Uganda

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries assist women and youth in Palabek Refugee Camp

By at October 28, 2017 | 8:36 am

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries assist women and youth in Palabek Refugee Camp

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are providing five chapels and working to set up a nursery and primary school in the Palabek Refugee Camp in northern Uganda. The refugee camp is currently hosting 34,000 South Sudanese refugees. The camp was officially set up in April 2016 to reduce congestion in larger refugee camps in the north-western corner of Uganda. Uganda more...

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UGANDA: Salesian Missions Announces Completion of Two New Kindergarten Classrooms Made Possible by Generous Donor

By at August 25, 2017 | 6:58 am

UGANDA: Salesian Missions Announces Completion of Two New Kindergarten Classrooms Made Possible by Generous Donor

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to funding Salesian Missions received from a generous donor, two new kindergarten classrooms have been built at the Salesian-run St. Joseph Primary School Namaliga, in the town of Bombo in central Uganda. The initial project, which was launched in 2015, called for one new classroom. But after an assessment of student enrollment, it was decided more...

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UGANDA: Children at Don Bosco Children and Life Mission Receive Donation of Rice-Meals from Feed My Starving Children

By at July 7, 2017 | 11:07 am

UGANDA: Children at Don Bosco Children and Life Mission Receive Donation of Rice-Meals from Feed My Starving Children

(MissionNewswire) Children attending the Salesian-run Don Bosco Children and Life Mission, located in the town of Namugongo just 10 miles northeast of the city of Kampala in Central Uganda, have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit Christian organization committed to “feeding more...

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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

UGANDA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Agriculture Training to 140 Students

By at April 22, 2016 | 8:30 am

UGANDA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Agriculture Training to 140 Students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries facilitate an agriculture project on six hectares of land on the grounds of the Don Bosco Children and Life Mission located in the town of Namugongo, just 10 miles northeast of the city of Kampala in Central Uganda. The program provides agriculture education to 140 students who are taught new skills while being encouraged to farm more...

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UGANDA: Students Receive Soccer Equipment and Rice Meals in Recent Stop Hunger Now Donation

By at December 9, 2015 | 8:45 am

UGANDA: Students Receive Soccer Equipment and Rice Meals in Recent Stop Hunger Now Donation

(MissionNewswire) Students in three Salesian communities in Uganda have received soccer equipment and access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable. This is the final of three shipments that make up a more...

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UGANDA: Close to 1,500 Students Receive Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation

By at September 8, 2015 | 6:01 pm

UGANDA: Close to 1,500 Students Receive Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation

(MissionNewswire) Close to 1,500 primary, secondary and technical school students have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent shipment of fortified rice-meals to Salesian programs in Uganda. This is the second of three shipments that make up a donation that is providing a total of 855,360 meals in 2015. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership more...

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UGANDA: Salesian Students Have Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice Meals Donation from Stop Hunger Now

By at June 22, 2015 | 6:30 pm

UGANDA: Salesian Students Have Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice Meals Donation from Stop Hunger Now

(MissionNewswire) More than 950 students have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals to two Salesian programs in Uganda. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the world’s most more...

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UGANDA: Don Bosco Elementary School Planning Additional Kindergarten Class to Meet Growing Need

By at January 27, 2015 | 1:38 pm

UGANDA: Don Bosco Elementary School Planning Additional Kindergarten Class to Meet Growing Need

(MissionNewswire) In Uganda, less than 25 percent of elementary school graduates enroll in secondary school, according to UNICEF. At the Don Bosco Elementary School, Namaliga in the town of Bombo in Central Uganda, Salesian missionaries are encouraging young students to further their education, believing that early learning is critical to a student’s academic and more...

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UGANDA: Salesian Missions Coordinates Delivery of Stop Hunger Now Meals to Vulnerable Youth Taking Part in Educational Programs

By at August 12, 2014 | 11:22 am

UGANDA: Salesian Missions Coordinates Delivery of Stop Hunger Now Meals to Vulnerable Youth Taking Part in Educational Programs

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,000 packages of fortified rice-meals have been donated to students in three Salesians programs in Uganda, allowing youth better access to nutrition. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life‐saving aid to the more...

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