(ANS – Phnom Penh) – The Cambodian branch of Schneider Electric, the multinational energy giant, signed an agreement with the Don Bosco Foundation of Cambodia for the supply of electrical energy and the construction of a solar-powered water pump at the Salesian technical school of Phnom Penh. The agreement is a first step towards further collaboration that aims to also involve the electrical training departments of the Salesian centers of Poipet, Sihanoukville, Battambang and Kep.
(ANS - Cape Town) – Irishman Fr Patrick Naughton has been serving the young as a missionary in South Africa for over 30 years. He is currently the Economer of the Salesian house in Cape Town and has never stopped working for vulnerable children and youth at risk of the country he has devoted his life to.
(ANS - Cairo) – In Egypt's Salesian schools, intensive Italian language courses for young people have started recently, animated by young volunteers from the Salesian Central Italy Circumscription(ICC). As always, the impact is not without emotions, a mix of fears and anxieties, but also with a desire to start afresh, to give.
Uruguay - Jope: "I'm interested in deepening my experience with the very poorest"
(ANS - Villa García) - Juan Pablo Castro, affectionately called "Jope," studies Medicine, wants his life to be more like the Gospel, and tries to meet Christ among the poorest. He decided to leave the comfort of his family home to go to the house of the "old man" in the colony of Villa García and live a year's experience in the footsteps of the man who has inspired him since his childhood: St. Francis of Assisi.
Put yourself in "someone else's shoes"
While in recent years the global scenario is increasingly characterized by a climate of widespread intolerance, where violence and xenophobia create a culture of division, in everyday life, within the family, with friends, in associations or groups, one the one hand we experience a need to live authentic relationships and on the other the sad truth of fatigue or of failure.
Colombia - Symphonic Band of "Niño Jesús" Salesian house on European tour
(ANS - Bogotá) - From July 12 to 28, the Symphonic Band of the "Niño Jesús" Salesian house in Bogotá is in Europe to take part in two world competitions and to perform several concerts. At both competitions, it has achieved great results.
RMG - "It's not the poor kids who ask for your charity, but Jesus himself." The best news you don't know
(ANS - Rome) - Millions of citizens from Europe and other Western countries are experiencing moments of great pessimism and anxiety, moments dominated by social tensions and uncertainty about the future. In this hazy scenario, the media forget important and positive events. There is one in particular that deserves mention: "the best news you don't know," according to the definition of Nicholas Kristof, the “New York Times” journalist.