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KENYA: New Schneider Electric Partnership Updates School Electrical Labs, Provides Technical Electrical Education

By at August 16, 2017 | 6:48 am

KENYA: New Schneider Electric Partnership Updates School Electrical Labs, Provides Technical Electrical Education

The Don Bosco Foundation of East Africa partnered with Schneider Electric to renovate an electrical lab at the Don Bosco Boys Town Technical Institute in Nairobi, according to an article in Voltimum, a source for news in the electrical industry. The new lab was recently unveiled at an event attended by both Salesian and Schneider Electric staff. This project is part of an more...

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KENYA: Salesian Sisters Launch Project to Raise Funding for New Electrical System for Water Purification

By at August 1, 2017 | 3:36 pm

KENYA: Salesian Sisters Launch Project to Raise Funding for New Electrical System for Water Purification

(MissionNewswire) Salesian sisters with Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in the Marsabit region of Kenya are seeking funding for a new project to build a solar-powered electrical system. The new system will heat water and act as the purification system for drinking water that would eliminate the diseases afflicting students and missionaries in the region. Only 35.7 more...

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Provides Education and Workforce Development Programs for Refugees Around the Globe

By at June 20, 2017 | 12:37 pm

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Provides Education and Workforce Development Programs for Refugees Around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions stands with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and other international organizations in honoring World Refugee Day, held each year since 2001on June 20.  The day, coordinated by UNHCR, honors the plight of millions of refugees and internally displaced people who have been forced to flee their homes. UNHCR has noted that a record 65 more...

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WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missionaries Highlight Educational and Social Programs that Combat Child Labor

By at June 12, 2017 | 1:05 pm

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missionaries Highlight Educational and Social Programs that Combat Child Labor

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the International Labor Organization and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Day Against Child Labor. Launched in 2002, the day focuses attention on the global extent of child labor and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. On this day, the United Nations, governments, employers and workers more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Food Aid and Assist with Water Collection After First Rain in More Than a Year

By at May 12, 2017 | 7:54 am

Salesian missionaries are continuing relief work in the villages near Korr, Kenya. The first rains in more than year came on Sunday, April 30. While it was not a lot of rain, it was enough that Salesian missionaries were able to gather some of it for drinking water. Missionaries report that some villages are better equipped than others for collecting this rain water to more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Providing Food Aid to Those Affected by Ongoing Drought

By at April 12, 2017 | 1:12 pm

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Providing Food Aid to Those Affected by Ongoing Drought

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have provided food distribution to 1,000 families in 18 villages during their efforts to assist families affected by the drought in Kenya. More than 3 million people in Kenya are impacted by the worsening drought in East Africa. Little rain has fallen over the last year — affecting sheep and cattle farmers, destroying their more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Respond to Need of Families Affected by Devastating Fire in Kuwinda

By at April 6, 2017 | 9:48 am

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Respond to Need of Families Affected by Devastating Fire in Kuwinda

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the Kuwinda district of Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi are responding to a fire that has decimated the area and destroyed the Salesian Divine Mercy Church. The fire happened on March 29 and reduced the area to ashes. The problem is not only the physical destruction suffered but also the number of children and families in need more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missions Launches Fundraising Appeal to Assist Families Suffering from Drought

By at March 3, 2017 | 10:21 am

KENYA: Salesian Missions Launches Fundraising Appeal to Assist Families Suffering from Drought

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the international Salesians of Don Bosco, has launched an emergency fundraising effort to support missionaries assisting people affected by severe drought in Kenya. The government of Kenya has declared the country’s devastating drought a national disaster, with an estimated 2.7 million people in urgent more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Food and Water as Drought and Food Insecurity Affect Kenyan Communities

By at January 14, 2017 | 9:12 am

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Food and Water as Drought and Food Insecurity Affect Kenyan Communities

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Mission Korr in Kenya provides services to nomadic populations in the surrounding community and within Kakuma refugee camp, which was established in 1992 near Kenya’s border with South Sudan and was a place of refuge for unaccompanied minors fleeing warring factions in what was then southern Sudan. Kakuma is operated by UNHCR, the U.N. more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provided Technical Training to 3,774 Youth in 2015

By at June 28, 2016 | 8:30 am

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provided Technical Training to 3,774 Youth in 2015

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries have expanded their technical training offered to refugees at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. Classes started in January 2016 after expansion of the program and construction on new facilities were completed in December 2015. Kakuma is operated by UNHCR, the U.N. refugee agency, in collaboration with Salesian missionaries in the more...

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