Ivory Coast

IVORY COAST: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education, Long-Term Planning for Youth Affected by War

By at January 30, 2017 | 10:15 am

IVORY COAST: Salesian Missionaries Provide Education, Long-Term Planning for Youth Affected by War

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Father Xec Marquès, born in Spain, has been a missionary in Africa since 1992. He has served in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Togo, Benin, Guinea, and now in the Ivory Coast. He works at the Salesian-run Handicraft and Rural Vocational Center in the city of Duékoué, which was one of the areas of the country most severely impacted during more...

Ivory Coast , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

IVORY COAST: Salesian Missionaries Bring Hope and Education to Those Affected by 2011 Civil War

By at May 20, 2016 | 7:22 pm

IVORY COAST: Salesian Missionaries Bring Hope and Education to Those Affected by 2011 Civil War

(MissionNewsire) In March 2011, the Salesian mission of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus in Duékoué, a city in western Ivory Coast, saved the lives of 30,000 people who took refuge on its grounds of just 2.5 hectares during the civil war that broke out during that time. The city had been under siege when the crisis in Ivory Coast escalated into full-scale military more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Ivory Coast

IVORY COAST: More than 560 Youth at Salesian Programs Benefited from School and Bedroom Furniture Donation

By at April 13, 2016 | 10:25 am

IVORY COAST: More than 560 Youth at Salesian Programs Benefited from School and Bedroom Furniture Donation

(MissionNewswire) Salesian programs in Abidjan, the economic capital of the Ivory Coast, have new school, office and bedroom furniture thanks to a recent donation made possible by an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and the Institution Recycling Network (IRN), an organization that matches surplus items with organizations and people who need them. The more...

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IVORY COAST: Tens of Thousands Seek Safety at Salesian Compound After Massacre

By at April 4, 2011 | 2:44 pm

IVORY COAST: Tens of Thousands Seek Safety at Salesian Compound After Massacre

(MissionNewswire) Hundreds of bodies have been found after an Ivory Coast massacre that took place around a Salesian compound in the city of Duékoué. (Editor's note: See latest article on this situation: Fear, Urgent Needs Grow at Salesian Compound in Duékoué Where 30,000 Seek Shelter) Large mainstream news organizations such as BBC and CNN refer to the victims more...

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