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MONGOLIA: Don Bosco Technical and Industrial Training Center Helps More Than 300 Youth

By at May 20, 2014 | 5:02 pm

MONGOLIA: Don Bosco Technical and Industrial Training Center Helps More Than 300 Youth

(MissionNewswire) Close to 27 percent of Mongolia’s population lives in poverty, according the World Bank. Prior to 1990, the country received nearly 30 percent of its gross domestic product from the former Soviet Union and had a centrally planned economy with the government providing basic goods and a full range of public services. As a result, poverty in the country more...

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