Southern Africa

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Complete Water Projects Ensuring Youth Have Access to Clean, Safe Water

By at March 22, 2017 | 7:00 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Complete Water Projects Ensuring Youth Have Access to Clean, Safe Water

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for more...

Cambodia , Clean Water Initiative , Congo (Brazzaville) , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Rwanda , Samoa , Zambia

ZAMBIA: Young Salesian Volunteer Provides Education and Hope for the Future for Young Children

By at January 28, 2017 | 5:35 pm

ZAMBIA: Young Salesian Volunteer Provides Education and Hope for the Future for Young Children

(MissionNewswire) Monica Chudzynska, a young volunteer from Don Bosco International Volunteer Service in Poland, has been a volunteer missionary working for four months in Mansa, the capital of the Luapula province in Zambia. She assists the local mission of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in many ways. The Salesian mission offers assistance to poor youth and more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Zambia

SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian Institute Adds Solar Panels to Save Electricity Costs and Ensure Consistent Power to Classrooms

By at January 10, 2017 | 12:38 pm

SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian Institute Adds Solar Panels to Save Electricity Costs and Ensure Consistent Power to Classrooms

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Institute in Cape Town, South Africa has recently added solar panels to its campus buildings that provide education and technical skills training to youth. In recent years, the Salesian Institute has been faced with huge expenses for electricity and also frequent power losses that disrupted the educational environment. In response, Salesian more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA: New Porsche Program to Provide Training to 75 Youth

By at December 8, 2016 | 6:05 am

SOUTH AFRICA: New Porsche Program to Provide Training to 75 Youth

(MissionNewswire) Starting in July 2017, 75 disadvantaged youth in South Africa will have an opportunity to take part in a new training program known as the Porsche Aftersales Vocational Education program to learn the skills to become mechanics. This training is intended to open up new professional opportunities not only in Porsche but also in other brands of the more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , South Africa

GLOBAL: World AIDS Day: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs Providing HIV/AIDS Education and Health Services

By at December 1, 2016 | 12:34 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UNAIDS, the United Nations' AIDS organization, and many other organizations around the globe in highlighting World AIDS Day 2015 celebrated each year on December 1. The day is held to honor AIDS victims and focus on prevention and treatment issues surrounding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immune deficiency more...

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MALAWI: Salesian Missionaries Focus on Education and Technical Skills Training to Provide Poor Youth Hope for a Brighter Future

By at October 25, 2016 | 2:49 pm

MALAWI: Salesian Missionaries Focus on Education and Technical Skills Training to Provide Poor Youth Hope for a Brighter Future

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Malawi have been providing primary and secondary education as well as technical skills training for poor youth for many years. In December 2015, the Salesian parish in Nkhotakota, a town in the Central Region of Malawi, was hard hit by a rain storm that caused damage and destruction to some buildings, especially in the school. more...

Malawi , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

ZAMBIA: Salesian Missions Gifts-in-Kind Program Makes a Difference for Those in Need

By at September 26, 2016 | 2:04 pm

ZAMBIA: Salesian Missions Gifts-in-Kind Program Makes a Difference for Those in Need

(MissionNewswire) Youth, the elderly and those who are sick participating in Salesian-run programs in Zambia have received access to better nutrition thanks to recent shipments of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Zambia

ZAMBIA: Salesian Distance Adoption Program Helps Poor Youth Attend School

By at September 15, 2016 | 1:46 pm

ZAMBIA: Salesian Distance Adoption Program Helps Poor Youth Attend School

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries at their community in Kazembe, a town in the Luapula Province of Zambia, operate a Distance Adoption program where donors help sponsor children to go to school. Missionaries have been working with poor youth and their families since 1982. Many families living in the forest area have no money for food and are unable to pay the more...

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

ZAMBIA: Salesian Nursery School Provides Children a Chance to Prepare for Primary Schooling

By at August 6, 2016 | 8:27 pm

ZAMBIA: Salesian Nursery School Provides Children a Chance to Prepare for Primary Schooling

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Makululu, a shantytown just outside the city of Kabwe, the capital of the Zambian Central Province, provide education and social development services for poor youth in the region. The area, heavily affected the HIV/AIDS, has lost many of the communities elders to the disease leaving nearly 25 percent of the town’s children more...

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

ZAMBIA: New Water Project Provides Clean Fresh Water for School, Youth Center and Parish

By at July 20, 2016 | 12:27 pm

(MissionNewsire) Salesian missionaries at their community in Kazembe, a town in the Luapula Province of Zambia, just completed a water project providing fresh, clean water to the youth and families attending their the St. John Bosco parish, oratory and school. Since 1982, Salesian missionaries have been providing a carpentry training school and daily youth center for more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Zambia