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HAITI: Salesian Missions provides funding for retaining wall near Salesian-run St. Paul Chapel in Cité Soleil, benefiting more than 200 community members

By at April 23, 2019 | 7:32 am

HAITI: Salesian Missions provides funding for retaining wall near Salesian-run St. Paul Chapel in Cité Soleil, benefiting more than 200 community members

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions has provided the funding for the Salesian-run St. Paul Chapel to build a retaining wall separating a canal from chapel grounds. The chapel is located in Cité Soleil, an extremely impoverished and densely populated commune in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area. The canal was a great threat to the chapel as the canal bed has grown more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Haiti

DR CONGO: Youth at Chem Chem Youth Center have access to clean, safe water through Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative”

By at April 16, 2019 | 9:06 am

DR CONGO: Youth at Chem Chem Youth Center have access to clean, safe water through Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative”

(MissionNewswire) Children, young mothers and pregnant women now have access to safe, clean drinking water thanks to a water project funded by donors through Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative.” The project is impacting 150 youth living at the Salesian Chem Chem Youth Center, located in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, as well as the surrounding more...

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

BRAZIL: Radio Don Bosco (Radio Dom) has 20 programs and more than 150,000 listeners

By at April 13, 2019 | 7:43 am

BRAZIL: Radio Don Bosco (Radio Dom) has 20 programs and more than 150,000 listeners

(MissionNewswire) Radio Don Bosco is an online radio station that was established by Salesian missionaries and  students in 2017 in Curitiba, Brazil. Youth produce the majority of the content that is aired. In the first two months of broadcasting, 15 programs were launched and a loyal audience of more than 10,000 listeners was reached. In August 2018, the station more...

Brazil , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

INDIA: The Salesian-run Institute for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) holds workshop for 75 Mising indigenous youth

By at April 12, 2019 | 8:04 am

INDIA: The Salesian-run Institute for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) holds workshop for 75 Mising indigenous youth

(MissionNewswire) In early April, 75 young Mising indigenous youth took part in a training course facilitated by the Institute for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD), which was founded and is directed by Salesian Father K.A. Thomas. Youth from the districts of Golaghat, Sivasagar, Majuli, Dibrugarh, Charaideo, Lakhimpur and Dhemaji, in the Indian state of Assam more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

UGANDA: Young women from South Sudan are learning the skills needed to earn a living at Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at April 12, 2019 | 7:56 am

UGANDA: Young women from South Sudan are learning the skills needed to earn a living at Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Uganda has become home for more than 1.3 million refugees—82 percent of whom are women and children—in the wake of the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, according to the UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency. Millions have fled the country and nearly 400,000 have died as a result of armed clashes. Many of those who have fled to Uganda have taken more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions highlights rehabilitation and social programs impacting street youth around the globe

By at April 12, 2019 | 6:58 am

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions highlights rehabilitation and social programs impacting street youth around the globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins 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 while ensuring that their rights are not more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Global , Special Reports

INDIA: Former street children mourn Salesian Father Antony Thaiparambil from India who helped more than 80,000 access shelter and programs

By at April 10, 2019 | 10:07 am

INDIA: Former street children mourn Salesian Father Antony Thaiparambil from India who helped more than 80,000 access shelter and programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Father Antony Thaiparambil, who over his life helped more than 80,000 street children access shelter and programs, has passed away. Fr. Thaiparambil, who was from the southern state of Kerala, joined the Salesian congregation in 1950. After he completed a master’s degree in social work, he was assigned to work with youth and children at risk more...

India , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

LESOTHO: Salesian Missions donor provides funding allowing young girl from poor family to attend school

By at April 9, 2019 | 11:48 am

LESOTHO: Salesian Missions donor provides funding allowing young girl from poor family to attend school

(MissionNewswire) A young girl was able to start school at the Salesian-run St. Luke’s Parish primary school in Maputsoe, a town located in the northern district of Leribe in Lesotho, thanks to a Salesian Missions donor. The donation helped to support the school and ensure that the young girl will gain an education along with her peers. The child is the second born more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Lesotho

SYRIA: Salesian missionaries create two video documentaries highlighting their work in Syria and Lebanon

By at April 7, 2019 | 11:37 am

SYRIA: Salesian missionaries create two video documentaries highlighting their work in Syria and Lebanon

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the Middle East have published two video documentaries of their work in recent years. The video documentaries focus on the Salesian oratories in Damascus, Kafroun and Aleppo in Syria, and on the Salesian El Hessoun oratory and Al Fidar Vocational Training Center in Lebanon. Despite ongoing conflict and instability, Salesian more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Syria , Uncategorized

WORLD HEALTH DAY: Salesian Missions highlights medical programs and clinics that ensure poor youth have access to health care

By at April 7, 2019 | 6:59 am

WORLD HEALTH DAY: Salesian Missions highlights medical programs and clinics that ensure poor youth have access to health care

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the World Health Organization (WHO) and other international organizations in honoring World Health Day. In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly and designated the day to mark the WHO’s founding. The first World Health Day was held in 1950 and every year since, has been celebrated on April 7, serving as an more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Global , Special Reports