Ghana

GHANA: Salesian missionaries and VIS volunteers offer eco-sustainable agriculture vocational education to ease migration and keep youth safe from trafficking

By at August 9, 2018 | 10:59 am

GHANA: Salesian missionaries and VIS volunteers offer eco-sustainable agriculture vocational education to ease migration and keep youth safe from trafficking

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run International Volunteer Service for Development (VIS) provides services to youth in developing countries around the globe. Part of the organization's work is to assist youth at risk of exploitation, particularly those at risk of trafficking. The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 40.3 million victims of human more...

ANS , Featured on slider , Ghana , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs for victims of human trafficking on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

By at July 27, 2018 | 2:30 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs for victims of human trafficking on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and organizations around the globe in honoring World Day against Trafficking in Persons. In 2013, UN member states adopted a resolution that designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. The day aims to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of more...

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GHANA: Salesian missionaries have 4 centers across the country serving poor youth who are at risk of child labor and human trafficking

By at April 27, 2018 | 9:11 am

GHANA: Salesian missionaries have 4 centers across the country serving poor youth who are at risk of child labor and human trafficking

(MissionNewswire) Accra, the capital and largest city of Ghana, is located on the Gulf of Guinea and home to 2.27 million people. The Greater Accra Metropolitan Area has about 4 million inhabitants, which makes it the 11th largest metro area in Africa. Salesian missionaries have two centers in the urban area in addition to centers in Sunyani, the first place Salesian more...

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GHANA: Don Bosco Boys Home provides for street youth and victims of human trafficking

By at November 27, 2017 | 11:19 am

GHANA: Don Bosco Boys Home provides for street youth and victims of human trafficking

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries arrived in Ghana 25 years ago and began their work with poor children and older youth and their families. One of the programs they launched was the Don Bosco Boys Home for street children. The program provides shelter, education and social development services for poor youth who have been abandoned, have runaway or are at risk of more...

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GHANA: Don Bosco Boys Home provides second chance for youth who faced forced labor and exploitation

By at November 23, 2017 | 8:22 am

GHANA: Don Bosco Boys Home provides second chance for youth who faced forced labor and exploitation

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries, led by Salesian Father Ubaldino Andrade, operate the Don Bosco Boys Home for street children in Sunyani, Ghana. The program provides shelter, education and social development services for poor youth who have been abandoned, have runaway or are at risk of violence and exploitation. Like other youth his age, Edo, age 18, has a more...

Ghana , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

GHANA: Salesian-run Child Protection Center provides shelter and education for youth at risk of trafficking and exploitation

By at November 11, 2017 | 12:21 pm

GHANA: Salesian-run Child Protection Center provides shelter and education for youth at risk of trafficking and exploitation

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries recently celebrated 25 years in Ghana. The first missionaries arrived in 1992 in Sunyani and soon became known for their educational work, especially for at-risk children and victims of trafficking. Children face extensive hardships from being exploited in child labor to being sold by their relatives, often to pay off some debt. In more...

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WEST AFRICA: Salesian missionaries are bringing hope to 29,000 youth across Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone

By at October 27, 2017 | 9:38 am

WEST AFRICA: Salesian missionaries are bringing hope to 29,000 youth across Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in the West African Province are serving more than 29,000 youth across four countries including Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Both Christian and Muslim youth attend Salesian schools, vocational and technical training, youth centers and social development programs. The Salesian centers and programs are led and staffed by more...

Featured on slider , Ghana , Liberia , Nigeria , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sierra Leone , West Africa

GHANA: Don Bosco Boys home provides education and shelter for at-risk street children

By at October 19, 2017 | 9:42 am

GHANA: Don Bosco Boys home provides education and shelter for at-risk street children

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Boys Home is a Salesian-run program for street children in Sunyani, Ghana. The program provides shelter, education and social development services for poor youth who have been abandoned, have runaway or are at risk of violence and exploitation. The program is directed by Salesian Father Ubaldino Andrade. “Every child is like a book and more...

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GHANA: New Saleisan Agriculture Program Is Part of Stop Trafficking Campaign to Help Youth

By at June 17, 2017 | 10:58 am

GHANA: New Saleisan Agriculture Program Is Part of Stop Trafficking Campaign to Help Youth

(MissionNewswire) Youth in Ghana have been positively affected by the Salesian-led Stop Human Trafficking campaign that was launched in October 2015 by Salesian missionaries in Italy. The campaign raises awareness of the dangers of youth migration. With a focus on youth leaving countries in Africa in search of a better life in Europe, the campaign aims to prevent young more...

Ghana , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

GHANA: Salesian Missionaries Complete Project to Repair Truck for Transportation for Salesian Programs

By at May 29, 2017 | 8:47 am

GHANA: Salesian Missionaries Complete Project to Repair Truck for Transportation for Salesian Programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries at the St. Francis de Sales Community in Ashaiman, Ghana recently completed a project to restore a Toyota Hilux truck in order to provide greater logistic capabilities at the Salesian center. Funding they received provided the ability to purchase a functioning second-hand engine and other parts to put the truck back on the road. more...

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