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INDIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for new bathroom facilities and septic tank at Don Bosco Center Rangajan

By at February 22, 2019 | 9:54 am

INDIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for new bathroom facilities and septic tank at Don Bosco Center Rangajan

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Center Rangajan, located in Assam, India, will be able to construct several restroom facilities that include 50 new toilets and a septic tank, thanks to funding from Salesian Missions donors. The project is part of a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” which will ensure that the mostly poor, indigenous residents from a number of more...

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TANZANIA: Renewable energy technical training is giving youth a second chance at an education and long-term employment

By at February 19, 2019 | 9:47 am

TANZANIA: Renewable energy technical training is giving youth a second chance at an education and long-term employment

(MissionNewswire) Youth attending Don Bosco Oysterbay, located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, are able to access technical training in renewable energy thanks to a project that was launched two years ago in partnership with Misereor, a German Catholic Bishops’ Organization for Development Cooperation, to help advance this training capacity. Funding from the partnership more...

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EAST TIMOR: More than 1,170 youth attending 11 Salesian centers have access to better nutrition thanks to shipment of rice-meals from Rise Against Hunger

By at February 13, 2019 | 3:02 pm

EAST TIMOR: More than 1,170 youth attending 11 Salesian centers have access to better nutrition thanks to shipment of rice-meals from Rise Against Hunger

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,170 poor youth across 11 Salesian centers in East Timor have access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger, an international relief organization that provides food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable. The rice-meal donation was shared with the Don Bosco Co-Educational more...

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NIGERIA: Five Salesian communities have access to clean water thanks to funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative”

By at February 13, 2019 | 2:36 pm

NIGERIA: Five Salesian communities have access to clean water thanks to funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative”

(MissionNewswire) Funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative" has provided the funding for the construction of 10 water boreholes in communities in Nigeria. To date, boreholes have been completed in the towns of Ibadan, Akure, Ondo, Ijebu Ode and Onitsha. In each of these towns, Salesian missionaries operate programs that provide education and help to meet more...

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GHANA: Salesian missionaries and VIS volunteers offer eco-sustainable agriculture vocational education to ease migration and keep youth safe from trafficking

By at August 9, 2018 | 10:59 am

GHANA: Salesian missionaries and VIS volunteers offer eco-sustainable agriculture vocational education to ease migration and keep youth safe from trafficking

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run International Volunteer Service for Development (VIS) provides services to youth in developing countries around the globe. Part of the organization's work is to assist youth at risk of exploitation, particularly those at risk of trafficking. The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 40.3 million victims of human more...

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NEPAL: Salesian missionaries continue Future Helpers program to educate and train 23 boys to aid in response after disasters

By at August 8, 2018 | 7:56 am

NEPAL: Salesian missionaries continue Future Helpers program to educate and train 23 boys to aid in response after disasters

(MissionNewswire) As part of the long-term reconstruction efforts from the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015 and the second earthquake that struck just after that on May 12, Salesian missionaries with the Nepal Don Bosco Society have developed the Future Helpers program. The program is addressing the shortfall in qualified people to help in more...

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INDIA: Don Bosco high school has new computer lab with 20 computers thanks to Salesian Missions donor funding

By at August 3, 2018 | 1:18 pm

INDIA: Don Bosco high school has new computer lab with 20 computers thanks to Salesian Missions donor funding

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco English Medium High School with the Don Bosco Mission Ravulapalem in Andhra Pradesh, India has a new computer lab with 20 computers thanks to donor funding provided through Salesian Missions. Established in 1974, Don Bosco English Medium High School is the oldest school in Ravulapalem. The school provides education for children from poor and more...

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KENYA: Salesian missionaries offer vocational skills training to ensure refugees a better life at Kakuma Refugee Camp

By at July 18, 2018 | 11:55 am

KENYA: Salesian missionaries offer vocational skills training to ensure refugees a better life at Kakuma Refugee Camp

(MissionNewswire) Kakuma was established in 1992 near Kenya’s border with South Sudan and was a place of refuge for unaccompanied minors fleeing warring factions in what was then southern Sudan. Today, the Kakuma refugee camp has more than 185,000 refugees, well over the 120,000-person capacity for which it was built. Most of the refugees are from East and Central more...

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COLOMBIA: Life Outlook program at Don Bosco City offers youth formal education, skills training and internships to prepare them for the workforce

By at June 14, 2018 | 9:23 am

COLOMBIA: Life Outlook program at Don Bosco City offers youth formal education, skills training and internships to prepare them for the workforce

(MissionNewswire) The Life Outlook protection program works with youth who are between 15 and 17 years of age who are involved in an internship through Don Bosco City in Medellin, where violent drug wars routinely tear families apart. The program provides youth with adult support and access to formal and technical education so that youth will have the skills needed to more...

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PHILIPPINES: New water project provides clean, fresh water to 2,000 residents

By at June 14, 2018 | 8:15 am

PHILIPPINES: New water project provides clean, fresh water to 2,000 residents

(MissionNewswire) Poor youth and their families attending the Mary Help of Christians parish, located in Mindanao, Philippines, have access to clean, safe water thanks to funding provided by Salesian Missions’ “Clean Water Initiative.” The Salesian parish continues to care for more than 1,400 Catholic families who live in the surrounding five local villages. They more...

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