(FoodAid.org) April 30, 2012, Washington, DC – The Alliance for Global Food Security urges the Senate to revise several provisions in the 2012 Farm Bill that severely limit the use of food aid to promote development and to help crisis-prone communities become food secure and
(MissionNewswire) Adam Rudin, director of the Salesian Lay Missioners program of Salesian Missions (and resident of New Rochelle), recently returned from India and Cambodia where he toured a potential new site for lay missioners as well as visited Salesian centers where lay missioners are currently
(UNICEF) As the world celebrates Global Action Week for Education, calls for attention and investment to provide early learning opportunities to all children, especially the poor and marginalized.
Latest data indicates that more than 200 million children from low- and middle-income countries
(UNICEF) During past 20 years, adolescents have benefited from progress in education and public health. Yet the needs of many adolescents are neglected with more than 1 million losing their lives each year and tens of millions more missing out on education,
(World Bank) The 2012 edition of World Development Indicators (WDI), released today, includes updated data on global development, the quality of people's lives, the environment, the economy, the functioning of states and markets, and global links - how actions in one part
(MissionNewswire) In April, 2012, meals from Stop Hunger Now made their way to children in need in Haiti, thanks to a partnership with Salesian Missions. The meals were utilized by the Lakay program for street children where the Salesians feed more than 600
(UNHCR) – Senor Padilla, his wife and two of their children escaped to San Lorenzo, Ecuador in late February, joining the growing number of people fleeing fresh violence in nearby Colombia.
"We came because two paramilitary factions and one guerrilla group were wreaking havoc
(MissionNewswire) The potential to help nearly 4,000 children made homeless due to the aftermath of Sierra Leone’s decade-long civil war is behind the launch of a new, 24-hour telephone counseling hotline.
The Child Hotline 116 is an around-the-clock counseling hotline staffed by social workers—along with other
(UNICEF) The massive humanitarian response in the Horn of Africa in 2011 reversed the spread of famine and saved tens of thousands of children’s lives, but the outlook is increasingly worrisome, threatening the tentative gains achieved to date, according to a new UNICEF report.
(USAID) On April 9, the Governments of the United States and Brazil formalized a partnership to improve food security in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Memorandum of Understanding begins with a trilateral agreement with the Government of