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(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota (BOSCO), received the 2014 National Award for Child Welfare (under the institution/organization category) from the Ministry of Women and Child Development of the government of India. BOSCO, located in Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), the capital of the Indian state of

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(MissionNewswire) Close to 1,500 women, children and elderly people who have been seeking assistance from Salesian programs after being internally displaced due to recent violence in the Central African Republic have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving

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(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Boys and Girls Club of East Boston recently received a national award from the Boys and Girls Club of America. Called the Gateway to Impact Award, it recognizes the club for its increase in average daily attendance and capacity utilization during the year. The

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in recognizing Universal Children’s Day. Celebrated each year on November 20, the day was established in 1954 to promote international togetherness and awareness on children’s issues worldwide. It also marks the day

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(MissionNewswire) Actor Michael Peña and director Joe Kelly have collaborated on a public service announcement, You Are My Sunshine, for the Salesian Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles. You are My Sunshine tells the story of a young girl’s journey to the Salesian Boys &

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(MissionNewswire) Pope Francis, along with millions of youth around the globe, have been educated by missionaries in Salesian schools. The Pope has nurtured close ties to Salesian missionaries and priests throughout his life. He was baptized by a Salesian priest, educated in a Salesian school

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(MissionNewswire) More than 800 indigenous Q’eqchi (Mayans) in remote mountainous regions of Guatemala are participating in a three-year course at a Salesian-run Don Bosco Center in the area. The course includes basic academic classes in addition to technical training that gives students employable skills to help

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian programs in the small coastal town of Lungi and the capital city of Freetown in Sierra Leone have new school and office furniture thanks to a recent donation made possible by an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and the Institution Recycling Network (IRN), an

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(MissionNewswire) The Sports for Peace program at a Salesian Youth Center in Niterói, a city that is a short ferry ride across Guanabara Bay from downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, sent 10 students to Madrid, Spain to meet with the Real Madrid youth soccer team and

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, recently released a video detailing its important relief and rebuilding work in response to the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 and a second earthquake that struck on May 12. Salesian

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