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(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions is pleased the announce the arrival of Salesian missionaries from close to a dozen different locations who will participate in public forums at U.S. parishes to share inspirational success stories from Salesian programs. New Rochelle, New York - This summer, between June and September,

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(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Care Home, located in the Southern Indian village of Nilavarapatti, cares for 63 boys diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. The program began in 2011 as a pilot program and since has successfully grown into a model program for the entire country. Most programs

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(MissionNewswire) In February, a national convention of Salesian human rights clubs (also known as child rights clubs) was held in Hyderabad, the capital city of southern India’s Telangana state. Organized by the Salesian-run People’s Action for Rural Awakening (PARA), human rights club representatives from Salesian programs

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Tiruchy, a city in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu, received the Pascual Chávez 2015 Prize for innovative Salesian ministry in the South Asia region for their student eco-club initiative. The award was presented in Mumbai, India on February 28 by Father

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22, focusing attention on the importance of

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and its international partners in celebrating International Women’s Day, celebrated each year on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. The

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(MissionNewswire) At the end of January, 268 women from the slums of Mumbai, a densely populated city on India’s west coast, graduated from a Salesian-run 45-day skills training course. The women took courses in basic computing, English, tailoring, garment making, beauty care, hair dressing and mehndi

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(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in New Delhi, India’s capital city, have recently launched a new project providing mobile medical care for street children. A mobile medical van utilized to carry out the project is staffed with a full medical team including a doctor, a nurse and social

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(MissionNewswire) The fourth annual Salesian Ethnique Festival took place in early January highlighting the culture of the Mising tribe of the Indian states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, both located in the Northeast part of the country. The event was organized by youth who were once

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