Africa

BENIN: New Awareness Programs Launch to Better Understand Plight of Homeless and At-Risk Youth

By at June 25, 2017 | 7:41 am

BENIN: New Awareness Programs Launch to Better Understand Plight of Homeless and At-Risk Youth

(MissionNewswire) In June, Don Bosco Solidarity, together with the Brotherhood of Mary Help of Christians of La Palma del Condado, launched the exhibition "Improving the care of children and street children in Cotonou (Benin).” The exhibition consisted of 11 panels that presented the work of welcoming, accompaniment, support, and social and family reintegration carried more...

Benin , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Provides Life-Changing Programs for At-Risk Youth

By at June 24, 2017 | 9:22 am

SIERRA LEONE: Don Bosco Fambul Provides Life-Changing Programs for 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 country’s leading child welfare organizations—offering food, clothing, crisis intervention services, more...

Featured on slider , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone

DR CONGO: VIA Don Bosco Helps Educate and Support 1,000 Congolese Youth Each Year

By at June 23, 2017 | 9:30 am

(MissionNewswire) Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was the first partner country of the Belgian Salesian organization Via Don Bosco. The organization is active in the field of education and training and supports the employment of young graduates from local Salesian professional schools. More than 70 percent of youth between the ages of 15 and 24 in DRC do not have a more...

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

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Provides Education and Workforce Development Programs for Refugees Around the Globe

By at June 20, 2017 | 12:37 pm

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Provides Education and Workforce Development Programs for Refugees Around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions stands with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and other international organizations in honoring World Refugee Day, held each year since 2001on June 20.  The day, coordinated by UNHCR, honors the plight of millions of refugees and internally displaced people who have been forced to flee their homes. UNHCR has noted that a record 65 more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Kenya , Special Reports

GHANA: New Agriculture Program Is Part of Stop Trafficking Campaign Working to Keep Youth in Ghanaghana

By at June 17, 2017 | 10:58 am

GHANA: New Agriculture Program Is Part of Stop Trafficking Campaign Working to Keep Youth in Ghanaghana

(MissionNewswire) Youth in Ghana have been positively affected by the Salesian-led Stop Human Trafficking campaign that was launched in October 2015 by Salesian missionaries in Italy. The campaign raises awareness of the dangers of youth migration. With a focus on youth leaving countries in Africa in search of a better life in Europe, the campaign aims to prevent young more...

Ghana , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

TANZANIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” Brings Clean Water to More Than 3,000 Poor, Homeless Youth

By at June 16, 2017 | 8:03 am

TANZANIA: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” Brings Clean Water to More Than 3,000 Poor, Homeless Youth

(MissionNewswire) Through donor support of its "Clean Water Initiative," Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the international Salesians of Don Bosco, was able to assist Salesian missionaries at the Kinyerezi Children’s Center in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to provide youth access to clean water. The water project is directly benefiting 150 orphans and street more...

Clean Water Initiative , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Tanzania

MADAGASCAR: Rice-Meal Donation from Feed My Starving Children Helps Feed Poor Youth and Their Families in Salesian Programs

By at June 15, 2017 | 9:59 am

MADAGASCAR: Rice-Meal Donation from Feed My Starving Children Helps Feed Poor Youth and Their Families in Salesian Programs

(MissionNewswire) Youth and their families in four Salesian programs in Madagascar have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent shipment of rice-meals through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit Christian organization committed to “feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit.” Our Lady of Clairvaux more...

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

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missionaries Highlight Educational and Social Programs that Combat Child Labor

By at June 12, 2017 | 1:05 pm

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missionaries Highlight Educational and Social Programs that Combat Child Labor

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the International Labor Organization and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Day Against Child Labor. Launched in 2002, the day focuses attention on the global extent of child labor and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. On this day, the United Nations, governments, employers and workers more...

Colombia , India , Kenya , Mexico , Special Reports

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Continue Relief Work for Those Affected by Conflict and Famine

By at June 9, 2017 | 8:01 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Continue Relief Work for Those Affected by Conflict and Famine

(MissionNewswire) Conflict and famine in South Sudan are severely affecting minors across the country. In March 2017, a famine was declared in parts of South Sudan. UN agencies warn that almost 5 million people urgently need food, agriculture and nutrition assistance. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) noted that ongoing war and a collapsing more...

Disaster Relief , South Sudan

GLOBAL: Five New Salesian Projects Start with Funding from Schneider Electric Foundation

By at June 8, 2017 | 9:44 am

GLOBAL: Five New Salesian Projects Start with Funding from Schneider Electric Foundation

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to a collaboration between the Salesian Institute in Rome, Italy and Schneider Electric Foundation, five international projects run by Salesian technical and professional schools aimed at sustainable human and social development will be funded with a total donation of 2 million euro. Schneider Electric Foundation is the charitable arm of Schneider more...

Congo (Democratic Republic) , Corporate Partnerships , Global , Haiti , India , Italy , Mozambique , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)