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

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

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

ZAMBIA: Stop Hunger Now Donates Rice Meals to Salesian-run City of Hope, Feeding More Than 4,000 Students Each Day

By at May 29, 2015 | 10:19 am

ZAMBIA: Stop Hunger Now Donates Rice Meals to Salesian-run City of Hope, Feeding More Than 4,000 Students Each Day

(MissionNewswire) Youth and their families who attend programs at the Salesian-run City of Hope, an organization and school with centers throughout the capital city of Lusaka in Zambia, have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop more...

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UNITED STATES: Third Grade Students at the Academy of St. Francis of Assisi Host Shoe Drive to Benefit Salesian-run City of Hope in Zambia

By at March 11, 2015 | 9:58 am

UNITED STATES: Third Grade Students at the Academy of St. Francis of Assisi Host Shoe Drive to Benefit Salesian-run City of Hope in Zambia

(MissionNewswire) In February, third grade students at the Academy of St. Francis of Assisi in New Jersey organized a shoe drive to benefit children at the Salesian-run City of Hope in Lusaka, Zambia. The shoe drive was inspired by Robert, a nine year old student at the Academy of St. Francis of Assisi, as part of a Martin Luther King “I Have a Dream” community more...

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ZAMBIA: More than 5,000 Poor Youth and Elderly Benefit from Recent Clothing Donation

By at November 17, 2014 | 6:14 pm

ZAMBIA: More than 5,000 Poor Youth and Elderly Benefit from Recent Clothing Donation

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to coordination efforts by Salesian Missions, poor youth and the elderly in Salesian programs in Lusaka, the capital and largest city of Zambia, benefited from a recent clothing donation. Many of the recipients are young people who have been affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the country. Poverty is widespread in Zambia with 64 percent of more...

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ZAMBIA: Salesians Launch New Secondary School to Provide Ongoing Education for Marginalized Youth

By at September 23, 2014 | 3:32 pm

ZAMBIA: Salesians Launch New Secondary School to Provide Ongoing Education for Marginalized Youth

(MissionNewswire) Poverty is widespread in Zambia with 64 percent of the total population living below the poverty line. For those living in rural areas, the poverty rate rises to 80 percent, according to UNICEF. Over the past three decades, incomes in Zambia have fallen steadily and people do not have enough money to meet basic needs such as shelter, nutritious food and more...

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