Africa

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missions donors help Salesian vocational training center graduates launch small business enterprise

By at March 13, 2019 | 12:58 pm

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missions donors help Salesian vocational training center graduates launch small business enterprise

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the Fianarantsoa region of Madagascar are able to assist 10 graduates of the local Salesian vocational training center in launching a small business enterprise thanks to Salesian Missions donors. The project will train the Salesian graduates in management, operations and the development of a plan to establish a construction more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Madagascar

LIBERIA: Salesian missionaries visit remote villages of Sahnpa and Zeah after more than a year

By at March 7, 2019 | 8:11 am

LIBERIA: Salesian missionaries visit remote villages of Sahnpa and Zeah after more than a year

(MissionNewswire) Located far within the Liberian forest, the Salesian mission in the district of Tappita in Nimba County, Liberia, was restarted in 2018 after years of forced absence. Just a few weeks ago, Salesian missionaries were able to visit the villages of Sahnpa and Zeah for the first time after more than a year. “Last year, the rains started early and so they more...

ANS , Liberia , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

TOGO: Spanish Solidaridad Don Bosco completes project supporting the Salesian-run Mother Margherita House in Lomé

By at March 3, 2019 | 2:19 pm

TOGO: Spanish Solidaridad Don Bosco completes project supporting the Salesian-run Mother Margherita House in Lomé

(MissionNewswire) The Spanish Salesian-run Solidaridad Don Bosco has been supporting ongoing projects in Togo. The organization launched a project in January 2018 focused on providing support and assistance to children at risk of social exclusion. The project, which was recently completed, provided upgrades and support to the Salesian-run Mother Margherita House in more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Togo

SIERRA LEONE: Former Salesian student presented the documentary “Love” to President of Malta and told her story of support from Don Bosco Fambul

By at February 24, 2019 | 12:05 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Former Salesian student presented the documentary “Love” to President of Malta and told her story of support from Don Bosco Fambul

(MissionNewswire) During a “Lost in Migration” conference that took place in Valleta, Malta, a delegation of seven people from several Salesian provinces were received by the President of Malta, H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca. The Salesian delegation was given the opportunity to explain Salesian programming in various countries around the globe, including helping more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

TANZANIA: Renewable energy technical training is giving youth a second chance at an education and long-term employment

By at February 19, 2019 | 9:47 am

TANZANIA: Renewable energy technical training is giving youth a second chance at an education and long-term employment

(MissionNewswire) Youth attending Don Bosco Oysterbay, located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, are able to access technical training in renewable energy thanks to a project that was launched two years ago in partnership with Misereor, a German Catholic Bishops’ Organization for Development Cooperation, to help advance this training capacity. Funding from the partnership more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Tanzania

TANZANIA: Don Bosco Vocational Training Centers in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma and Iringa launch renewable energy training programs

By at February 19, 2019 | 9:45 am

TANZANIA: Don Bosco Vocational Training Centers in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma and Iringa launch renewable energy training programs

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Vocational Training Centers in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma and Iringa in Tanzania have been working to advance each center’s ability to provide technical and vocational training in renewable energy. Don Bosco Oysterbay in Dar es Salaam has been funded over the last two years through a partnership with Misereor, the German Catholic Bishops’ more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Tanzania

TANZANIA: Solar training at Don Bosco Oysterbay offers hope for Tanzania’s jobless youth

By at February 19, 2019 | 9:43 am

TANZANIA: Solar training at Don Bosco Oysterbay offers hope for Tanzania’s jobless youth

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Oysterbay in Dar es Salaam has been funded over the last two years through a partnership with Misereor, a German Catholic Bishops’ Organization for Development Cooperation, to help advance training capacity in renewable energy. The project is one of three happening in Salesian centers in Tanzania. In addition, the Charles Stewart Mott more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Tanzania

NIGERIA: Five Salesian communities have access to clean water thanks to funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative”

By at February 13, 2019 | 2:36 pm

NIGERIA: Five Salesian communities have access to clean water thanks to funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative”

(MissionNewswire) Funding from Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative" has provided the funding for the construction of 10 water boreholes in communities in Nigeria. To date, boreholes have been completed in the towns of Ibadan, Akure, Ondo, Ijebu Ode and Onitsha. In each of these towns, Salesian missionaries operate programs that provide education and help to meet more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Nigeria

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian teachers and staff from Don Bosco Radio take part in training session on healing trauma

By at February 12, 2019 | 3:34 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian teachers and staff from Don Bosco Radio take part in training session on healing trauma

(MissionNewswire) Thirty-five teachers from several schools, together with the staff of Don Bosco Radio, attended a three-day training session on trauma healing, according to an article on Catholic News Radio. Facilitated by a doctor working with Salesian missionaries in the Tonj State of South Sudan, the training was aimed at educating teachers and other Salesian staff more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries launch new vocational training center at Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at February 8, 2019 | 12:35 pm

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries launch new vocational training center at Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda launched a new center for vocational training on Jan. 31. Uganda hosts close to 1.3 million refugees, the majority coming from South Sudan. Others are fleeing from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Somalia, Burundi and several other countries. The Palabek more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Uganda