East Africa

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 , 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

ETHIOPIA: Salesian missionaries launch a new education and nutrition program for poor families living on the outskirts of Dilla

By at January 30, 2019 | 3:43 am

ETHIOPIA: Salesian missionaries launch a new education and nutrition program for poor families living on the outskirts of Dilla

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working in Dilla, a town of nearly 90,000 people located in southern Ethiopia, since 1982. In January 2018, they launched an elementary school which currently serves 554 students between the ages of 5 and 12, many of whom come from families who live in extreme poverty on the outskirts of Dilla. Without the Salesian more...

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

ETHIOPIA: Salesian missionaries offer shelter and education for homeless and at-risk youth at Bosco Children Project

By at January 24, 2019 | 1:35 pm

ETHIOPIA: Salesian missionaries offer shelter and education for homeless and at-risk youth at Bosco Children Project

(MissionNewswire) The Bosco Children Project, located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, provides support and educational services in addition to an outreach orientation center and a hostel for youth, mostly boys, who are orphaned or live on the street. At the hostel, youth receive shelter, meals, warm clothing, psychosocial counseling and access to basic education and literacy more...

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

UGANDA: Italian Salesian missionary is sending equipment and supplies to Palabek Refugee Settlement to support refugees in their technical education

By at January 5, 2019 | 10:40 am

UGANDA: Italian Salesian missionary is sending equipment and supplies to Palabek Refugee Settlement to support refugees in their technical education

(MissionNewswire) Giacomo Comino, a Salesian missionary living in Fossano, a town in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, has launched a new project to help support refugees in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda. The Palabek Refugee Settlement is currently home to 42,000 people with an average of 300 new refugees from South Sudan arriving each week. It more...

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

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries hold marathon to bring awareness to domestic violence

By at December 20, 2018 | 9:28 am

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries hold marathon to bring awareness to domestic violence

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the town of Kamuli in Uganda organized a marathon in honor and celebration of the Immaculate Conception of Mary which falls on Dec. 8. The event, coordinated by the Salesian Youth Ministry, was used to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence in communities. Many of the youth who took part are from the local Salesian more...

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

ERITREA: Salesian missionaries collaborate with Italian doctor to develop new clean water source in Degra Mereto village

By at December 13, 2018 | 3:05 pm

ERITREA: Salesian missionaries collaborate with Italian doctor to develop new clean water source in Degra Mereto village

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the Eritrean village of Degra Mereto, in collaboration with Dr. D'Amore, an Italian doctor who has been promoting development projects in Eritrea for years, are asking for help to build a well in the community. The village of Degra Mereto has close to 1,300 people and nearly all live in a state of geographic, economic and more...

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