Africa

ANGOLA: Donation to Salesian Missions helps provide nutritious food to boarding school for street children

By at September 4, 2017 | 9:40 am

ANGOLA: Donation to Salesian Missions helps provide nutritious food to boarding school for street children

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to recent generous donation, Salesian Missions was able to support the nutritional needs of 40 students at the Salesian-run Mama Margarita Home in Luanda, Angola. The program is one of several programs that are a part of Don Bosco Homes in the city. Donor funding was used to purchase food for the 8- to 14-year-old youth who live there as boarding more...

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

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...

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

SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian Institute Gives At-Risk Youth a Second Chance for Productive Future

By at August 22, 2017 | 10:42 am

SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian Institute Gives At-Risk Youth a Second Chance for Productive Future

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Father Patrick Naughton, from Ireland, has been serving youth as a missionary in South Africa for more than 30 years. He is currently the economer of the Salesian Institute in Cape Town. Throughout his time as a missionary, Fr. Naughton has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of vulnerable and at-risk children and older youth. Salesian more...

South Africa

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Provides Aid Following Flood, Mudslides; Salesian Missions Sends Emergency Food Aid

By at August 21, 2017 | 12:28 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Provides Aid Following Flood, Mudslides; Salesian Missions Sends Emergency Food Aid

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations in Freetown, have been actively responding with relief efforts for those affected by recent flooding that occurred on Aug. 14. Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, lies between the mountains and the sea. The intense rain caused a mudslide on Mount more...

Disaster Relief , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Sierra Leone

KENYA: New Schneider Electric Partnership Updates School Electrical Labs, Provides Technical Electrical Education

By at August 16, 2017 | 6:48 am

KENYA: New Schneider Electric Partnership Updates School Electrical Labs, Provides Technical Electrical Education

The Don Bosco Foundation of East Africa partnered with Schneider Electric to renovate an electrical lab at the Don Bosco Boys Town Technical Institute in Nairobi, according to an article in Voltimum, a source for news in the electrical industry. The new lab was recently unveiled at an event attended by both Salesian and Schneider Electric staff. This project is part of an more...

Kenya , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ZAMBIA: Salesian Missions Clean Water Initiative Increases Water Access at Don Bosco Youth Center

By at August 7, 2017 | 12:08 pm

ZAMBIA: Salesian Missions Clean Water Initiative Increases Water Access at Don Bosco Youth Center

(MissionNewswire) As part of its Clean Water Initiative, Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, has provided the Don Bosco Youth Center in the Chingola district of Zambia with the funding for a water restoration project. The project benefited more than 200 youth and 30 staff from the Salesian school, another 200 youth who access drop-in more...

Clean Water Initiative , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Zambia

KENYA: Salesian Sisters Launch Project to Raise Funding for New Electrical System for Water Purification

By at August 1, 2017 | 3:36 pm

KENYA: Salesian Sisters Launch Project to Raise Funding for New Electrical System for Water Purification

(MissionNewswire) Salesian sisters with Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in the Marsabit region of Kenya are seeking funding for a new project to build a solar-powered electrical system. The new system will heat water and act as the purification system for drinking water that would eliminate the diseases afflicting students and missionaries in the region. Only 35.7 more...

Kenya , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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...

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

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Launches New Program Helping Young Girls Caught Up in Prostitution

By at July 5, 2017 | 10:13 am

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Launches New Program Helping Young Girls Caught Up in Prostitution

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Fambul, one of Sierra Leone’s leading child-welfare organizations located in Freetown, has been helping young women caught up in prostitution come in off the streets. Father Jorge Crisafulli began this work as part of Don Bosco Fambul’s Girls Shelter in September 2016, when he launched the program aimed at searching for girls in their more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

ANGOLA: Salesian Missionaries Host Roundtable Discussion on How to Effectively Assist At-Risk Youth

By at July 1, 2017 | 5:53 am

ANGOLA: Salesian Missionaries Host Roundtable Discussion on How to Effectively Assist At-Risk Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries, in collaboration with the Salesian-run International Voluntary Service for Development (VIS), organized a roundtable discussion in June on “Advocacy for the Protection of Children in Risk Situations.” The event also presented the manual, “Educational-Pedagogical Project for the Reintegration of Children and Adolescents of and more...

Angola , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)