Burkina Faso

BURKINA FASO: New Salesian complex underway to offer education, a women’s center and other programs for young girls and women

By at January 12, 2018 | 10:28 am

BURKINA FASO: New Salesian complex underway to offer education, a women’s center and other programs for young girls and women

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to the joint efforts of several Salesian organizations in Spain, a Women's Promotion Center is taking shape in Kouba, within the capital city of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. The center will be operated by the Salesian Daughters of Mary Help of Christians as part of a vast socio-educational project. Work started in December 2017 and should be more...

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BURKINA FASO: Salesian Programs Address Social Development, Educational Needs of Youth Living on the Streets

By at August 8, 2016 | 8:29 pm

BURKINA FASO: Salesian Programs Address Social Development, Educational Needs of Youth Living on the Streets

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working in Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in West Africa, since March 1993. Missionaries first began their work in Bobo-Dioulasso, the second largest city in the country. They settled in a neighborhood known as Ouezzin, an expanding area of the city. The nearby area is crossed by several rivers. On those riverbanks more...

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BURKINA FASO/FRANCE: Salesian Students Facilitate Projects Helping Poor Youth in Burkina Faso

By at May 27, 2015 | 1:27 pm

BURKINA FASO/FRANCE: Salesian Students Facilitate Projects Helping Poor Youth in Burkina Faso

(MissionNewswire) For the last 10 years, students at Costa de Beauregard, a Salesian High School in Chambéry, France, have worked in partnership with Salesian Sisters in Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in West Africa. A project was initiated by the French students in 2005 with the goal of  helping poor youth and their families from disadvantaged backgrounds in more...

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