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SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education to More Than 1,000 Students in Primary and Technical Education

By at July 6, 2016 | 1:31 pm

SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education to More Than 1,000 Students in Primary and Technical Education

(MissionNewsire) A primary school in Khartoum, the capital and second largest city of Sudan, operated by Salesian Sisters from the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, provides education and social development services to 400 children. Nearly 80 percent of the students in the school are victims of the war in South Sudan. Many are deeply wounded, scared, sick and above more...

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CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School is Providing Accessible Education for Students with Disabilities

By at June 10, 2016 | 3:27 pm

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Technical School is Providing Accessible Education for Students with Disabilities

(MissionNewsire) Don Bosco Technical School Kep/Hatrans, located in southern Cambodia, has been working to make changes to the school’s buildings and dormitories to ensure they are accessible for students with physical disabilities. In January 2015, Don Bosco Tech was awarded a grant from the Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad at the U.S. Agency for more...

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ECUADOR: Salesian Missionaries Create Action Plan to Assist More Than 42,000 Affected by Earthquake

By at April 28, 2016 | 4:42 pm

ECUADOR: Salesian Missionaries Create Action Plan to Assist More Than 42,000 Affected by Earthquake

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have made an action plan to assist more than 42,000 people affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Ecuador on April 16 leaving at least 655 people dead and close to 5,000 injured. According to government reports, close to 30,000 people are living in temporary shelters. The hardest hit areas are in the Manabi Province more...

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INDIA: Salesian Human Rights Clubs Impact 32,420 Students across Two of India’s States

By at April 25, 2016 | 10:18 am

INDIA: Salesian Human Rights Clubs Impact 32,420 Students across Two of India’s States

(MissionNewswire) In February, a national convention of Salesian human rights clubs (also known as child rights clubs) was held in Hyderabad, the capital city of southern India’s Telangana state. Organized by the Salesian-run People’s Action for Rural Awakening (PARA), human rights club representatives from Salesian programs in the states of Andhra Pradesh and more...

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UGANDA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Agriculture Training to 140 Students

By at April 22, 2016 | 8:30 am

UGANDA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Agriculture Training to 140 Students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries facilitate an agriculture project on six hectares of land on the grounds of the Don Bosco Children and Life Mission located in the town of Namugongo, just 10 miles northeast of the city of Kampala in Central Uganda. The program provides agriculture education to 140 students who are taught new skills while being encouraged to farm more...

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ECUADOR: Salesian Missionaries Provide Relief and Assistance to Those in Crisis after Earthquake

By at April 21, 2016 | 6:50 am

ECUADOR: Salesian Missionaries Provide Relief and Assistance to Those in Crisis after Earthquake

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are assisting more than 7,000 families affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador on April 16. According to news reports, the earthquake has killed more than 400 people and injured 2,500. Thousands have been left homeless. Recovery operations are underway to find those who are still missing and thought to be in more...

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MEXICO: Salesian Tijuana Project Serves More Than 9,000 People Living in Poverty

By at April 14, 2016 | 11:56 am

MEXICO: Salesian Tijuana Project Serves More Than 9,000 People Living in Poverty

(MissionNewswire) Since 1987, the Salesian-run Tijuana Project has been providing services to migrants and poor youth living on the border between Mexico and the United States. The goal of the project is to create an extensive educational network in areas where poor youth are at risk of social exclusion. The project took shape through Salesian oratories and educational more...

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DR CONGO: Radio Don Bosco Provides Youth Post-Graduate Work Experience

By at April 12, 2016 | 11:51 am

DR CONGO: Radio Don Bosco Provides Youth Post-Graduate Work Experience

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Lubumbashi, the second-largest city in the southeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, started Radio Don Bosco Congo, a free educational radio station. Started two years ago, the Catholic nonprofit radio station is inspired by the Salesian founder, St. John (Don) Bosco, and focuses on issues that are of most concern more...

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PHILIPPINES: Past Pupils of Don Bosco Hold Medical Clinic Providing Care for Children and the Elderly

By at April 8, 2016 | 2:18 pm

PHILIPPINES: Past Pupils of Don Bosco Hold Medical Clinic Providing Care for Children and the Elderly

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Past Pupils Association of Lawaan recently held a medical clinic at the Don Bosco Formation Center in Talisay City in Cebu, an island province in the Philippines consisting of the main island itself and 167 surrounding islands and islets. The medical clinic provided care for 285 patients living in poverty, primarily children and the more...

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INDIA: Salesian Eco-Clubs Receive Award for Innovation and Sustainability

By at April 8, 2016 | 10:25 am

INDIA: Salesian Eco-Clubs Receive Award for Innovation and Sustainability

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Tiruchy, a city in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu, received the Pascual Chávez 2015 Prize for innovative Salesian ministry in the South Asia region for their student eco-club initiative. The award was presented in Mumbai, India on February 28 by Father Maria Arokiam Kanaga, councilor for the South Asia region, during the more...

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