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ETHIOPIA: Salesian students take part in Sport for Development Technical and Vocational Education and Training Championship

By at July 20, 2018 | 1:20 pm

ETHIOPIA: Salesian students take part in Sport for Development Technical and Vocational Education and Training Championship

(MissionNewswire) The first Sport for Development Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Championship was launched at the Entoto Technical Vocational College in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in June 2018. The championship tournament brought together 10 colleges and TVET training centers in the city. Students from Bosco Children and Mekanissa, two Salesian TVET 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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GUATEMALA: Donated masks prove critical during relief efforts after Fuego volcanic eruption

By at July 18, 2018 | 9:21 am

GUATEMALA: Donated masks prove critical during relief efforts after Fuego volcanic eruption

(MissionNewswire) Early in 2018, Salesian missionaries received a shipment of food, medicines and other items from Canada for their mission in San Benito Petén, Guatemala. Among the items received were 10 cases of protective masks for nurses which was far beyond what the mission though they could use. The masks proved extremely useful after the Fuego volcanic eruption more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian students from Italy volunteer to use skills learned from vocational and technical education to aid Salesian hospital

By at July 18, 2018 | 8:41 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian students from Italy volunteer to use skills learned from vocational and technical education to aid Salesian hospital

(MissionNewswire) Students, parents and others from the Salesian House in Sesto San Giovanni, Italy, spent several weeks of their summer break in the city of Tonj, South Sudan. The six Salesian student volunteers are taking vocational courses in thermal-hydraulic, electric and motor repair/installation and were able to provide maintenance support to a newly built more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan

SPAIN: Salesian programs remain open during the summer to provide summer camps for more than 20,000 youth

By at July 13, 2018 | 8:46 am

SPAIN: Salesian programs remain open during the summer to provide summer camps for more than 20,000 youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Angel Tomás Foundation is organizing activities in Salesian centers throughout Spain so that youth will have access to interesting and educational programs this summer. While other educational institutions close for the summer, the Salesian centers continue to organize activities for youth who might not otherwise have the opportunity more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

IVORY COAST: Salesian missionaries launch campaigns that focus on prevention of child abuse and promoting a healthy environment

By at July 11, 2018 | 9:58 am

IVORY COAST: Salesian missionaries launch campaigns that focus on prevention of child abuse and promoting a healthy environment

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working with poor youth and their families in Abidjan, the economic capital of the Ivory Coast, for more than 25 years. Missionaries provide social development services, education and workforce development to help youth break the cycle of poverty and become contributing members of their communities. In addition to more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian missionaries provide summer activities and food distribution for those who have been internally displaced

By at July 10, 2018 | 12:55 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian missionaries provide summer activities and food distribution for those who have been internally displaced

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Gumbo mission in Juba, South Sudan hosts the Salesian St. Vincent de Paul parish, which provides services to those who have been internally displaced and residing at the local IDP camp. The camp was established to aid those displaced by the war in 2013 and then again later as conflict continued. At its inception, Salesian missionaries more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries are providing pastoral, social development and educational initiative at Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at July 7, 2018 | 1:31 pm

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries are providing pastoral, social development and educational initiative at Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries provide a range of pastoral, social development and educational initiatives to refugees living in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda. The refugee settlement is currently hosting 42,000 people with an average of 300 new refugees arriving each week from South Sudan. It was officially set up in April 2016 to reduce more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda

INDIA: Salesian missionaries offer elementary and middle school education to underprivileged tribal youth

By at July 5, 2018 | 10:15 am

INDIA: Salesian missionaries offer elementary and middle school education to underprivileged tribal youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the Don Bosco School in the town of Azimganj, in the district of Murshidabad, India. The school, which caters to 1,300 youth from local tribal families, offers elementary and middle school classes. Most of the students attending the school come from impoverished circumstances. Salesian missionaries report that most were more...

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CHILE: Salesian missionaries open new home – Nueva Luz – for homeless youth thanks to public-private partnerships

By at July 5, 2018 | 9:41 am

CHILE: Salesian missionaries open new home – Nueva Luz – for homeless youth thanks to public-private partnerships

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Santiago, Chile inaugurated a new home for youth called, Nueva Luz (New Light). The home can accommodate eight people and was created thanks to a public-private collaboration between the Don Bosco Foundation of Chile, the construction company Sodimac and the Chilean government. This is good news for the community after a fire more...

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