Africa

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

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

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

ANGOLA: More than 6,000 students have access to education and social programs at the Salesian mission in Lixeira

By at April 6, 2019 | 8:32 am

ANGOLA: More than 6,000 students have access to education and social programs at the Salesian mission in Lixeira

(MissionNewswire) More than 6,000 students are gaining an education in Salesian primary and secondary schools in Lixeira, the area once the landfill for the city of Luanda, Angola. Lixeira today is populated with more than 25,000 people who live in makeshift homes and are constantly searching for food and how to meet their most basic needs. After the years of the more...

Angola , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

UGANDA: New vocational training center provides critical education to 400 refugees in Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at April 3, 2019 | 8:08 am

UGANDA: New vocational training center provides critical education to 400 refugees in Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working to provide needed programming at the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda. Missionaries provide for basic needs while also providing primary and secondary education along with a new vocational school that launched in January 2019. Uganda hosts close to 1.3 million refugees, the majority coming from more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda

UGANDA: Close to 77,500 meals provided to poor youth at Don Bosco Children and Life Mission and Don Bosco Primary School thanks to Rise Against Hunger rice-meal shipment

By at April 2, 2019 | 11:24 am

UGANDA: Close to 77,500 meals provided to poor youth at Don Bosco Children and Life Mission and Don Bosco Primary School thanks to Rise Against Hunger rice-meal shipment

(MissionNewswire) More than 300 poor youth at the Don Bosco Children and Life Mission (Don Bosco CALM) orphanage and Don Bosco Primary School, located in the town of Namugongo just 10 miles northeast of the city of Kampala in Central Uganda, have access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger, an international relief more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Uganda

RWANDA: New ProFuturo project provides technology education and equipment to 10 schools benefiting more than 6,000 children

By at March 31, 2019 | 8:56 am

RWANDA: New ProFuturo project provides technology education and equipment to 10 schools benefiting more than 6,000 children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Africa Great Lakes province planning and development office are partnering with la Caixa Banking and Telefonica foundations to launch the ProFuturo project. The project will coordinate classes in technology and provide IT equipment that will impact more than 6,000 children in 10 schools in Kigali, Rwanda, according to a more...

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

MOZAMBIQUE: Salesian missionaries are responding with relief efforts in wake of devastating Cyclone Idai

By at March 28, 2019 | 12:01 pm

MOZAMBIQUE: Salesian missionaries are responding with relief efforts in wake of devastating Cyclone Idai

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Mozambique are responding to the call for emergency aid after Cyclone Idai, a Category 4 storm, brought weeks of rain, floods and high winds to parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Mozambique was hit especially hard with the storm making landfall in the country with sustained winds of 120 mph. The Atlantic is reporting that more...

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

SUDAN: Salesian graduates from Don Bosco Center in Seoul, Korea initiate projects to help Salesian vocational centers in Khartoum and El Obedid

By at March 24, 2019 | 12:45 pm

SUDAN: Salesian graduates from Don Bosco Center in Seoul, Korea initiate projects to help Salesian vocational centers in Khartoum and El Obedid

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical School in El Obedid and the St. Joseph's Vocational Training Center in Khartoum, Sudan, have received the support and assistance of graduates from the Don Bosco Center in Seoul, Korea. Lin Chanwoo, one of the graduates, and Salesian Brother, Marino Bois, spent seven weeks in Sudan at the Salesian training centers repairing more...

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

GHANA: New Empower Women of Ghana program is providing counseling and skills training to help young women achieve independence through employment

By at March 20, 2019 | 9:45 am

GHANA: New Empower Women of Ghana program is providing counseling and skills training to help young women achieve independence through employment

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Child Protection Center in Ashaiman, Ghana, has started a new program called Empower Women of Ghana. Launched in February, the program is for young women between the ages of 18 and 23 and was started with the help of the Don Bosco Mission in Turin, Italy. The program is designed to assist young women who face adversity and are vulnerable more...

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