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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights School Feeding Programs and Agricultural Education in Fight against Hunger

By at October 15, 2015 | 6:07 pm

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights School Feeding Programs and Agricultural Education in Fight against Hunger

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Food Day. Celebrated each year on October 16, the day was established to bring attention to the plight of the world’s hungry and undernourished while providing an opportunity for a deeper understanding of more...

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PORTUGAL: Volunteers Give Back By Helping Poor Youth in Salesian Programs

By at July 12, 2014 | 9:43 am

PORTUGAL: Volunteers Give Back By Helping Poor Youth in Salesian Programs

(MissionNewswire) This summer, six Salesian volunteers from the Portugal based Don Bosco program, Project Life, will participate in programs in Mozambique and in the Cape Verde islands, located 400 miles off the coast of West Africa. Since 2007, the Project Life program has sent volunteer missionaries to aid Salesian projects abroad on both long and short term more...

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MOZAMBIQUE: Agriculture Training Project Works to Improve Food Security and Income for Rural Farmers

By at May 8, 2014 | 4:59 pm

MOZAMBIQUE: Agriculture Training Project Works to Improve Food Security and Income for Rural Farmers

(MissionNewswire) Mozambique is one of the poorest countries in the world. Despite impressive growth and development over the last several years that has reduced the once 70 percent poverty rate (in the late 1990s) to 54 percent today, poverty continues to be severe and widespread, according to the World Bank. More than 70 percent of those living in poverty reside in more...

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MOZAMBIQUE: Spanish Salesian Volunteers Train New Electrical Engineering and General Mechanics Teachers

By at October 1, 2013 | 2:14 pm

MOZAMBIQUE: Spanish Salesian Volunteers Train New Electrical Engineering and General Mechanics Teachers

(MissionNewswire) Mozambique is one of the poorest countries in the world. Despite impressive growth and development over the last several years that has reduced the once 70 percent poverty rate (in the late 1990s) to 54 percent today, poverty continues to be severe and widespread, according the the World Bank. More than 70 percent of those living in poverty, reside more...

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MOZAMBIQUE: Salesians Provide Only Recognized Professional Teacher Training Program

By at May 4, 2013 | 9:33 am

MOZAMBIQUE: Salesians Provide Only Recognized Professional Teacher Training Program

(MissionNewswire) Mozambique is one of the poorest countries in the world, ranked 172nd out of 182 countries on the UN Human Development Index with 54 percent of the population living in poverty, according to the World Bank. Poverty, combined with a shortage of trained teachers, has hampered efforts to open new schools. Currently, the Salesians operate the only more...

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