Buzzetti Project: the path towards a decent independence for former shelter care residents


The members of a community of Salesian educators share their lives with young people at risk of social exclusion who used to be shelter care residents and that lost the protection of the administration when they turned 18. They share a wage, shelter and food and, in addition, they design a personalized itinerary with them […]

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The Super Turtles: from young people at risk of social exclusion to self-esteem champions

Super Turtles

The Super Turtles are a group of eight high school students with five different nationalities that live in a depressed neighbourhood of San Juan de Aznalfarache, in Seville. Their accomplishment? Making it to the Spanish final of the popular science and robotics contest First Lego League. Their award? An experience that has increased their motivation […]

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Alma de Africa: football and multiculturalism scoring against social exclusion


Alma de Africa, a Jerez football team, is made up of 12 different nationalities. There are players from Ghana, Morocco, Mauritania, Cameroon, Nigeria…. And also five Spaniards, affectionately named ‘the immigrants’ by the rest of the team. Alma de Africa was created to improve the integration of foreign citizens who have a difficult history. After […]

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