Africa

ETHIOPIA: Bosco Children Project enables launch of new workshops at Salesian center in Addis Ababa

By at December 2, 2018 | 5:46 pm

ETHIOPIA: Bosco Children Project enables launch of new workshops at Salesian center in Addis Ababa

(MissionNewswire) As part of the Bosco Children Project, new workshops have been launched for students at the Salesian center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The new operation and maintenance of agricultural machinery workshops will serve to provide short-term courses for dozens of students. Thanks to a collaboration between Salesian missionaries and CNH Industrial Italy, CNHI more...

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

DR CONGO: Salesian missionaries provide financial aid for school and other critical services at the Don Bosco Center in Bukavu

By at November 28, 2018 | 1:57 pm

DR CONGO: Salesian missionaries provide financial aid for school and other critical services at the Don Bosco Center in Bukavu

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Center opened in 2014 in the city of Bukavu in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Operated by two Salesian priests and one Salesian brother, the center is located near the main town square and a prison and is an ideal location for missionaries to meet the many street children who spend time in the square washing more...

ANS , Congo (Democratic Republic) , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

GHANA: A young girl finds hope for the future after restarting her education at Salesian Child Protection Center

By at November 23, 2018 | 1:55 pm

GHANA: A young girl finds hope for the future after restarting her education at Salesian Child Protection Center

(MissionNewswire) When 14-year-old Mawufemor arrived at the Salesian Child Protection Center in Ashaiman, a large town in the Greater Accra Region of South Ghana, she was malnourished. After having left school several years before, she had experienced many terrible things. At the center, she found hope for the future. “The challenges of my life began after the more...

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

MALI: Salesian missionaries launch educational initiatives to ensure poor and at-risk youth have access to education in Touba

By at November 21, 2018 | 12:22 pm

MALI: Salesian missionaries launch educational initiatives to ensure poor and at-risk youth have access to education in Touba

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have recently built the St. John Bosco secondary school in Touba, a small town in Mali which had no other secondary educational institutions. The school was completed with the assistance of the Spanish Salesian organization, Solidaridad Don Bosco, which aims to give youth at risk of social exclusion access to quality more...

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

GHANA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for boreholes for fresh drinking water in communities of Sunyani and Tatale

By at November 20, 2018 | 1:00 pm

GHANA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for boreholes for fresh drinking water in communities of Sunyani and Tatale

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate four centers across Ghana that serve poor youth who are at risk of child labor and human trafficking. There are two centers in the urban area of Accra, a new center in the town of Tatale and a center in the city of Sunyani, the first place Salesian missionaries launched programs in the country more than 25 years ago. A more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Ghana

NIGERIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for borewells for clean water in 10 communities

By at November 19, 2018 | 10:53 am

NIGERIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” provides funding for borewells for clean water in 10 communities

(MissionNewswire) Through its “Clean Water Initiative,” Salesian Missions is funding a project to provide borewells to 10 communities in Nigeria. Water projects are already underway in the communities of Sagamu, Akure, Ondo, Ibadan and Ogidi. All are home to Salesian programs that provide education and help to meet the basic needs of poor youth and their more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Nigeria

GHANA: A young Salesian in formation is working with poor youth at Salesian oratory in Tatale

By at November 18, 2018 | 10:35 am

GHANA: A young Salesian in formation is working with poor youth at Salesian oratory in Tatale

(MissionNewswire) Michal Klučka, a young Salesian in formation originally from Bratislava, Slovakia, is completing a year-long internship in Tatale, Ghana where he helps with the pastoral care of youth at the Salesian school and oratory there. A year ago, when his Provincial, Father Petrus Obermüller, informed him about the options for internship, he did not even know more...

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

DR CONGO: Salesian missionaries at Bakanja Ville work to help youth living on the streets access shelter and education

By at November 16, 2018 | 6:23 am

DR CONGO: Salesian missionaries at Bakanja Ville work to help youth living on the streets access shelter and education

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have prioritized working with youth living on the streets in the city of Lubumbashi in the southeastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Lubumbashi and its surrounding areas have a population close to 8.2 million with most living in poverty. While the city has both agricultural and mineral resource wealth, it faces more...

ANS , Congo (Democratic Republic) , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Girls Shelter rebuilds after fire destroyed house that provides shelter and programs to child abuse victims

By at November 10, 2018 | 1:41 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Girls Shelter rebuilds after fire destroyed house that provides shelter and programs to child abuse victims

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Girls Shelter which is operated by Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations located in the capital city of Freetown, was recently reopened after a fire destroyed the building in May 2018. One of the girls received burns on her feet and everything in the shelter was destroyed in the fire which was caused more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul provides critical support and intervention services for inmates at Pademba Road Prison

By at November 7, 2018 | 4:52 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul provides critical support and intervention services for inmates at Pademba Road Prison

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Fambul, located in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown and one of the country’s leading child-welfare organizations, have been actively providing services to young prisoners incarcerated at the Pademba Road Prison. A long-term partnership between the prison and Don Bosco Fambul was established to allow more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone