Southern Africa

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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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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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights School Feeding Programs and Agricultural Education in Fight against Hunger

By at October 15, 2015 | 6:07 pm

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights School Feeding Programs and Agricultural Education in Fight against Hunger

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Food Day. Celebrated each year on October 16, the day was established to bring attention to the plight of the world’s hungry and undernourished while providing an opportunity for a deeper understanding of more...

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SWAZILAND: More Than 2,100 Youth in Salesian Programs Receive Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation

By at October 2, 2015 | 8:36 am

SWAZILAND: More Than 2,100 Youth in Salesian Programs Receive Better Nutrition Thanks to Rice-Meal Donation

(MissionNewswire) More than 2,100 youth 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 through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides more...

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SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian Life Choices Program Provides Hope and a Better Future for At-Risk Youth

By at August 4, 2015 | 8:19 am

SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian Life Choices Program Provides Hope and a Better Future for At-Risk Youth

(MissionNewswire) Youth living on the streets of South Africa are often faced with severe poverty, lack of education, abandonment, abuse and exploitation. Many have also been affected by HIV/AIDS as the country has been the hardest hit by the epidemic. To address these issues, the Salesian-run Life Choices organization has been providing health education, leadership 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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