheels Project Gives Youth With Disabilities Greater Mobility

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Wheels project, operated out of Guadalajara, the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Jalisco, unveiled a newly developed wheelchair that enables youth with physical disabilities greater mobility. By allowing for increased movement, the wheelchair results in greater inclusion and access and decreases the likelihood more...

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MEXICO: Youth Camp Held to Provide Education and Assistance to Migrant Youth

By at May 20, 2015 | 10:20 am

MEXICO: Youth Camp Held to Provide Education and Assistance to Migrant Youth

(MissionNewswire) Camp Cagliero, a supportive weekend meeting for migrant youth, was held Feb. 28 - March 1 at the Casa del Hombre Nuevo in Tlazala de Fabela, a municipality of the city of Isidro Fabela in Mexico. The camp was requested by Father Ángel Fernández Artime, the Rector Major of the Salesian Congregation, was coordinated by Father Miguel Ángel Rojas Lezama, more...

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MEXICO: Students in Salesian Programs Have Improved Health and are Better Prepared for School after Receiving TOMS Shoes

By at February 20, 2015 | 11:42 am

(MissionNewswire) Students participating in Laura Vicuña A.C., a network of schools and orphanages operated by Salesian Sisters in Mexico, were the recipients of new shoes as a result of an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and TOMS, a company that matches every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of new shoes given to a child in need. Salesian Missions is more...

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MEXICO: New Engineering Courses Respond to Local Industry Need

By at September 19, 2014 | 1:45 pm

MEXICO: New Engineering Courses Respond to Local Industry Need

(MissionNewswire) More than 46 percent of Mexico’s population lives in poverty, according to UNICEF. Close to 53 million people lack access to education, healthcare, transportation and even the most basic necessities such as food and shelter. The poverty rate for youth in the country is higher at more than 53 percent and accounts for twenty million children and 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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MEXICO: Salesian Programs in U.S. Mexico Border Towns Help Youth Combat Violence, Provide Hope for the Future

By at April 4, 2014 | 6:22 pm

MEXICO: Salesian Programs in U.S. Mexico Border Towns Help Youth Combat Violence, Provide Hope for the Future

(MissionNewswire) The border between the United States and Mexico spans 1,969 miles and has more than 20 checkpoints along its route. Constant migration is taking place between the two countries with Mexican migrant workers traveling to U.S border towns seeking employment and immigrants from both countries crossing back and forth in addition to cases of undocumented more...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missionaries Inspire Change for Young Women through Education, Workforce Development

By at March 7, 2014 | 11:55 am

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missionaries Inspire Change for Young Women through Education, Workforce Development

(MissionNewswire) For more than 100 years, March 8 has marked International Women’s Day. 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. Humanitarian organizations, human rights groups, governments and the United Nations come together around this more...

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MEXICO: Salesian Program Brings Hope to Young Girls at Risk of Exploitation

By at February 9, 2014 | 11:57 am

MEXICO: Salesian Program Brings Hope to Young Girls at Risk of Exploitation

(MissionNewswire) More than 46 percent of Mexico’s population lives in poverty, according to UNICEF. Close to 53 million people lack access to education, healthcare, transportation and even the most basic necessities such as food and shelter. Youth in the country face a higher rate of poverty at more than 53 percent which accounts for twenty million children and more...

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