(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
(USAID) At the forefront of the fight against child mortality and morbidity, India is leading the global community in placing a renewed emphasis on this important mission. India’s Call to Action demonstrates leadership and commitment to both the global community and the children of India. India has
(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run San José Technical and Technological Center was given certifications of quality by the Colombian Institute for Technical Legislation and Certification (ICONTEC). These certifications recognize the quality of work achieved by the various school programs that provide education and technical training to poor youth
(Washington Business Journal) The backlit glass screen glowed as Michala Slade tapped away at the keyboard of her computer deep inside a row of cubicles. Not an unusual sight in the busy Washington office of The Carlyle Group LP, except that she is only
(United Nations) The United Nations Commission on Social Development today kicked-off its 10-day session in New York with a call to give the poorest and most vulnerable populations the tools they need to lift themselves out of poverty.
“Empowerment is critical to poverty eradication and to
(United Nations) The outgoing head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti says that during his 20-months tenure, security had greatly improved in the Caribbean country, but delayed elections and unemployment still threatened stability.
In an interview with UN Radio shortly before the end of
(TrustLaw/Reuters) The Indian government must launch a mass public education campaign to help end the "rape epidemic" in the largely patriarchal country, said campaign group Avaaz, highlighting the recent gang rape and murder of a young woman which sparked a national outcry
(UNHCR) With the fast-evolving military situation in Mali, the UN refugee agency is readying itself to assist in the possible spontaneous return of thousands of conflict-displaced people in the north of the country.
"We aim to open new presences in Gao and other cities
(MissionNewswire) The Child Rights Education and Action Movement (CREAM) Project was officially launched in early December at the Don Bosco Provincial House in Bangalore, India. This project aims to reach out to poor youth in both urban and rural Karnataka to create a culture that will