East Africa

UGANDA: Band Helps At-Risk Discover, Expand Talents

By at November 11, 2016 | 11:42 am

UGANDA: Band Helps At-Risk Discover, Expand Talents

(MissionNewswire) Missionaries with Don Bosco Children and Life Mission located in the town of Namugongo, just 10 miles northeast of the city of Kampala in Central Uganda, operate the Don Bosco Band for at-risk youth in the region. Music lessons were brought to the school nine years ago, when Salesian missionaries started a new initiative teaching a small group of more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda

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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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Providing Shelter, Services to Those Facing Violence in Morobo

By at September 9, 2016 | 1:55 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Providing Shelter, Services to Those Facing Violence in Morobo

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Mission Morobo in South Sudan has been working with local residents to keep safe and prepared in the event the violent clashes that have been happening across the country erupt in their local area. Morobo County is located in the southern central tip of the South Sudan close to both Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan

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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RWANDA: Vocational Center Provides Skills Training to Youth Living in Poverty

By at August 6, 2016 | 7:50 pm

RWANDA: Vocational Center Provides Skills Training to Youth Living in Poverty

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the small village of Muhazi, near the Rwandan capital city of Kigali, operate a vocational center that provides education and training in dressmaking, construction, and catering. Students also learn to cook, take care of a home and organize events. In Kigali, which is surrounded by a range of mountains and luxuriant valleys, many more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Rwanda

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Aid Thousands Fleeing for Their Lives

By at July 12, 2016 | 4:05 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Aid Thousands Fleeing for Their Lives

(MissionNewsire) A fragile truce has been declared by both sides in the struggle for power in South Sudan after days of fighting erupted coinciding with the country’s fifth anniversary of independence from Sudan. On Monday, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir demanded an immediate end to the fighting between his soldiers and those loyal to his rival Vice President Riek more...

South Sudan

SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education to More Than 1,000 Students in Primary and Technical Education

By at July 6, 2016 | 1:31 pm

SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education to More Than 1,000 Students in Primary and Technical Education

(MissionNewsire) A primary school in Khartoum, the capital and second largest city of Sudan, operated by Salesian Sisters from the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, provides education and social development services to 400 children. Nearly 80 percent of the students in the school are victims of the war in South Sudan. Many are deeply wounded, scared, sick and above more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Respond to Humanitarian Crisis in Wau After Clashes Claim 50 Lives

By at June 30, 2016 | 11:34 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Respond to Humanitarian Crisis in Wau After Clashes Claim 50 Lives

(MissionNewsire) A new round of clashes between a new rebel group and government troops in Wau, a remote town 650 kilometers northwest of the capital city of Juba in South Sudan, has left more than 50 people dead, according to a recent report by the Associated Press (Nairobi Bureau). Many residents have fled their homes in search of safety. The AP article notes that South 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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SUDAN: Salesian Programs Offer a Second Chance to Youth Offenders by Providing Education, Path Out of Poverty

By at June 20, 2016 | 8:18 am

SUDAN: Salesian Programs Offer a Second Chance to Youth Offenders by Providing Education, Path Out of Poverty

(MissionNewsire) To meet the needs of the millions of out-of-school youth, Salesian missionaries in the Sudan work to educate poor youth and provide them a path out of poverty. The Salesian-run St. Joseph Technical School in Khartoum has been training poor and internally displaced youth since 1986. Shortly after its opening, enrollment at the school reached close to 900 more...

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