Angola

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

ANGOLA: Salesian Missionaries Rebuild Infrastructure to Deliver Education and Social Programs

By at January 25, 2016 | 5:50 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Angola have been rebuilding infrastructure that was destroyed during a civil war in the country that lasted from 1975 to 2002. Much was destroyed during the conflict including schools, medical buildings and churches. Living within the communities in which they work, Salesian missionaries have been perfectly positioned to respond more...

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ANGOLA: New Performing Arts Program Helps Street Youth Tell their Stories

By at October 25, 2015 | 5:26 pm

ANGOLA: New Performing Arts Program Helps Street Youth Tell their Stories

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries living and working in Luanda, the capital city of Angola, have a long history of providing programs to help youth get off the streets, gain access to education and nutrition and find a way out of poverty. A new performing arts program called The Road to Life is being operated out of Casa Magone, a Salesian center for street youth more...

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ANGOLA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Music Education for Disadvantaged Youth

By at July 17, 2015 | 8:29 am

ANGOLA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Music Education for Disadvantaged Youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Angola are using music education as a way to enhance social and academic development for disadvantaged youth through the Don Bosco Band. Based in Lixeira, one of the poorest areas within the capital city of Luanda, the band is made up of youth who attend Salesian schools in towns and villages in and around Luanda. In 2012, the more...

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ANGOLA: Successful Pilot Project with One Laptop per Child expands, impacting 1,700 students

By at June 8, 2015 | 1:36 pm

ANGOLA: Successful Pilot Project with One Laptop per Child expands, impacting 1,700 students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian students in Angola have better access to education thanks to ongoing support from the African Innovation Foundation and the Angolan Sovereign Fund which helped bring computers into Salesian classrooms. The computers are from One Laptop per Child (OLPC), a U.S.-based nonprofit organization which aims to provide children in developing countries more...

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ANGOLA: New Home For Boys Gives Hope to Street Children, Chance to Escape the Cycle of Poverty

By at November 5, 2012 | 5:28 pm

ANGOLA: New Home For Boys Gives Hope to Street Children, Chance to Escape the Cycle of Poverty

(MissionNewswire) This fall, St. Kizito Hous – new Salesian-run home for street boys in Luanda, Angola – was opened. This new house is the result of a joint international cooperation between the Salesians, International Voluntary Service for Development volunteers and public institutions. In Angola, 68 percent of the population lives in poverty – with 26 percent more...

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