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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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KENYA: Students Receive Primary and Secondary Education through Bosco Boys

By at April 20, 2016 | 7:25 pm

KENYA: Students Receive Primary and Secondary Education through Bosco Boys

(MissionNewsire) The Salesian-run Bosco Boys program provides education and technical skills training to former street children in Nairobi, Kenya and is currently serving more than 600 boys and girls in primary and secondary schools and universities. The program also operates two nursery schools in the slums of Kariua and Kuwinda. Currently there are 283 students in more...

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KENYA: Bosco Boys Programs Help Street Youth Gain an Education and Hope for the Future

By at September 30, 2015 | 5:20 pm

KENYA: Bosco Boys Programs Help Street Youth Gain an Education and Hope for the Future

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Bosco Boys program provides education and technical skills training to former street children in Nairobi, Kenya and is currently serving more than 600 boys and girls in primary and secondary schools and universities. The program also operates two nursery schools in the slums of Kariua and Kuwinda. Youth living in Nairobi’s slums more...

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SPAIN: Campaign Launched to Highlight Struggles of Youth Unfairly Kept in Juvenile Justice Centers

By at June 24, 2015 | 5:58 pm

SPAIN: Campaign Launched to Highlight Struggles of Youth Unfairly Kept in Juvenile Justice Centers

(MissionNewswire) According to the United Nations, more than 1 million youth across the globe are deprived of their freedom in police stations, prisons and juvenile detention centers. The majority of them do not have previous criminal records and many have been accused of petty crimes like begging or sleeping on the streets. Nearly 60 percent of these juvenile offenders more...

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

By at June 18, 2015 | 1:32 pm

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) In countries around the globe, Salesian missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian programs provide refugees much needed education and technical skills training, workforce more...

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KENYA: World Food Program Cuts will Affect Nearly 1,000 Participating in Salesian Programs at Kakuma Refugee Camp

By at June 15, 2015 | 9:06 am

KENYA: World Food Program Cuts will Affect Nearly 1,000 Participating in Salesian Programs at Kakuma Refugee Camp

(MissionNewswire) The U.N World Food Programme made an announcement in June that due to a shortfall in donor funding it plans to cut food rations for half a million refugees living in camps in northern Kenya, according to a recent Thomas Reuters Foundation article. Food rations will be cut by close to a third for the primarily Somali and South Sudanese refugees at the more...

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KENYA: Salesian-run Bosco Boys Programs Provides Education to More Than 600 Poor Youth

By at April 14, 2015 | 5:47 am

KENYA: Salesian-run Bosco Boys Programs Provides Education to More Than 600 Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Bosco Boys program provides education and technical skills training to former street children in Nairobi, Kenya and is currently serving more than 600 boys and girls in primary and secondary schools and universities. The program also operates two nursery schools in the slums of Kariua and Kuwinda. For Salesian volunteer, Polona more...

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KENYA: Salesian Missionaries are Building New Vocational School for Growing Refugee Population

By at April 1, 2015 | 8:09 am

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries are Building New Vocational School for Growing Refugee Population

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries continue to provide services to refugees at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. Kakuma is operated by UNHCR, the U.N. refugee agency, in collaboration with Salesian missionaries in the country as well as several other humanitarian organizations. The camp offers refugees safety, security and life-saving services such as housing, more...

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KENYA: Don Bosco Job Placement and Career Center Connects Salesian Graduates to Stable Employment

By at February 26, 2015 | 9:41 am

KENYA: Don Bosco Job Placement and Career Center Connects Salesian Graduates to Stable Employment

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Development Office in Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, has a special job placement and career center staffed by job placement officers who work to ensure that students from Salesian educational programs connect effectively with stable employment upon graduation. The center’s role in Salesian educational programs is critical to more...

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KENYA: Water Project at Salesian Bosco Boys Ensures Clean Safe Water for Students and Faculty

By at December 3, 2014 | 4:53 pm

KENYA: Water Project at Salesian Bosco Boys Ensures Clean Safe Water for Students and Faculty

(MissionNewswire) Despite the steady growth of Kenya’s economy, more than half of the country’s population lives below the poverty line on less than one US dollar a day, according to UNICEF. Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, is home to 3 million residents, most of whom endure lives of extreme poverty in the city’s slums. Families and children living in these urban more...

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