Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA: Salesian health clinic provides women and child preventative care and health services

By at September 7, 2017 | 12:41 pm

ETHIOPIA: Salesian health clinic provides women and child preventative care and health services

(MissionNewswire) In 2002, in the village of Abobo in western Ethiopia, a group of Italian and Spanish volunteers set up a local health clinic in collaboration with local Salesian missionaries. Today, the Abobo Health Center is the symbol of the community and provides health services for the more than 4,000 local villagers. Having expanded its reach over the years, the more...

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ETHIOPIA: Salesian Professors from India Provide Workshops for Print Your Future Program

By at June 6, 2017 | 9:47 am

ETHIOPIA: Salesian Professors from India Provide Workshops for Print Your Future Program

(MissionNewswire) With the assistance of International Volunteers for Development (VIS), Don Bosco Technical and Professional Training at Mekanissa, near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia offers a training program in graphic and typographic arts. The project, known as “Print your future”, is already resulting in an increase of the professionalism of Salesian students in the more...

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ETHIOPIA: Partnership Between Don Bosco VIS and UNODC Provides Critical Services to Homeless and Abandoned Youth in Addis Ababa

By at June 1, 2017 | 9:10 am

ETHIOPIA: Partnership Between Don Bosco VIS and UNODC Provides Critical Services to Homeless and Abandoned Youth in Addis Ababa

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to a partnership between the Don Bosco International Volunteers for Development (VIS), and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), young boys in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia have a new lease on life. Determined to address one of Ethiopia’s most pressing socioeconomic challenges—the burgeoning number of abandoned, runaway and otherwise more...

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ETHIOPIA: Salesian Technical Education in Graphic and Typographic Arts Only Professional Program of Its Kind in the Country

By at May 15, 2017 | 10:11 am

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical and Professional Training at Mekanissa, near the capital city of Addis Ababa, offers a training program in graphic and typographic arts. The project, known as “Print your future”, is already resulting in an increase of the professionalism of Salesian students into the workforce and is helping to promote the Salesian program as more...

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ETHIOPIA: Seven Salesian Students Among Deceased from Koshe Landfill Landslide

By at March 21, 2017 | 3:26 pm

ETHIOPIA: Seven Salesian Students Among Deceased from Koshe Landfill Landslide

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries living and working with poor youth and their families in the capital city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia are reporting that seven students from the Salesian-run Bosco Center at Mekanissa, a suburb of the city, were killed in the Koshe landfill landslide that killed 115 on Saturday, March 11. A ceremony in memory of the victims was held at more...

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ETHIOPIA: Salesian Missionaries Bring Education and Workforce Development Programs to At-Risk Youth

By at December 2, 2016 | 12:37 pm

ETHIOPIA: Salesian Missionaries Bring Education and Workforce Development Programs to At-Risk Youth

(MissionNewswire)  In Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa, a Salesian center provides a variety of programs designed to instill confidence and self respect to 750 at-risk youth. Salesian sisters arrived in the city more than 20 years ago. They began working with poor children and young women and opened a school. Young students attend basic elementary school classes more...

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ETHIOPIA: Salesian Missions Helps Fund Professional Training in Development Management for Teachers, Staff

By at October 1, 2016 | 4:01 pm

ETHIOPIA: Salesian Missions Helps Fund Professional Training in Development Management for Teachers, Staff

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Ethiopia recently held a management course for 30 Salesian teachers and management staff to aid in their professional development. The course was funded in part by Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, located in New Rochelle, New York. The training focused on increasing the knowledge base of more...

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ETHIOPIA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Educational Programs at Pugnido Refugee Camp

By at September 1, 2016 | 7:17 pm

ETHIOPIA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Educational Programs at Pugnido Refugee Camp

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working at the Pugnido Refugee Camp, the oldest refugee camp in the Gambella Region of Western Ethiopia, having been working with poor youth and their families providing education and social development services. The camp is home to some 60,000 refugees, the majority of whom are escaping violence and conflict within South more...

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ETHIOPIA: Salesian Lay Volunteers Educate, Provide Hope to Poor Youth and Their Families

By at June 8, 2016 | 8:29 am

ETHIOPIA: Salesian Lay Volunteers Educate, Provide Hope to Poor Youth and Their Families

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries in Ethiopia are working to address an extreme drought in the country and continuing their education and social development programs helping to aid poor youth and their families. Joanna Piotrowska, a Salesian volunteer from Poland, has been working with the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Dilla, a town in southern Ethiopia. more...

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WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

By at March 21, 2016 | 10:07 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Ensure Safe, Clean Water for Teachers and Students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22, focusing attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for the more...

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