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(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Foundation, Chicos de la Calle, located in Quito, Ecuador's capital city, has rehabilitated more than 2,300 street children through its Acción Guambras project. Street educators who engage in outreach efforts to locate street children focus their efforts within the capital city as well

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Myanmar continue to provide emergency relief and assistance to residents displaced by heavy monsoon rain and flooding this summer. Myanmar government officials have reported that the flooding has killed more than 100 people and affected more than 1 million. Close to 1.2

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(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Wheels project, operated out of Guadalajara, the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Jalisco, unveiled a newly developed wheelchair that enables youth with physical disabilities greater mobility. By allowing for increased movement, the wheelchair results in greater inclusion

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(MissionNewswire) More than four years after the outbreak of civil war in Syria, Salesian missionaries continue to operate three centers in Kafroun and the particularly high conflict areas of Aleppo and Damascus. Each of the centers is staffed by three Salesian priests and a deacon and

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(MissionNewswire) Close to 1,500 primary, secondary and technical school students have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent shipment of fortified rice-meals to Salesian programs in Uganda. This is the second of three shipments that make up a donation that is providing a total of

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(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Fambul, located in Sierra Leone’s capital city, Freetown, is one of the country’s leading child-welfare organizations and has been on the forefront of efforts to help prevent Ebola in local communities and provide care for children left orphaned. Since 2010, the organization has

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Humanitarian Day. Celebrated each year on August 19, the day was established by the United Nations to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others and was

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(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Center for Learning at the Salesian-run Saint Joseph’s Industrial Training Institute in Kurla, a suburb of Mumbai, India, has developed a collaborative training partnership with Toyota, a Japanese automaker. The partnership will launch a one-year training program in vehicular body and paint

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries along with young people, families and other Don Bosco supporters came together in countries around the globe to celebrate the bicentennial of St. John (Don) Bosco’s birth on August 16. Salesian parishes and programs held week-long celebrations including parades, parties, community events and

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are building temporary schools and addressing long-term training needs as part of their reconstruction and relief efforts in response to the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 and the second earthquake that struck on May 12. More than 8,000 have

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