(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
(MissionNewswire) The international community celebrated World Water Day on March 22, which is recognized annually as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. World Water Day 2012 was coordinated by the Food
(MissionNewswire) The international community celebrated World Water Day on March 22 – which is recognized annually as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. World Water Day 2012 was coordinated by the Food
(MissionNewswire) The German branch of the international nonprofit Clowns Without Borders traveled to India for the first time this month, selecting a Salesian youth center as the perfect place to conduct their program.
Clowns Without Borders spreads happiness where it is most needed. The organization brings