(United Nations) Human rights are vital for achieving the anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which world leaders have pledged to attain by 2015, and must figure prominently in any development agenda beyond that date, a high-level United Nations panel held in Geneva
(MissionNewswire) The fourth coaching program run by the Salesian Pinardi Federation, in collaboration with the BLC Group, has commenced for students in Madrid. The program, made up of one-on-one coaching and group work, aims to help poor youth develop job selection and interviewing skills to advance
(MissionNewswire) Since 2005, the Salesian Youth Ministry in Brazil-Recife Province has held summer camp programs for poor youth. Each year a guide is published with advice on developing themes for each day of camp and practical activities for students. This year, the Salesian summer camp theme
(MissionNewswire) In 2012, Salesian VIS volunteers set up an educational refugee program to support youth in the Mayo Camp in Khartoum. The project was financed by Cerveteri Solidale Onlus and UNICEF. The VIS “Child Friendly Learning Space for Returnee Children of Mayo” Project seeks to educate
(MissionNewswire) Under the leadership of Salesian missionary, Father Anthony De Groot, education for poor male youth is thriving in Guatemala thanks to a teacher training program made possible by the Don Bosco Center. Fr. De Groot came to the Carchá mission in the Alta Verapz region
(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Institute of Management won the best B-School award after finishing better than eight other business institutes at this year's QUASOFIESTA, a three day management event organized by the GCC Center of Management Studies in India. The Institute was started in 2009 by the
(MissionNewswire) This year marks 125 years of Salesian programs in Ecuador. The first missionaries arrived in the country in 1888 in Guayaquil, reaching Quito soon after.
Ecuador is one of the most inequitable societies in the world, according to UNICEF. The richest 20 percent of the
(UNICEF) Progressive policies in inclusive education have made positive changes in the lives of children with disabilities in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, according to UNICEF.
More schools are welcoming first grade children with disabilities in Serbia as a result of years of policy
(MissionNewswire) In mid-February, the Salesians celebrated 50 years of providing education and other services to poor youth in the Province of Mexico-Guadalajara. Salesian Rector Major Father Pascual Chávez Villanueva led the celebration which lasted several days.
"The celebration of the 50th Anniversary of our Province represents a
(MissionNewswire) Jan. 31, 2013, marked the 20th Anniversary of the Salesian-run Don Bosco Social Center in Tirana. The Center provides education and technical training to poor youth in Albania.
The anniversary event was preceded by a series of activities involving the city's schools in which national and