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CHILE: New Salesian Industrial College Provides Education in the Mining Field for 490 Students

By at April 27, 2016 | 5:47 am

CHILE: New Salesian Industrial College Provides Education in the Mining Field for 490 Students

(MissionNewswire) After a year of planning and construction, Salesian missionaries in partnership with Aurora Williams, the Minister of Mining Activities in Chile, have recently inaugurated the Salesian Industrial Technical College in Calama, a city in the Atacama Desert and capital of El Loa Province in northern Chile. The college is part of the broader Salesian network more...

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SENEGAL: Center Kër Don Bosco Trains 220 in Professional Trades and Literacy Education

By at April 21, 2016 | 8:26 am

SENEGAL: Center Kër Don Bosco Trains 220 in Professional Trades and Literacy Education

(MissionNewswire) A Salesian-run project trained 70 women in professional trades and 150 women in literacy courses at the Center Kër Don Bosco in Dakar, the capital and largest city in Senegal. This training project was aimed at mothers, pregnant women and single women with daughters. The goal was to combat the high unemployment rate of the many vulnerable women with more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Dig New Well Providing Close to 4,000 People Clean, Safe Water

By at April 4, 2016 | 1:11 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Dig New Well Providing Close to 4,000 People Clean, Safe Water

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have completed a water well project in Morobo, a village less than two miles away from Don Bosco Gumbo, a Salesian center located in the town of Gumbo on the outskirts of Juba, the largest city and capital of South Sudan. The village had been completely destroyed during the country’s fight for independence in 2011 and much of its more...

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INDIA: New Water Project Gives Salesian Students Access to Clean Water and Sanitation

By at March 22, 2016 | 6:43 pm

INDIA: New Water Project Gives Salesian Students Access to Clean Water and Sanitation

(MissionNewswire) Construction of new bathrooms and a clothes washing space is underway at Don Bosco Mariapuram located in the city of Warangal in the state of Telangana in Southern India. The project includes the construction of separate bathrooms for boys and girls as well as two water tubs and wash slabs for washing clothing. The goal of the project is to entice more...

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LIBERIA: More Than 500 Students Benefit from New School Furniture

By at March 18, 2016 | 12:08 pm

LIBERIA: More Than 500 Students Benefit from New School Furniture

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Mary Help of Christians Catholic High School, the Blessed Sandor Matadi Salesian Community offices and the Holy Innocents Matadi Foundation office, all located in Liberia’s capital city of Monrovia, received new furniture thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and the Institution Recycling Network (IRN). More than more...

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PARAGUAY: Donation Provides Emergency Food Relief to 40,000 Displaced by Flooding

By at March 10, 2016 | 5:36 pm

PARAGUAY: Donation Provides Emergency Food Relief to 40,000 Displaced by Flooding

(MissionNewswire) Youth and their families living along the Paraguay River in Asunción, the capital and largest city of Paraguay, received emergency food relief in December 2015 after the region experienced the worst flooding in 50 years. Officials in the country initiated a state of emergency after the flooding caused close to 130,000 residents to flee their more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries at Don Bosco Gumbo are Providing School Supplies and Food Aid to Those Internally Displaced

By at March 3, 2016 | 6:31 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries at Don Bosco Gumbo are Providing School Supplies and Food Aid to Those Internally Displaced

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries at Don Bosco Gumbo, located in the town of Gumbo on the outskirts of Juba, the largest city and capital of South Sudan, have been continuing their work in the area despite violence and increasing famine in the country. Recently, missionaries have begun providing food aid to the more than 3,000 internally displaced people who are more...

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NICARAGUA: More Than 20,000 People Living in Poverty Have Access to Better Nutrition Thanks to Food Aid Donation from Feed My Staring Children

By at February 24, 2016 | 12:12 pm

NICARAGUA: More Than 20,000 People Living in Poverty Have Access to Better Nutrition Thanks to Food Aid Donation from Feed My Staring Children

(MissionNewswire) Children, the elderly and those living in poverty within the Salesian Diocese of Estelí, the third largest city in Nicaragua, have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit Christian organization committed to, “feeding God’s children hungry in body and more...

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CHILE: Salesian Missionaries Open New School and Technical Training Courses for Disadvantaged Youth

By at February 12, 2016 | 3:00 pm

CHILE: Salesian Missionaries Open New School and Technical Training Courses for Disadvantaged Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working in Chile have expanded their reach to the northern region of the country where they recently opened a new school in the city of Calama and began offering a series of professional training courses for disadvantaged youth. A pastoral program is also offered at the school for those interested in entering the Salesian more...

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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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