Salesian Missionary and Voluntary Service

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Salesian Missionary and Voluntary Service
Type non-governmental, non-political, non-profit association
Legal status 2001
Location Kraków, Poland
Website http://zagranica.org.pl/en/Czlonkowie-Zwyczajni/salesian-missionary-voluntary-service-youth-for-the-world.html


Relation to Future Worlds Center

Partners with Future Worlds Center in MediaMDGs and Youth Ambassadors for Millennium Development Goals


Salesian Missionary and Voluntary Service, is a non-governmental, non-political, non-profit association.
Their mission is: Organising and offering help to the poorest, in particular children and young people from the poorest countries in the world.

Aims:

  • educating children and young people and shaping active social attitudes;
  • disseminating the idea of volunteering work and human values, particularly solidarity and tolerance;
  • creating favourable conditions for young people taking up social and public activities;
  • helping the needy through mission centres in Africa, South America and Eastern Europe;
  • realisation of pedagogical, educational, medical and administrative projects by means of volunteering work;
  • construction of necessary infrastructure, in particular medical and educational.

Activities:

  • organising educational and cultural events and conferences;
  • organising exhibitions and other forms of activity in development education;
  • conducting public money collections for humanitarian purposes;
  • issuing magazines and newsletters;
  • sending volunteers for mission work (ca. 130 persons till 2006);
  • organising and maintenance of oratories (meeting places) and youth centres;
  • adoption at a distance programme (Love Adoption).
  • Cooperating countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Ethiopia, Zambia, Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, Peru, Brazil

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