Senegal

SENEGAL: Don Bosco Center Graduates 30 Young Men Prepared to Join the Workforce

By at September 12, 2016 | 12:34 pm

SENEGAL: Don Bosco Center Graduates 30 Young Men Prepared to Join the Workforce

(MissionNewswire) Don Bosco Center in Dakar, the capital and largest city in Senegal, recently held a graduation for 30 young men finishing a two-year education program. These young men received a vocational education to prepare them for the workforce. Salesian missionaries, teachers and students all gathered to celebrate this important goal and achievement. Salesian more...

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SENEGAL: Center Kër Don Bosco Trains 220 in Professional Trades and Literacy Education

By at April 21, 2016 | 8:26 am

SENEGAL: Center Kër Don Bosco Trains 220 in Professional Trades and Literacy Education

(MissionNewswire) A Salesian-run project trained 70 women in professional trades and 150 women in literacy courses at the Center Kër Don Bosco in Dakar, the capital and largest city in Senegal. This training project was aimed at mothers, pregnant women and single women with daughters. The goal was to combat the high unemployment rate of the many vulnerable women with more...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Women’s Education, Empowerment Programs

By at March 8, 2016 | 7:28 pm

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Women’s Education, Empowerment Programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and its international partners in celebrating International Women’s Day, celebrated each year on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. The 2016 theme for International more...

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SENEGAL: Salesian Educators and Coaches Attend Real Madrid Foundation Socio-Sports Training Course

By at January 19, 2016 | 6:46 pm

(MissionNewswire) The Real Madrid Foundation's technical team recently made a trip to Senegal to provide a training course for Salesian staff based on its “They play, we educate” program model. The training, which was attended by 16 coaches and educators from Salesian-run socio-sports programs across Senegal, was held at the Don Bosco Kër Center in Dakar, the largest more...

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SENEGAL: New Don Bosco Center Offers Vocational and Literacy Programs for Poor Youth and Women

By at February 24, 2015 | 7:33 am

SENEGAL: New Don Bosco Center Offers Vocational and Literacy Programs for Poor Youth and Women

(MissionNewswire) Center Kër Don Bosco officially opened at the end of January in Dakar, the capital and largest city in Senegal. The new center will provide education, vocational training and apprenticeship opportunities to disadvantaged youth and women living in the Yoff district on the outskirts of the city. The center is part of an ongoing Salesian educational more...

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SENEGAL: New Vocational Training Program Brings Opportunities to Girls

By at November 15, 2013 | 12:58 pm

SENEGAL: New Vocational Training Program Brings Opportunities to Girls

(MissionNewswire) Located on the west coast of Africa, Senegal has close to half its population living in poverty. Crop failures due to extreme weather have impacted the economy and, combined with a recent ban on street beggars, has taken away the only source of income from many families. A recent report by the Chronic Poverty Research Center found that not only are 60 more...

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