Africa

UGANDA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new wing for the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

By at October 30, 2018 | 2:02 pm

UGANDA: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for new wing for the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

(MissionNewswire) Construction on a new wing for the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center Namaliga, located in the town of Bombo in central Uganda, was completed thanks to donors from Salesian Missions. The new wing consists of offices for 17 staff members and classrooms for 186 students and will allow for more job training courses in trades such as carpentry, plumbing more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Uganda

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul offers life-changing social services and support for poor and at-risk youth

By at October 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul offers life-changing social services and support for poor and at-risk youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been serving in Sierra Leone since 2001 when they began working to rehabilitate former child soldiers. In the years since, Don Bosco Fambul, located in the country’s capital city of Freetown, has become one of the Sierra Leone’s leading child welfare organizations—offering food, clothing, crisis intervention services, more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

IVORY COAST: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for Don Bosco Home to build psychomotor room and train staff

By at October 26, 2018 | 1:35 pm

IVORY COAST: Salesian Missions donors provide funding for Don Bosco Home to build psychomotor room and train staff

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions donors have provided funding for the Don Bosco Home, located in the city of Abidjan on the southern Atlantic coast of the Ivory Coast, to build a psychomotor room to offer psychosocial support to children in difficult situations. The funding has helped to build the room, provide materials and train educators. The Don Bosco Home more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Ivory Coast

GHANA: “Race of Saints” in Rome raises funds to expand programs for young women at Child Protection Center

By at October 24, 2018 | 9:27 am

GHANA: “Race of Saints” in Rome raises funds to expand programs for young women at Child Protection Center

(MissionNewswire) In order to raise funds and awareness of the issue of human trafficking in Ghana, the 11th annual “Race of Saints” will be held on All Saints Day on Nov. 1 in Rome. Professional athletes, amateurs and fans of all ages will participate in races held on that day. The funding raised will go to support the Salesian Child Protection Center in Ashaiman, more...

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

ETHIOPIA: President of Italian Council Giuseppe Conte rewards two successful Salesian graduates

By at October 17, 2018 | 10:18 am

ETHIOPIA: President of Italian Council Giuseppe Conte rewards two successful Salesian graduates

(MissionNewswire) Two Salesian graduates, Amaniel and Demelash, are both working in the auto-mechanics sector thanks to the Bosco Children’s Project and the TechPro2 training program. They were recently rewarded for their efforts in a meeting with President of the Italian Council of Ministers, Giuseppe Conte. Conte, who was visiting Ethiopia and Eritrea to meet more...

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

UGANDA: A young refugee dreams of peace in the South Sudan while working with Salesian missionaries in the Palabek Refugee Settlement

By at October 10, 2018 | 5:47 am

UGANDA: A young refugee dreams of peace in the South Sudan while working with Salesian missionaries in the Palabek Refugee Settlement

(MissionNewswire) Uganda hosts close to 1.3 million refugees, the majority coming from South Sudan which is 45km from the border. Salesian missionaries are providing pastoral, social development and educational initiatives to refugees living in the Palabek Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda. The Palabek Refugee Settlement is currently home to 42,000 people with an more...

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

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missions donors provide funding to expand elementary school and refurbish outdated classrooms

By at October 9, 2018 | 8:37 am

MADAGASCAR: Salesian Missions donors provide funding to expand elementary school and refurbish outdated classrooms

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions donors have provided funding that has enabled Salesian missionaries in Mahajanga, Madagascar to expand an elementary school and refurbish outdated classrooms. In order to help youth break the cycle of poverty and hopelessness, Salesian missionaries in Madagascar operate elementary, middle and high schools throughout the more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Madagascar

SENEGAL: Italian volunteers spend time in Salesian programs in Tambacounda to aid poor youth and learn more about their culture

By at October 5, 2018 | 11:55 am

SENEGAL: Italian volunteers spend time in Salesian programs in Tambacounda to aid poor youth and learn more about their culture

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian association, Don Bosco 2000, operates a multicultural and service initiative called Beteyà Travel which was launched two years ago. Thanks to this initiative, Italian volunteers spend two weeks working in Salesian programs in Tambacounda, Senegal. People from the Salesian association and Italian volunteers have already made the more...

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

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian missionaries continue to provide education and food relief to youth and their families in local villages

By at October 3, 2018 | 8:42 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian missionaries continue to provide education and food relief to youth and their families in local villages

(MissionNewswire) South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan in 2011 but has faced an ongoing civil war that started in December 2013 and has resulted in a dire humanitarian crisis. Responding to the civil strife is nothing new to Salesian missionaries in South Sudan who are dedicated to the programs and services they are providing across the country. Despite more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Sudan

SIERRA LEONE: Children at Don Bosco Youth Center have access to better nutrition thanks to Feed My Starving Children rice meal shipment

By at October 3, 2018 | 8:29 am

SIERRA LEONE: Children at Don Bosco Youth Center have access to better nutrition thanks to Feed My Starving Children rice meal shipment

(MissionNewswire) Children attending the Don Bosco Youth Center in Lungi, a small coastal town in the Port Loko District of the Northern Province of Sierra Leone, have access to better nutrition thanks to a partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit Christian organization committed to “feeding God’s children hungry in body and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Sierra Leone