Colombia - "Semillero de Comunicaciones": a school that transforms lives

24 March 2023

Popayán, Colombia - March 2023 - The “Semillero de Comunicaciones” of the Salesian work in Popayán is a group of the Salesian Youth Movement (SYM) that includes more than 50 children and young people who see Social Communication as an art to building a project of happiness, starting from the values of Salesian Youth Spirituality. The group, led by Pedro Anaya, Local Coordinator for Social Communication, is focused on developing skills for the production of audiovisual and sound content, encouraging research, and promoting youth leadership at the national level. The team’s goal is to generate formative strategies for building the personal life projects of its participants and has become, since its creation in 2018, a key pillar in energizing Salesian youth leadership throughout the city of Popayan. “Semillero de Comunicaciones” has managed to win several national awards, winning the award for best podcast series at the “National Sound and Audiovisual Festival” in Boyacá (Colombia), as well as being among the five best school research groups in the Department of Cauca. The group also animates the “Salesianos Radio Escolar” station, the Audiovisual Project, and a Salesian accessories store.


ANS - “Agenzia iNfo Salesiana” is a on-line almost daily publication, the communication agency of the Salesian Congregation enrolled in the Press Register of the Tibunal of Rome as n 153/2007.

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