Southern Africa

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

By at May 8, 2017 | 6:41 am

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

(MissionNewswire) 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 more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , 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

ZAMBIA: Salesian Sisters Provide Women Agriculture and Vocational Skills Training in Remote Town

By at April 11, 2017 | 8:02 am

ZAMBIA: Salesian Sisters Provide Women Agriculture and Vocational Skills Training in Remote Town

(MissionNewswire) Salesian sisters with Daughters of Mary Help of Christians have been working in the town of Luwingu, Zambia since 1984. The town is small and was for a long time isolated from the rest of the country because there were almost no roadways to and from the town. As a result, the population could only rely on subsistence agriculture and hunting as the main more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Zambia

ZAMBIA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Youth Center and Nursery School to Shantytown of Makululu

By at March 31, 2017 | 9:27 am

ZAMBIA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Youth Center and Nursery School to Shantytown of Makululu

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been providing programs in Zambia since missionaries from Poland first came to the country in 1982. From the beginning, Salesian missionaries worked in parishes, serving mainly poor youth in need. Many Polish Salesian missionaries remain working in Salesian programs across the country today. They are joined by Salesian priests more...

Zambia

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

MALAWI: Salesian Volunteer Reaches Out to Local Youth While Spending Time at Salesian Program

By at March 21, 2017 | 3:46 pm

MALAWI: Salesian Volunteer Reaches Out to Local Youth While Spending Time at Salesian Program

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate a parish and primary and secondary school as well as facilitate technical skills training for disadvantaged youth in Nkhotakota, a town in the central region of Malawi. Over the past 20 years, the Salesian school has tripled the number of students accessing education. Today, 2,700 students attend the school. Patrycja Nabor more...

Malawi , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

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