Southern 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

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

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

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)

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)

MOZAMBIQUE: Salesian Vocational Training Programs Helps Gain the Skills Needed for Employment

By at May 22, 2017 | 8:38 am

Opened by Salesian missionaries to meet the needs of poor youth, the Don Bosco Institute at Maputo provides vocational and technical training to poor youth in Mozambique. The institute offers youth a chance to gain skills needed to find and retain long-term employment once they graduate. This vocational training builds off primary and secondary schooling Salesian more...

Mozambique , Uncategorized

ZAMBIA: Salesian Missions Provides Funding for Clean Water Project and Food Production at Agriculture School

By at May 9, 2017 | 9:49 am

Salesian Missions, the U.S development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, recently provided funding for Salesian missionaries work in Lufubu, Zambia. The funding helped support a clean water project and food production that impacted local Salesian programs. In the poor remote community of Lufubu, Salesian missionaries provides a youth center that serves 200 local children more...

Uncategorized , Zambia

ZAMBIA: Salesian Agricultural School in Lufubu Receives Donor Funding for Internet Access and Nutritional Security Project

By at May 8, 2017 | 6:41 am

The Salesian Agricultural School in Lufubu was able to install internet access for the school thanks to grant funding they received through a private donor named Mary and by the Archbishop Shaw High School in Marrero, Louisiana. The donations for the project came through Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco. “The remote location more...

Uncategorized , Zambia

MOZAMBIQUE: Salesian Missionaries Focus on Vocational Training to Help Youth Out of Poverty

By at April 25, 2017 | 8:34 am

MOZAMBIQUE: Salesian Missionaries Focus on Vocational Training to Help Youth Out of Poverty

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate several vocational training centers in Mozambique. Vocational training helps youth living in poverty gain the skills needed to find and retain long-term stable employment. In the southern town of Namaacha, Salesian missionaries have operated a college for both men and women for decades. This institution of higher learning more...

Mozambique , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ANGOLA: Salesian Programs Offer Education and Don Bosco Band to Provide Hope to Poor Youth

By at April 11, 2017 | 8:18 am

ANGOLA: Salesian Programs Offer Education and Don Bosco Band to Provide Hope to Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) José Simon Galarza from Argentina recently had an opportunity to reconnect with his former teacher, Salesian brother Andrés Rafael Randisi. Galarza visited Bro. Randisi at his mission in Calulo in the city of Luanda, Angola and was impressed by the Salesian presence in the country and the work they do for poor youth and their families. He was able to more...

Angola