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Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and countries around the globe in honoring Dec. 3 as the International Day of People with Disabilities. This year’s theme “The Future is Accessible” calls on everyone to work together and look toward

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The Salesian Carlos Pfannl Agricultural Institute, located in Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay, celebrated its 65th anniversary on Nov. 21. When the institute was first opened, it was dedicated to educating local rural farmers. In 1970, the institute began offering bachelor’s degree courses in agro-pastoral and forestry

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The United Nations has published a report, the “Global study on children deprived of liberty,” which highlights the global problem of youth in prisons and other institutions. Salesian programs bring hope, education and support to these youth who are often forgotten by the outside world.

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Students attending the Sacred Heart of Jesus Salesian school in Asunción, Paraguay, won first place in the public services category at the Municipal Prize for Student Initiative on Human Rights organized by the Municipal Council of Asunción. Their winning project, “The world of Derni,” is

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Italy, Europe’s third-largest economy, has close to 2 million children living in poverty, according to UNICEF. Young people who are unemployed and not in school or training programs represent 20 percent of the population. Salesian programs across Italy help youth who are unable to attend school and

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