(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have launched a Germinating Young Entrepreneurs project in the small town of Rodeo del Medio in the province of Mendoza, Argentina. The project, which provides professional training in beekeeping, gardens and aromatic plants, is expanding the scope of training offered at the
(MissionNewswire) Salesian graduate, Sebastián Núñez, who completed his studies in 2018 at the Salesian School in Asunción, Paraguay, was selected to speak about his experience at NASA at a recent TED Talk.
In July 2018, Núñez was accepted into NASA's Space Camp program at the U.S.
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, have launched a new initiative to train teachers of technical and vocational institutes. Called, the ENTEC Technical School, it aims to improve the quality of education and employment prospects of young Haitians by ensuring that their teachers have the
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are providing clean water access to children and families in Cité Plateau III which is a poor and overcrowded area of Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Child labor is considered normal and the rate of schooling is extremely low. Part
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Father Agustinus Togo was once on the path to become a professional soccer player but chose instead to become a priest. Today, he’s using all of the skills he learned playing the popular team sport to teach and connect with indigenous Achuar youth
(MissionNewswire) Volunteers with the Salesian-run Operation Mato Grosso, led by Father Ugo de Censi, have recently dedicated their time to help the poor in Chimbote, a port city in the Ancash Department of northern Peru. The organization launched the Total School which serves as a
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions donors are ensuring that students attending the Don Bosco Agro-Mechanical Technology Center (known locally as Don Bosco Legazpi), located in Banquerohan, Legazpi City, Philippines, have the training and equipment needed for a new soybean production program. Don Bosco Legazpi is a technical
(MissionNewswire) Students at the Don Bosco Kilimanjaro International Institute for Telecommunications, Electronics and Computers, located in Arusha, Tanzania, have clean water access thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Through a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative,” donors have provided the funding to drill a borehole and test
(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins the United Nations and other international organizations in celebrating World Youth Skills Day which has been celebrated each year since 2014 on July 15. The UN designated the day as a
(MissionNewswire) Santiago Corrales Rodríguez, a student in his last year at the Don Bosco Technical Institute located in Panama City, Panama, was invited to be a representative of Latin America at the United Nations High Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York in July 2019.