Rwanda

RWANDA: Salesian students present and sell clothing and products made in Salesian courses at local market

By at October 25, 2017 | 10:14 am

(MissionNewswire) In September, Don Bosco Technical & Vocational Center, located in Butare, Rwanda collaborated with a local nonprofit, Luti, to organize an exhibition and a sales event in front of a local market to present and sell some of the products make by vulnerable groups benefiting from their Salesian education. The goal was to provide the students some more...

Rwanda

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Complete Water Projects Ensuring Youth Have Access to Clean, Safe Water

By at March 22, 2017 | 7:00 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Complete Water Projects Ensuring Youth Have Access to Clean, Safe Water

(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. The day focuses attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for more...

Cambodia , Clean Water Initiative , Congo (Brazzaville) , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Rwanda , Samoa , Zambia

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

RWANDA: New Water Well Provides Clean, Safe Water for Youth in Salesian Oratory

By at May 19, 2016 | 12:06 pm

RWANDA: New Water Well Provides Clean, Safe Water for Youth in Salesian Oratory

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries at the Don Bosco Oratory in the village of Kabgayi, located south of the city of Gitarama in Muhanga District in the Southern Province of Rwanda, just completed a water well project in cooperation with Logic Engineering. The project included drilling for a new water well and installing an electric pump. A new water tank was also more...

Clean Water Initiative , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Rwanda

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...

Africa , Asia & Oceania , Central Africa , Clean Water Initiative , Congo (Democratic Republic) , East Africa , Ethiopia , Global , India , Rwanda , South Asia , Special Reports , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

RWANDA: New Sanitation, Water Tank for Primary School Helps Provide Proper Hygiene, Safe Drinking Water for Students

By at May 1, 2015 | 12:34 pm

RWANDA: New Sanitation, Water Tank for Primary School Helps Provide Proper Hygiene, Safe Drinking Water for Students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the community of Rukago, in the city of Kigali, the capital and largest city of Rwanda, just completed a water and sanitation project for the local Salesian school. The project was funded by Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, and provided eight new toilets and a repair on a water tank for more...

Clean Water Initiative , East Africa , Featured on slider , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Rwanda

RWANDA: Salesian Graduate Finishes Top of Her Class and Plans to Give Back to Salesian School

By at February 14, 2014 | 3:30 pm

RWANDA: Salesian Graduate Finishes Top of Her Class and Plans to Give Back to Salesian School

(MissionNewswire) Rwanda has made remarkable progress since the 1994 genocide in the country, particularly in providing education and health services to the poor, according to UNICEF. However, with high rates of poverty, there is still much to be done. Close to 57 percent of the country’s population of 10 million live below the poverty line and for those under the age more...

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