East Africa

UGANDA: Young women from South Sudan are learning the skills needed to earn a living at Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at April 12, 2019 | 7:56 am

UGANDA: Young women from South Sudan are learning the skills needed to earn a living at Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Uganda has become home for more than 1.3 million refugees—82 percent of whom are women and children—in the wake of the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, according to the UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency. Millions have fled the country and nearly 400,000 have died as a result of armed clashes. Many of those who have fled to Uganda have taken more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda

UGANDA: New vocational training center provides critical education to 400 refugees in Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at April 3, 2019 | 8:08 am

UGANDA: New vocational training center provides critical education to 400 refugees in Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working to provide needed programming at the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda. Missionaries provide for basic needs while also providing primary and secondary education along with a new vocational school that launched in January 2019. Uganda hosts close to 1.3 million refugees, the majority coming from more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda

UGANDA: Close to 77,500 meals provided to poor youth at Don Bosco Children and Life Mission and Don Bosco Primary School thanks to Rise Against Hunger rice-meal shipment

By at April 2, 2019 | 11:24 am

UGANDA: Close to 77,500 meals provided to poor youth at Don Bosco Children and Life Mission and Don Bosco Primary School thanks to Rise Against Hunger rice-meal shipment

(MissionNewswire) More than 300 poor youth at the Don Bosco Children and Life Mission (Don Bosco CALM) orphanage and Don Bosco Primary School, located in the town of Namugongo just 10 miles northeast of the city of Kampala in Central Uganda, have access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger, an international relief more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Uganda

RWANDA: New ProFuturo project provides technology education and equipment to 10 schools benefiting more than 6,000 children

By at March 31, 2019 | 8:56 am

RWANDA: New ProFuturo project provides technology education and equipment to 10 schools benefiting more than 6,000 children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Africa Great Lakes province planning and development office are partnering with la Caixa Banking and Telefonica foundations to launch the ProFuturo project. The project will coordinate classes in technology and provide IT equipment that will impact more than 6,000 children in 10 schools in Kigali, Rwanda, according to a more...

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SUDAN: Salesian graduates from Don Bosco Center in Seoul, Korea initiate projects to help Salesian vocational centers in Khartoum and El Obedid

By at March 24, 2019 | 12:45 pm

SUDAN: Salesian graduates from Don Bosco Center in Seoul, Korea initiate projects to help Salesian vocational centers in Khartoum and El Obedid

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical School in El Obedid and the St. Joseph's Vocational Training Center in Khartoum, Sudan, have received the support and assistance of graduates from the Don Bosco Center in Seoul, Korea. Lin Chanwoo, one of the graduates, and Salesian Brother, Marino Bois, spent seven weeks in Sudan at the Salesian training centers repairing more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sudan

TANZANIA: Renewable energy technical training is giving youth a second chance at an education and long-term employment

By at February 19, 2019 | 9:47 am

TANZANIA: Renewable energy technical training is giving youth a second chance at an education and long-term employment

(MissionNewswire) Youth attending Don Bosco Oysterbay, located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, are able to access technical training in renewable energy thanks to a project that was launched two years ago in partnership with Misereor, a German Catholic Bishops’ Organization for Development Cooperation, to help advance this training capacity. Funding from the partnership more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Tanzania

TANZANIA: Don Bosco Vocational Training Centers in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma and Iringa launch renewable energy training programs

By at February 19, 2019 | 9:45 am

TANZANIA: Don Bosco Vocational Training Centers in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma and Iringa launch renewable energy training programs

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Vocational Training Centers in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma and Iringa in Tanzania have been working to advance each center’s ability to provide technical and vocational training in renewable energy. Don Bosco Oysterbay in Dar es Salaam has been funded over the last two years through a partnership with Misereor, the German Catholic Bishops’ more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Tanzania

TANZANIA: Solar training at Don Bosco Oysterbay offers hope for Tanzania’s jobless youth

By at February 19, 2019 | 9:43 am

TANZANIA: Solar training at Don Bosco Oysterbay offers hope for Tanzania’s jobless youth

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Oysterbay in Dar es Salaam has been funded over the last two years through a partnership with Misereor, a German Catholic Bishops’ Organization for Development Cooperation, to help advance training capacity in renewable energy. The project is one of three happening in Salesian centers in Tanzania. In addition, the Charles Stewart Mott more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Tanzania

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian teachers and staff from Don Bosco Radio take part in training session on healing trauma

By at February 12, 2019 | 3:34 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian teachers and staff from Don Bosco Radio take part in training session on healing trauma

(MissionNewswire) Thirty-five teachers from several schools, together with the staff of Don Bosco Radio, attended a three-day training session on trauma healing, according to an article on Catholic News Radio. Facilitated by a doctor working with Salesian missionaries in the Tonj State of South Sudan, the training was aimed at educating teachers and other Salesian staff more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries launch new vocational training center at Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at February 8, 2019 | 12:35 pm

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries launch new vocational training center at Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda launched a new center for vocational training on Jan. 31. Uganda hosts close to 1.3 million refugees, the majority coming from South Sudan. Others are fleeing from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Somalia, Burundi and several other countries. The Palabek more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda