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GLOBAL: World AIDS Day: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs Providing HIV/AIDS Education and Health Services

By at December 1, 2016 | 12:34 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UNAIDS, the United Nations' AIDS organization, and many other organizations around the globe in highlighting World AIDS Day 2015 celebrated each year on December 1. The day is held to honor AIDS victims and focus on prevention and treatment issues surrounding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immune deficiency more...

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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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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Highlights Programs Providing Child Rights Training, Education and Workforce Development Opportunities

By at August 13, 2015 | 3:49 am

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Highlights Programs Providing Child Rights Training, Education and Workforce Development Opportunities

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in recognizing International Youth Day. Celebrated each year on August 12, the day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting young people around the world. The theme of International Youth Day 2015, is “Youth Civic Engagement” and more...

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SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian Life Choices Program Provides Hope and a Better Future for At-Risk Youth

By at August 4, 2015 | 8:19 am

SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian Life Choices Program Provides Hope and a Better Future for At-Risk Youth

(MissionNewswire) Youth living on the streets of South Africa are often faced with severe poverty, lack of education, abandonment, abuse and exploitation. Many have also been affected by HIV/AIDS as the country has been the hardest hit by the epidemic. To address these issues, the Salesian-run Life Choices organization has been providing health education, leadership more...

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SOUTH AFRICA: Waves of Change Project Connects Disadvantaged Youth to Stable Employment in the Fishing Industry

By at December 23, 2014 | 4:57 pm

SOUTH AFRICA: Waves of Change Project Connects Disadvantaged Youth to Stable Employment in the Fishing Industry

(MissionNewswire) Poverty is extensive in South Africa with more than 45 percent of the population living below the poverty line, according to UNICEF. A significant percentage of the population struggles to survive on less than one dollar a day. South Africa is plagued by high crime rates and violence against women and girls and is the country hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS more...

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SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian YES Project Provides Employment Opportunities to More than 300 Youth Each Year

By at November 25, 2014 | 1:29 pm

SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian YES Project Provides Employment Opportunities to More than 300 Youth Each Year

(MissionNewswire) Poverty is extensive in South Africa with more than 45 percent of the population living below the poverty line, according to UNICEF. A significant percentage of the population struggles to survive on less than one dollar a day. South Africa is plagued by high crime rates and violence against women and girls and is the country hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS more...

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SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian Institute’s Youth Projects Provide Safety, Shelter and Education for Poor Youth

By at October 23, 2014 | 1:26 pm

SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian Institute’s Youth Projects Provide Safety, Shelter and Education for Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) Poverty is extensive in South Africa with more than 45 percent of the population living below the poverty line, according to UNICEF. A significant percentage of the population struggles to survive on less than one dollar a day. The country is plagued by high crime rates and violence against women and girls and has been the hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS more...

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Stop Hunger Now, Salesian Missions Partnership Feeds Poor Youth around the Globe

By at September 1, 2013 | 6:35 am

Stop Hunger Now, Salesian Missions Partnership Feeds Poor Youth around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Vulnerable children in schools and youth centers in some of the poorest places on the planet have access to life-saving food thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now. Close to 823 million people do not have enough to eat and nearly half of them are children, according to Stop Hunger Now, an international relief more...

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Salesian Missions, Stop Hunger Now Partner to Deliver Critical Food Aid in More Than 10 Countries

By at August 14, 2013 | 3:06 pm

(MissionNewswire)  Salesian Missions has partnered with Stop Hunger Now, enabling the delivery of lifesaving food and other critical aid to Salesian programs in more than 10 countries this year alone. Stop Hunger Now is an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable. As part of an ongoing partnership, the more...

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SOUTH AFRICA: Salesians Collaborate to Open New Don Bosco Center

By at June 10, 2013 | 1:08 pm

SOUTH AFRICA: Salesians Collaborate to Open New Don Bosco Center

(MissionNewswire) Poverty is extensive in South Africa with almost 50 percent of the population living below the poverty line, according to UNICEF. A significant percentage of the population struggles to survive on less than one dollar a day. The country is plagued by high crime rates and gender-based violence against women and girls and has been the hardest hit by the more...

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