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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries along with young people, families and other Don Bosco supporters came together in countries around the globe to celebrate the bicentennial of St. John (Don) Bosco’s birth on August 16. Salesian parishes and programs held week-long celebrations including parades, parties, community events and

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are building temporary schools and addressing long-term training needs as part of their reconstruction and relief efforts in response to the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 and the second earthquake that struck on May 12. More than 8,000 have

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate Don Bosco Pugad, a center for disadvantaged youth located on the grounds of the St. John Bosco Parish in Makati City, one of 16 cities that make up metropolitan Manila, the capital of the Philippines. Don Bosco Pugad provides social development and

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been providing emergency relief and helping flood victims displaced by the heavy monsoon rain and flooding that has affected Myanmar this summer. A BBC report notes that nearly 1 million people have now been affected by the widespread flooding across the country

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian-run Don Bosco Kep, located in Kep Province, Cambodia, is expanding once again to better serve the needs of poor and disadvantaged youth in the region. The organization includes the Don Bosco Technical School Kep, a new kindergarten program and the Don Bosco Children Fund

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(MissionNewswire) The Salesian organization, Don Bosco Ashalayam, in India’s capital city, New Delhi, offers a range of programs for disadvantaged youth. Reaching out to street children and others, the organization offers child helplines, shelters, schools and vocational programs. Recently, Don Bosco Ashalayam initiated the Don Bosco

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(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

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(MissionNewswire) The Food for All program operated at the Don Bosco Training Center in Santiago de Cali, the capital city of the Valle del Cauca department in Southwestern Colombia, provides a training program for students who wish to find work in the food service industry. The

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(MissionNewswire) In Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka and third-most populous city in India with over 8.4 million residents, the Salesian-run organization, Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota (BOSCO), has been working with at-risk youth since 1980. The organization serves child laborers, victims

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