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DR Congo: Salesian Youth Have Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation from Feed My Starving Children

By at April 18, 2017 | 9:28 am

DR Congo: Salesian Youth Have Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation from Feed My Starving Children

(MissionNewswire) Youth taking part in school and other social development activities within different programs operated by Don Bosco Ngangi Center in the Democratic Republic of Congo benefited from a recent shipment of rice-meals thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit Christian organization committed to more...

Congo (Democratic Republic) , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Providing Food Aid to Those Affected by Ongoing Drought

By at April 12, 2017 | 1:12 pm

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Providing Food Aid to Those Affected by Ongoing Drought

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have provided food distribution to 1,000 families in 18 villages during their efforts to assist families affected by the drought in Kenya. More than 3 million people in Kenya are impacted by the worsening drought in East Africa. Little rain has fallen over the last year — affecting sheep and cattle farmers, destroying their more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Kenya

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions Highlights Rehabilitation and Social Programs That Provide Hope to Street Children

By at April 12, 2017 | 9:09 am

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions Highlights Rehabilitation and Social Programs That Provide Hope to Street Children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions stands with the United Nations and organizations around the globe in highlighting the plight of children on the International Day for Street Children. The day provides organizations and the millions of street children in countries worldwide to have their voices heard and ensure that their rights are not ignored. Celebrated each year more...

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CAMBODIA: Rise Against Hunger Partnership Delivers 11,574 Boxes of Rice-Meals to Students in Salesian Technical Schools

By at April 11, 2017 | 6:59 am

CAMBODIA: Rise Against Hunger Partnership Delivers 11,574 Boxes of Rice-Meals to Students in Salesian Technical Schools

(MissionNewswire) Thousands of students in Salesian programs across Cambodia have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now), an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable. The rice-meal donation, which also more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Respond to Need of Families Affected by Devastating Fire in Kuwinda

By at April 6, 2017 | 9:48 am

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Respond to Need of Families Affected by Devastating Fire in Kuwinda

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the Kuwinda district of Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi are responding to a fire that has decimated the area and destroyed the Salesian Divine Mercy Church. The fire happened on March 29 and reduced the area to ashes. The problem is not only the physical destruction suffered but also the number of children and families in need more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Kenya

HAITI: Recent Rice-Meal Donation Provides Better Nutrition to 1,500 Poor Youth and Their Families

By at April 3, 2017 | 10:09 am

HAITI: Recent Rice-Meal Donation Provides Better Nutrition to 1,500 Poor Youth and Their Families

(MissionNewswire) Poor youth and their families participating in Salesian programs that provide shelter, education and other services in Cap-Haïtien and Port-au-Prince have received access to better nutrition thanks to a recent shipment of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Haiti

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Programs for Youth and Women Bring Hope to Families

By at March 31, 2017 | 8:02 am

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Programs for Youth and Women Bring Hope to Families

(MissionNewswire) In order to help youth break the cycle of poverty and hopelessness, Salesian missionaries in Madagascar operate elementary, middle and high schools throughout the country. The focus is on providing educational opportunities, increasing literacy and laying a foundation for education well past the compulsory education required in the country. Access to more...

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ARGENTINA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Educational Programs for Mapuche Youth

By at March 24, 2017 | 9:09 am

ARGENTINA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Educational Programs for Mapuche Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate a mission in Chubut, one of the provinces of Argentinian Patagonia, a vast desert plateau that has an extensive surface area but is scarcely inhabited. Father Antonio Sánchez, the spiritual guide of the community, is  committed to helping the local Mapuche, a local ethnic group that comprises the majority of the entire more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missions Launches Fundraising Appeal to Assist Families Suffering from Drought

By at March 3, 2017 | 10:21 am

KENYA: Salesian Missions Launches Fundraising Appeal to Assist Families Suffering from Drought

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the international Salesians of Don Bosco, has launched an emergency fundraising effort to support missionaries assisting people affected by severe drought in Kenya. The government of Kenya has declared the country’s devastating drought a national disaster, with an estimated 2.7 million people in urgent more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Kenya

HAITI: Salesian Missionaries Launch Rebuilding Project Helping Those Displaced After Hurricane Matthew

By at February 22, 2017 | 11:53 am

HAITI: Salesian Missionaries Launch Rebuilding Project Helping Those Displaced After Hurricane Matthew

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are rebuilding after Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane, pummeled Haiti on Oct. 4, 2016, affecting 2.1 million people including close to 894,000 children. The hurricane caused close to 1,000 deaths and has left nearly 141,000 people still displaced, most of whom are living in temporary shelters. Missionaries living and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Haiti