Southern 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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

SWAZILAND: Salesian Shelter Provides Education, Social Services to At-Risk Girls

By at May 12, 2016 | 4:43 pm

SWAZILAND: Salesian Shelter Provides Education, Social Services to At-Risk Girls

(MissionNewswire) Young girls in Swaziland are among those most at-risk for dropping out of school and being victims of sexual exploitation and prostitution. Salesian missionaries in the country provide education and social development programs to help youth, particularly girls, have access to the shelter, healthcare, and nutrition they need to complete their more...

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SWAZILAND: Students in Salesian Programs Receive Better Nutrition Thanks to Stop Hunger Now Donation

By at March 23, 2016 | 5:17 pm

SWAZILAND: Students in Salesian Programs Receive Better Nutrition Thanks to Stop Hunger Now Donation

(MissionNewswire) Youth participating in Salesian-run Manzini Youth Care programs in the city of Manzini in Swaziland have received access to better nutrition thanks to a recent shipment 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 more...

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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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SWAZILAND: Vulnerable Youth in Salesian Programs Receive Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation

By at December 23, 2015 | 12:42 pm

SWAZILAND: Vulnerable Youth in Salesian Programs Receive Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation

(MissionNewswire) Close to 1,000 people received better nutrition thanks to a recent shipment of fortified rice-meals to the Salesian organization, Manzini Youth Care, located in the city of Manzini in Swaziland. The donation was made possible thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit Christian organization more...

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