East Africa

ETHIOPIA: Bosco Children Project enables launch of new workshops at Salesian center in Addis Ababa

By at December 2, 2018 | 5:46 pm

ETHIOPIA: Bosco Children Project enables launch of new workshops at Salesian center in Addis Ababa

(MissionNewswire) As part of the Bosco Children Project, new workshops have been launched for students at the Salesian center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The new operation and maintenance of agricultural machinery workshops will serve to provide short-term courses for dozens of students. Thanks to a collaboration between Salesian missionaries and CNH Industrial Italy, CNHI more...

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

BURUNDI: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new kitchen at Salesian Vocational Training Center

By at November 2, 2018 | 8:53 am

BURUNDI: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new kitchen at Salesian Vocational Training Center

(MissionNewswire) Students and staff at the Salesian Vocational Training Center in Rukago, Burundi, have access to better nutrition thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Recent funding was provided to build a new kitchen at the center where lunches can be prepared. Prior to the donation, the daily lunches offered each student were prepared in an inadequate and unsanitary more...

Burundi , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

UGANDA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new wing for the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

By at October 30, 2018 | 2:02 pm

UGANDA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new wing for the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

(MissionNewswire) Construction on a new wing for the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center Namaliga, located in the town of Bombo in central Uganda, was completed thanks to donors from Salesian Missions. The new wing consists of offices for 17 staff members and classrooms for 186 students and will allow for more job training courses in trades such as carpentry, plumbing more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Uganda

ETHIOPIA: President of Italian Council Giuseppe Conte rewards two successful Salesian graduates

By at October 17, 2018 | 10:18 am

ETHIOPIA: President of Italian Council Giuseppe Conte rewards two successful Salesian graduates

(MissionNewswire) Two Salesian graduates, Amaniel and Demelash, are both working in the auto-mechanics sector thanks to the Bosco Children’s Project and the TechPro2 training program. They were recently rewarded for their efforts in a meeting with President of the Italian Council of Ministers, Giuseppe Conte. Conte, who was visiting Ethiopia and Eritrea to meet more...

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

UGANDA: A young refugee dreams of peace in the South Sudan while working with Salesian missionaries in the Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at October 10, 2018 | 5:47 am

UGANDA: A young refugee dreams of peace in the South Sudan while working with Salesian missionaries in the Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Uganda hosts close to 1.3 million refugees, the majority coming from South Sudan which is 45km from the border. Salesian missionaries are providing pastoral, social development and educational initiatives to refugees living in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda. The Palabek Refugee Settlement is currently home to 42,000 people with an more...

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

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian missionaries continue to provide education and food relief to youth and their families in local villages

By at October 3, 2018 | 8:42 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian missionaries continue to provide education and food relief to youth and their families in local villages

(MissionNewswire) South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan in 2011 but has faced an ongoing civil war that started in December 2013 and has resulted in a dire humanitarian crisis. Responding to the civil strife is nothing new to Salesian missionaries in South Sudan who are dedicated to the programs and services they are providing across the country. Despite more...

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

ETHIOPIA: Homeless and abandoned youth have chance at a better life thanks to Bosco Children Project

By at September 21, 2018 | 10:28 am

ETHIOPIA: Homeless and abandoned youth have chance at a better life thanks to Bosco Children Project

(MissionNewswire) With the school year beginning in countries across the world, many youth continue to struggle to gain an education due to poverty and a lack of opportunity. Thanks to a partnership between the Don Bosco International Volunteers for Development (VIS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), youth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia have access to more...

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

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries are providing education to children and older youth in Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at September 15, 2018 | 11:42 am

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries are providing education to children and older youth in Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) 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. Salesian missionaries are providing pastoral, social development and educational initiatives to refugees living in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern more...

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

BURUNDI: Vocational training project launched in 2017 has trained 40 young women in hotel and restaurant industries

By at September 13, 2018 | 11:10 am

BURUNDI: Vocational training project launched in 2017 has trained 40 young women in hotel and restaurant industries

(MissionNewswire) Launched in January 2017 by the Spanish Salesian-run organization, Don Bosco Solidarity, the “Improving the Opportunities for Women in Rukago” project has been making an impact on women in the rural Rukago community of Burundi. The project was implemented at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center of Buterere to help women gain the skills needed to more...

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

UGANDA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for medical and nutritional support for youth living with HIV/AIDS

By at September 12, 2018 | 9:28 am

UGANDA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for medical and nutritional support for youth living with HIV/AIDS

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions is committed to improving the wellbeing of children and families in Uganda, a country rebuilding after decades of war as well as facing the serious increase of HIV/AIDS cases which have left millions of children orphaned. Recently, Salesian Missions donors provided the Don Bosco Children and Life Mission, located in the town of more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Uganda