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BRAZIL: Salesian Youth Center Holds Inspirational Talk by Paralympic Champion Pedro Neves

By at February 9, 2016 | 5:48 pm

BRAZIL: Salesian Youth Center Holds Inspirational Talk by Paralympic Champion Pedro Neves

(MissionNewswire) The Mama Margaret Salesian Youth Center in Niterói, a municipality of the state of Rio de Janeiro in the southeast region of Brazil, recently hosted an educational workshop for students given by Pedro Neves, a Brazilian Paralympic athlete and gold medalist at the Pan American Paralympic Games held in Toronto, Canada in August of last year. More than more...

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SENEGAL: Salesian Educators and Coaches Attend Real Madrid Foundation Socio-Sports Training Course

By at January 19, 2016 | 6:46 pm

(MissionNewswire) The Real Madrid Foundation's technical team recently made a trip to Senegal to provide a training course for Salesian staff based on its “They play, we educate” program model. The training, which was attended by 16 coaches and educators from Salesian-run socio-sports programs across Senegal, was held at the Don Bosco Kër Center in Dakar, the largest more...

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BRAZIL: Students Participating in Salesian-run Sports for Peace Program Awarded Trip to Madrid, Spain

By at November 11, 2015 | 10:29 am

BRAZIL: Students Participating in Salesian-run Sports for Peace Program Awarded Trip to Madrid, Spain

(MissionNewswire) The Sports for Peace program at a Salesian Youth Center in Niterói, a city that is a short ferry ride across Guanabara Bay from downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, sent 10 students to Madrid, Spain to meet with the Real Madrid youth soccer team and compete in soccer games with boys from Chile and Columbia. The trip was awarded to the Salesian students more...

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: More than 3,000 Athletes Participated in the 2015 Don Bosco Sports Festival

By at June 16, 2015 | 2:04 pm

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: More than 3,000 Athletes Participated in the 2015 Don Bosco Sports Festival

(MissionNewswire) As part of a bicentennial celebration of the birthday of Don Bosco, more than 3,000 athletes participated in the 2015 Don Bosco Sports Festival held June 5-6 in the Dominican Republic. Students from Salesian centers in the cities of Santo Domingo and Barahona participated in seven different sporting events including track and field games and ping pong. more...

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Salesian Spaces of Peace Project Helps More Than 1,500 Youth with Nutritious Meals, Sports and Educational Programs

By at January 28, 2015 | 5:29 pm

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Salesian Spaces of Peace Project Helps More Than 1,500 Youth with Nutritious Meals, Sports and Educational Programs

(MissionNewswire) After more than a year of ongoing violence, peace is returning to the Central African Republic. Small markets are opening, taxi service is returning and residents are able to move back and forth between locations. Many parents are bringing their children to classes at two Don Bosco centers in the capital city of Bangui because they know their children more...

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BRAZIL: New Socio-Sports Program is Teaching Youth Teamwork and Social Skills

By at July 15, 2013 | 3:15 pm

BRAZIL: New Socio-Sports Program is Teaching Youth Teamwork and Social Skills

(MissionNewswire) In Brazil, the Salesians continue to develop programs and provide youth opportunities for furthering their education and skills. According to UNICEF, large gaps exist between the rich and poor in the country where one in four people live in poverty. At-risk youth are exposed to drugs and violence on a daily basis and unemployment is a fact of life for more...

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: New Socio-Sporting Schools Give Hope to Street Children

By at November 1, 2012 | 1:09 pm

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: New Socio-Sporting Schools Give Hope to Street Children

(MissionNewswire) The Salesians of Madrid and the Real Madrid Foundation in collaboration with the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) and the Salesian Province of the Antilles, celebrated the opening of their first two socio-sporting schools in the Dominican Republic with an inauguration ceremony on Sept. 27 at the Dominic Savio School House more...

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