Africa

UGANDA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for medical and nutritional support for youth living with HIV/AIDS

By at September 12, 2018 | 9:28 am

UGANDA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for medical and nutritional support for youth living with HIV/AIDS

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions is committed to improving the wellbeing of children and families in Uganda, a country rebuilding after decades of war as well as facing the serious increase of HIV/AIDS cases which have left millions of children orphaned. Recently, Salesian Missions donors provided the Don Bosco Children and Life Mission, located in the town of more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Uganda

MALAWI: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new life skills training program targeting 2,500 at-risk youth

By at September 11, 2018 | 9:56 am

MALAWI: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new life skills training program targeting 2,500 at-risk youth

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to Salesian Missions donors, the Don Bosco Youth Center in Lilongwe, Malawi has been able to launch a program that offers counseling workshops, seminars and educational literature that addresses the multitude of challenges faced by youth in the region. The program focuses on life skills training and the avoidance of high risk behavior such as more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Malawi

BURKINA FASO: Salesian missionaries providing services to remote villages able to purchase off-road vehicle for transport thanks to Salesian Missions donor funding

By at August 28, 2018 | 12:57 pm

BURKINA FASO: Salesian missionaries providing services to remote villages able to purchase off-road vehicle for transport thanks to Salesian Missions donor funding

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working within Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, and surrounding communities received funding from Salesian Missions donors to purchase a new off-road vehicle. Salesian missionaries in this remote land-locked country in West Africa serve a population from many communities. Some outlying villages are a great distance away more...

Burkina Faso , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

IVORY COAST: Don Bosco House will build new psychological care center thanks to Salesian Missions donors

By at August 27, 2018 | 12:58 pm

IVORY COAST: Don Bosco House will build new psychological care center thanks to Salesian Missions donors

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions donors have provided funding for the Don Bosco House in Abidjan, the economic capital of the Ivory Coast, to build a psychological care center where trained educators will help youth work toward emotional healing and well-being. The Don Bosco House provides programs for street children and other at-risk youth, many of whom have more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Ivory Coast

SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for musical instruments for new school band

By at August 21, 2018 | 12:33 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for musical instruments for new school band

(MissionNewswire) Donor funding through Salesian Missions is providing the necessary capital for musical instruments for a new school band at St. Augustine's Agricultural Secondary School in Lungi, Sierra Leone. The project will provide an extra-curricular program in music and entertainment that will bring relief and healing from the trauma that persists in the more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Sierra Leone

LIBERIA: Salesian missionaries provide a summer camp for youth in remote village of Tappita

By at August 19, 2018 | 1:04 pm

LIBERIA: Salesian missionaries provide a summer camp for youth in remote village of Tappita

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Tappita, a village 400 kilometers from Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia, operate a summer camp for youth during July and August when school is closed. Known as Holiday Camp, the program helps ensure that youth are engaged in safe and healthy activities throughout the summer months. During school breaks, even during the more...

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

EGYPT: Salesian volunteers from Italy teach Italian language courses to students preparing for enrollment in Salesian Vocational Training Institute

By at August 15, 2018 | 9:41 am

EGYPT: Salesian volunteers from Italy teach Italian language courses to students preparing for enrollment in Salesian Vocational Training Institute

(MissionNewswire) As part of collaborative projects between the Salesian Circumscription of Central Italy and the Salesian province of the Middle East, several Italian volunteers spent time at a Salesian school in Alexandria, Egypt. The volunteers spent their summer break teaching Italian language skills to youth who are trying to gain acceptance into the Salesian more...

ANS , Egypt , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

EGYPT: Sudanese refugee able to launch training center to help other refugees thanks to “Sunrise Project”

By at August 13, 2018 | 3:18 pm

EGYPT: Sudanese refugee able to launch training center to help other refugees thanks to “Sunrise Project”

(MissionNewswire) Alamin Abkar, a married 34 year old father of three, has been able to launch his own business in Egypt thanks to the Salesian Missions Sunrise Project. A refugee from the Sudan who is responsible for caring for his wife and children, Abkar is blind but did not want to let his impairment stop him from earning a living in his new community. With seed more...

Egypt , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

DR CONGO: Salesian Missions donor funding helps to expand classrooms and provide nutritional assistance for poor students

By at August 11, 2018 | 8:57 am

DR CONGO: Salesian Missions donor funding helps to expand classrooms and provide nutritional assistance for poor students

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to donor funding through Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, youth at three Salesian centers in the Democratic Republic of Congo benefited from improved school conditions. Students attending the Don Bosco Vocational Center in Uvira and younger children at the Primary School Saint Kiwanuka/Kingabwa have more...

Congo (Democratic Republic) , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

GHANA: Salesian missionaries and VIS volunteers offer eco-sustainable agriculture vocational education to ease migration and keep youth safe from trafficking

By at August 9, 2018 | 10:59 am

GHANA: Salesian missionaries and VIS volunteers offer eco-sustainable agriculture vocational education to ease migration and keep youth safe from trafficking

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run International Volunteer Service for Development (VIS) provides services to youth in developing countries around the globe. Part of the organization's work is to assist youth at risk of exploitation, particularly those at risk of trafficking. The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 40.3 million victims of human more...

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