Tanzania

TANZANIA: New water project brings safe, clean water to more than 4,600 residents

By at July 23, 2018 | 12:19 pm

TANZANIA: New water project brings safe, clean water to more than 4,600 residents

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to funding through a Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative,” 499 Salesian missionaries and parishioners from Don Bosco Ihumwa Parish and more than 4,120 community members in Ihumwa Village have access to clean, safe water. In Dodoma, the capital city of Tanzania where the Don Bosco Parish is located, the water system is old and outdated. more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Tanzania

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

TANZANIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” Brings Clean Water to More Than 3,000 Poor, Homeless Youth

By at June 16, 2017 | 8:03 am

TANZANIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” Brings Clean Water to More Than 3,000 Poor, Homeless Youth

(MissionNewswire) Through donor support of its "Clean Water Initiative," Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the international Salesians of Don Bosco, was able to assist Salesian missionaries at the Kinyerezi Children’s Center in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to provide youth access to clean water. The water project is directly benefiting 150 orphans and street more...

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

TANZANIA: Salesian Missionaries Operate Home and School Scholarship Program for Orphans

By at March 21, 2017 | 5:03 pm

TANZANIA: Salesian Missionaries Operate Home and School Scholarship Program for Orphans

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries started a mission in Mafinga, Tanzania in 1980 when they became aware of the need to open a house for 500 local orphans. According to the organization Tanzania Development and Prevention of AIDS, the disease is the second leading cause of death and leaves hundreds of children and teens with no family. The organization applauds more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Tanzania

TANZANIA: Water Projects Provide Clean, Safe Water for Salesian-run Programs

By at February 10, 2015 | 7:14 am

TANZANIA: Water Projects Provide Clean, Safe Water for Salesian-run Programs

(MissionNewswire) Addressing the need for clean, safe water, well digging and restoration projects are underway at Salesian Mission facilities in Tanzania. New wells are being created and older wells that have rotten pipes, often filled with mud, are being cleaned and replaced in order to bring water to students and faculty involved in Salesian programs. Like many more...

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TANZANIA: Salesian Vocational Training Centers Give Youth a Second Chance

By at January 18, 2014 | 9:36 am

TANZANIA: Salesian Vocational Training Centers Give Youth a Second Chance

(MissionNewswire) Almost one third of people in Tanzania live in poverty, according to UNICEF. While the country has seen some economic growth in tourism, mining, trade and communication, the number of Tanzanians living below the poverty line has marginally increased due to rapid population growth. In some regions, up to half of the population struggle to meet the cost more...

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