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MONGOLIA: Salesian Missionaries Educate Students in High School, Technical Education Programs

By at June 3, 2016 | 10:55 am

MONGOLIA: Salesian Missionaries Educate Students in High School, Technical Education Programs

(MissionNewsire) Since 2001, Salesian missionaries have been providing shelter and education to poor youth in Mongolia. Salesian programs aid students who are having difficulty coping in traditional high school settings and families who are arriving in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar in desperate need of employment. In addition to basic educational courses, missionaries more...

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COLOMBIA: Watch List Report Highlights Needs of “At Risk” Youth, Salesians Provide Recommended Services

By at April 25, 2012 | 8:47 am

COLOMBIA: Watch List Report Highlights Needs of “At Risk” Youth, Salesians Provide Recommended Services

(MissionNewswire) Children should not have to face the perils of war. But in many countries around the globe, children—both boys and girls—are recruited by force to fight ongoing battles in their homelands. They are subjected to sexual violence, psychological and physical harm and even death. In April 2012, Watchlist, a network of international non-governmental more...

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SOUTH AFRICA: First Lady’s Visit Highlights Importance of Youth Leadership for Country’s Future

By at June 24, 2011 | 12:35 pm

SOUTH AFRICA: First Lady’s Visit Highlights Importance of Youth Leadership for Country’s Future

(MissionNewswire) U.S. first lady Michelle Obama’s visit to South Africa has brought the world’s attention to a country where a significant percentage of the population must struggle to survive on less than $1 a day, according to the United Nations. During her week-long goodwill tour through South Africa, the first lady’s focus was on the country’s youth and more...

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ETHIOPIA: Unique Program Targets Poverty One Child at a Time

By at June 20, 2011 | 2:42 pm

ETHIOPIA: Unique Program Targets Poverty One Child at a Time

(MissionNewswire) The recent announcement of Ethiopia’s goal to expand its budget by 22 percent to fight poverty in its quickly growing economy caused critics to charge that growth has not filtered down to the poor, according to news reports from Reuters on June 11. As politicians work to introduce plans for a better Ethiopia, a unique program is already addressing more...

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