Nigeria

NIGERIA: Salesians Launch New Bosco Boys Home to Provide Programs for Street Youth

By at March 9, 2017 | 12:13 pm

NIGERIA: Salesians Launch New Bosco Boys Home to Provide Programs for Street Youth

(MissionNewswire) In January 2017, Salesian missionaries launched the Bosco Boys Home in Ibadan, the state capital of Nigeria’s Oyo state with a population of more than 3 million people. The new Salesian Home was developed to address the rising issue of street youth. Young people, some as young as 9 years old, end up living on the streets because of serious social and more...

Nigeria , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

NIGERIA: Salesian Missionaries Building Schools, Boarding Homes for Street Children

By at September 29, 2016 | 10:32 am

NIGERIA: Salesian Missionaries Building Schools, Boarding Homes for Street Children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are in the process of setting up schools, boarding homes and running water for poor youth in the area of Koko within Kontagora, a major town on the south bank of the Kontagora River in Northwestern Nigeria. The area lacks educational opportunities for children and older youth. Salesian missionaries have been working in Nigeria since more...

Nigeria , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

WEST AFRICA: Salesian Missionaries Work to Contain Deadly Ebola Outbreak, Salesian Missions Issues Urgent Appeal for Donations

By at August 15, 2014 | 2:13 pm

WEST AFRICA: Salesian Missionaries Work to Contain Deadly Ebola Outbreak, Salesian Missions Issues Urgent Appeal for Donations

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions has launched an emergency fund to assist Salesian missionaries in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone who are working to help contain the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. To raise money for the fund, the Catholic nonprofit aid organization has launched an emergency fundraising campaign and is issuing an urgent appeal for more...

Africa , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Nigeria , West Africa