Congo (Democratic Republic)

DR CONGO: Salesian Center Plans New Healthcare Center for Youth in Diamond Mining Community

By at April 25, 2017 | 8:43 am

DR CONGO: Salesian Center Plans New Healthcare Center for Youth in Diamond Mining Community

(MissionNewswire) In the city of Mbuji-Mayi, located in the south central part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Salesian missionaries are building a healthcare center for street children, many of whom are involved secretly and illegally in searching for diamonds. About one-third of the world’s industrial diamonds are extracted from this area of the country. Where more...

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DR Congo: Salesian Youth Have Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation from Feed My Starving Children

By at April 18, 2017 | 9:28 am

DR Congo: Salesian Youth Have Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation from Feed My Starving Children

(MissionNewswire) Youth taking part in school and other social development activities within different programs operated by Don Bosco Ngangi Center in the Democratic Republic of Congo benefited from a recent shipment of rice-meals thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit Christian organization committed to more...

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DR CONGO: Salesian Institute of Higher Learning Helps Students Prepare for Work in Private and Public Administration

By at April 11, 2017 | 7:44 am

DR CONGO: Salesian Institute of Higher Learning Helps Students Prepare for Work in Private and Public Administration

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Higher School of Administration and Economic Policy of Lubumbashi (EcoPo-Lubumbashi) opened in October 2010, and serves as an institution for higher learning in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). EcoPo-Lubumbashi is a scientific and professional center providing students a quality education in the field of administration of public and more...

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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