Burundi

BURUNDI: Salesian missionaries provide vocational education to help youth prepare for the future

By at October 18, 2017 | 9:29 am

BURUNDI: Salesian missionaries provide vocational education to help youth prepare for the future

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Father Jean Paul Ndayikengurutse is the director and pastor of the Salesian Center in Rukago, Burundi, which provides education, workforce development and other social programs to poor and at-risk youth in the region. Burundi, located in the heart of the African Great Lakes region, has seen more than a decade of violence and conflict which has more...

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BURUNDI: New Salesian Project Aims to Help Women Gain the Education and Skills Needed for Employment

By at March 21, 2017 | 4:48 pm

BURUNDI: New Salesian Project Aims to Help Women Gain the Education and Skills Needed for Employment

(MissionNewswire) The Spanish Salesian-run organization Don Bosco Solidarity is launching a new project in the rural community of Rukago, in northern Burundi. The project, “Improving the Opportunities of Women in Rukago,” has been implemented at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center of Buterere. The new initiative was launched to help women gain the skills needed more...

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BURUNDI: Salesian Missionaries Continue Programs in Wake of Ongoing Political Tension and Humanitarian Crisis

By at June 3, 2015 | 9:41 am

BURUNDI: Salesian Missionaries Continue Programs in Wake of Ongoing Political Tension and Humanitarian Crisis

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are continuing programming in the wake of a political crisis in Burundi. According to the United Nations, the crisis started in mid-April when protests erupted after the country's ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy - Forces for the Defense of Democracy party nominated President Pierre Nkurunziza as its more...

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BURUNDI: Students Learn the Craft of Wood Making for Future Employment

By at February 11, 2015 | 9:36 am

BURUNDI: Students Learn the Craft of Wood Making for Future Employment

(MissionNewswire) At the Salesian Don Bosco Vocational Training Center Gatenga, in the city of Ruyigi in eastern Burundi, students are learning the craft of wood making. The wood making program is part of local Salesian missionaries’ efforts to provide youth an education and trade skill training as well as valuable work experience in an effort to increase future more...

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BURUNDI: Fortified Rice Meals from Stop Hunger Now Feed 800 Hungry Youth at Salesian School

By at December 13, 2013 | 1:48 pm

BURUNDI: Fortified Rice Meals from Stop Hunger Now Feed 800 Hungry Youth at Salesian School

(MissionNewswire) More than 800 youth participating in three different Salesian-run programs in Burundi have better access to nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving more...

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