Africa

UGANDA: Italian Salesian missionary is sending equipment and supplies to Palabek Refugee Settlement to support refugees in their technical education

By at January 5, 2019 | 10:40 am

UGANDA: Italian Salesian missionary is sending equipment and supplies to Palabek Refugee Settlement to support refugees in their technical education

(MissionNewswire) Giacomo Comino, a Salesian missionary living in Fossano, a town in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, has launched a new project to help support refugees in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda. The Palabek Refugee Settlement is currently home to 42,000 people with an average of 300 new refugees from South Sudan arriving each week. It more...

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

ZAMBIA: New Salesian Early Childhood Education Center develops thanks to Salesian Missions donors

By at January 3, 2019 | 10:06 am

ZAMBIA: New Salesian Early Childhood Education Center develops thanks to Salesian Missions donors

(MissionNewswire) Young children in the village of Lufubu, Zambia will have a new Salesian Early Childhood Education Center thanks to Salesian Missions donors. Many pre-school children in the village are left unattended during the day and roam around aimlessly. The Early Childhood Education Center will provide a safe, healthy learning environment for more than 100 more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Zambia

MALI: New project teaches girls and young women soap production so they can learn a trade and earn income

By at December 22, 2018 | 9:23 am

MALI: New project teaches girls and young women soap production so they can learn a trade and earn income

(MissionNewswire) Since 2012, Mali has faced a political and security crisis that has been concentrated mainly in the north of the country. The crisis has now reached the center of the country and is affecting hundreds of people, especially children. In 2017, armed groups in the northern region and the Malian government signed a reconciliation agreement, but in 2018 the more...

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

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries hold marathon to bring awareness to domestic violence

By at December 20, 2018 | 9:28 am

UGANDA: Salesian missionaries hold marathon to bring awareness to domestic violence

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the town of Kamuli in Uganda organized a marathon in honor and celebration of the Immaculate Conception of Mary which falls on Dec. 8. The event, coordinated by the Salesian Youth Ministry, was used to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence in communities. Many of the youth who took part are from the local Salesian more...

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

SIERRA LEONE: After gaining an education with the support of Don Bosco Fambul graduate goes on to help other street children

By at December 19, 2018 | 5:23 pm

SIERRA LEONE: After gaining an education with the support of Don Bosco Fambul graduate goes on to help other street children

(MissionNewswire) Joe Conteh was once a young man receiving services from Don Bosco Fambul, but today, he is the coordinator of the organization’s Child Care Center. Located in Sierra Leone’s capital city, Freetown, Don Bosco Fambul has become one of the country’s leading child welfare organizations—offering food, clothing, crisis intervention services, shelter, more...

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

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Don Bosco Foundation in France collaborates to build national Scouting training center in Bangui

By at December 19, 2018 | 9:50 am

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Don Bosco Foundation in France collaborates to build national Scouting training center in Bangui

(MissionNewswire) There are close to 15,000 youth who are ready to participate in Scouting activities and become messengers of peace in the Central African Republic. In a country torn by conflict and marked by the use of child soldiers, these boys want to revive their Scouting activities and contribute to peace and reconciliation in the country. For more than 100 more...

ANS , Central African Republic , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ERITREA: Salesian missionaries collaborate with Italian doctor to develop new clean water source in Degra Mereto village

By at December 13, 2018 | 3:05 pm

ERITREA: Salesian missionaries collaborate with Italian doctor to develop new clean water source in Degra Mereto village

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the Eritrean village of Degra Mereto, in collaboration with Dr. D'Amore, an Italian doctor who has been promoting development projects in Eritrea for years, are asking for help to build a well in the community. The village of Degra Mereto has close to 1,300 people and nearly all live in a state of geographic, economic and more...

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

ZAMBIA: Salesian College Farnborough’s Share the Light organization receives award in recognition of volunteer initiatives in Zambia

By at December 13, 2018 | 7:08 am

ZAMBIA: Salesian College Farnborough’s Share the Light organization receives award in recognition of volunteer initiatives in Zambia

(MissionNewswire) Fundación Telefónica, a Spanish multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Madrid, Spain, has selected the Share the Light organization as one of its top five volunteer initiatives in recognition and appreciation of the value that volunteers bring to society. Share the Light was chosen among 339 projects presented. The award ceremony more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain , Zambia

ETHIOPIA: Bosco Children Project enables launch of new workshops at Salesian center in Addis Ababa

By at December 2, 2018 | 5:46 pm

ETHIOPIA: Bosco Children Project enables launch of new workshops at Salesian center in Addis Ababa

(MissionNewswire) As part of the Bosco Children Project, new workshops have been launched for students at the Salesian center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The new operation and maintenance of agricultural machinery workshops will serve to provide short-term courses for dozens of students. Thanks to a collaboration between Salesian missionaries and CNH Industrial Italy, CNHI more...

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

DR CONGO: Salesian missionaries provide financial aid for school and other critical services at the Don Bosco Center in Bukavu

By at November 28, 2018 | 1:57 pm

DR CONGO: Salesian missionaries provide financial aid for school and other critical services at the Don Bosco Center in Bukavu

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Center opened in 2014 in the city of Bukavu in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Operated by two Salesian priests and one Salesian brother, the center is located near the main town square and a prison and is an ideal location for missionaries to meet the many street children who spend time in the square washing more...

ANS , Congo (Democratic Republic) , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)