Central 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

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missions donors help Salesian vocational training center graduates launch small business enterprise

By at March 13, 2019 | 12:58 pm

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missions donors help Salesian vocational training center graduates launch small business enterprise

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the Fianarantsoa region of Madagascar are able to assist 10 graduates of the local Salesian vocational training center in launching a small business enterprise thanks to Salesian Missions donors. The project will train the Salesian graduates in management, operations and the development of a plan to establish a construction more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Madagascar

DR CONGO: Salesian missionaries help ensure youth affected by devastating fire are able to attend school

By at January 16, 2019 | 1:54 pm

DR CONGO: Salesian missionaries help ensure youth affected by devastating fire are able to attend school

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been providing support to families who lost everything when a devastating fire broke out in the Nyalukemba neighborhood in the city of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The fire destroyed more than 300 houses that had been built with wooden planks and were very close together. With the agreement of the diocesan more...

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

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Don Bosco Foundation in France collaborates to build national Scouting training center in Bangui

By at December 19, 2018 | 9:50 am

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Don Bosco Foundation in France collaborates to build national Scouting training center in Bangui

(MissionNewswire) There are close to 15,000 youth who are ready to participate in Scouting activities and become messengers of peace in the Central African Republic. In a country torn by conflict and marked by the use of child soldiers, these boys want to revive their Scouting activities and contribute to peace and reconciliation in the country. For more than 100 more...

ANS , Central African Republic , 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)

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)

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missions donors provide funding to expand elementary school and refurbish outdated classrooms

By at October 9, 2018 | 8:37 am

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missions donors provide funding to expand elementary school and refurbish outdated classrooms

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions donors have provided funding that has enabled Salesian missionaries in Mahajanga, Madagascar to expand an elementary school and refurbish outdated classrooms. In order to help youth break the cycle of poverty and hopelessness, Salesian missionaries in Madagascar operate elementary, middle and high schools throughout the more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Madagascar

REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for several infrastructure improvements at Salesian schools

By at September 12, 2018 | 9:56 am

REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for several infrastructure improvements at Salesian schools

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions donors recently supported several infrastructure projects in the Republic of the Congo. These projects included the installation of critically needed security walls around the Holy Spirit Catholic School and the Saint Pierre Catholic School, both Salesian schools within the Catholic Diocese of Pointe Noire. The new security wall more...

Congo (Brazzaville) , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

DR CONGO: Salesian Missions donor funding helps to expand classrooms and provide nutritional assistance for poor students

By at August 11, 2018 | 8:57 am

DR CONGO: Salesian Missions donor funding helps to expand classrooms and provide nutritional assistance for poor students

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to donor funding through Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, youth at three Salesian centers in the Democratic Republic of Congo benefited from improved school conditions. Students attending the Don Bosco Vocational Center in Uvira and younger children at the Primary School Saint Kiwanuka/Kingabwa have more...

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

DR CONGO: Salesian oratory serving more than 800 youth develops music and sports programming

By at July 21, 2018 | 9:13 am

DR CONGO: Salesian oratory serving more than 800 youth develops music and sports programming

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian oratory, Michele Rua, located in Masina, a municipality in the capital city of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has launched a new music and sports program. Kinshasa has nearly 11 million inhabitants with many children and older youth in need of education and support. Youth are often living on the streets or their families more...

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