Congo (Democratic Republic)

DR CONGO: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education and Workforce Development to Youth Denied Education

By at January 9, 2017 | 10:18 am

DR CONGO: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education and Workforce Development to Youth Denied Education

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Uvira, within South Kivu province if the Democratic Republic of Congo, are providing young children and older youth an opportunity to go to school. Many of these young students are former child soldiers, street children, children accused of witchcraft, abused women and single mothers who have had their rights violated and been more...

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D.R CONGO: Youth Soccer League Impacts More Than 1,600 Youth Teaching Important Team Skills

By at June 14, 2016 | 8:03 am

D.R CONGO: Youth Soccer League Impacts More Than 1,600 Youth Teaching Important Team Skills

(MissionNewsire) Salesian Brother Honorato Alonso has been organizing the most popular youth soccer league in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the last 35 years. After leaving his native city of Burgos, Spain, Bro. Alonso arrived in the city of Goma in 1981. He immediately  set up a youth soccer league open to young athletes at all levels. The more...

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DR Congo: Salesian Youth Give Back to Local Community Bringing Food, Clothing to Leprosy Hospital

By at June 6, 2016 | 10:26 am

DR Congo: Salesian Youth Give Back to Local Community Bringing Food, Clothing to Leprosy Hospital

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries in Lubumbashi, the second-largest city in the southeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, facilitated a give-back opportunity for youth from various schools within the city. Youth sought donations of clothes, shoes and food and delivered it to the Kapolowe mission, founded by the Benedictines and now administered by two more...

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DR CONGO: Radio Don Bosco Provides Youth Post-Graduate Work Experience

By at April 12, 2016 | 11:51 am

DR CONGO: Radio Don Bosco Provides Youth Post-Graduate Work Experience

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Lubumbashi, the second-largest city in the southeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, started Radio Don Bosco Congo, a free educational radio station. Started two years ago, the Catholic nonprofit radio station is inspired by the Salesian founder, St. John (Don) Bosco, and focuses on issues that are of most concern more...

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WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

By at March 21, 2016 | 10:07 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the UN’s 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, focusing attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for the more...

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DR CONGO: Salesian Missionaries Train 100 Youth at New Don Bosco Center

By at December 29, 2015 | 7:56 am

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

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DR CONGO: Two Water Projects are Ensuring Fresh Clean Water for Salesian Students

By at December 18, 2015 | 1:57 pm

DR CONGO: Two Water Projects are Ensuring Fresh Clean Water for Salesian Students

(MissionNewswire) Close to 4,000 youth, parents, Salesian staff and community members will benefit from two water projects underway at Salesian training and vocational centers in the city of Lubumbashi in the southeastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Salesian-run Kansebula St Jean Bosco Institute and Chem Chem Center have nearly completed the more...

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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights School Feeding Programs and Agricultural Education in Fight against Hunger

By at October 15, 2015 | 6:07 pm

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights School Feeding Programs and Agricultural Education in Fight against Hunger

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Food Day. Celebrated each year on October 16, the day was established to bring attention to the plight of the world’s hungry and undernourished while providing an opportunity for a deeper understanding of more...

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DR CONGO: Don Bosco Center Ngangi Serves More Than 4,600 Poor Youth and Their Families

By at May 12, 2015 | 8:11 am

DR CONGO: Don Bosco Center Ngangi Serves More Than 4,600 Poor Youth and Their Families

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Center Ngangi in the eastern city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has been providing social development, medical and educational services to poor youth and their families since 1988. Currently, there are more than 4,600 people accessing the center’s services. Started first as a youth center, the Don Bosco Center more...

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REPUBLIC OF CONGO: New Building at Don Bosco Vocational Center to Increase Student Admission

By at May 5, 2015 | 1:05 pm

REPUBLIC OF CONGO: New Building at Don Bosco Vocational Center to Increase Student Admission

(MissionNewswire) In early March, the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center in Pointe-Noire, the second largest city in the Republic of Congo, inaugurated a new building that will allow for increased student admission. The new building is part of a project focused on the promotion of vocational training for disadvantaged youth that will train 3,000 students from the more...

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