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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions highlights rehabilitation, social programs

By at April 12, 2018 | 5:50 am

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions highlights rehabilitation, social programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions stands with the United Nations (UN) 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 an opportunity to have their voices heard and ensures that their rights are not more...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR SPORT DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE: Salesian Missions highlights socio-sports programs

By at April 6, 2018 | 2:13 pm

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR SPORT DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE: Salesian Missions highlights socio-sports programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations (UN) and other international organizations in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which is celebrated each year on April 6. The UN General Assembly designated the day in 2013 and it has been celebrated each year since 2014. The adoption of this day signifies the increasing more...

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SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missions donor provides funding for solar lights for victims of mudslides

By at March 29, 2018 | 2:05 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missions donor provides funding for solar lights for victims of mudslides

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations in Freetown, immediately responded with relief efforts for those affected by flooding and mudslides that occurred on Aug. 14, 2017. Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, lies between the mountains and the sea. The intense rain caused a mudslide on more...

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MALAWI: Don Bosco Youth Center provides youth a safe space for sports and technical education

By at March 6, 2018 | 10:41 am

MALAWI: Don Bosco Youth Center provides youth a safe space for sports and technical education

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Youth Center in Lilongwe, Malawi, has become a symbol of youth empowerment through sporting activities as well as vocational and technical education. The center conducts motivational evening talks for spiritual and moral growth, according to an article in the Nyasa Times. The article also notes that the Don Bosco Youth Center also provides more...

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MADAGASCAR: Salesian missionaries aim to launch new ecological project to reduce coal use

By at March 2, 2018 | 7:34 am

MADAGASCAR: Salesian missionaries aim to launch new ecological project to reduce coal use

(MissionNewswire) According to Salesian missionaries in the Fianarantsoa region of Madagascar, forests are being reduced by about 200,000 hectares a year due to unscrupulous activities in the area. Various firms and activities damage the environment in the Fianarantsoa region, which also has several sawmills, homes and small workshops. Father Giuseppe "Bepi" Miele, who more...

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UGANDA: Salesian missionaries building new structures and programs in Palabek Refugee Camp

By at February 22, 2018 | 8:01 am

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries building new structures and programs in Palabek Refugee Camp

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries recently launched a new Salesian center for South Sudanese refugees in at the Don Bosco Palabek Refugees Resettlement Camp in northern Uganda. The refugee camp is currently hosting 42,000 people with an average of 300 new refugees arriving each week from South Sudan. The camp was officially set up in April 2016 to reduce congestion more...

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GLOBAL: Saint John (Don) Bosco chosen among patron saints for World Youth Day 2019

By at February 16, 2018 | 9:04 am

GLOBAL: Saint John (Don) Bosco chosen among patron saints for World Youth Day 2019

(MissionNewswire) Saint John (Don) Bosco has been chosen among eight great heroes of the Catholic church to intercede for pilgrims during World Youth Day 2019. The worldwide encounter with the pope is celebrated every three years and held in a different country. The most recent World Youth Day was celebrated in Krakow, Poland from July 26-31, 2016 and the next will be more...

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EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University offers degree programs and continuing professional development on renewable energy systems

By at February 14, 2018 | 8:00 am

EL SALVADOR: Don Bosco University offers degree programs and continuing professional development on renewable energy systems

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco University in San Salvador, El Salvador provides opportunities for advanced education and employment for disadvantaged youth. Approximately 6,000 students are enrolled at the university, which maintains a strong link to the local employment sector through research, technology transfer programs, continuing education courses and consultancy more...

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SOUTH AFRICA: New vocational training center aims to educate poor youth, provide alternative to gang life

By at February 13, 2018 | 9:18 am

SOUTH AFRICA: New vocational training center aims to educate poor youth, provide alternative to gang life

(MissionNewswire) A new Don Bosco Skills Training Center is being constructed in Delft, a small and overcrowded township on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa, according to an article in the Global Sisters Report. Salesian Sister Ana Maria Mainero hopes it will begin to provide an alternative to gang life for poor youth. In the Global Sisters Report article, Sr. more...

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COLOMBIA: Salesian Missions highlights work with former child soldiers on International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers

By at February 12, 2018 | 8:29 am

COLOMBIA: Salesian Missions highlights work with former child soldiers on International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and international organizations around the globe in honoring International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers. The day was started when the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict entered into force on February 12, 2002. This protocol was more...

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