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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the San Juan Bosco Children’s Home within the community of Puerto Nuevo near the city of Callao, a major seaport in Peru. Recently, the Peruvian government declared Callao an emergency zone because of the level of violence, death and drug dealing affecting

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(MissionNewswire) The Pinardi Federation of Salesian Social Platforms, in collaboration with the JP Morgan Chase Foundation, launched the First Professional Experience program at the end of 2014. Within the first year, the new program was able to improve the employability of 97 youth and help find

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Angola have been rebuilding infrastructure that was destroyed during a civil war in the country that lasted from 1975 to 2002. Much was destroyed during the conflict including schools, medical buildings and churches. Living within the communities in which they work, Salesian

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(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations located in Freetown, the country’s capital city, has been on the forefront of efforts to help prevent Ebola in communities throughout Sierra Leone and provide care for children left orphaned by the deadly

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(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Rural Training Center in Tetere Bay in the Solomon Islands is working to bring educational and workforce development opportunities to poor youth in rural areas. Programs at the center help youth gain a basic education as well as the vocational or

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(MissionNewswire) The Real Madrid Foundation's technical team recently made a trip to Senegal to provide a training course for Salesian staff based on its “They play, we educate” program model. The training, which was attended by 16 coaches and educators from Salesian-run socio-sports programs across

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(MissionNewswire) Three Salesian-run schools located in the Negros Island Region of the Philippines held a sports festival at the Don Bosco Technical Institute in Victorias City January 8-10. Called “O.N.E. In Juan”, the three-day event brought together participants from the Don Bosco Technical Institute, the St. Louis-Don

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(MissionNewswire) The fourth annual Salesian Ethnique Festival took place in early January highlighting the culture of the Mising tribe of the Indian states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, both located in the Northeast part of the country. The event was organized by youth who were once

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries and Sisters with the Daughters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary work together at a Salesian mission to bring education, workforce development services and social programs to more than 13,000 people living in 65 forest communities between Machu Picchu and the

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