Southern Africa

LESOTHO: Salesian Missions donor provides funding allowing young girl from poor family to attend school

By at April 9, 2019 | 11:48 am

LESOTHO: Salesian Missions donor provides funding allowing young girl from poor family to attend school

(MissionNewswire) A young girl was able to start school at the Salesian-run St. Luke’s Parish primary school in Maputsoe, a town located in the northern district of Leribe in Lesotho, thanks to a Salesian Missions donor. The donation helped to support the school and ensure that the young girl will gain an education along with her peers. The child is the second born more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Lesotho

ANGOLA: More than 6,000 students have access to education and social programs at the Salesian mission in Lixeira

By at April 6, 2019 | 8:32 am

ANGOLA: More than 6,000 students have access to education and social programs at the Salesian mission in Lixeira

(MissionNewswire) More than 6,000 students are gaining an education in Salesian primary and secondary schools in Lixeira, the area once the landfill for the city of Luanda, Angola. Lixeira today is populated with more than 25,000 people who live in makeshift homes and are constantly searching for food and how to meet their most basic needs. After the years of the more...

Angola , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MOZAMBIQUE: Salesian missionaries are responding with relief efforts in wake of devastating Cyclone Idai

By at March 28, 2019 | 12:01 pm

MOZAMBIQUE: Salesian missionaries are responding with relief efforts in wake of devastating Cyclone Idai

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Mozambique are responding to the call for emergency aid after Cyclone Idai, a Category 4 storm, brought weeks of rain, floods and high winds to parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Mozambique was hit especially hard with the storm making landfall in the country with sustained winds of 120 mph. The Atlantic is reporting that more...

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

MALAWI: Students at Don Bosco Technical College receive awards for their school success

By at January 23, 2019 | 2:47 pm

(MissionNewswire) Ten students who have excelled in their studies at Don Bosco Technical College and other secondary schools in Lilongwe, Malawi have been awarded prizes during the MwanawaMzakoawarde ceremony which took place at Likuni Parish, according to an article in the Maravi Post. According to the article, the Mwanawamzako award is a project started by Father more...

Malawi , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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

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

ZAMBIA: The Salesian College Farnborough operates Share the Light, an organization that helps youth in Salesian programs in Mazabuka

By at September 19, 2018 | 8:51 am

ZAMBIA: The Salesian College Farnborough operates Share the Light, an organization that helps youth in Salesian programs in Mazabuka

(MissionNewswire) Share the Light is a nonprofit organization created from projects developed by staff and students of the Salesian College Farnborough in the United Kingdom. The organization focuses specifically on helping youth in Mazabuka, a town in the Southern Province of Zambia. Having grown in recent years, Share the Light now includes a Scholarship Program, a more...

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

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

SWAZILAND: Youth from Amsterdam visit youth at Manzini Youth Care Center for a peer exchange to discuss strategies for living independently

By at June 4, 2018 | 8:38 am

SWAZILAND: Youth from Amsterdam visit youth at Manzini Youth Care Center for a peer exchange to discuss strategies for living independently

(MissionNewswire) A group of five youth from Amsterdam, the Netherlands and six volunteers recently visited the Salesian-run Manzini Youth Care in Swaziland. During the visit, youth took part in workshops, sharing their experiences with their peers in Swaziland. The theme of the peer exchange was “Self-dependence” and was jointly organized by Don Bosco SAMEN, the more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Swaziland

SWAZILAND: Salesian Missions coordinates donation of new shoes from Academy of St. James in Totowa, N.J.

By at May 24, 2018 | 7:21 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco based out of New Rochelle, N.Y., will be sending new shoes to youth in the Salesian-run Manzini Youth Care Center thanks to an annual shoe drive held at the Academy of St. James in Totowa, N.J. Salesian Missions has supported this shoe drive since its launch in 2015. Roberto more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Swaziland