Central Africa

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MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missions donors provide funding to expand elementary school and refurbish outdated classrooms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MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missions donors provide funding to expand elementary school and refurbish outdated classrooms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funding that has enabled Salesian missionaries in Mahajanga, Madagascar to expand an elementary school and refurbish outdated classrooms.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)

GABON: Salesian missionaries provide youth center and vocational skills training for more than 400 youth

By at June 6, 2018 | 7:45 am

GABON: Salesian missionaries provide youth center and vocational skills training for more than 400 youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate a youth center and vocational training skills center in Oyem, a city in northern Gabon, not far from the borders with Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. The city is inhabited by about 60,000 people. Salesian missionaries have been present in the community for more than three decades. Salesian missionaries arrived in Oyem in more...

Gabon , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

DR CONGO: New project helps mothers learn farming techniques to launch small farms to aid in self-sufficiency

By at May 24, 2018 | 7:06 am

DR CONGO: New project helps mothers learn farming techniques to launch small farms to aid in self-sufficiency

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Mont Ngafula, a municipality of Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), have launched a new project to help women of the parish start small agricultural activities that generate income. The small town of Mont Ngafula is isolated because there is no roadway that connects it to the city. This causes some more...

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

REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Don Bosco Vocational Training Center launches new improvement plan to introduce new course and increase teacher training

By at May 2, 2018 | 9:55 am

REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Don Bosco Vocational Training Center launches new improvement plan to introduce new course and increase teacher training

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in Brazzaville, the capital and largest city of the Republic of  Congo, recently launched a project for the support of the modernization of vocational training. The project officially launched in May 2018 and runs through October. It aims to further develop the skills of teachers, purchase new equipment and more...

Congo (Brazzaville) , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missions highlights “Clean Water Initiative” projects that ensure youth have access to clean, safe water

By at March 22, 2018 | 9:00 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missions highlights “Clean Water Initiative” projects that ensure youth have access to clean, safe water

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the United Nations' work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of safe, clean water while more...

Cambodia , Clean Water Initiative , Congo (Brazzaville) , Rwanda , Zambia