(ANS - Buenos Aires) - "As we all know, the health, social and educational crisis caused by Covid-19 continues, and our work as Salesians continues to respond to the needs of those who suffer most," said Bro. Ariel Fresia, the director of the Salesian Mission Office in Argentina “Por los Jóvenes - Don Bosco”.
"Por los Jóvenes - Don Bosco" is a social, educational and pastoral organization that accompanies and supports the projects of the Salesians of Don Bosco in Argentina, focusing on young people and communities in vulnerable context. It publicizes and disseminates the initiatives of the Salesians and helps to finance many of them with the support of benefactors, companies and other organizations.
At a time when part of the world is already experiencing the "post-pandemic" phase, Argentina has not yet emerged from this dramatic situation; indeed, it is among the five countries most affected by this scourge in Latin America, with 11,560 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (5,224,534 total cases), and 251 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants (113,402 total deaths).
One of the most incisive proposals of “Por los Jóvenes - Don Bosco” is to continue accompanying the population in this difficult time for the country. Bro. Fresia said: "We would like to invite you to join the campaign "La emergencia continúa, ALIMENTEMOS & EDUQUEMOS "(The emergency continues, Let’s feed & Educate"), promoted by "Por los Jóvenes - Don Bosco" in coordination with the Provinces of Argentina North and South Argentina, through the GlobalGiving platform."
The objectives of this campaign are:
- Support Salesian works that provide assistance to families throughout the country;
- Continue to provide food assistance to more than 150,000 families;
- Continue to support the education of thousands of children in times of pandemics.
The funds will be used to finance projects in both Provinces and thus respond to the emergency.
The campaign started yesterday, September 13th, and will run until the 30th of this month. To participate, please visit the website: http://goto.gg/53960
"I think this is a special opportunity for us, wherever we are in the Salesian world. Above all, we can help spread the campaign to our contacts who live abroad," said Bro. Freesia.
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- ARN ARGENTINA NORD
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