East Africa

ETHIOPIA: Salesian students take part in Sport for Development Technical and Vocational Education and Training Championship

By at July 20, 2018 | 1:20 pm

ETHIOPIA: Salesian students take part in Sport for Development Technical and Vocational Education and Training Championship

(MissionNewswire) The first Sport for Development Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Championship was launched at the Entoto Technical Vocational College in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in June 2018. The championship tournament brought together 10 colleges and TVET training centers in the city. Students from Bosco Children and Mekanissa, two Salesian TVET more...

Ethiopia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

UGANDA: Donations provide liturgical items and school uniforms for students attending Don Bosco Primary School

By at July 19, 2018 | 11:54 am

UGANDA: Donations provide liturgical items and school uniforms for students attending Don Bosco Primary School

(MissionNewswire) Donations provided through Salesian Missions were able to provide choir robes and liturgical items as well as new school uniforms for students attending Don Bosco Primary School in Namugongo, Uganda. The students are part of the Salesian-run Children and Life Mission (CALM). Salesian missionaries have been operating CALM, located in the town of more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Uganda

KENYA: Salesian missionaries offer vocational skills training to ensure refugees a better life at Kakuma Refugee Camp

By at July 18, 2018 | 11:55 am

KENYA: Salesian missionaries offer vocational skills training to ensure refugees a better life at Kakuma Refugee Camp

(MissionNewswire) Kakuma 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. Today, the Kakuma refugee camp has more than 185,000 refugees, well over the 120,000-person capacity for which it was built. Most of the refugees are from East and Central more...

Featured on slider , In the News , Kenya , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian students from Italy volunteer to use skills learned from vocational and technical education to aid Salesian hospital

By at July 18, 2018 | 8:41 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian students from Italy volunteer to use skills learned from vocational and technical education to aid Salesian hospital

(MissionNewswire) Students, parents and others from the Salesian House in Sesto San Giovanni, Italy, spent several weeks of their summer break in the city of Tonj, South Sudan. The six Salesian student volunteers are taking vocational courses in thermal-hydraulic, electric and motor repair/installation and were able to provide maintenance support to a newly built more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian missionaries provide summer activities and food distribution for those who have been internally displaced

By at July 10, 2018 | 12:55 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian missionaries provide summer activities and food distribution for those who have been internally displaced

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Gumbo mission in Juba, South Sudan hosts the Salesian St. Vincent de Paul parish, which provides services to those who have been internally displaced and residing at the local IDP camp. The camp was established to aid those displaced by the war in 2013 and then again later as conflict continued. At its inception, Salesian missionaries more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries are providing pastoral, social development and educational initiative at Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at July 7, 2018 | 1:31 pm

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries are providing pastoral, social development and educational initiative at Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries provide a range of pastoral, social development and educational initiatives to refugees living in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda. The refugee settlement is currently hosting 42,000 people with an average of 300 new refugees arriving each week from South Sudan. It was officially set up in April 2016 to reduce more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda

TANZANIA: Salesian vocational schools are promoting education and workforce development for girls and young women

By at June 26, 2018 | 10:22 am

TANZANIA: Salesian vocational schools are promoting education and workforce development for girls and young women

(MissionNewswire) Salesian vocational schools in Tanzania having been working to promote education for young women who are often left out of these advanced educational opportunities. Originally designed to provide training only for boys, Tanzanian vocational schools now have girls as 38 percent of the student population, while in 2015 they were only 11 percent. It was more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Tanzania

SOUTH SUDAN: One Hundred Village Schools project has built 74 schools since 2012

By at June 18, 2018 | 12:55 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: One Hundred Village Schools project has built 74 schools since 2012

(MissionNewswire) The One Hundred Village Schools project launched in South Sudan in 2012 by the Salesian missionary office Don Bosco Nanum, based in Seoul, South Korea, has been a great success. To date, 74 elementary schools have been built and nearly 15,000 children have been impacted. These children are now engaged in education and gaining the foundational skills more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan

UGANDA: Fire destroys dormitory that housed 100 boys attending local Salesian secondary school

By at June 4, 2018 | 8:50 am

UGANDA: Fire destroys dormitory that housed 100 boys attending local Salesian secondary school

(MissionNewswire) In the early morning hours of May 29, a fire destroyed a dormitory at St. Mary's Namaliga, a Salesian secondary school in Bombo, Uganda. The dormitory housed close to 100 boys who attend the school. At the time of the fire, all of the boys were at morning prayer at another location on the school grounds and no one was injured. The local fire brigade more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian missionaries in Juba support displaced by providing education, shelter, support

By at April 17, 2018 | 1:23 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian missionaries in Juba support displaced by providing education, shelter, support

(MissionNewswire) Father David Tulimelli, parish priest at the Salesian St. Vincent de Paul parish which operates Don Bosco Gumbo, has dedicated his life to the youth of South Sudan. He has been a witness to the young country’s troubles and was praised in 2016 for his efforts to assist those who were internally displaced by the ongoing conflict in South Sudan. Fr. more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan