Madagascar

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Programs for Youth and Women Bring Hope to Families

By at March 31, 2017 | 8:02 am

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Programs for Youth and Women Bring Hope to Families

(MissionNewswire) In order to help youth break the cycle of poverty and hopelessness, Salesian missionaries in Madagascar operate elementary, middle and high schools throughout the country. The focus is on providing educational opportunities, increasing literacy and laying a foundation for education well past the compulsory education required in the country. Access to more...

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MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missionaries Provide Services to More Than 110 Youth in Detention Center

By at March 9, 2017 | 10:44 am

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missionaries Provide Services to More Than 110 Youth in Detention Center

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Madagascar's capital city of Antananarivo provide services to more than 110 boys in the detention home of Anjanamasina. The program, which is often referred to as the “House of Rascals," is far beyond capacity, originally built and structured to accommodate 60 to 70 youth. There are often not enough provisions for all the more...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs That Empower Girls and Young Women Through Education

By at March 8, 2017 | 8:00 am

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs That Empower Girls and Young Women Through Education

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and its international partners in celebrating International Women’s Day, celebrated each year on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. Each year, International Women’s more...

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MADAGASCAR: Salesian Feeding Programs Provides Free Lunch to 300 Children Each Day

By at June 22, 2016 | 2:25 pm

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Feeding Programs Provides Free Lunch to 300 Children Each Day

(MissionNewsire) Salesian Sisters working with Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Betafo, a town of 30,000 people surrounded by hills in the Central Highlands of Madagascar, provide a nursery school, elementary school, professional center, oratory and two boarding houses, one for the girls attending the professional center and the other for those who attend the more...

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MADAGASCAR: New Construction Project Aims to Give Students Real World Work Experience

By at May 5, 2016 | 7:05 am

MADAGASCAR: New Construction Project Aims to Give Students Real World Work Experience

(MissionNewswire) Salesian technical students have put their newly acquired skills to use at a construction project in Madagascar’s ministerial building in Antananarivo, the country’s capital city located in the Central Highlands. The 29 students from the Salesian Vocational Training Center are building new rooms for the government building. The project was designed more...

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MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missionaries Provide Assistance to Those Affected by Flooding from Cyclone Chedza

By at March 4, 2015 | 8:37 am

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missionaries Provide Assistance to Those Affected by Flooding from Cyclone Chedza

(MissionNewswire) On January 16, Tropical Cyclone Chedza made landfall in Madagascar bringing wind and intense heavy rainfall leading to flooding that affected many areas of the country including Antananarivo, the capital city. According to the country’s National Disaster Risk Management Office, 35 people were killed and 52,936 people were left homeless in the hardest more...

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MADAGASCAR: New Educational Opportunities Provide Training in High Employment Sectors Helping Youth Escape Poverty

By at April 17, 2014 | 10:55 am

MADAGASCAR: New Educational Opportunities Provide Training in High Employment Sectors Helping Youth Escape Poverty

(MissionNewswire) Madagascar, an island in the Indian Ocean off the coast of East Africa, is one of the poorest countries in the world. In order to help youth break the cycle of poverty and hopelessness, Salesian missionaires in Madagascar operate elementary, middle and high schools throughout the country. The focus of the schools is on providing educational more...

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MADAGASCAR: New Partnership is Closing the Digital Divide

By at April 16, 2013 | 5:06 pm

MADAGASCAR: New Partnership is Closing the Digital Divide

(MissionNewswire) The digital divide–the gap between those with access to technology and those without–is particularly apparent in Madagascar. Because of a lack of funding and limited access to technology, many youth have had no training in technology, including basic computer and internet skills. Youth with no technical knowledge or training are severely limited in more...

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MADAGASCAR: Computer Scientists Without Borders Helps Bring New Services, Technology Training to Youth

By at November 25, 2012 | 5:14 pm

MADAGASCAR: Computer Scientists Without Borders Helps Bring New Services, Technology Training to Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian-run programs in Bevaneviky, Madagascar are now able to offer youth new computer services and better technology training thanks to a charitable initiative created in collaboration with Computer Buffs Without Frontiers, an organization formed by professional information technology volunteers, and Monclick, one of the leading online sellers of more...

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